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Thursday 19 April, 2007

ABN AMRO BANK N.V.

Rule 8.3 - Wilson Bowden Plc

ABN AMRO BANK N.V.
                  FORM 8.3

    DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

              (Rule 8.3 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers)

1. KEY INFORMATION

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Name of person dealing (Note 1)           ABN AMRO BANK N.V. London Branch
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Company dealt in                          Wilson Bowden Plc
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Class of relevant security to which the   Ord 10p
 dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)
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Date of dealing                           18th April 2007
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2. INTERESTS, SHORT POSITIONS AND RIGHTS TO SUBSCRIBE

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant
security dealt in (Note 3)

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                                            Long                                 Short
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                            Number            (%)               Number             (%)
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(1) Relevant securities     2,081,979         (2.2003%)
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(2) Derivatives (other than
 options)
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(3) Options and agreements
 to purchase/sell
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                            2,081,979         (2.2003%)
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(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other
than the class dealt in (Note 3)

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Class of relevant security:                 Long                                  Short
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                            Number                            (%)Number                               (%)
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(1) Relevant securities
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(2) Derivatives (other than
 options)
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(3) Options and agreements
 to purchase/sell
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Total
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(c) Rights to subscribe (Note 3)

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Class of relevant security:               Details
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3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

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Purchase/sale                      Number of securities              Price per unit (Note 5)
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Sale                               100                               21.5700 GBP
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(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

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Product name,       Long/short (Note 6)    Number of securities (Note 7)   Price per unit (Note 5)
e.g. CFD
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(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

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Product name, Writing,       Number of         Exercise       Type, e.g.   Expiry          Option money
e.g. call      selling,       securities to    price           American,   date            paid/received
 option        purchasing,    which the option                 European                     per unit
               varying etc.   relates (Note 7)                 etc.                         (Note 5)
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(ii) Exercising

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Product name, e.g. call option     Number of securities              Exercise price per unit (Note 5)
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(d) Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4)

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Nature of transaction (Note 8)     Details                           Price per unit (if applicable) (Note
                                                                      5)
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4. OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

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Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other
 person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this
 form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to
 which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated.
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Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) YES/NO

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Date of disclosure                                          19th April 2007
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Contact name                                                Jennifer MacLeod
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Telephone number                                            020 7678 8226
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If a connected EFM, name of offeree/with which connected
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If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)
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Notes

The Notes on Form 8.3 can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at
www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk
                                                                                                                                                                       

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