Elektron PLC 17 March 2006 For immediate release 17 March 2006 Elektron Plc ("Elektron" or the "Company") Share repurchase Elektron, the AIM quoted components group, announces that the Company acquired 100,000 ordinary shares of 5p each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 17p per Ordinary Share through the market. Following this transaction, 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 78,723,102 Ordinary 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