Elektron PLC 28 February 2006 For immediate release 28 February 2006 Elektron Plc ("Elektron" or the "Company") Significant Shareholding The Company was informed on 27 February 2006 that on that date the personal pension fund of Mr Andrew Perloff, purchased 1,570,000 Elektron ordinary shares, resulting in a total holding at that date of 2,170,000 such shares. In addition Mr Perloff holds 2,000,0000 shares and Panther Securities plc, of which he is chairman and a major shareholder, holds 9,090,909 shares. Accordingly, Andrew Perloff is interested in a total holding of 13,260,909 ordinary shares, or 16.77% of the Company's issued share capital. Further to an announcement made by Elektron on 21 February 2006, the family and associated holdings of Mr JAD Skailes, a former director of the Company, have now sold the 2,215,000 ordinary shares in on market transactions within five business days of the date thereof. Elektron, therefore, did not make any purchase of its own 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