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Friday 18 April, 2008

Virotec Intl. PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Virotec International PLC
18 April 2008




                           VIROTEC INTERNATIONAL PLC


18 April 2008

                            MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES


On 17 April 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        Present notice
securities                  - holder's votes     of holding    - voting power
                                
          BNP Paribas - London    2,499,910      Indirect      Direct 3.63 %                          
Ordinary  BNY Norwich Union       1,575,751      Direct        Indirect 14.77%
shares    Nominees Limited
          Chase GA Group          4,162,712      Direct 
          Nominee Limited
          Chase Nominees Limited    458,000      Direct
           
          CUIM Nominee Limited    3,408,055      Direct                             
          State Street           24,598,965      Indirect 
          Nominees Limited                         
          Vidacos Nominees        2,371,868      Indirect
          Limited           
          Chase Nominees
          Limited                 7,632,856      Indirect                                          
                             -------------------------------------------------
          Total                  48,608,117                    18.4%
                             -------------------------------------------------


This change represents an increase in Aviva's combined interest of 3,000,000
ordinary shares from 17.26% to 18.4%.

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



                           VIROTEC INTERNATIONAL plc
                             Company Number 5796515
                                www.virotec.com



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