2 June 2008, London, UK: Antisoma plc (LSE: ASM; USOTC: ATSMY) has
received notification that BVF Partners L.P. has an interest in
26,093,543 ordinary shares of 1p each in Antisoma, representing 5.84%
of Antisoma's current issued ordinary share capital. Antisoma was
notified of the following in relation to the 26,093,543 shares:
1. These shares are registered in the name of Morgan Stanley & Co.
(14,660,000 shares) and Bear Stearns Securities Corp. (11,433,543
2. Further persons who are interested in these shares are BVF Inc.,
the general partner of BVF Partners L.P., and Mark Lampert, the
controlling shareholder of BVF Inc.
Enquiries to Antisoma:
Daniel Elger, Director of Communications, Antisoma plc
+44 (0)7909 915 068
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