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Friday 01 August, 2003

J O Hambro Cap.Man.

SAR - Oryx Int. - Amendment

J O Hambro Capital Management Ld
01 August 2003

Please note that this announcement is replacing RNS no. 17980 made on 31 July
2003 at 10.40am.

This is due to Section 4 of the Form not being completed.  The amendment has
been marked with an asterix.





FORM SAR 3



Lodge with a RIS or Newstrack if appropriate and the Takeover Panel.

A copy must also be sent to the company the shares of which are acquired.



Date of disclosure


1 AUGUST 2003



DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 3 OF THE RULES GOVERNING
SUBSTANTIAL ACQUISITIONS OF SHARES ('SARs')



Date of acquisition


30 JULY 2003



Acquisition in (name of company)


ORYX INTERNATIONAL GROWTH FUND LIMITED



1. Class of voting shares (eg ordinary shares)


ORDINARY SHARES



Number of shares/rights over shares acquired


   170,000                             Shares                                                  Rights



If rights over shares acquired, as opposed to the shares themselves, specify
nature of rights






2. Resultant total holding of voting shares (and % of total voting shares in
issue)


2,139,750 SHARES                                     26.4%



Resultant total holding of rights over shares (and % of total voting shares in
issue)


                                                         %



Total percentage


  26.4%



3. Party making disclosure


J O HAMBRO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LIMITED

4. (a) Name of person acquiring shares or rights over shares


AS ABOVE*



and, if different, beneficial owner






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


NORTH ATLANTIC SMALLER COMPANIES INVESTMENT TRUST PLC



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






(Also print name of signatory)


BONITA DRYDEN



Telephone and extension number


020 7747 5681



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.

Email:[email protected]




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