The Weir Group PLC : Holding(s) in Company TR-1: Notification of Major Interests in Shares 1.Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of The Weir Group PLC existing shares to which voting rights are attached: 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): 3.Full name of person(s) subject to the The Capital Group Companies, notification obligation: Inc. 3.Full name of shareholder(s) (if different See Schedule A from 3.): 3.Date of the transaction and date on which 11 February 2013 the threshold is crossed reached: 3.Date on which the issuer notified: 12 February 2013 3.Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or Below 4% reached: 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares Situation previous Resulting situation after the triggering Class/type of to the Triggering transaction shares If transaction possible using Number of Number of Number of shares Number of voting % of voting the ISIN CODE shares voting rights rights rights Direct Indirect Direct Indirect Direct Indirect Ordinary Shares 8,549,970 8,549,970 8,475,979 8,475,979 3.9883% (GB0009465807) B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Expiration Exercise/Conversion Number of voting rights that % of financial date Period may be acquired if the voting instrument instrument is rights exercised/converted 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 % of voting financial price date Conversion voting rights instrument period rights ^xviii instrument refers to N/A Nominal Delta Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights % of voting rights 8,475,979 3.9883% 9.Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: See Schedule A Proxy Voting: 9.Name of the proxy holder: 9.Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: 9.Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: 9.Additional information: 9.Contact Name: 9.Contact telephone number: Schedule A As of 11 February 2013 The Weir Group PLC Number of Shares Percent of Outstanding The Capital Group Companies, Inc. 8,475,979 3.998% ("CG") holdings Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds: · Capital Research and Management 8,475,979 3.998% Company · EuroPacific Growth Fund ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: The Weir Group PLC via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1677724
The Weir Group PLC : Holding(s) in Company
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