Elektron PLC 24 January 2006 For immediate release 24 January 2006 ELEKTRON PLC ("Elektron" or the "Company") Share buy back from EBT Elektron, the AIM quoted components group, announces that yesterday the Company purchased 300,000 ordinary shares (the "Shares") at a price of 13.25p through the market from the Company's Employee Benefit Trust ("EBT") for a total cost of £39,750. These Shares will be cancelled. Following this above transaction, the EBT will hold no Shares and therefore have no interest in the Company. Following this transaction, re-purchased Shares will be cancelled from trading on AIM and accordingly, the reduced issued share capital trading on AIM will amount to 79,073,102 Shares. For further information: Christopher Leigh Elektron Plc Tel: 020 8477 9308. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange