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Tuesday 14 August, 2007

Henderson Smllr Cos

Holding(s) in Company

Henderson Smaller Cos Inv Tst PLC
14 August 2007


TR-1:               notification of major interests in shares


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing  Henderson Smaller Companies Investment
shares to which voting rights are attached:                                   Trust Plc
2. Reason for notification (yes/no)
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                            x
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):______________
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification              Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)
obligation:
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):           Legal & General Assurance (Pensions
                                                                      Management) Limited (PMC)


5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is                 08/08/07
crossed or reached if different):
6. Date on which issuer notified:                                              13/08/07
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                           From 4% - 5% (L&G)
8. Notified details:



A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of Situation previous to the Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares        Triggering transaction

 if possible  Number of    Number of    Number of   Number of voting rights   % of voting rights
using the     Shares       Voting       shares
ISIN CODE                  Rights
                                        Direct      Direct       Indirect     Direct        Indirect

Ord 25p       4,039,964    4,039,964    4,230,522   4,230,522                 5.01
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
                     4,230,522                                                5.01
        9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial
        instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
        Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group)
        (4,510,890 -5.34% = Total Position)
        Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited
        (LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect)  (4,510,890 - 5.34% = Total
        Position)
        Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect)
        (LGIM) (4,510,890 - 5.34% = Total Position)
               Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (4,230,522 - 5.01% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)
        Legal & General Investment Management           Legal & General Insurance Holdings Limited
        (Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD) (3,728,270 (Direct) (LGIH)
        - 4.41%=PMC)
        Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Legal & General Assurance Society Limited
        Limited  (PMC) (3,728,270 - 4.41% = PMC)        (LGAS & LGPL)
                                                        Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct)
                                                        (LGPL)
        Proxy Voting:
        10. Name of the proxy holder:                                             N/A
        11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to                    N/A
        hold:
        12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting                  N/A
        rights:
             13. Additional information:        Notification using the total voting rights figure of
                                                                     84,416,030

                                               Please note this notification has been delayed due to
                                                the large number of disclosures required following a
                                                substantial amount of new business which has come to
                                                      us in the form of an in-specie transfer.
        14. Contact name:                                        Helen Lewis (LGIM)
        15. Contact telephone number:                              020 7528 6742




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