15 October 2009

 Sareum Holdings Plc

(the “Company”)

 Holdings in Company

The Company was notified on 14 October 2009 that, following purchases on 13 October 2009, Barclays Stockbrokers Ltd holds 91,170,906 ordinary shares in the capital of the Company, equivalent to 7.89 per cent. of the issued share capital of the Company. Barclays Stockbrokers Ltd holds the shares on behalf of its clients.

The issued share capital upon which the above calculations are based does not include the shares to be issued pursuant to the placing announced on 12 October 2009, which are expected to be admitted to trading on AIM on 19 October 2009.


Sareum Holdings plc


Tim Mitchell

01223 497 700



John East & Partners Limited, a subsidiary of Merchant Securities PLC


Simon Clements/Bidhi Bhoma

020 7628 2200



Hybridan LLP


Claire Noyce/Stephen Austin

020 3159 5085