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Wednesday 30 August, 2006

Elementis PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Elementis PLC
30 August 2006


NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

1. Name of the issuer

Elementis plc ('Elementis')

2. Details of whether the notification relates to:

(i) a transaction required to be notified in accordance with DR 3.1.2R or
(ii) a disclosure made in accordance with section 324 (as extended by section
328) of the Companies Act 1985; or
(iii) both (i) and (ii)

The disposal of shares in Elementis (as detailed below) are hereby notified
pursuant to (i) above on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover I Master Fund
LP as transactions conducted on their own account and pursuant to (ii) above by
Matthew Peacock.

3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

Matthew Peacock.

4.  The notification relates to the following person or persons connected with 
a person discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3:

Hanover I Fund LP;
Hanover I Master Fund LP.

5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person
referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

The notification is in respect of the holdings of the persons referred to in 4.
above.

6. Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or
financial instruments relating to shares

5p Ordinary shares

7. Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if more than one, the number of
shares held by each of them

Vidacos Nominees Limited - 6,385,662 - held on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and
Hanover I Master Fund LP (after the acquisitions as detailed below).

8 Nature of the transactions

Disposal of 961,267 shares by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I
Fund LP and Hanover I Master Fund LP (as detailed below).

9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
acquired

NA

10. Percentage of issued class acquired (excluding treasury shares of that
class)

NA

11. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
disposed

159,255 by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover I
Master Fund LP on 22 August 2006.

272,951 by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover I
Master Fund LP on 23 August 2006.

152,441 by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover I
Master Fund LP on 24 August 2006.

376,620 by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover I
Master Fund LP on 25 August 2006.

12. Percentage of issued class disposed (excluding treasury shares of that
class)

0.04% by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover I
Master Fund LP on 22 August 2006.

0.06% by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover I
Master Fund LP on 23 August 2006.

0.03% by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover I
Master Fund LP on 24 August 2006.

0.09% by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover I
Master Fund LP on 25 August 2006.

13. Price per share or value of transactions

87.2797p in relation to acquisition on 22 August 2006

87.5199p in relation to acquisition on 23 August 2006

87.1548p in relation to acquisition on 24 August 2006

87.1019p in relation to acquisition on 25 August 2006

14. Date and place of transactions

Disposals by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover
I Master Fund LP:

   • 22 August 2006, London

   • 23 August 2006, London

   • 24 August 2006, London

   • 25 August 2006, London

15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following
notification (excluding any treasury shares):

1. Matthew Peacock is interested in the following Elementis shares pursuant to
section 324 of the Companies Act 1985 - 6,385,662 (1.45%).

2. Vidacos Nominees Limited - 6,385,662 (1.45%), of which 2,924,290 (0.66%) on
behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and 3,461,372 (0.79%) on behalf of Hanover I Master
Fund LP.


16. Date issuer informed of transaction
29 August 2006

Name of contact and telephone number for queries
Kathryn Silverwood, Assistant Company Secretary

020 7408 9300

Date of Notification

30 August 2006



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