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Friday 18 May, 2007

Rexam PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Rexam PLC
18 May 2007



TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached (ii):

REXAM PLC 

2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No): 

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: YES 

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the
acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: ( ) 

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: ( ) 

Other (please specify) : ( )

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii): 

AVIVA PLC AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES 

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv): 

REGISTERED HOLDER:
BNY NORWICH UNION NOMINEES LIMITED 7,040,644*
CHASE GA GROUP NOMINEES LIMITED 11,566,383*
CHASE NOMINEES LIMITED 1,061,921*
CUIM NOMINEE LIMITED 4,525,836*
VIDACOS NOMINEES LIMITED 101,933*
*DENOTES DIRECT INTEREST 

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached if different) (v): 

17 MAY 2007 

6. Date on which issuer notified: 

18 MAY 2007 

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 

CHANGE AT DIRECT INTEREST LEVEL FROM 3% TO 4% 

8. Notified details: 

A: Voting rights attached to shares
 
Class/type of shares if   Situation previous to the triggering transaction (vi) 
possible using the ISIN                                                         
CODE                                                                            
                          Number of shares          Number of voting rights     
                                                    (viii)                      
                                                                                
                                                                                
ORDINARY SHARES                                                                 
GB0004250451                           17,888,675                   17,888,675  

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii)
 
Class/type of     Number of      Number of voting rights    % of voting rights   
shares if         shares         (ix)                                            
possible using                                                                   
the ISIN CODE                                                                    
                                                                                 
                  Direct         Direct (x)   Indirect (xi) Direct   Indirect    
                                                                                 
                                                                                 
ORDINARY                                                                         
SHARES                                                                           
GB0004250451        24,296,717   24,296,717   NOT             4.16%  NOT         
                                              DISCLOSABLE            DISCLOSABLE 

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)

N/A

 
Type of    Expiration Date Exercise/          Number of voting    % of voting   
financial  (xiii)          Conversion Period/ rights that may be  rights        
instrument                 Date (xiv)         acquired if the                   
                                              instrument is                     
                                              exercised/                        
                                              converted.                        
                                                                                
Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights                   % of voting rights                    
24,296,717                                   4.16% 

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv): 

SEE SECTION 4 

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder: 

SEE SECTION 4 

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: 

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: 

13. Additional information: 

FIGURES ARE BASED ON A TOTAL NUMBER OF VOTING RIGHTS OF 583,515,852 

14. Contact name: 

NEIL WHITTAKER 

15. Contact telephone number: 

01603 684420


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