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InterQuest Group PLC - Transaction in Own Shares

Pubished 3rd November 2011

Transactions in Own Shares

Pursuant to the general authority given to InterQuest by its shareholders, the Company announces that on 2 November 2011 it purchased 13,500 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the share capital of the Company (“Ordinary Shares”), at a price of 56.22p per share, to be held in treasury.

The Company has today purchased a further 10,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 60 pence per share, also to be held in treasury.

These transactions represent 0.07 per cent. of the issued share capital of the Company.

Therefore, in accordance with Disclosure and Transparency Rule 5.6.1, following these purchases, there are 53,500 Ordinary Shares held in treasury and the total number of voting rights in InterQuest is 32,153,377.

The above figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, InterQuest under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

For further information please contact:

InterQuest Group plcThreadneedle CommunicationsfinnCap
020 7025 0100020 7653 9850020 7600 1658
Gary Ashworth, Executive ChairmanCaroline Evans-JonesMarc Young
Michael Joyce, Finance DirectorFiona ConroyCharlotte Stranner

About InterQuest

The InterQuest Group is a specialist IT recruitment Group providing contract and permanent recruitment services within niche disciplines in the UK and Europe. The Group comprises eleven separately branded specialist divisions covering demand for key skill sets including: Banking and Financial Services, Insurance, Legal, Media, Public Sector, Not-for-Profit and Retail. In addition the Group has majority shareholdings in four further specialist businesses within the IQ Equity division.