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Tuesday 07 February, 2006

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
07 February 2006


SCHEDULE 10

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1)         Name of company

Brambles Industries plc

2)         Name of shareholder having a major interest


Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc



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


On behalf of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers Group Limited,

Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc and Merrill Lynch Group, Inc.



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


See list below


5)         Number of shares/amount of stock acquired

N/A



6)         Percentage of issued class (any treasury shares held by company
should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

N/A


7)         Number of shares/amount of stock disposed


Not advised

8)         Percentage of issued class


N/A


9)         Class of security

Ordinary shares of 5p each


10)        Date of transaction

Not advised


11)        Date company informed

6 February 2006



12)        Total holding following this notification


63,888,518



13)        Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification
(any treasury shares held by company should not be taken into account when
calculating percentage)

8.80%


14)        Any additional information



See below


15)        Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Laura Jackson - 020 7659 6030


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

Laura Jackson, Assistant Secretary


Date of notification: 7 February 2006



Details of Registered Holders

Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc                                        62,399,121
Merrill Lynch Group, Inc                                           911,351
Nutraco Nominees Limited                                           578,046

Total                                                           63,888,518


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