SAR - Zotefoams plc

FORM SAR 3 Lodge with Company Announcements Office and the Panel. A copy must also be sent to the company the shares of which are acquired. Date of disclosure...17 October 2002........ DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 3 OF THE RULES GOVERNING SUBSTANTIAL ACQUISITIONS OF SHARES ("SARs") Date of acquisition.16 October 2002 Acquisition in...ZOTEFOAMS PLC .................(name of company) Class of voting shares Number of If rights over (1) (eg ordinary shares) shares/rights shares over shares acquired acquired, as opposed to the shares themselves, specify nature of rights ORDINARY 385,700 shares N/A..........rights (2) Resultant total Resultant total Total percentage holding holding of voting shares (and of rights over % shares of total voting shares (and % of total in issue) voting shares in issue) 5,902,692....(16.28%) 5,902,692..(16.28%) (3) Party making disclosure...EDINBURGH FUND MANAGERS GROUP PLC (4) (a) Name of person acquiring shares or rights over shares ..ON BEHALF and, if different, beneficial owner...OF DISCRETIONARY CLIENTS (b) Names of any other persons acting by agreement or understanding (see SAR 5).- ......................... Signed, for and on behalf of the party named in (3) above..LYNN MATHEWSON.. (Also print name of signatory).LYNN MATHEWSON.............................. Telephone and extension number..0131 313 6402 Note. Under SAR 5, the holdings of and acquisitions by persons acting by agreement or understanding must be aggregated and treated as a holding of or acquisition by one person. Note 3 on SAR 5 requires persons who must aggregate holdings to disclose certain disposals. For full details of the SARs disclosure requirements, see Rules 3 and 5 of the SARs. If in doubt, contact the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers, Monitoring Section, Tel. No: 020 7638 0129. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/17/20021017BIT00560/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/17/20021017BIT00560/wkr0002.pdf