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Fast read: About share ownership

WPP is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and NASDAQ in New York.

Analysis of shareholdings

Issued share capital as at 31 December 2007: 1,191,491,263 ordinary shares owned by 11,831 share owners.

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Substantial share ownership

As at 24 April 2008, the Company is aware of the following interests of 3% or more in the issued ordinary share capital:

Massachusetts Financial Services Company 5.01%
Invesco plc 5.00%
Legal & General 4.44%
WPP ESOPs 3.68%

The disclosed interests of all of the above refer to the respective combined holdings of those entities and to interests associated with them. The Company has not been notified of any other holdings of ordinary share capital of 3% or more.

Share owner relations

WPP has a continuous program to address the needs of share owners, investment institutions and analysts, supplying a regular flow of information about the Company, its strategy and performance. WPP's website,, provides current and historical financial information including trading statements, news releases and presentations.

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