Elektron PLC 09 August 2005 For immediate release 9 August 2005 ELEKTRON PLC Significant Shareholding The Board of Elektron Plc (the "Company" or "Elektron") announces that it was informed on 9 August 2005 by John Kinder that he was interested in 14,367,647 ordinary shares of 5p each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares"), representing 18.1 per cent. of the issued share capital of the Company following completion of the recent restructuring of the Company's issued share capital. ENDS Chris Leigh Elektron Plc Tel: 0208 477 9308 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange