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Monday 20 November, 2006

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
20 November 2006


                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Name of company


Brambles Industries plc

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2. Name of shareholder having a major interest


Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc

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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 & Co., Inc and BlackRock 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

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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 disclosed

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8. Percentage of issued class


N/A

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9. Class of security


Ordinary Shares of 5 pence each

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10. Date of transaction


14 November 2006

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11. Date company informed


17 November 2006

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12. Total holding following this notification


78,550,463

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13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification


11.69%

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14. Any additional information


...............................................................


15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries


Laura Jackson 020 7659 6030

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16. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making
this notification


Laura Jackson

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Date of notification


20 November 2006

Details of Registered Holders

Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc                                            77,292,879
BlackRock Group                                                      1,257,584

                                                Total               78,550,463


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