Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: Dignity Plc
2. Reason for notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights (yes/no)
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached.
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify): TRANSFER OUT & DISPOSAL 
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: Montanaro Group
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):  
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: 22nd February 2010
6. Date on which issuer notified: 23rd February 2010
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 4%
8: Notified Details
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODESituation previous to the triggering transactionResulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of SharesNumber of Voting RightsNumber of sharesNumber of voting rights% of voting rights
GB00B14W3659 2,658,940 2,658,940   2,344,663 2,344,663    3.68%  
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrumentExpiration dateExercise/ Conversion PeriodNumber of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.% of voting rights
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rightsPercentage of voting rights
2,344,663 3.68%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder: N/A
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: N/A
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: N/A
13. Additional information:  
14. Contact name: Matthew Francis, Montanaro
15. Contact telephone number: 020 7448 8600


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