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Elementis PLC (ELM)

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Wednesday 25 March, 2009

Elementis PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Elementis PLC


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

Elementis plc

2. Reason for the notification

An acquisition or disposal of voting

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

Norges Bank

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


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

19 March 2009

6. Date on which issuer

24 March 2009

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


8. Notified details: acquisition of shares increasing holding above
4% threshold

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

ORDINARY GB0002418548

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Number of shares                          17,501,214

Number of Voting Rights               17,501,214

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares                               18,501,214

Number of voting rights   Direct          18,501,214

Number of voting rights   Indirect

% of voting rights          Direct                 4.13%
% of voting rights          Indirect

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument                   N/A

Expiration date                                     N/A

Exercise/ Conversion Period/ Date        N/A

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is
exercised/ converted.                            N/A

% of voting rights                                  N/A

Total (A+B)

Number of voting                                  18,501,214

% of voting rights                                   4.13%

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


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:                 Norges Bank

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:                       None

14. Contact name:                                   Robert Cook

15. Contact telephone number:                00 47 2231 6922

This notification is made in accordance with Rule 5.8.12 R(1) of the
Disclosure and Transparency Rules sourcebook.

Wai Wong
Company Secretary
020 7408 9303


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