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Hitt og þetta 27. júlí 2007

Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: Hat Pin plc 2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: Yes An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: No An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: No Other (please specify): No 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: Standard Life Investments Ltd 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3): Vidacos Nominees 5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different) : 25 July 2007 6. Date on which issuer notified: 26 July 2007 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 3%, 4%, 5% and 6% 8. Notified details: Standard Life Investments Ltd acquired voting rights resulting in their voting rights exceeding the 3% minimum disclosable threshold. A: Voting rights attached to shares +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Class/type of shares if possible | Situation previous to the | | using the ISIN CODE | Triggering transaction | |------------------------------------+------------------------------| | Ordinary Shares | Number of | Number of voting | | | shares | Rights | |------------------------------------+-----------+------------------| | GB0030348576 | Below 3% | Below 3% | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ Resulting situation after the triggering transaction +---------------------------------------------------------------------+ |Class/type of shares|Number of|Number of voting |% of voting rights| |if possible using |shares |rights | | |the ISIN CODE | | | | |--------------------+---------+-------------------+------------------| |Ordinary Shares |Direct |Direct |Indirect |Direct |Indirect | |--------------------+---------+---------+---------+--------+---------| |GB0030348576 |1,500,000|1,500,000| |6.259% | | +---------------------------------------------------------------------+ B: Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction +---------------------------------------------------------------------+ |Type of |Expiration|Exercise/Conversion|Number of voting |% of | |financial |Date |Period/ Date |rights that may be |voting| |instrument| | |acquired if the |rights| | | | |instrument is | | | | | |exercised/ | | | | | |converted. | | |----------+----------+-------------------+--------------------+------| |N/A |N/A |N/A |N/A |N/A | +---------------------------------------------------------------------+ Total (A+B) +----------------------------------------------+ | Number of voting rights | % of voting rights | |-------------------------+--------------------| | 1,500,000 | 6.259% | +----------------------------------------------+ 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable Standard Life Investments Ltd Proxy Voting: 10. Name of the proxy holder: N/A 11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: N/A 12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: N/A 13. Additional information: 14. Contact name: Paul Billett Finance Director Hat Pin plc 15. Contact telephone number: +44 (0) 20 7438 8602 ---END OF MESSAGE---