Holding(s) in Company

Filtrona plc 03 May 2006 SCHEDULE 10 NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 1. Name of company Filtrona plc 2. Name of shareholder having a major interest Threadneedle Investments on behalf of various Ameriprise Financial Inc. group subsidiaries, including Threadneedle Pensions Ltd, Threadneedle Investment Funds ICVC, Threadneedle Specialist Investment Funds ICVC, Threadneedle Investment Services Ltd and Eagle Star Unit Managers Ltd. 3. Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding of the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18 Threadneedle Investments as Investment Manager for various client accounts 4. Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of shares held by each of them Registered Holders Account Holding -------------------- --------- --------- Bank of Ireland Nominees 4261416 377,200 Bank of Ireland Nominees 4239914 553,298 BNY (OCS) Nominees Ltd 219064 268,129 Littledown Nominees Ltd 10478 5,000 Littledown Nominees Ltd 10479 10,050 Littledown Nominees Ltd 7205 853,445 Littledown Nominees Ltd 21688 675,083 Littledown Nominees Ltd 7207 2,231,554 Littledown Nominees Ltd 7196 107,050 Littledown Nominees Ltd 27642 669,274 Littledown Nominees Ltd 2891 4,287,152 Littledown Nominees Ltd 2642 349,120 Littledown Nominees Ltd 31348 70,858 Littledown Nominees Ltd 10469 476,176 Littledown Nominees Ltd 10492 985,771 Littledown Nominees Ltd 10491 1,863,834 Littledown Nominees Ltd 10488 2,246,492 Littledown Nominees Ltd 10489 915,774 Mellon Nominees (UK) Ltd WWSF0004002 783,985 Mellon Nominees (UK) Ltd AVOF0003002 1,446,719 Roy Nominees 104450 253,524 State Street Nominees Ltd JTAV 216,409 State Street Nominees Ltd JY17 2,608,060 22,253,957 ------------ 5. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired N/A 6. Percentage of issued class N/A 7. Number of shares / amount of stock disposed N/A 8. Percentage of issued class N/A 9. Class of security Ordinary shares 10. Date of transaction Not advised 11. Date company informed 3 May 2006 12. Total holding following this notification 22,253,957 shares 13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification 10.15% 14. Any additional information N/A 15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries Shanny Looi - 01908 359 100 16. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification Jon Green - Company Secretary Date of notification 3 May 2006 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange


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