RNS Number:6096A
Inland PLC
20 July 2007



                                    FORM 8.1                                    

          DEALINGS BY OFFERORS, OFFEREE COMPANIES OR THEIR ASSOCIATES           

                  FOR THEMSELVES OR FOR DISCRETIONARY CLIENTS                   

                 (Rules 8.1(a) and (b)(i) of the Takeover Code)                 

 

 

1. KEY INFORMATION

 
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|Name of person dealing (Note 1)    |Inland Plc                                |
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|Company dealt in                   |Poole Investments Plc                     |
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|Class of relevant security to which|Ordinary Shares of 5p each                |
|the dealings being disclosed relate|                                          |
|(Note 2)                           |                                          |
|                                   |                                          |
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|Date of dealing                    |19/07/07                                  |
|                                   |                                          |
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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)

 
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|                                   |          Long           |           Short|
|                                   |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
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|                                   |Number (%)               |Number (%)      |
|                                   |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
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|(1) Relevant securities            |15,821,500 (8.55%)       |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
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|(2) Derivatives (other than        |                         |                |
|options)                           |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
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|(3) Options and agreements to      |                         |                |
|purchase/sell                      |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
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|Total                              |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
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(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|
|                                   |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
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|                                   |Number (%)               |Number (%)      |
|                                   |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
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|(1) Relevant securities            |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
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|(2) Derivatives (other than        |                         |                |
|options)                           |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
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|(3) Options and agreements to      |                         |                |
|purchase/sell                      |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
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|Total                              |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
|                                   |                         |                |
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(c) Rights to subscribe (Note 3)

 
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|Class of relevant security:        |Details                                   |
|                                   |                                          |
|                                   |                                          |
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|                                   |                                          |
|                                   |                                          |
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3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

 

(a) Purchases and sales

 
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|Purchase/sale                |Number of securities        |Price per unit     |
|                             |                            | (Note 5)          |
|                             |                            |                   |
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|Purchase                     |12,671,500                  |6p                 |
|                             |                            |                   |
|                             |                            |                   |
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(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

 
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|Product name,   |Long/short (Note 6)|Number of securities (Note |Price per unit
|                |                   |7)                         |             |
|e.g. CFD        |                   |                           |     (Note 5)|
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|                |                   |                           |             |
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(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

 
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|Product |Writing,     |Number of  |Exercise|Type, e.g. |Expiry  |Option money |
 name    |selling,     |securities to |     |American,  |        |             |
|e.g. call  purchasing,|which the option|price |European|date |paid/received   |
|option  |varying etc. |relates (Note 7)    |  |etc.    |        |per unit     |
|        |             |           |        |           |        |(Note 5)     |
|        |             |           |        |           |        |             |
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|        |             |           |        |           |                      |
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(ii) Exercising

 
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|Product name, e.g. call      |Number of securities        |Exercise price per |
|option                       |                            |unit (Note 5)      |
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|                             |                            |                   |
|                             |                            |                   |
|                             |                            |                   |
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(d) Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4)

 
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|Nature of transaction (Note  |Details                     |Price per unit |
|8)                           |                            |(if applicable)    |
|                             |                            |      (Note 5)     |
|                             |                            |                   |
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|                             |                            |                   |
|                             |                            |                   |
|                             |                            |                   |
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4. OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

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|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.                                                |
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Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) YES/NO


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|Date of disclosure                                |20/07/07                   |
|                                                  |                           |
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|Contact name                                      |David Floyd                |
|                                                  |                           |
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|Telephone number                                  |020 7509 4570              |
|                                                  |                           |
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|Name of offeree/offeror with which associated     |Inland Plc                 |
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|Specify category and nature of associate status   |                           |
|(Note 10)                                         |                           |
|                                                  |                           |
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Notes

The Notes on Form 8.1 can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at
www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk

                                                                                



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