Personal Group – Dividend Announcement and Notice of Results

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Press Release

17 February 2012

Personal Group Holdings plc

("the Company")

Dividend Announcement and Notice of Results

The directors of the Company are pleased to announce that the first dividend for 2012 of 4.45p per share (2011: 4.35p per share) will be paid on 23 March 2012 to members on the register on 2 March 2012. Shares will be marked ex-dividend on 29 February 2012. If business continues as anticipated the Company expects to pay dividends of the same amount in June, September and December 2012, which would represent an increase of 2.3 per cent over the 2011 dividend level.

The Company intends to announce its results for the year ended 31 December 2011 on Monday 26 March 2012.

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For more information please contact:

Personal Group Holdings Plc

John Barber, Financial Director

+44 (0)1908 605 000

Cenkos Securities Plc

Stephen Keys

+44 (0)20 7397 8926

Media (Frankfurt: 725292 - news) enquiries:

Notes to editors:

Personal Group Holdings Plc (AIM: PGH) is a leading provider of employee benefits and financial services, established in 1984 and with offices and clients across the UK.

The group primarily provides tailored employee benefits programmes to businesses throughout the UK. These programmes include insurance products such as hospital and convalescence plans, death benefit and income protection plans; lifestyle benefits such as holiday and retail discounts; flexible benefit programmes; a range of tax efficient benefits such as childcare vouchers; and employee assistance programmes. The group generates the majority of its revenue through the underwriting of hospital and convalescence plans. Through its expertise in producing, communicating and implementing successful benefit solutions, the group has helped over 400 leading UK companies recruit, retain and motivate the best people. In total the group provides access to benefits for 1.2 million employees, and clients include Pirelli (Milan: PC.MI - news) , Brake Bros, TNT (Hamburg: TNT.HM - news) , UK Mail, Regatta, Road Chef and Vinci (Other OTC: VCISF.PK - news) .

In addition the group offers financial planning and broking services as well as private medical insurance through its Berkeley Morgan and Universal Provident brands.

The group boasts considerable financial strength, with a 25 year track record of profitable growth since 1986. For the year to 31 December 2010 the group reported revenue of £27 million. With a strong balance sheet and a progressive dividend policy, Personal Group (LSE: PGH.L - news) 's vision is to be the provider of choice in employee benefits and financial services. The group's development to date has been achieved principally through strong organic growth.

Personal Group is headquartered in Milton Keynes, was floated on AIM in 2000 and today employs over 160 people.

For further information, go to http://www.personal-group.com.

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