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RNS Number : 5423Q
Babcock International Group PLC
07 November 2012




Financial Services Authority



TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying
issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are    Babcock International Group
attached:                                                    PLC


2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                          Yes


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):


                                         Legal & General Group Plc (Group)
3. Full name of person(s) subject to
the                                                      
notification obligation:
                                       Legal & General Investment Management
                                                   Limited (LGIM)
                                                         

4. Full name of shareholder(s)            Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)
(if different from 3.):
                                                         

                                                         


5. Date of the transaction and date
on                                                05 November 2012
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:


6. Date on which issuer notified:                 06 November 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed               Group (Below 5%)
or
reached:                                                 

                                                 LGIM (Below 5%)



8. Notified details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type    Situation previous       Resulting situation after the triggering
of             to the triggering                      transaction
shares            transaction

if            Number       Number                    Number of     % of voting
possible        of           of                        voting          rights
using         Shares       Voting       Number         rights
the ISIN                   Rights      of shares
CODE                                               Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
                  17,979,717
Ordinary
60p                                                   Below 5%

              (As on 14/06/2012)
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                    Number of       
                                                       voting
Type of financial Expiration     Exercise/             rights that may % of voting
instrument        date           Conversion Period     be              rights
                                                       acquired if the
                                                       instrument is
                                                       exercised/
                                                       converted.
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                          

Type       of Exercise price Expiration Exercise/  Number   of % of voting rights
financial                    date       Conversion voting
instrument                              period     rights      
                                                   instrument
                                                  refers to

                                                   
                                                               Nominal    Delta

                                                   
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                            Percentage of voting rights
                                     Below 5%



9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:


Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group) (
Below 5% = Total Position)
Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited
(LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect) ( Below 5% = Total Position)
Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect)
(LGIM) ( Below 5% -0.00% = Total Position)
 Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) ( 14,862,656 -4.12% = LGAS, LGPL &
                                     PMC)
Legal & General Investment Management    Legal & General Insurance Holdings
(Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)     Limited (Direct) (LGIH)
(PMC)
Legal & General Assurance (Pensions      Legal & General Assurance Society
Management) Limited (PMC) (PMC)        Limited (LGAS & LGPL) 
                                         Legal & General Pensions Limited
                                         (Direct) (LGPL)
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                     N/A
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease               N/A
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold                 N/A
voting rights:
13. Additional information:       Notification using the total voting rights
                                            figure of 360,270,941

Eunice Payne

Company Secretarial Department

Babcock International Group PLC

                     This information is provided by RNS
           The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

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