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Thursday 28 February, 2008

SG Option Europe

Rule 8.3- Northgate Informati

SG Option Europe
28 February 2008



                                    FORM 8.3

    DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE
                        (Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code)



1.         KEY INFORMATION


Name of person dealing  (Note 1)               Societe Generale Option Europe

Company dealt in                               Northgate Information Solutions plc

Class of relevant security to which the        10p Ordinary Shares
dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

Date of dealing                                27 February 2008






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                        9,815,300       1.69
                                                     
(2) Derivatives (other than options)                                            9,993,795       1.72

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

Total                                          9,815,300       1.69             9,993,795        1.72




(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)




Purchase                               1300                                  0.95



(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   price      American,       date       paid/received per
e.g. call option      varying etc.      relates (Note 7)                 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.









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




Date of disclosure

                                                                  28 February 2008
Contact name

                                                                  Patrick Overmeer
Telephone number

                                                                  0207 676 6050
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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