SPECTRIS PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

Spectris plc ("the Company")                      

                          Director/PDMR Shareholding                           

 This notification is made in accordance with DTR 3.1.4(1)(a).
On 19 April 2013, awards granted on 25 February 2008 under the Spectris
Performance Share Plan to a director and person discharging managerial
responsibilities were exercised.  The Company was informed by the individual
below of the transaction on 19 April 2013. The awards were granted in the form
of nominal cost options with an exercise price of 5 pence per share.  The
awards became exercisable on 25 February 2011 for a period of 7 years.
     Name      Total    Number   Number of      Number of     Price      Total    
          number of    of       shares    shares disposed   per      holding   
           shares    shares  disposed to  otherwise than   share    following  
          exercised retained satisfy the  to satisfy the  received notification
                                option    option exercise    on                
                               exercise    price and tax  disposal             
                              price and     liabilities     (p)                

  John     29,709    29,709      Nil            Nil         N/A      162,283   
Name of contact and telephone number for queries: 
Robert Martin
Deputy Company Secretary
01784 470 470
For and on behalf of Spectris plc 
Date: 19 April 2013 
-0- Apr/19/2013 12:18 GMT
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