INTERSERVE PLC: Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi                                 
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying           Interserve Plc           
issuer of existing shares to which voting                                      
rights are attached: ii                                                         
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):       
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                              Yes    
                                                                           
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which           
may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting         
rights are attached                                                             
                                                                           
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect         
to qualifying financial instruments                                             
                                                                           
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                
                                                                           
Other (please                                                                  
specify):                                                                       
3. Full name of person(s) subject to       Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)     
the notification obligation: iii                                                
                                                                           
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if                       N/A                   
different from 3.):iv                                                           
                                                                           
5. Date of the transaction and date                23 October 2012             
on which the threshold is crossed or                                           
reached: v                                                                      
                                                                           
6. Date on which issuer notified:                  25 October 2012              
                                                                           
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed                L&G (below 3%)              
or reached: vi, vii                                                             
8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix 
Class/type of Situation previous            Resulting situation after          
shares         to the triggering                 the triggering                 
              transaction                      transaction                  
                                                                           
if possible    Number    Number    Number      Number of         % of voting   
using            of        of        of          voting           rights x     
the ISIN CODE  Shares    Voting    shares        rights                         


                         Rights                                                
                                                                               
                                   Direct  Direct xi Indirect  Direct  Indirect
                                                       xii                     


                                                                           
Ordinary 10p       3,804,073                        Below 3%                    
                                                                           
GB0001528156  (as at 18/05/2012)                                                
                                                                           
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                                             
                                                                           
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                            
                                                                           
Type of financial Expiration     Exercise/      Number of voting   % of voting  
instrument     date xiii  Conversion Period rights that may be    rights     


                                    xiv         acquired if the                
                                                 instrument is                 
                                                   exercised/                  
                                                   converted.                  
                                                                               

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial   

Instruments xv, xvi                                                             
                                                                                

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                            
                                                                                

Type of financ Exercise Expiration Exercise/  Number of voting    % of voting   
     ial        price   date xvii  Conversion rights instrument  rights xix, xx 

  instrument                         period       refers to                     
                                     xviii                                      
                                                                                
                                                                Nominal   Delta 
                                                                                


Total (A+B+C)                                                                  
                                                                               
        Number of voting rights               Percentage of voting rights      
                                                                               
                                   Below 3%                                    

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the 
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi                 


                                                                           
Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group)                         
                                                                           
Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and   
Indirect)                                                                       
                                                                           
Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM)                 


                                                                               
    Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (Below 3% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)     


                                                                           
Legal & General Investment Management   Legal & General Insurance Holdings     
(Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)    Limited (Direct) (LGIH)                 
                                                                           
Legal & General Assurance (Pensions     Legal & General Assurance Society      
Management) Limited (PMC)               Limited (LGAS & LGPL)                   


                                                                               
                                        Legal & General Pensions Limited       
                                        (Direct) (LGPL)                        

Proxy Voting:                                                                  


                                                                           
10. Name of the proxy holder:                             N/A                   
                                                                           
11. Number of voting rights proxy                         N/A                  
holder will cease to hold:                                                      
                                                                           
12. Date on which proxy holder will                       N/A                  
cease to hold voting rights:                                                    
13. Additional information:               Notification using the total voting   
                                         rights figure of 126,846,939       
                                                                           
14. Contact name:                                 Mr Trevor Bradbury            
                                                                           
15. Contact telephone number:                        0118 932 0123              
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