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Monday 10 December, 2001

Moss Bros Group

Holding/Stmt Re Shami Ahmed

Moss Bros Group PLC
10 December 2001



             Changes in shareholdings and announcement by Mr Shami 
                       Ahmed and changes in shareholdings


The Company was advised by Cantor Fitzgerald on 6 December 2001 under Section 
198 of the Companies Act 1985 ('the Act') that as at 30 November 2001 they had 
an interest in 4,791,932 ordinary shares of 5 pence each ('the shares') in the 
Company. This represents a holding of 5.26% of the issued share capital of the 
Company.

The Company subsequently received confirmation from Legendary Investments Plc 
under Sections 203-212 of the Act that as at 5 December 2001 it had an interest 
in 4,671,917 shares as, follows:


Legendary Investments Plc through Cantor Fitzgerald     4,601,932 
Mr SE Ahmed                                                69,985


Legendary Investments Plc further notified the Company that pursuant to Section 
205(4) of the Act, they are party to an agreement with Cantor Fitzgerald whereby
Cantor Fitzgerald act as their broker and hold shares in the Company as their 
nominee and that the 4,601,932 share held by Legendary Investments Plc through 
Cantor Fitzgerald are held pursuant to this agreement. Legendary Investments Plc
have stated that Cantor Fitzgerald are the only other party to the agreement.

On 7 December 2001 Mr Shami Ahmed, who is understood to be connected to 
Legendary Investments Plc, issued a press release in which he stated that 'he is
considering entering into discussions which may or may not lead to him making an
offer for the whole of the issued share capital of Moss Bros'. Neither Mr Ahmed 
nor his advisers have approached or made any proposals to the Company.

Keith Hamill, Chairman of Moss Bros, said:

'We have not had an approach and I remain doubtful that this activity will give 
rise to a credible bid. If there are any developments we will immediately inform
our shareholders, employees and our business partners.'


Contact:          Keith Hamill          Chairman          0207 447 7316



                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                

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