RNS Number : 9642P
Guinness Peat Group PLC
11 October 2011







("GPG" or "the Company")








GPG announces that it has been informed by Morgan Stanley and its subsidiary companies ("MS") that on 5 October 2011 the interest of MS reduced to below 3% of GPG's total issued share capital and consequent total voting rights.





Chris Healy

Company Secretary

Guinness Peat Group plc

Tel: +44 20 7484 3370



11 October 2011










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