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The Weir Group PLC : Holding(s) in Company



                  The Weir Group PLC : Holding(s) in Company

For filings with the FSA include the annex
For filings with issuer exclude the annex

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of           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   Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited (and/or
to the notification obligation:    acting for its affiliates) as discretionary
                                   investment manager on behalf of multiple
                                   managed portfolios
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if
different from 3.):
5. Date of the transaction and      05/03/2013
date on which the threshold is
crossed or reached:
6. Date on which issuer notified:   07/03/2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are         5%
crossed or reached:

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 possible  Number      Number     Number     Number of voting   % of  voting
using        of          of         of shares  rights             rights
the ISIN     Shares      Voting
CODE                     Rights     Direct     Direct Indirect    Direct Indirect
GB0009465807  11,044,406 11,044,406 10,463,664         10,463,664         4.92%

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial         Expiration Exercise/  Number of voting   % of voting
instrument                date       Conversion rights that may be rights
                                     Period     acquired if the
                                                instrument is
                                                exercised/
                                                converted.
 Weir Group PUT 1718 GBP
           OTC            15/03/2013 15/03/2013       81,000          0.04%
    Isin DU00XX4512DF

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
                                                  instrument
                                                  refers to
                                                               Nominal  Delta

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
10,544,664              4.96%

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

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name:              Martin Reid
15. Contact telephone number:  01224 404 253

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Source: The Weir Group PLC via Thomson Reuters ONE
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