Xansa plc (the "Company") announces that it received notification on 23 April
2007 that on 16 April 2007 Xansa Trustee Company Limited, trustee of the Inland
Revenue approved Xansa All Employee Share Ownership Plan (`AESOP') had
transferred 590 of the Company's ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary
Shares") and had sold 22,720 Ordinary Shares at 0.9175 pence each on behalf of
participants leaving the AESOP. On 20 April 2007 Xansa Trustee Company Limited
sold a further 9,391 Ordinary Shares at 0.915 pence each again on behalf of
participants leaving the AESOP.
The AESOP Trust is a discretionary trust for the benefit of employees of the
Company and its subsidiaries, which operates in conjunction with the Company's
AESOP and holds Ordinary Shares purchased by employees under the Partnership
and Matching shares section of AESOP.
Executive directors who are potential beneficiaries of the AESOP are;
Mr A R Cox
Mr G M Stuart
Mr S R Weston
The total holding of the AESOP Trust amounts to 17,663,502 Ordinary Shares.
This notification is released in accordance with DTR 3.1.4R(1)(a) of the
Disclosure & Transparency Rules.
23 April 2007