RNS Number : 7302J
06 April 2010

SOCO International plc ("SOCO" or the "Company")

The Company announces that on 1 April 2010, Dr Mike Watts, a Non-Executive Director of the Company, bought 403 SOCO International plc ordinary shares of £0.20 each ("Shares") at a purchase price of £16.67 per Share.

The shares were purchased on the open market pursuant to a trading plan entered into on 29 September 2009.

Following this transaction, which represents 0.0005% of the issued share capital of the Company, Dr Watts holds 11,088 Shares, representing 0.01% of the issued share
capital of the Company.


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