Elektron PLC 23 March 2006 For immediate release 23 March 2006 Elektron Plc ("Elektron" or the "Company") Share repurchase Elektron, the AIM quoted components group, announces that the Company acquired 364,500 ordinary shares of 5p each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 17.3p per Ordinary Share from the AF Bulgin Group Pension Scheme through the market. The AF Bulgin Group Pension Scheme is currently being wound up and following this transaction will no longer have an interest in the Company. The repurchased Ordinary Shares will be cancelled from trading on AIM. Accordingly, the reduced issued share capital admitted to trading to AIM will amount to 78,358,602 Ordinary Shares. For further information: Christopher Leigh Elektron Plc Tel: 020 8477 9308 Michael Cornish Beaumont Cornish Limited Tel: 0207 628 3396 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange