Announcements

Northern Venture Trust PLC.


RNS Number:7696T
ATA Group PLC
27 March 2007


TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached (ii):

ATA Group Plc

2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No): ( )

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: ( )
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): Notification under TP7

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii):

Northern Venture Trust Plc

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv):

Giltspur Nomineess Limited a/c BUNS

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached if different) (v):

N/A

6. Date on which issuer notified:

20 March 2007

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

N/A

8. Notified details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares Situation previous to the Triggering transaction (vi)
if possible using
the ISIN CODE
Number of shares Number of voting Rights (viii)
GB0002920121


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii)
Class/type of shares Number of shares Number of voting % of voting
if possible using rights (ix) rights
the ISIN CODE
GB0002920121 Direct Direct (x) Indirect Direct Indirect
(xi)
383,330 4.67%


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)
Type of Expiration Date Exercise/Conversion Number of voting % of
voting
financial (xiii) Period/Date (xiv) rights that may be rights
instrument acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/
converted.


Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
383,330 4.67%


9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv):


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:


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:

C D Mellor

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0)191 244 6012

Annex to Notification Of Major Interests In Shares (xvi)


A: Identity of the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation


Full name (including legal form for legal entities):
Northern Venture Trust Plc

Contact address (registered office for legal entities):
Northumberland House
Princess Square
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8ER

Phone number:
+44 (0)191 244 6012

Other useful information (at least legal representative for legal persons):
C D Mellor
Company Secretary

B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable (xvii)


Full name:


Contact address:


Phone number:


Other useful information (e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal
entity subject to the notification obligation)


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27 March 2007


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