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Friday 24 February, 2006

Aegon UK Group

Rule 8.3- First Technology

Aegon UK Group
24 February 2006



                                                                     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


Name of person dealing  (Note 1)               AEGON UK Group

Company dealt in                               First Technology

Class of relevant security to which the        Ordinary Shares
dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

Date of dealing                                23rd February 06






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)


                                                             Long                              Short
                                               Number                           Number
                                                          (%)                              (%)

(1) Relevant securities                        1,708,406  2.27%

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell


Total                                          1,708,406  2.27%




(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company,
other than the class dealt in (Note 3)


Class of relevant security:                                  Long                              Short

                                               Number                           Number
                                                          (%)                              (%)

(1) Relevant securities


(2) Derivatives (other than options)


(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell


Total





(c) Rights to subscribe (Note 3)


Class of relevant security:                    Details











3.  DEALINGS (Note 4)



(a) Purchases and sales


Purchase/sale                          Number of securities                  Price per unit (Note 5)


SALE                                   50,000                                375p







(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)


Product name,         Long/short (Note 6)       Number of securities (Note 7)        Price per unit (Note 5)
e.g. CFD






(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying


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







(ii)Exercising


Product name, e.g. call option         Number of securities                  Exercise price per unit (Note 5)








(d) Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4)


Nature of transaction (Note 8)         Details                               Price per unit (if applicable) (Note 5)










4.  OTHER INFORMATION



Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives




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.


none





Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9)                       NO


Date of disclosure                                                24th February 06

Contact name                                                      Mark Peden

Telephone number                                                  0131 549 3460

If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected

If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)






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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