John Wood Group PLC ("Company") NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES 1. Name of Issuer JOHN WOOD GROUP PLC 2. Reason for Notification DISPOSAL OF VOTING RIGHTS 3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation BLACKROCK, INC 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3 above) N/A 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached 10 JANUARY 2013 6. Date on which issuer notified 11 JANUARY 2013 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached BELOW 15% 8. Notified details (A) Voting rights attached to shares Number of voting rights - Direct - N/A Number of voting rights - Indirect - 53,348,798- 14.30% (B) Financial Instruments N/A (C) Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of financial instrument - CFD Exercise Price - N/A Expiration date - N/A Exercise/conversion period - N/A Number of voting rights instrument refers to - 2,473,411 Percentage of voting rights - Nominal - 0.66% Delta - 0.66% Total A + B + C Number of voting rights - 55,822,209 Percentage of voting rights - 14.96% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable BLACKROCK INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (UK) LIMITED - 55,822,209 (14.96%) PROXY VOTING 10. Name of the proxy holder N/A 11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold N/A 12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights N/A 13. Additional Information N/A 14. Contact name ANDREW MANCHESTER 15. Contact telephone number 020 7743 5773 Notification authorised by: ROBBIE M B BROWN, COMPANY SECRETARY 14 JANUARY 2013 END -0- Jan/14/2013 16:14 GMT
WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC: Holding(s) in Company
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