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Havelock Europa PLC (HVE)

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Wednesday 12 December, 2007

Havelock Europa PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Havelock Europa PLC
12 December 2007

Letter to      Havelock Europa PLC
Letter dated   11 December 2007

Declaration of Interest in Shares

In accordance with Part IV of the Companies Act 1985 (as amended), we write to
inform you that Artemis Investment Management Limited, and certain of its
investment clients, have a notifiable interest of 4,817,820 shares, representing
12.50% of the issued share capital of your company.

Full details of the interest and the beneficial holders are detailed below.

Beneficial Owner                            Number of Shares Held    % Interest

Barclays UK Alpha                                         523,245          1.36
Barclays UK Smaller Companies                             483,324          1.25
Artemis Alpha Trust                                       834,715          2.17
L&G(Barclays) MM Alpha Fund                             1,176,868          3.05
L&G(Barclays) Series2 MM Alpha Fund                       351,700          0.91
Institutional Special Situations                        1,447,968          3.76

Letter from    Artemis


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

     Havelock Europa plc
     Ord 10p

2.   Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No): (   )

     An acquisition or disposal of voting rights:                       (Yes)

     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 obligation:

     Artemis Investment Management Ltd

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

     L&G (Barclays) MM Alpha Fund
     Series 2
     L&G (Barclays) MM Alpha Fund
     Barclays UK Alpha
     Institutional Special Situations
     Barclays UK Smaller Companies
     Artemis Alpha Trust

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

     10th  December 2007

6.   Date on which issuer notified:

     11th December 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  
if possible using the           the Triggering         
ISIN CODE                       transaction        
                       Number of shares       Number of voting Rights 

GB0004149356           4,567,820              4,567,820


                     Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 
Class/type of shares Number of shares Number of voting rights % of voting rights  
if possible using                                                                 
the ISIN CODE                                                                         
                     Direct           Direct     Indirect     Direct    Indirect  

GB0004149356         4,817,820        4,817,820               12.50%

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 

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

Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights       % of voting rights 

4,817,820                     12.50%

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


Proxy Voting:

10.  Name of the proxy holder:


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


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


13.  Additional information:


14.  Contact name:

     Karen Paine

15.  Contact telephone number:

     0131 718 0414

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