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Thursday 05 November, 2009

Impax Asian Environmental Mark

Holding(s) in Company





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| TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES |
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| 1. Identity of the issuer or the      | Impax Asian Environmental |
| underlying issuer of existing shares  | Markets plc               |
| to which voting rights are attached:  |                           |
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| 2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or |
| boxes):                                                           |
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|                                                               |   |
| An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                   |   |
|---------------------------------------------------------------+---|
|                                                               |   |
| An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial            |   |
| instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares     |   |
| already issued to which voting rights are attached            |   |
|---------------------------------------------------------------+---|
|                                                               |   |
| An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar        |   |
| economic effect to qualifying financial instruments           |   |
|---------------------------------------------------------------+---|
|                                                               |   |
| An event changing the breakdown of voting rights              |   |
|---------------------------------------------------------------+---|
|                   | Disclosure of holdings follows the sale   |   |
|                   | of Insight Investment Management Limited  |   |
|                   | on 2 November 2009. This notification     |   |
| Other (please     | supersedes any notifications previously   |   |
| specify):         | issued by Lloyds Banking Group plc.       | X |
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| 3. Full name of person(s) subject to   | Lloyds Banking Group plc |
| the notification obligation:           |                          |
|                                        |                          |
|----------------------------------------+--------------------------|
| 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if     | See Section 9.           |
| different from 3.):                    |                          |
|                                        |                          |
|----------------------------------------+--------------------------|
| 5. Date of the transaction and date on | 02 November 2009         |
| which the threshold is crossed or      |                          |
| reached:                               |                          |
|                                        |                          |
|----------------------------------------+--------------------------|
| 6. Date on which issuer notified:      | 04 November 2009         |
|                                        |                          |
|----------------------------------------+--------------------------|
| 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or | N/A - direct/indirect    |
| reached:                               | holdings remain above 8% |
|                                        |                          |
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|8. Notified details:                                                                          |
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|A: Voting rights attached to shares                                                           |
|                                                                                              |
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|Class/type of        |Situation previous |Resulting situation after the triggering transaction|
|shares               |to the triggering  |                                                    |
|if possible using    |transaction        |                                                    |
|the ISIN CODE        |-------------------+----------------------------------------------------|
|                     |Number   |Number   |Number    |Number of voting     |% of  voting rights|
|                     |of       |of       |of shares |rights               |                   |
|                     |Shares   |Voting   |----------+---------------------+-------------------|
|                     |         |Rights   |Direct    |Direct    |Indirect  |Direct  |Indirect  |
|---------------------+---------+---------+----------+----------+----------+--------+----------|
|Ord 0.1p             |         |         |          |          |          |        |          |
|---------------------|9,000,000|9,000,000|4,307,300 |4,307,300 |4,692,700 |4.121%  |4.491%    |
|GB00B4M5KX38         |         |         |          |          |          |        |          |
|---------------------+---------+---------+----------+----------+----------+--------+----------|
|                     |         |         |          |          |          |        |          |
|Subscription shares  |         |         |          |          |          |        |          |
|0.1p                 |1,800,000|         |          |          |          |        |          |
|                     |         |1,800,000|861,460   |861,460   |938,540   |4.121%  |4.491%    |
|GB00B4M82P85         |         |         |          |          |          |        |          |
|                     |         |         |          |          |          |        |          |
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| B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                               |
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| Resulting situation after the triggering transaction              |
|                                                                   |
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
| Type of    | Expiration | Exercise/  | Number of voting  | % of   |
| financial  | date       | Conversion | rights that may   | voting |
| instrument |            | Period     | be                | rights |
|            |            |            | acquired if the   |        |
|            |            |            | instrument is     |        |
|            |            |            | exercised/        |        |
|            |            |            | converted.        |        |
|            |            |            |                   |        |
|------------+------------+------------+-------------------+--------|
| N/A        |            |            |                   |        |
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|C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial   |
|Instruments                                                                     |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                            |
|                                                                                |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Type of       |Exercise  |Expiration  |Exercise/   |Number of   |% of voting    |
|financial     |price     |date        |Conversion  |voting      |rights         |
|instrument    |          |            |period      |rights      |               |
|              |          |            |            |instrument  |               |
|              |          |            |            |refers to   |               |
|--------------+----------+------------+------------+------------+---------------|
|              |          |            |            |            |Nominal |Delta |
|              |          |            |            |            |        |      |
|              |          |            |            |            |--------+------|
|              |          |            |            |            |        |      |
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+-------------------------------------------------------+
| Total (A+B+C)                                         |
|                                                       |
|-------------------------------------------------------|
| Number of voting rights | Percentage of voting rights |
|-------------------------+-----------------------------|
| 10,800,000              | 8.612%                      |
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| 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting      |
| rights and/or the                                                 |
| financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:        |
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
| 10,800,000 shares (8.612%) are under the control of Scottish      |
| Widows Investment Partnership Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of   |
| Scottish Widows Group Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds    |
| TSB Bank plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds Banking Group   |
| plc (Direct / Indirect Interests).                                |
|                                                                   |
|                                                                   |
|                                                                   |
|                                                                   |
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| Proxy Voting:                                                     |
|                                                                   |
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| 10. Name of the proxy holder:                               | N/A |
|                                                             |     |
|-------------------------------------------------------------+-----|
| 11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to      | N/A |
| hold:                                                       |     |
|                                                             |     |
|-------------------------------------------------------------+-----|
| 12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting    | N/A |
| rights:                                                     |     |
|                                                             |     |
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| 13. Additional information: | Notification using the Total Voting |
|                             | Rights figure of 125,400,000        |
|-----------------------------+-------------------------------------|
| 14. Contact name:           |  Matthew Wilson                     |
|                             |                                     |
|-----------------------------+-------------------------------------|
| 15. Contact telephone       |  0113 235 7729                      |
| number:                     |                                     |
|                             |                                     |
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The person making this announcement on behalf of Impax Asian
Environmental Markets plc is as follows:

Anthony Lee
Tel: 020 7490 4355

5 November 2009
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