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Filtrona plc 07 August 2007 TR-1(i): notification of major interests in shares 1. Identity of the issuer or the Filtrona PLC underlying issuer of existing -------------------- shares to which voting rights are attached: ------------------------------- 2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes) -------------------------------------------- ------- An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X -------------------------------------------- ------- An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are ------- attached -------------------------------------------- An event changing the breakdown of voting rights -------------------------------------------- ------- Other (please specify): -------------------------------------------- ------- 3. Full name of person(s) subject Allianz SE to the notification obligation: -------------------- ------------------------------- 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if Allianz Global Investors Global Equity Business Unit different from 3.): -------------------- ------------------------------- 5. Date of the transaction (and 1 August 2007 date on which the threshold is -------------------- crossed or reached if different): ------------------------------- 6. Date on which issuer notified: 7 August 2007 ------------------------------- -------------------- 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 4% ------------------------------- -------------------- 8. Notified details: ------------------------------- -------------------- A: Voting rights attached to shares Class/type Situation previous to the Resulting situation after the triggering of shares Triggering transaction transaction if possible using the Number of Number of Number Number of voting % of voting ISIN CODE Shares Voting Rights of rights rights shares Direct Direct Indirect xi Direct Indirect x GB00B0744359 7,903,669 7,903,669 9,144,748 4.17 B: Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting rights that may % of financial date Conversion be acquired if the instrument is voting instrument Period/ Date exercised/ converted. rights Total (A+B) Number of voting rights % of voting rights 9,144,748 4.17% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable Allianz Global Investors Global Equity Business Unit ('AGI') is a wholly owned subsidiary of Allianz SE. Proxy Voting: 10. Name of the proxy holder: 11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: 12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: 13. Additional AGI are interested in 9,144,748 Filtrona shares. information: Other entities within Allianz SE group are interested 3,500 Filtrona shares 14. Contact name: Patricia Kingdon 15. Contact telephone number: 01908 359100 A: Identity of the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation Full name (including legal form for legal entities) Jon Green Company Secretary Filtrona plc Phone number 01908 359100 -------------------------- This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange


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