MONDI PLC: Holding(s) in Company

Mondi Limited 
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) 
(Registration number: 1967/013038/06) 
JSE share code: MND ISIN: ZAE000156550 
Mondi plc 
(Incorporated in England and Wales) 
(Registered number: 6209386) 
JSE share code: MNP ISIN: GB00B1CRLC47 
LSE share code: MNDI 


    30 January 2013
    Notification of Major Interests in Shares


As part of the dual listed company structure, Mondi Limited and Mondi plc
notify both the JSE Limited and the London Stock Exchange of matters required
to be disclosed under the Listings Requirements of the JSE and/or the
Disclosure and Transparency Rules of the United Kingdom Listing Authority. 
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached: 
Mondi plc 


    2. Reason for notification


Acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                     
                                                                             
    3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:


Allan Gray Unit Trust Management (RF) Proprietary Limited
    

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):
    

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or 
reached
if different):


28 January 2013
    6. Date on which issuer notified:


30 January 2013
    7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:


3%
    8. Notified details:



A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of   Situation previous to the   Resulting situation after the    
shares if       triggering transaction      triggering transaction           
possible using                                                              
the ISIN Code                                                               
                                                                            
                No. of      No. of voting   No. of      No. of       % of     
                shares      rights          shares      voting       voting   
                                                        rights       rights   
                                                                            
                                                        Direct       Direct   


                                                                        
GB00B1CRLC47    11,088,926  11,088,926      10,993,007  10,993,007   2.99%     
                                                                         


    B:  Qualifying Financial Instruments


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of     Expiration Exercise/  Number of voting rights that may   % of   
financial   date       Conversion be acquired if the instrument is   voting 
instrument             Period     exercised/ converted.              rights 
                                                                            
     N/A    N/A        N/A        N/A                                N/A    
                                                                            


C:  Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of        Exercise Expiration Exercise/     Number of voting       % of    
 
financial      Price    date       Conversion    rights instrument      voting  
 
instrument                         Period        refers to              rights  
                                                                                  
       N/A       N/A      N/A        N/A           N/A                    N/A     
                                                                                  
    

Total (A+B+C)


Number of voting rights                   % of voting rights              
                                                                          


                                                                 
10,993,007                                2.99%                            


                                                                          
                                                                          
                                                                          
                                                                          
                                                                         

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


N/A
     

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:


Abigail Recker
    15. Contact telephone number:


01932 826 369
    
    Sponsor in South Africa: UBS South Africa (Pty) Ltd



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