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Wednesday 02 April, 2008

Polar Capital Hldgs

Holding(s) in Company

Polar Capital Holdings PLC
02 April 2008

Polar Capital Holdings plc



Notification of Major Interests in Shares


As a result of the allotment and issue 3,860,755 the Company has received
notifications of major interests in shares from Mr P Hardy, Mr J Salter, 
Mr T Woolley and Caledonia Investments plc.


Details of the notifications are given below.


TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


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


2. Reason for notification (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 notification          Philip Hardy
obligation:


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


5. Date of transaction (and date on which the              2 April  2008
threshold is crossed or reached if different):


6. Date on which issuer notified:                          2 April 2008


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:            3% threshold crossed


8: Notified Details

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of    Situation previous to  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares           the triggering
                 transaction

If possible use  Number of  Number of   Number of       Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting
ISIN code        shares     voting      shares                                    rights
                            rights
                                                        Direct        Indirect    Direct      Indirect
                           
                 543,196    543,196     2,172,785       2,172,785                 3.0%
Ordinary                               
GB00B1GCLT25


                                                     



B: Financial Instruments


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial  Expiration date   Exercise/ conversion   No. of voting rights that Percentage of
instrument                           period/date            may be acquired (if the   voting rights
                                                            instrument exercised/
                                                            converted)


Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights                          Percentage of voting rights

2,175,785                                        3.0%


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

None


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of 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:                      Increased interest resulted from allotment of new
                                                 shares on Crystallising event


14 Contact name:                                 Neil Taylor


15. Contact telephone name:                      020 7227 2700








TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


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


2. Reason for notification (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 notification            James Salter
obligation:


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


5. Date of transaction (and date on which the                2 April  2008
threshold is crossed or reached if different):


6. Date on which issuer notified:                            2 April 2008


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


8: Notified Details

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

If possible use  Number of   Number of   Number of      Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting
ISIN code        shares      voting      shares                                   rights
                             rights
                                                        Direct        Indirect    Direct      Indirect
                            
                 3,288,520   3,288,520   5,248,840      5,248,840                 7.35%       

Ordinary
GB00B1GCLT25

                                                       



B: Financial Instruments


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial  Expiration date   Exercise/ conversion  No. of voting rights that  Percentage of
instrument                           period/date           may be acquired (if the    voting rights
                                                           instrument exercised/
                                                           converted)



Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights                          Percentage of voting rights

5,248,840                                        7.35%


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

None


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of 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:                      Increased interest resulted from allotment of new
                                                 shares on Crystallising event


14 Contact name:                                 Neil Taylor


15. Contact telephone name:                      020 7227 2700









TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


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


2. Reason for notification (yes/no)


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              Yes


Other (please specify):


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


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


5. Date of transaction (and date on which the                 2 April 2008
threshold is crossed or reached if different):


6. Date on which issuer notified:                             2 April 2008


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

8: Notified Details

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of    Situation previous to    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares           the triggering
                 transaction

If possible use  Number of    Number of   Number of      Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting
ISIN code        shares       voting      shares                                   rights
                              rights
                                                         Direct         Indirect   Direct     Indirect
                              
Ordinary         8,800,000    8,800,000   8,800,000      8,800,000                 12.3%
GB00B1GCLT25
                                                        

                                                  



B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial  Expiration date   Exercise/ conversion   No. of voting rights that Percentage of
instrument                           period/date            may be acquired (if the   voting rights
                                                            instrument exercised/
                                                            converted)



Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights                         Percentage of voting rights

8,800,000                                       12.3%


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

None


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of 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:                     Decrease in  interest resulted from allotment of new
                                                shares on Crystallising event


14 Contact name:                                Neil Taylor


15. Contact telephone name:                     020 7227 2700






TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


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


2. Reason for notification (yes/no)


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
                                                                                                 

Other (please specify):                                     x


3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification           Caledonia Investments plc
obligation:


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


5. Date of transaction (and date on which the               2 April 2008
threshold is crossed or reached if different):


6. Date on which issuer notified:                           2 April 2008


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:             14%

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
                Number of     Number of   Number of     Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting
If possible use shares        voting      shares                                  rights
ISIN code                     rights

                                                        Direct        Indirect    Direct        Indirect


GB00BIGCLT25     10,666,640   10,666,640  10,666,640                                              14.93%
Ordinary 2.5p
shares


B: Financial Instruments


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial  Expiration date    Exercise/ conversion  No. of voting rights that Percentage of
instrument                            period/date           may be acquired (if the   voting rights
                                                            instrument exercised/
                                                            converted)



Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights                            Percentage of voting rights


10,666,640                                                            14.93%


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 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:                        Caledonia Investments plc was notified that its
                                                   percentage holding in

                                                   Polar Capital Holdings plc had been
                                                   reduced by 1% from 15.78% to 14.93%


14 Contact name:                                   Krista Burwood


15. Contact telephone name:                        0207 802 8080






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