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Tuesday 02 October, 2007

Origin Enterprises

Holding in Company

Origin Enterprises Plc
02 October 2007

Standard Form TR-1
Voting rights attached to shares- Article 12(1) of directive 2004/109/EC
Financial instruments - Article 11(3) of the Commission Directive 2007/14/EC

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

Origin Enterprises Plc

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

( )      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

(x)      Other:  Compliance with Transparency Directive

3.         Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

            The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

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

5.         Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or

28 September 2007

6.         Date on which issuer notified;

            1 October 2007

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


8.         Notified details:

A) Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of shares Situation previous to   Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
(if possible using   the Triggering
the ISIN CODE)       transaction
                     Number of   Number of   Number of   Number of voting      % of voting rights
                     Shares      Voting      shares      rights
                                 rights      Direct      Direct     Indirect   Direct     Indirect
IE00B1WV4493         4,986,600   4,986,600                          4,986,600             3.7489%

SUBTOTAL A (based on 4,986,600   4,986,600                          4,986,600             3.7489%
aggregate voting

B) Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial   Expiration Date    Exercise/Conversion   Number of voting       % of voting rights
instrument                             Period/ Date          rights that may be
                                                             acquired if the
                                                             instrument is

                                       SUBTOTAL B (in
                                       relation to all
                                       expiration dates)

Total (A+B)                                           number of voting rights    % of voting rights
                                                      4,986,600                  3.7489%

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

10.       In case of proxy voting: (name of the proxy holder) will cease to hold
(number) voting rights as of (date). N/A

11.       Additional information:

Done at Los Angeles, California on 1 October 2007.

As of 28 September 2007

Origin Enterprises Plc

                                                                           Number of      Percent of
                                                                           Shares         Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies Inc. ('CG') holdings                           4,986,600      3.749%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds;
- Capital Research and Management Company                                  4,986,600      3.749%

This announcement has been issued through the Companies Announcement Service of

                           The Irish Stock Exchange.

                      This information is provided by RNS
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