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Tuesday 13 November, 2007

Croda International

Holding(s) in Company

Croda International PLC
13 November 2007




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|TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares                              |
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|                                                                                 |
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|1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which   |
|voting rights are attached:                                                      |
+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Croda International Plc                                                          |
+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                                 |
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|2. Reason for notification (yes/no)                                              |
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|                                                                      |          |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------+----------+
|An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                           |Yes       |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------+----------+
|                                                                      |          |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------+----------+
|An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result  |No        |
|in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are|          |
|attached                                                              |          |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------+----------+
|                                                                      |          |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------+----------+
|An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                      |No        |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------+----------+
|                                                                      |          |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------+----------+
|Other (please specify):______________                                 |No        |
+-----------------------------------------+----------------------------+----------+
|                                         |                                       |
+-----------------------------------------+---------------------------------------+
|3. Full name of person(s) subject to     |AEGON UK Group of Companies            |
|notification obligation:                 |                                       |
+-----------------------------------------+---------------------------------------+
|                                         |                                       |
+-----------------------------------------+---------------------------------------+
|4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if       |                                       |
|different from 3):                       |                                       |
+-----------------------------------------+---------------------------------------+
|                                         |                                       |
+-----------------------------------------+---------------------------------------+
|5. Date of transaction (and date on which|9 November 2007                        |
|the threshold is crossed or reached if   |                                       |
|different):                              |                                       |
+-----------------------------------------+---------------------------------------+
|                                         |                                       |
+-----------------------------------------+---------------------------------------+
|6. Date on which issuer notified:        |13 November 2007                       |
+-----------------------------------------+---------------------------------------+
|                                         |                                       |
+-----------------------------------------+---------------------------------------+
|                                         |                                       |
+-----------------------------------------+---------------------------------------+
|7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or   |2-3%                                   |
|reached:                                 |                                       |
+-----------------------------------------+---------------------------------------+
|                                         |                                       |
+-----------------------------------------+----------------------------+----------+
+-----------------------------------------+----------------------------+----------+

+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|8: Notified Details                                                                              |
+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|A: Voting rights attached to shares                                                              |
+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                                                 |
+--------------+-------------------------+--------------------------------------------------------+
|Class/type of |Situation previous to the|Resulting situation after the triggering transaction    |
|shares        |triggering transaction   |                                                        |
+--------------+-------------------------+--------------------------------------------------------+
|If possible   |                         |                                                        |
|use ISIN      +------------+------------+------------+-----------------------+-------------------+
|code          |Number of   |Number of   |Number of   |Number of voting       |Percentage of      |
|              |shares      |voting      |shares      |rights                 |voting rights      |
|              |            |rights      |            +------------+----------+--------+----------+
|              |            |            |            |            |          |        |          |
|              |            |            |            +------------+----------+--------+----------+
|              |            |            |            |Direct      |Indirect  |Direct  |Indirect  |
+--------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+----------+--------+----------+
|GB0002335270  | 3,639,421  | 3,639,421  | 4,793,158  | 4,630,458  | 162,700  |  3.40  |    0.12  |
+--------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+----------+--------+----------+

+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|B: Financial Instruments                                                      |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                              |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                          |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                              |
+------------+----------+------------+-----------------------------+-----------+
|Type of     |Expiration|Exercise/   |No. of voting rights that may|Percentage |
|financial   |date      |conversion  |be acquired (if the          |of voting  |
|instrument  |          |period/     |instrument exercised/        |rights     |
|            |          |date        |converted)                   |           |
+------------+----------+------------+-----------------------------+-----------+
|            |          |            |                             |           |
+------------+----------+------------+-----------------------------+-----------+
|            |          |            |                             |           |
+------------+----------+------------+-----------------------------+-----------+

+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Total (A+B)                                                                   |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                              |
+------------------------------------+-----------------------------------------+
|Number of voting rights             |Percentage of voting rights              |
+------------------------------------+-----------------------------------------+
|                         4,793,158  |                                   3.52  |
+------------------------------------+-----------------------------------------+
|9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and /or   |
|the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:                |
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|AEGON UK Group of companies - parent undertaking of:                          |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|AEGON Asset Management UK plc                                                 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|AEGON Investment Management UK ltd.                                           |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|AEGON ICVC                                                                    |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+

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|Proxy Voting:                                                                 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                              |
+-----------------------------------------------------+------------------------+
|10. Name of proxy holder:                            |AEGON UK Group of       |
|                                                     |Companies               |
+-----------------------------------------------------+------------------------+
|                                                     |                        |
+-----------------------------------------------------+------------------------+
|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   |AEGON UK Group of Companies consists of:                    |
|information:     |                                                            |
+-----------------+------------------------------------------------------------+
|                 |AEGON Asset Management UK plc                               |
+-----------------+------------------------------------------------------------+
|                 |AEGON Investment Management UK ltd                          |
+-----------------+------------------------------------------------------------+
|                 |AEGON ICVC                                                  |
+-----------------+------------------------------------------------------------+
|                 |                                                            |
+-----------------+------------------------------------------------------------+
|                 |Number of Croda International Plc ordinary shares in issue, |
|                 |excluding shares held in treasury:  136,192,380             |
+-----------------+------------------------------------------------------------+
|                 |                                                            |
+-----------------+------------------------------------------------------------+
|14. Contact name:|Mrs D S Hill                                                |
|                 |                                                            |
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|                 |                                                            |
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|15. Contact      |01405 860551                                                |
|telephone name:  |                                                            |
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|                 |                                                            |
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