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Thursday 27 January, 2011

Biocompatibles Intl.

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TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi                                         
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer                        Biocompatibles
of existing shares to which voting rights are                          International plc
attached:ii                                                                             
                                                                                        
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):               
                                                                                        
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                            x
                                                                                        
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result         
in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached         
                                                                                        
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to               
qualifying financial instruments                                                        
                                                                                        
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                        
                                                                                        
Other (please specify):                                                                 
                                                                                        
                                                                  Appleby Trust (Jersey)
                                                                 Limited in its capacity
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the                               as trustee of the
notification obligation:iii                                               Biocompatibles
                                                                  International Employee
                                                                           Benefit Trust
                                                                                        
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                                        Greenwood Nominees
 (if different from 3.):iv                                           Limited - acting as
                                                                               custodian
                                                                                        
5. Date of the transaction and date on                                                  
which the threshold is crossed or                                             25/01/2011
reached: v                                                                              
                                                                                        
6. Date on which issuer notified:                                   TR-1 submitted on 27
                                                                            January 2011
                                                                                        
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                             Below 4% and below 3%
reached: vi, vii                                                                        
                                                                                        


 

8. Notified details:                                                                                   
                                                                                                       
A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix                                                           
                                                                                                       
Class/type   Situation previous                   Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 
of           to the triggering                                                                         
shares       transaction                                                                               
                                                                                                       
             Number                 Number        Number   Number of voting        % of  voting rights 
if possible  of                     of            of       rights                  x                   
using        Shares                 Voting        shares                                               
the ISIN                            Rights                                                             
CODE                                              Direct   Direct xi Indirect xii  Direct  Indirect    
                                                                                                       
GB00B0L2JD04                                                                                           
             1,733,057              1,733,057     228,057  228,057   n/a           0.56%   n/a         
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                                                                    
                                                                                                       
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                                   
                                                                                                       
Type of        Expiration            Exercise/              Number of voting             % of voting   
financial      date xiii             Conversion Period xiv  rights that may be           rights        
instrument                                                  acquired if the                            
                                                            instrument is                              
                                                            exercised/ converted.                      
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial                          
Instruments xv, xvi                                                                                    
                                                                                                       
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                                   
                                                                                                       
Type of       Exercise price        Expiration  Exercise/  Number of voting rights    % of voting      
financial                           date xvii   Conversion instrument refers to       rights xix, xx   
instrument                                      period                                                 
                                                xviii                                                  
                                                                                                       
                                                                                      Nominal Delta      
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
Total (A+B+C)                                                                                          
                                                                                                       
Number of voting rights                                  Percentage of voting rights                   
                                                                                                       
228,057                                                  0.56%                                         
                                                                                                       


 

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the          
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi                          
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
Proxy Voting:                                                                           
                                                                                        
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                                           
                                                                                        
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease                                     
to hold:                                                                                
                                                                                        
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold                                       
voting rights:                                                                          
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
13. Additional information:          It is our normal practice to abstain from voting in
                                                                 relation to our holding
                                                                                        
14. Contact name:                                                          Patrick Jones
                                                                                        
15. Contact telephone number:                                               01534 818390

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