Here we provide analysis of our shareholder community. We include breakdowns by geography, size and type. We show how the nature of our investors compares to share ownership within our industry and the FTSE 100.

European breakdown
—Company versus Real Estate
& FTSE 100
North American breakdown
—Company versus Real Estate
& FTSE 100

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Geographical spread of
equity shareholders (%)

Geographical spread of equity shareholders (%) UK (including Isle of Man) – 47.0% Europe (excluding UK) = 19.5% North America = 14.9% Japan = 5.1% Rest of World = 13.5%

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Company (%)

Company (%) Netherlands = 8.4% Isle of Man = 5.0% France = 3.5% Norway = 1.9% Switzerland = 1.6% Luxembourg = 1.0% Republic of Ireland = 0.8% Others = 2.3%

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Company (%)

Company (%) USA = 14.6% Canada = 0.3% Rest of World = 85.1%

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Analysis of equity shareholdings
by size of holding

Analysis of equity shareholdings by size of holding Range, Number of holdings, %, Balance as at 31.03.10, % 1 – 500, 10,570 42.74 2,719,195 0.36. 501 – 1,000, 5,814 23.51 4,265,332 0.56. 1,001 – 5,000, 6,549 26.49 13,202,693 1.73. 5,001 – 10,000, 635 2.57 4,482,774 0.59. 10,001 – 50,000, 575 2.33 12,646,395 1.65. 50,001 – 100,000, 133 0.54 9,272,855 1.21. 100,001 – 500,000, 250 1.01 56,760,531 7.42. 500,001 – 1,000,000, 79 0.32 54,088,853 7.07. 1,000,001 – Highest, 122 0.49 607,210,854 79.41. Totals, 24,727 100.00 764,649,482 100.00.

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Real Estate Average (%)

Real Estate Average (%) Netherlands = 5.6% France = 2.8% Switzerland = 1.3% Norway = 1.0% Isle of Man = 1.0% Luxembourg = 0.7% Others = 2.0%

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Real Estate Average (%)

Real  Estate Average(%) USA = 12.8% Canada = 0.9% Rest of World = 86.3%

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FTSE 100 Average (%)

FTSE 100 Average (100%) Sweden = 0.9% Luxembourg = 0.7% Others = 1.8% Netherlands = 4.0% Switzerland = 2.0% France = 1.5% Germany = 1.5% Norway = 1.4%

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FTSE 100 Average (%)

FTSE 100 Average (%) USA = 19.4% Canada = 0.7% Rest of World = 79.9%