Investec Bank plc : Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) - Costain Group Plc

          Investec Bank plc : Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) - Costain Group Plc

                                                             FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)

   PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH RECOGNISED
           INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY
                  Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1.  KEY INFORMATION

(a)  Name of exempt principal trader:                 Investec Bank Plc
(b)  Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose     Costain Group Plc
relevant securities this form relates:
 Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
(c)  Name of the party to the offer with which exempt Broker to Costain Group
principal trader is connected:                         Plc
(d)  Date dealing undertaken:                         2^nd May 2013
(e)  Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today
disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other     YES
party to this offer?

2.    DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a)  Purchases and sales

Class of Purchases/ Total number    Highest price per unit    Lowest price per
relevant   sales    of securities        paid/received              unit
security                                                       paid/received
Ordinary Purchases  19,550        267.5p                      256p
Shares
Ordinary Sales      7,634         260p                        260p
Shares

(b)  Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of   Product              Nature of dealing             Number of  Price
relevant description    e.g. opening/closing a long/short     reference   per
security  e.g. CFD       position, increasing/reducing a      securities unit
                               long/short position

(c)  Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)  Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of   Product    Writing,   Number of  Exercise   Type    Expiry  Option
relevant description purchasing, securities  price     e.g.     date   money
security  e.g. call   selling,    to which  per unit American,         paid/
           option      varying     option            European         received
                        etc.      relates              etc.           per unit

(ii)  Exercising

 Class of relevant  Product description      Number of      Exercise price per
     security        e.g. call option       securities             unit

(d)    Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

 Class of relevant       Nature of dealing     Details   Price per unit (if
      security          e.g. subscription,                   applicable)
                            conversion

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

Where there have been dealings in  more than one class of relevant  securities 
of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(a), (b), (c) or (d)  (as 
appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

3.    OTHER INFORMATION

(a)  Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or
understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may
be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the exempt
principal trader making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any
person acting in concert with a party to the offer:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

(b)    Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or
derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal,
between the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any other person
relating to:
(i)  the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or
(ii)  the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant
securities to which any derivative is referenced:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

        Date of disclosure: 3^rd May 2013
        Contact name:       Jacqueline Lovis
        Telephone number:   020 7597 4815

Public disclosures under  Rule 8  of the  Code must  be made  to a  Regulatory 
Information Service  and  must  also  be emailed  to  the  Takeover  Panel  at 
monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.  The  Panel's   Market  Surveillance  Unit   is 
available for  consultation  in  relation to  the  Code's  dealing  disclosure 
requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

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