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Friday 18 January, 2008

Virotec Intl. PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Virotec International PLC
18 January 2008

                           VIROTEC INTERNATIONAL PLC

18 January 2008

                            MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

On 17 January 2008, Virotec International plc (the 'Company') (AIM: VTI)
received notification as required by Section DTR5 of the FSA's Disclosure &
Transparency Rules, in relation to holdings in the Company of entities owned or
managed by Aviva plc of PO Box 89, Surry Street, Norwich NR1 3DR.

The notification advised as follows:

Class of    Name              Present notice  Nature of holding  Present notice
securities                    -holder's votes                     -voting power    
Ordinary  BNP Paribas-London     2,499,910    Indirect           Direct 3.34 %
shares    BNY Norwich Union
           Nominees Limited      1,575,751     Direct            Indirect 13.63%
          Chase GA Group
           Nominees Limited      4,116,712     Direct
          Chase Nominees Limited   458,000     Direct
          CUIM Nominee Limited   3,454,055     Direct
          State Street Nominees
           Limited              23,498,965    Indirect    
          Vidacos Nominees
           Limited               2,371,868    Indirect
          CUIM Nominee Limited   7,632,856    Indirect
          Total                 45,608,117                           17.26%

This change represents an increase in Aviva's combined interest of 7,600,000
ordinary shares from 14.76% to 17.26%.

If you require further information please contact Angus Craig, Company
Secretary, on telephone +617 5573 3353.

                           VIROTEC INTERNATIONAL plc
                             Company Number 5796515

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