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Monday 24 February, 2003

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
24 February 2003

SCHEDULE 10

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1)   Name of company

     Brambles Industries plc

2)   Name of shareholder having a major interest


     GE Asset Management Incorporated and GE Asset Management Limited

3)   Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of
     holding of the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a
     non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a
     holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18



     Holdings are in respect of discretionary investment management services

     for clients

4)   Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the
     number of shares held by each of them


     See list appended


5)   Number of shares/amount of stock acquired

     N/A


6)   Percentage of issued class

     N/A


7)   Number of shares/amount of stock disposed


     Not advised

8)   Percentage of issued class

     Not advised


9)   Class of security

     Ordinary shares of 5p each

10)  Date of transaction

     Not advised


11)  Date company informed

     19 February 2003


12)  Total holding following this notification

     43,246,470

13)  Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

     5.98%


14)  Any additional information




15)  Name of contact and telephone number for queries

     Sandra Walters  - 020 7659 6039

16)  Name of authorised company official responsible for
     making this notification

     Sandra Walters, Assistant Company Secretary



     Date of notification 24 February 2003


Details of Registered Holders

General Electric Pension Trust                                                       19,416,351
GE IP-Int'l                                                                             904,629
CAAT Pension Plan - GE Inv                                                            1,099,751
CDP Capital                                                                           1,119,416
Talvest International Equity                                                            144,996
Nav Canada Pension Plan                                                                 389,640
Public Employees Retirement NV                                                        1,391,196
California Public Emp Ret Sys                                                         2,251,010
Indiana PBLC Emp Retirement Fd                                                          954,344
Stitching GE Pension Funds                                                               44,213
Canadian Broadcasting Company                                                           243,034
GE Pension Ltd GBL                                                                       33,930
Chrysler Corporation                                                                  1,951,271
N Carolina Retirement System                                                          2,110,695
Tal Private Mgt Intl Equity Fd                                                          351,070
Alberta Teachers Intl Equity                                                            949,847
Mitsui Trust 0109902                                                                     70,251
Toyo Trust 10330214                                                                      52,448
Elfun International Equity Fund                                                         686,257
Elfun Diversified Fund                                                                  135,480
GE Investments Int'l Fund-NYC                                                         4,488,377
G.E. Commingled Pool                                                                    699,786
Chrysler Veba                                                                           853,301
GE Investment Int'l Trade Pool                                                          148,290
GE Investments CDA Int'l Equit                                                          526,645
CGBOI Global Equity Ex Japan                                                             81,070
Inst GE International Equity                                                          1,322,913
Inst GE Strategic Investment                                                             30,838
Inst GE Europe EQ                                                                        20,619
Inst GE Premr Int'l                                                                      24,817
GEI Total Return                                                                         78,014
GEI International Equity Fund                                                           145,587
GEI Int'l Equity Select Fund                                                            101,642
GE Global Equity Fund                                                                    77,019
GE International Equity                                                                 209,224
GE Strategic Fund                                                                       140,492
GE Europe Equity                                                                         11,062
GE Premier Int'l Equity                                                                  30,970
GE PP Interntnl Equity Focus                                                             81,975




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