RNS Number:9906D
Northgate PLC
17 September 2007

Northgate Plc: Transaction in own shares

The Company purchased for cancellation through Citigroup Global Markets Limited
on 17 September 2007 200,000 ordinary shares at a price of 997 pence per share.

Following the cancellation of these shares, the outstanding issued share capital
of the Company will be 70,503,197 ordinary shares. The Company holds no ordinary
shares as treasury shares.

The above figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the
calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their
interest in, or a change to their interest in, Northgate PLC under the FSA's
Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Company Designees

David Henderson (Group Company Secretary)

Tel: 01325 467 558

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