For filings with the FCA include the annex For filings with issuer exclude the annex TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are Spectris PLC attached:ii 2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights √ 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 BlackRock, Inc. notification obligation:iii 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):iv 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or 5th April 2013 reached: v 6. Date on which issuer notified: 8th April 2013 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or Holding has gone below 10% reached: vi, vii 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix Class/type Situation previous Resulting situation after the triggering transaction of to the triggering shares transaction Number Number Number Number of voting % of voting rights x if possible of of of rights using Shares Voting shares the ISIN Rights CODE Direct Direct xi Indirect Direct Indirect xii GB0003308607 10,615,384 10,615,384 N/A N/A 10,704,342 N/A 9.10% B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting financial date xiii Conversion Period rights that may be rights instrument xiv acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted. C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Exercise price Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting rights % of voting financial date xvii Conversion instrument refers to rights xix, xx instrument period xviii Nominal Delta CFD 1,046,423 0.89% 0.89% Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights 11,750,765 9.99% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - 11,750,765 (9.99%) 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: BlackRock Threshold Reporting Team 13. Additional information: 14. Contact name: Andrew Manchester 15. Contact telephone number: 020 7743 5773 END -0- Apr/09/2013 13:10 GMT
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