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MW TOPS Limited (GBP) (TOPS)

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Monday 09 March, 2009

MW TOPS Limited (GBP)

Holding(s) in Company





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| For filings with the FSA include the annex |
| For filings with issuer exclude the annex  |
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| TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares |
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| 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying     | MW Tops Limited |
| issuer of existing shares to which voting       | (EURO Shares)   |
| rights are attached:                            |                 |
|-------------------------------------------------+-----------------|
|                                                 |                 |
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|                                                                   |
| 2. Reason for notification (yes/no)                               |
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|                                                               |   |
| An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                   |   |
|---------------------------------------------------------------+---|
|                                                               |   |
| An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may |   |
| result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which   |   |
| voting rights are attached                                    |   |
|---------------------------------------------------------------+---|
|                                                               | X |
| An event changing the breakdown of voting rights              |   |
|---------------------------------------------------------------+---|
|                                                               |   |
| Other (please specify):______________                         |   |
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| 3. Full name of person(s) subject to  | Legal & General Plc (L &  |
| notification obligation:              | G)                        |
|---------------------------------------+---------------------------|
|                                       | Legal & General Assurance |
| 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if    | (Pensions Management)     |
| different from 3):                    | Limited (PMC)             |
|---------------------------------------+---------------------------|
|                                       | 5 March 2009              |
| 5. Date of transaction (and date on   |                           |
| which the threshold is crossed or     |                           |
| reached if different):                |                           |
|---------------------------------------+---------------------------|
|                                       | 6 March 2009              |
| 6. Date on which issuer notified:     |                           |
|---------------------------------------+---------------------------|
|                                       | N/A                       |
| 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed   |                           |
| or reached:                           |                           |
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|8: Notified Details                                                                          |
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A: Voting rights attached to shares                                                          |
|                                                                                             |
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Class/type of|Situation previous to the |Resulting situation after the triggering transaction|
|shares       |triggering transaction    |                                                    |
|If possible  |--------------------------+----------------------------------------------------|
|use ISIN code|Number of |Number of      |Number of  |Number of voting      |Percentage of    |
|             |shares    |voting rights  |shares     |rights                |voting rights    |
|             |          |               |           |----------------------+-----------------|
|             |          |               |           |           |          |       |         |
|             |          |               |           |Direct     |Indirect  |Direct |Indirect |
|-------------+----------+---------------+-----------+-----------+----------+-------+---------|
|GG00B39VXT49 |1,275,240 |1,275,240      |1,283,031  |1,283,031  |-         |8.70%  |-        |
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|B: Financial Instruments                                                   |
|                                                                           |
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                       |
|                                                                           |
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|Type of   |Expiration|Exercise/  |No. of voting rights that may |Percentage|
|financial |date      |conversion |be acquired (if the instrument|of voting |
|instrument|          |period/date|exercised/converted)          |rights    |
|----------+----------+-----------+------------------------------+----------|
|-         |-         |-          |-                             |-         |
|          |          |           |                              |          |
+---------------------------------------------------------------------------+




+-------------------------------------------------------+
| Total (A+B)                                           |
|                                                       |
|-------------------------------------------------------|
| Number of voting rights | Percentage of voting rights |
|-------------------------+-----------------------------|
| 1,283,031               | 8.70%                       |
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| 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting      |
| rights and /or the financial instruments are effectively held, if |
| applicable:                                                       |
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
| Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect)                   |
| (Group) (1,408,768 - 9.55% = Total Position)                      |
| Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings)                  |
| Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect)  (1,408,768 -               |
| 9.55% = Total Position)                                           |
| Legal & General Investment Management Limited                     |
| (Indirect) (LGIM) (1,408,768 - 9.55% = Total                      |
| Position)                                                         |
|   Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (1,283,031 - 8.69% =   |
|                         LGAS, LGPL & PMC)                         |
| Legal & General Investment         Legal & General Insurance      |
| Management (Holdings) Limited      Holdings Limited (Direct)      |
| (Direct) (LGIMHD) (1,127,604 -     (LGIH)                         |
| 7.64% = PMC)                                                      |
| Legal & General Assurance          Legal & General Assurance      |
| (Pensions Management) Limited      Society Limited  (LGAS & LGPL) |
| (PMC) (1,127,604 - 7.64% = PMC)    Legal & General Pensions       |
|                                    Limited (Direct)  (LGPL)       |
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| Proxy Voting:                                                     |
|                                                                   |
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
| 10. Name of proxy holder:                                   | N/A |
|                                                             |     |
|-------------------------------------------------------------+-----|
| 11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to      | N/A |
| hold:                                                       |     |
|                                                             |     |
|-------------------------------------------------------------+-----|
| 12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting    | N/A |
| rights:                                                     |     |
|                                                             |     |
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| 13. Additional information: | Notification using the total voting |
|                             | rights figure of 14,749,266         |
|-----------------------------+-------------------------------------|
| 14 Contact name:            | Anson Fund Managers Limited         |
|                             |                                     |
|-----------------------------+-------------------------------------|
| 15. Contact telephone       | 01481 722260                        |
| number:                     |                                     |
|                             |                                     |
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For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website.

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