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Marconi Sells Bookham Shares

Marconi dumps 12.89M Bookham Technology shares for £16.76M total

September 24, 2003

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LONDON -- Marconi Corporation plc (London: MONI) announces that it has today sold its holding of 12,891,000 shares in Bookham Technology plc (LSE: BHM; Nasdaq: BKHM) through a placing with institutional investors carried out by Cazenove & Co. Ltd for a total cash consideration of £16,758,300. The cash proceeds will be paid into a mandatory redemption escrow account and will be used, in due course, to fund a further partial redemption of the Group's Junior Notes.

Marconi acquired its holding in Bookham Technology in February 2002 as consideration against the sale of its Optical Components business to Bookham.

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