Holding(s) in Company

SCHEDULE 10 NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 1) Name of company: Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust plc 2) Name of shareholder having a major interest Advance UK Trust plc 3) Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding of the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18 as 2 above 4) Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of shares held by each of them Nortrust Nominees Limited a/c AUKT 5) Number of shares/amount of stock acquired 125,000 6) Percentage of issued class n/a 7) Number of shares/amount of stock disposed, n/a 8) Percentage of issued class n/a 9) Class of security Ordinary 5p shares 10) Date of transaction not disclosed 11) Date company informed 18 March 2003 12) Total holding following this notification 1,980,000 13) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification 4.04% 14) Any additional information None 15) Name of contact and telephone number for queries 16) Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification Lynn Mathewson Date of notification 18 March 2003 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/03/20/20030320BIT00500/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/03/20/20030320BIT00500/wkr0002.pdf