Holding(s) in Company

Filtrona plc 21 December 2006 FILTRONA PLC HOLDING (S) IN COMPANY 21 December 2006 Filtrona plc announces it was informed on 20 December 2006 that, following an acquisition on 18 December 2006, Morgan Stanley Securities Limited ('MSSL') holds an interest in 7,048,434 ordinary 25p shares, being approximately 3.21% of the issued share capital of the Company. Morgan Stanley Securities have transferred from time to time 4,876,983 ordinary shares to third parties on terms which give them the right to require return of an equivalent number of shares. This interest in 4,876,983 ordinary shares is pursuant to Section 208(5) of the Companies Act 1985. Filtrona plc was advised that MSSL is a member of the Morgan Stanley group of companies. These group companies which are direct or indirect holding companies of MSSL are each interested by attribution in any shares in which MSSL is interested. Name of contact and telephone number for queries Patricia Kingdon Deputy Company Secretary T: 01908 359100 Name of authorised company official responsible for making this notification Jon Green General Counsel and Company Secretary T: 01908 359100 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange


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