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Tuesday 02 September, 2003

Shami Ahmed

SAR 3 - Moss Bros Group

Shami Ahmed
02 September 2003

                                                                      FORM SAR 3

Lodge with a RIS or Newstrack and the Takeover Panel. A copy must also be sent
to the company the shares of which are acquired.

                                             Date of disclosure 2 September 2003

                                SHARES ('SARs')

Date of acquisition 1 September 2003

Acquisition in Moss Bros Group plc (name of company)

(1) Class of       Number of shares/       If rights over shares acquired, as
    voting         rights over shares      opposed to the shares themselves,
    shares         acquired                specify nature of rights
    (eg ordinary

    Ordinary       500,000 shares          See supplementary information
(2) Resultant      Resultant total         Total percentage       
    total holding  holding of rights
    of voting      over shares (and %
    (and % of      of total voting
    voting shares  shares in issue)
    in issue)

    20,121,932    22.14 (%)                22.14 (%)

(3) Party making disclosure Shami Ahmed

(4) (a) Name of person acquiring shares or rights over shares
        and, if different, beneficial owner         
    See supplementary information

    (b) Names of any other persons acting by
        agreement or understanding (see SAR 5) ...............................

Signed, for and on behalf of the party named in (3) above ............ .......

(Also print name of signatory) Wai-Ling Lam

Telephone and extension number 0207 887 1335

Note. Under SAR 5, the holdings of and acquisitions by persons acting by
      agreement or understanding must be aggregated and treated as a holding
      of or acquisition by one person. Note 3 on SAR 5 requires persons who
      must aggregate holdings to disclose certain disposals.

For full details of the SARs disclosure requirements, see Rules 3 and 5 of the
SARs. If in doubt, contact the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers, Monitoring
Section, Tel. No: 020 7638 0129.
E-mail: [email protected]

Supplementary Information:

 1. Shami Ahmed has the right to acquire at any time from Cantor Fitzgerarld
    Europe ('CFE') legal and beneficial ownership of 20,121,932 shares
    ('Shares') in Moss Bros Group PLC (which were purchased by CFE in respect of
    contracts for differences ('CFDs') taken out by Mr Ahmed) at the price paid
    by CFE to acquire those Shares; and

 2. During the currency of the CFDs, CFE is required to exercise the voting
    rights attached to the Shares in accordance with Shami Ahmed's instructions
    (such right being terminable by either party in the event of a breach of the
    terms of CFDs).

                      This information is provided by RNS
            The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

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