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Thursday 29 November, 2007

IMI PLC

Holding(s) in Company

IMI PLC
29 November 2007


TR-1:               Notification of major interests in shares

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing                 IMI PLC
shares to which voting rights are attached:

2. Reason for the notification     (please tick the appropriate box or boxes)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                       X

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): Exemption DTR 5.1.5 (1)                                                   X

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification                 The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
obligation:

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):                    Goldman, Sachs & Co.,

                                                                      Goldman Sachs Asset Management
                                                                              International,

                                                                   Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P.

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is               26 NOVEMBER 2007
crossed or reached if different):

6. Date on which issuer notified:                                            28 NOVEMBER 2007

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                  Below 3%

8. Notified details:



A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of     Situation previous to   Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares            the Triggering
                  transaction
 if possible      Number of    Number of  Number of    Number of voting rights   % of voting rights
using the ISIN    Shares       Voting     shares       ix
CODE                           Rights
                               viii       Direct       Direct  x    Indirect xi  Direct       Indirect



  GB0004579636     19,698,683    5.98%


B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction xii
Type of financial    Expiration date Exercise/ Conversion      Number of voting rights    % of voting
instrument           xiii            Period/ Date xiv          that may be acquired if    rights
                                                               the instrument is
                                                               exercised/ converted.



Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights                            % of voting rights

                                                        Below 3%

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

We hereby notify you that as at close of business on 26th November 2007,  The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., of 85 Broad
Street, New York, NY 10004, USA, no longer has a notifiable interest in shares.


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:                                      N/A
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:       N/A
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:   N/A


13. Additional information:                  General email contact:

                                             shareholderdisclosures@gs.com

14. Contact name:                            Sean Rogers / Alan Cox

15. Contact telephone number:                0207-552-9205 / 0207-774 -8774


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