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JOHNSON MATTHEY PLC: Holding(s) in Company

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 
1.   Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to      


     which voting rights are attached:                                         
                                                                               
     Johnson Matthey plc                                                       


                                                                           
2.   Reason for the notification:                                               


                                                                               
     An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                               


                                                                           
3.   Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:             


                                                                               
     Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)                                           


                                                                           
4.   Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):                        


                                                                               
     N/A                                                                       


                                                                           
5.   Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or     


     reached if different):                                                    
                                                                               
     16 May 2013                                                               


                                                                           
6.   Date on which issuer notified:                                             


                                                                               
     20 May 2013                                                               


                                                                           
7.   Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                               


                                                                               
     L&G (Above 3%)                                                            


                                                                           
8.   Notified details:                                                          


                                                                               
     VOTING RIGHTS ATTACHED TO SHARES:                                         
                                                                               
     Class/type of shares (if possible using the ISIN CODE):                   
                                                                               
     GB00B70FPS60                                                              
                                                                               
     Situation previous to the triggering transaction:                         
                                                                               
     Number of shares: Below 3% (as at 08/03/2013)                             
                                                                               
     Number of voting rights: Below 3% (as at 08/03/2013)                      
                                                                               
     Resulting situation after the triggering transaction:                     
                                                                               
     Number of shares: 6,235,307                                               
                                                                               
     Number of voting rights (direct): 6,235,307                               
                                                                               
     Number of voting rights (indirect): N/A                                   
                                                                               
     % of voting rights (direct): 3.04%                                        
                                                                               
     % of voting rights (indirect): N/A                                        
                                                                               
     Total voting rights: 6,235,307 (3.04%)                                    


                                                                           
9.   Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or    


     the financial instruments are effectively held if applicable:             

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group)                         
                                     


                                                                           
Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and 
Indirect)   
                                                                           
Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM)                 
                                                                            
    Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (6,235,307 - 3.04% = LGAS, 
LGPL & PMC) 
                                                                           
Legal & General Investment Management     Legal & General Insurance Holdings     
(Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)      Limited (Direct) (LGIH)                
                                                                              
Legal & General Assurance (Pensions       Legal & General Assurance Society      
Management) Limited (PMC)                 Limited (LGAS & LGPL)                  


                                                                                  
                                          Legal & General Pensions Limited      


                                        (Direct) (LGPL)                         
10.  Name of the proxy holder: N/A                                              
                                                                           
11.  Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: N/A               
                                                                           
12.  Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: N/A           
                                                                           
13.  Additional Information                                                     


                                                                               
     Notification using the total voting rights figure of 204,917,749          


                                                                           
14.  Contact Name:                                                              
                                                                           
15.  Angela Purtill, Deputy Company Secretary, Johnson Matthey plc             
 Contact Telephone Number: 020 7269 8461                                    
21 May 2013 
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