RNS Number:4785K
Northgate Information Solutions PLC
21 December 2007


Northgate Information Solutions Plc

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES
     
1.   Identity of the issuer or the underlying 
     issuer of existing shares to which 
     voting rights are attached:                      Northgate 

2.   Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

     An acquisition or disposal of voting rights:                      ( X )

     An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments 
     which may result in the acquisition of shares 
     already issued to which voting rights are attached:               (   )

     An event changing the breakdown of voting rights:                 (   )

     Other (please specify) :                                          (   )


3.   Full name of person(s) subject to the        AXA S.A, 25 Avenue Matignon, 
     notification obligation:                     75008 Paris and its group of 
                                                  companies


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 if different):                       19.12.07

6.   Date on which issuer notified:               20.12.07

7.   Threshold(s) that is/are crossed 
     or reached:                                  11% 


8.   Notified details:                            Total


A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if       Situation previous to the Triggering transaction
possible using the ISIN
CODE

                              Number of shares     Number of voting Rights
Ord 10p
GB0005583728                  7,863,696            7,863,696


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Class/type of shares if    Number of    Number of voting         % of voting
possible using the ISIN    shares       rights                   rights
CODE
                           Direct       Direct       Indirect    Direct Indirect

Ord 10p
GB0005583728               1,310,434    1,310,434    5,984,799   1.86   8.49


B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of      Expiration Exercise/     Number of voting rights that may   % of
financial    Date       Conversion    be acquired if the instrument is   voting
instrument              Period/       exercised/ converted.              rights
                        Date

Total (A B)
Number of voting rights                   % of voting rights

7,295,233                                 10.35%


9.   Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
     financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable :
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |Name of the Company / Fund             Number of Shares      % of issued|
    |                                                           share capital|
    |                                                                        |
    |AXA Sun Life plc                                153,175          0.21726|
    |(fmly AXA Equity & Law Life                                             |
    |Assurance Society plc)                                                  |
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA Rosenberg                                   142,505          0.20212|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA UK Investment Co ICVC                        35,000          0.04964|
    |Distribution Fund                                                       |
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA UK Investment Co ICVC                         5,000          0.00709|
    |Extra Income Fund                                                       |
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA UK Investment Co ICVC                        49,000          0.06950|
    |UK Growth Fund                                                          |
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |PPP Healthcare Group plc                         15,000          0.02128|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd                 33,000          0.04680|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd                  7,500          0.01064|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |Sun Life Assurance Society plc                   95,250          0.13509|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA Rosenberg                                   108,007          0.15319|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA Insurance UK                                 55,760          0.07909|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA General Unit Trust                          150,000          0.21275|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA Financial, Inc                            4,385,268          6.21967|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA Rosenberg                                 1,311,337          1.85988|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA Financial, Inc                               49,194          0.06977|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |Sun Life Assurance Ltd                           17,387          0.02466|
    |LTAV UK Equity                                                          |
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd                      53,300          0.07560|
    |ABL High Alpha                                                          |
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd                      12,706          0.01802|
    |FTSE All Share Tracker                                                  |
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |Sun Life Pensions Management                     70,004          0.09929|
    |LTAV UK Equity                                                          |
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |Sun Life Pensions Management                    256,600          0.36394|
    |ABL High Alpha                                                          |
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |Sun Life Pensions Management                     63,646          0.09027|
    |FTSE All Share Tracker                                                  |
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA Winterthur                                  155,441          0.22046|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA Sun Life With Profits Passive                47,800          0.06780|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |AXA Sun Life With Profits Passive                23,353          0.03312|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
    |                                              7,295,233         10.34691|
     ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 


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:                    N/A


14.  Contact name:                              David Henderson

                                                
15.  Contact telephone number:                  01325 567558



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