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^i 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer Weir Group Plc of existing shares to which voting rights are GB0009465807 attached:^ii 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 Norges Bank notification obligation:^iii 4. Full name of shareholder(s) N/A (if different from 3.):^iv 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or 04 April 2013 reached: ^v 6. Date on which issuer notified: 08 April 2013 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or Above 3% reached: ^vi, vii 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares^viii, ix Class/type of Situation previous Resulting situation after the triggering shares to the triggering transaction transaction if possible Number Number Number Number of voting % of voting using of of of shares rights rights ^x the ISIN CODE Shares Voting Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect Rights ^xi ^xii GB0009465807 6,262,080 6,262,080 6,348,085 6,348,085 2.98% B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of financial Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting instrument date ^xiii Conversion Period rights that may be rights ^xiv acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments ^xv, xvi Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Exercise Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting financial price date ^xvii Conversion rights instrument rights ^xix, instrument period refers to xx ^xviii CFDs N/A N/A N/A 89,764 Nominal Delta 0.04% 0.04% Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights 6,348,085 3.02% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi N/A Proxy Voting: 10. Name of the proxy holder: Norges Bank 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: None 14. Contact name: Frank Heggen 15. Contact telephone number: +47 2407 3143 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 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#1691210
The Weir Group PLC : Holding(s) in Company
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