Holding(s) in Company

Filtrona plc 03 October 2006 SCHEDULE 10 NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 1. Name of company Filtrona plc 2. Name of shareholder having a major interest Amvescap plc 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 Non-beneficial interest representing funds under management for clients by subsidiary companies. 4. Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of shares held by each of them Bank of New York (Brussels) 58,359 JP Morgan Chase 742,996 Vidacos Nominees Limited 25,069,117 Bank of New York 121,352 JP Morgan (Hong Kong) 151,759 Bank of Ireland (Dublin) Nominees Limited 306,603 Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh 258,842 Japan Trustee Services Bank 3,641 State Street Trust & Banking Co (London) 3,003,000 Trust & Custody Services 7,096 Northern Trust Company (London) 444,779 HSBC Nominees 77,280 Trimark 761,000 AIM 2,010,174 5. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired 190,000 6. Percentage of issued class 0.09% 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 29 September 2006 11. Date company informed 2 October 2006 12. Total holding following this notification 33,015,998 13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification 15.05% 14. Any additional information N/A 15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries Patricia Kingdon 01908 359100 Deputy Company Secretary 16. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification Jon Green 01908 359100 Company Secretary and General Counsel Date of notification 3 October 2006 The FSA does not give any express or implied warranty as to the accuracy of this document or material and does not accept any liability for error or omission. The FSA is not liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business or loss of profits) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of or inability to use this document, or any material contained in it, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this document or any such material. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange


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