Holding(s) in Company

Filtrona plc 11 October 2006 SCHEDULE 10 NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 1. Name of company Filtrona plc 2. Name of shareholder having a major interest Legal and General Group plc and/or its subsidiaries 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 Legal and General Group plc and/or its subsidiaries 4. Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of shares held by each of them Registered Holder Holding HSBC Bank plc a/c 914945 77,906 HSBC Bank plc a/c 923363 104,706 HSBC Bank plc a/c 775237 62,062 HSBC Bank plc a/c 942199 191,997 HSBC Bank plc a/c 942229 190,394 HSBC Bank plc a/c 942217 191,797 HSBC Bank plc a/c 942205 190,796 HSBC Bank plc a/c 942175 190,195 HSBC Bank plc a/c 942187 190,996 HSBC Bank plc a/c 775245 643,737 HSBC Bank plc a/c 770286 112,714 HSBC Bank plc a/c 357206 5,611,509 HSBC Bank plc a/c 866203 443,028 HSBC Bank plc a/c 916681 11,700 HSBC Bank plc a/c 969995 522,209 HSBC Bank plc a/c 999392 19,543 HSBC Bank plc a/c 630591 223,568 HSBC Bank plc a/c 361602 17,216 HSBC Bank plc a/c 282605 517,588 HSBC Bank plc a/c 360509 349,908 HSBC Bank plc a/c 766793 124,326 HSBC Bank plc a/c 924434 30,830 HSBC Bank plc a/c 924422 116,518 10,135,243 ------------ 5. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired N/K 6. Percentage of issued class N/K 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 10 October 2006 12. Total holding following this notification 10,135,243 shares 13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification 4.62% 14. Any additional information N/A 15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries Patricia Kingdon Deputy Company Secretary - 01908 359 100 16. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification Jon Green Company Secretary & Legal Counsel Date of notification 11 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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