Holding(s) in Company

SCHEDULE 10 NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 1) Name of company Aberforth Split Level Trust plc 2) Name of shareholder having a major interest Hamilton Lunn Asset Management Limited 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 Non-beneficial interest of person named in 2 above 4) Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of shares held by each of them Not disclosed 5) Number of shares/amount of stock acquired 1,000,000 Income Shares of 10p 6) Percentage of issued class 3.23% 7) Number of shares/amount of stock disposed n/a 8) Percentage of issued class n/a 9) Class of security Income Shares of 10p 10) Date of transaction 1 October 2002 11) Date company informed 1 October 2002 12) Total holding following this notification 1,830,000 Income Shares of 10p 13) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification 5.90% 14) Any additional information The above total holding includes the beneficial interest of Apollo Fund plc amounting to 1,620,000 Income Shares of 10p (5.22%) 15) Name of contact and telephone number for queries David Holland - 0131 220 0733 16) Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification David Holland, for Aberforth Partners, Secretaries. Date of notification - 1 October 2002 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/01/20021001BIT01120/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/01/20021001BIT01120/wkr0002.pdf