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Thursday 04 October, 2007

SVG Capital PLC

Holding(s) in Company

SVG Capital PLC
04 October 2007


TR-1(i):               Notification of major interests in shares


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing             SVG Capital Plc
shares to which voting rights are attached(ii):


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

N/A see additional information

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 - Reconfirmation of holding under the DTR


3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification                      BlackRock, Inc.
obligation(iii):


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


5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is             1 October 2007
crossed or reached(v):


6. Date on which issuer notified:                                         3 October 2007


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                            Fallen below 5%


8. Notified details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of    Situation previous to Resulting situation after the triggering transaction(vii)
shares           the Triggering
                 transaction (vi)

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

Ordinary Shares  7,082,453   7,082,453 N/A          N/A          6,926,324    N/A           4.98%
of 100p each    

GB0007892358




B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction xii

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


Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights                            % of voting rights
                    
6,926,324                                              4.98%


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

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - 6,926,324 (4.98%)


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:                                                  N/A

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:                  Notification using the total voting rights figure of 138,934,434

                                                             Date of notification: 4 October 2007

14. Contact name:                                                         John Spedding

15. Contact telephone number:                                             020 7658 3206



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