Abbey plc: New Homes, Property Developers, Construction, Builders

Holding in Company

Abbey plc (“Abbey” or the “Company”)

Holding(s) in Company

Abbey received notification on 24 March 2016 from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc that it has notifiable interest of 984,363 ordinary shares of €0.32 each in the capital of the Company which represents 4.57%* of the issued share capital of Abbey as at 29 March 2016.

*This percentage shareholding is based on a shares in issue figure of 21,525,578 ordinary shares.

Abbey – Holding in Company 29 Mar 16