Holding(s) in Company

Filtrona plc 15 January 2007 FILTRONA PLC HOLDING (S) IN COMPANY 15 January 2007 Filtrona plc announces it was informed on 15 January 2007 that, following an acquisition on 11 January 2007, Morgan Stanley Securities Limited ('MSSL') holds an interest in 9,179,889 ordinary 25p shares, being 4.18% of the issued share capital of the Company. MSSL have transferred from time to time 4,067,340 ordinary shares to third parties on terms which give them the right to require return of an equivalent number of shares. MSSL's interest in 4,067,340 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. Those group companies which are direct or indirect holding companies of MSSL are, under the terms of section 203 of the Companies Act 1985, 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 Company Secretary and General Counsel T: 01908 359100 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

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