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Admission to the Official List

19 Jun 2006

IP Group plc, (AIM: IPO), is pleased to announce that admission to the Official List of the UKLA (the "Official List") of 241,304,555 ordinary shares of 2p each ("Ordinary Shares") has occurred ("Admission") and that trading in its Ordinary Shares became effective from 8.00 a.m. today.

Copies of the summary, the registration document and the securities note dated 14 June 2006, published in connection with the Admission (together the "Prospectus"), have been submitted to the UK Listing Authority ("UKLA") and are available for inspection at the UKLA's document viewing facility, which is situated at:

Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
London E14 5HS

Copies of the Prospectus are also available for one month from the Company's registered office.

For further information about IP Group plc please contact:

IP Group plc 020 7489 5200
Alan Aubrey, Chief Executive Officer  
Liz Vaughan-Adams (communications)  
KBC Peel Hunt Ltd 020 7418 8900
Megan Macintyre  
Buchanan Communications  
Mark Court, Tim Anderson, Mary-Jane Johnson 020 7466 5000