ebookers.com Announces Beneficial Interests in Its Shares

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from ebookers.com

    LONDON, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ebookers.com, a leading pan-European
 online travel company, today announced the following persons, other than
 directors, are interested in 3% or more of the Company's share capital:
 
     Name of beneficial owner       Number of ordinary shares        Percent
 
 
     Flightbookers Investments Limited (1)         26,494,590          56.95
 
     Sumant Kapur (2)                               2,208,128           4.75
 
     (1)  Flightbookers Investments Limited directly beneficially owns
          25,949,136 ordinary shares representing approximately 55.8% of the
          outstanding ordinary shares of ebookers.com plc.  Standard One as
          nominee for Standard Chartered Grindlays Trust Corporation (Jersey)
          Limited as Trustees of the Dinesh Dhamija Life Interest (Jersey)
          Settlement No.1 owns 55.2% of the share capital of Flightbookers
          Investments Limited.  Standard Two as nominees for Standard Chartered
          Grindlays Trust Corporation (Jersey) Limited as Trustees of the
          Dinesh Dhamija Life Interest (Jersey) Settlement No.1 owns 43.5% of
          the share capital of Flightbookers Investments Limited.  Mr. Dinesh
          Dhamija owns 1.3% of the share capital of Flightbookers Investments
          Limited.  Mr. Dinesh Dhamija personally owns 545,454 ordinary shares
          in ebookers.com plc.
 
     (2)  Mr. Kapur has an indirect interest through 7 holding companies:
          Shelley Group Holdings Limited which holds 441,622 shares; Browning
          Group Holdings Limited which holds 441,628 shares; Chaucer Holdings
          Limited which holds 88,322 shares, Dahl Holdings Limited which holds
          132,486 shares; Shakespeare Group Holdings Limited which holds
          441,628 shares; Marlow Group Holdings Limited which holds 441,628
          shares; and Byron Group Holdings Limited which holds 220,814 shares.
 
     About ebookers.com
     ebookers.com is a leading pan-European online European travel agency
 offering complete one-stop, online shopping with a host of travel products and
 services, including negotiated discount airfares with 120 airlines, and
 discounts with over 14,000 hotels worldwide.  ebookers.com is the technology
 and travel spin-off from Flightbookers plc, the London-based travel agency.
 The company was established as a separate Internet company in June 1999.
 ebookers.com operates in the following eleven countries: Denmark, Finland,
 France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and
 the UK. The company completed its initial public offering in November 1999
 listing on Nasdaq and the Neuer Markt in Frankfurt, Germany.
 
 

SOURCE ebookers.com
    LONDON, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ebookers.com, a leading pan-European
 online travel company, today announced the following persons, other than
 directors, are interested in 3% or more of the Company's share capital:
 
     Name of beneficial owner       Number of ordinary shares        Percent
 
 
     Flightbookers Investments Limited (1)         26,494,590          56.95
 
     Sumant Kapur (2)                               2,208,128           4.75
 
     (1)  Flightbookers Investments Limited directly beneficially owns
          25,949,136 ordinary shares representing approximately 55.8% of the
          outstanding ordinary shares of ebookers.com plc.  Standard One as
          nominee for Standard Chartered Grindlays Trust Corporation (Jersey)
          Limited as Trustees of the Dinesh Dhamija Life Interest (Jersey)
          Settlement No.1 owns 55.2% of the share capital of Flightbookers
          Investments Limited.  Standard Two as nominees for Standard Chartered
          Grindlays Trust Corporation (Jersey) Limited as Trustees of the
          Dinesh Dhamija Life Interest (Jersey) Settlement No.1 owns 43.5% of
          the share capital of Flightbookers Investments Limited.  Mr. Dinesh
          Dhamija owns 1.3% of the share capital of Flightbookers Investments
          Limited.  Mr. Dinesh Dhamija personally owns 545,454 ordinary shares
          in ebookers.com plc.
 
     (2)  Mr. Kapur has an indirect interest through 7 holding companies:
          Shelley Group Holdings Limited which holds 441,622 shares; Browning
          Group Holdings Limited which holds 441,628 shares; Chaucer Holdings
          Limited which holds 88,322 shares, Dahl Holdings Limited which holds
          132,486 shares; Shakespeare Group Holdings Limited which holds
          441,628 shares; Marlow Group Holdings Limited which holds 441,628
          shares; and Byron Group Holdings Limited which holds 220,814 shares.
 
     About ebookers.com
     ebookers.com is a leading pan-European online European travel agency
 offering complete one-stop, online shopping with a host of travel products and
 services, including negotiated discount airfares with 120 airlines, and
 discounts with over 14,000 hotels worldwide.  ebookers.com is the technology
 and travel spin-off from Flightbookers plc, the London-based travel agency.
 The company was established as a separate Internet company in June 1999.
 ebookers.com operates in the following eleven countries: Denmark, Finland,
 France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and
 the UK. The company completed its initial public offering in November 1999
 listing on Nasdaq and the Neuer Markt in Frankfurt, Germany.
 
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