RNS Number:0075F
Helphire Group PLC
02 October 2007


NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer which voting rights are attached:                                    Helphire Group PLC

2. Reason for the notification

Not specified

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:                           Jupiter Asset Management
                                                                                                    Limited

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)                                            Not specified

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached                 1 October 2007

6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                                2 October 2007

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                                       12%

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of    Situation previous to the        Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares           Triggering transaction
                 Number of     Number of Voting   Number of     Number of voting rights          % of voting rights
                 Shares        Rights             shares
                                                  Direct        Direct          Indirect         Direct        Indirect

 Ord 5p          16,300,497            16,300,497 Not specified Not specified   16,772,783       Not           12.135
                                                                                                 specified

B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument   Expiration    Exercise/ Conversion  Period/ Date   Number of voting rights  % of voting
                               date                                               that may be acquired if  rights
                                                                                  the instrument is
                                                                                  exercised/ converted.
        Not specified          Not specified            Not specified             Not specified            Not
                                                                                                           specified
Total (A B)
Number of voting rights                                         % of voting rights
                          
16,772,783                                                    12.135

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively
held, if applicable :
The shares will appear on the register in the following names:

Nortrust Nominees Limited - 16,237,941

State Street Nominees Limited (a/c FE1B) - 534,842

Of the 16,772,783 shares held by Jupiter 13,968,981 (10.11%) shares are held on behalf of Jupiter Income Fund.
Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:                                                                       Not specified

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:                                        Not specified

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:                                    Not specified
              13. Additional information:                                             None

14. Contact name:                                                         Nick Tilley, Company Sectary

15. Contact telephone number:                                                     01225 321218

16. Date                                                                         2 October 2007




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