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Tuesday 20 March, 2007

SThree plc

Major Interests in Shares

SThree plc
20 March 2007


TR-1:               notification of major interests in shares

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing                   Sthree plc
shares to which voting rights are attached:

2. Reason for the notification     (please tick the appropriate box or boxes)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of
shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify):______Implementation of Transparency Directive           x

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: AEGON UK Group of Companies

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is                     n/a
crossed or reached if different):

6. Date on which issuer notified:                                             19th March 2007

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                    6%

8. Notified details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of     Situation previous to Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares            the Triggering
                  transaction
 if possible      Number of  Number of  Number of    Number of voting rights   % of voting rights
using the ISIN    Shares     Voting     shares
CODE                         Rights     Direct       Direct       Indirect     Direct       Indirect


GB00B0KM9T71      n/a        n/a        8,600,288    8,600,288    585,318      6.23           0.42


                                      

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial     Expiration date Exercise/ Conversion      Number of voting rights    % of voting
instrument                            Period/ Date              that may be acquired if    rights
                                                                the instrument is
                                                                exercised/ converted.



Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights                            % of voting rights


   9,185,606                                              6.66%


9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively
held, if applicable:


AEGON UK Group of companies - parent undertaking of:

AEGON Asset Management UK plc

AEGON Investment Management UK ltd.

AEGON ICVC


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:                                      AEGON UK Group of Companies


11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:       N/A


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:   N/A


13. Additional information:                  AEGON UK Group of Companies consists of:

                                             AEGON Asset Management UK plc

                                             AEGON Investment Management UK ltd

                                             AEGON ICVC


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