16 November 2004
NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES
1) NAME OF COMPANY
2) NAME OF SHAREHOLDER HAVING A MAJOR INTEREST
FIDELITY INTERNATIONAL 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
4) Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the
number of shares held by each of them.
PLEASE SEE BELOW
5) Number of shares/amount of stock acquired.
6) Percentage of issued Class
7) Number of shares/amount of stock disposed
8) Percentage of issued Class
9) Class of security
10) Date of transaction
11) Date company informed
15 NOVEMBER 2004
12) Total holding following this notification
13) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification
14) Any additional information
15) Name of contact and telephone number for queries
16) Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for
making this notification
Date of Notification .. 16 NOVEMBER 2004 ......................
Letter to Elementis PLC
Enclosed are amended notifications of disclosable interests under the U.K.
Companies Act 1985. Please note that while this information details the
disclosable interests of more than one entity, the enclosed disclosure
constitutes separate notifications of interest which have been combined solely
for purposes of clarity and efficiency. It is not intended to indicate that any
of these entities act as a group or in concert with respect to these interests.
These disclosures are made in the interest of conformity with the Companies Act.
The interest detailed herein were acquired solely for investment purposes. For
disclosure purposes, holdings should be represented as FMR Corp. and Its direct
and Indirect subsidiaries, and Fidelity International Limited (FIL) and its
direct and indirect subsidiaries, both being non-beneficial holders.
From: Fidelity Investments
NOTIFICATIONS UNDER SECTIONS 198 TO 202 - UK COMPANIES ACT
1. Company in which shares are held: Elementis PLC
2. Notifiable Interest: Ordinary Shares
(A) FMR Corp.
82 Devonshire Street
Boston, MA 02109
Parent holding company of Fidelity Management & Research Company (FMRCO),
investment manager for US mutual funds and Fidelity Management Trust Company
(FMTC), a US state chartered bank which acts as a trustee or investment manager
of various pension and trust accounts. (See Schedule A for listing of Registered
Shareholders and their holdings).
(B) Fidelity International Limited (FIL)
P.O. Box HM 670
Hamilton HMCX, Bermuda
Parent holding company for various direct and indirect subsidiaries, including
Fidelity Investment Services Ltd. (FISL) and Fidelity Pension Management (FPM),
investment managers for various non-US investment companies and institutional
clients. (See Schedule A for listing of Registered Shareholders and their
3. The notifiable interests also comprise the notifiable interest of:
Mr. Edward C. Johnson 3d
82 Devonshire Street
Boston, MA 02109
A principal shareholder of FMR Corp. and Fidelity International Limited.
4. The notifiable interests include interest held on behalf of authorized unit
trust schemes in the U.K., notwithstanding the exemption from reporting pursuant
to Section 209 (1)(h) of the Companies Act 1985.
5. These notifications of disclosable interests constitute separate
notifications of interest in the shares and are combined solely for the purposes
of clarity and efficiency. Nothing herein should be taken to indicate that FMR
Corp. and its direct and indirect subsidiaries, Fidelity International Limited
and its direct and indirect subsidiaries or Mr. Edward C. Johnson 3d act as a
group or in concert in respect of the disclosed interests, or that they are
required to submit these notifications on a joint basis.
6. The disposable interests arise under section 208 (4) (b) of the Act, namely
where a person, not being the registered holder, is entitled to exercise a right
conferred by the holding of the shares or to control the exercise of such rights,
or under section 203 of the Act respectively.
Senior Manager, FIL - Investment Compliance
Duly authorized under Powers of Attorney dated August 25, 2004 by Eric D. Roiter
by and on behalf of FMR Corp. and its direct and indirect subsidiaries, and
Fidelity International Limited and its direct and indirect subsidiaries.
Security: Elementis Plc Amendment # 13
SHARES HELD MANAGEMENT COMPANY NOMINEE/REGISTERED NAME
2,306.475 FIL Chase Manhattan Bank London Total
2,541,889 FIL JP Morgan Total
228,200 FIL Northern Trust Total
1,038,800 FIL State Street Bank & Trust Total
36,613,830 FISL Chase Manhattan Bank London Total
1,812,487 FISL JP Morgan Total
700,000 FMRCO HSBC Total
176,800 FMTC Chase Nominees Ltd. Total
33,600 FMTC JP Morgan Chase Total
240,200 FMTC Mellon Bank Total
241,200 FMTC State Street Nominees Ltd Total
3,050 FPM Brown Brothers Harriman Ltd, LUX Total
546,800 FPM Chase Nominees Ltd Total
765,900 FPM HSBC Client Holdings Nominee (UK) Limited Total
47,249,230 Grand Total Ordinary Shares
Current ownership percentage: 10.94%
Shares in issue: 432,034,561
Change In holdings
Change in Holdings since last filing: (516,010) ordinary shares
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