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Aviva PLC - Rule 8.3- Wimpey (George) PLC

RNS Number:3404Z
Aviva PLC
29 June 2007

                                                                        FORM 8.3


DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

              (Rule 8.3 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers)


1.         KEY INFORMATION


Name of person dealing  (Note 1)             AVIVA PLC AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES

Company dealt in                             WIMPEY (GEORGE) PLC

Class of relevant security to which the      ORD GBP0.25
dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

Date of dealing                              28 JUNE 2007


2.         INTERESTS, SHORT POSITIONS AND RIGHTS TO SUBSCRIBE


(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant
security dealt in (Note 3)


                                                                     Long                  Short
                                                                     Number       (%)      Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities                                                14,690,082   3.625%        0         0%
(2) Derivatives (other than options)                                            0       0%        0         0%
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                     0       0%        0         0%
Total                                                                  14,690,082   3.625%        0         0%


(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other
than the class dealt in (Note 3)


 Class of relevant security:                                           Long             Short
                                                                       Number    (%)    Number    (%)
(1) Relevant securities                                                        0     0%         0        0%
(2) Derivatives (other than options)                                           0     0%         0        0%
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                    0     0%         0        0%
Total                                                                          0     0%         0        0%


(c)        Rights to subscribe (Note 3)


Class of relevant security:                  Details


3.         DEALINGS (Note 4)


(a)        Purchases and sales


Purchase/sale                        Number of securities                Price per unit (Note 5)


PURCHASE                             24,000                              GBP5.182500


(b)        Derivatives transactions (other than options)


Product name, e.g.   Long/short (Note 6)      Number of securities (Note 7)     
Price per unit (Note 5)
CFD


(c)        Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)         Writing, selling, purchasing or varying


Product name,e.g.   Writing,         Number of           Exercise  Type, e.g.    Expiry    Option money
call option         selling,         securities to which price     American,    
date      paid/received
                    purchasing,      the option relates            European etc.           per unit (Note
                    varying etc.     (Note 7)                                              5)


(ii)        Exercising


Product name, e.g. call option       Number of securities                Exercise price per unit (Note 5)


(d)        Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4)


Nature of transaction (Note 8)       Details                             Price per unit (if applicable) (Note
                                                                         5)


4.         OTHER INFORMATION


Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives


Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person
disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant
securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting
rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any
derivative referred to on this form is referenced.  If none, this should be
stated.


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Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9)                    NO


Date of disclosure                                             29 JUNE 2007

Contact name                                                   NEIL WHITTAKER

Telephone number                                               01603 684420

If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which         N/A
connected

If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)       N/A

Notes

The Notes on Form 8.3 can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at
www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk


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