SAR - Johnston Group PLC

FORM SAR 3 Lodge with a RIS or Newstrack and the Takeover Panel. A copy must also be sent to the company the shares of which are acquired. Date of disclosure...14 June 2002................. DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 3 OF THE RULES GOVERNING SUBSTANTIAL ACQUISITIONS OF SHARES ("SARs") Date of acquisition ......13 June 2002............................................................... Acquisition in ...Johnston Group PLC..................................................................... ......(name of company) (1) Class of voting Number of If rights over shares shares/rights over shares acquired, (eg ordinary shares acquired as opposed to the shares) shares themselves, ................ specify nature of Ordinary Shares 20,000........ shares rights .................... .................... .................. ................. .............. .................. rights (2) Resultant total Resultant total Total percentage holding of voting holding of rights shares (and % of over shares (and % .2,495,236. . total voting shares of total voting (23.04 %) in issue) shares in issue) 2,495,236 (23.04 %) .................... .............. ( %) (3) Party making disclosure ......TT electronics plc (4) (a) Name of person acquiring shares or rights over shares TT electronics plc and, if different, beneficial owner ........................................................................ ....... (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 ............................................................. (Also print name of signatory) .....................M G Leigh Telephone and extension number..................01 932 841310 .................................................... 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. E-mail: monitoring@disclosure.org.uk ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/06/14/20020614BIT00480/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/06/14/20020614BIT00480/wkr0002.pdf