The Weir Group PLC : Holding(s) in Company

                  The Weir Group PLC : Holding(s) in Company

For filings with the FCA 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                  07 June 2013
reached:            ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                  10 June 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or             Below 4%
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   8,474,763    8,474,763   8,474,763 8,474,763          3.98%
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        45,339                Nominal Delta
                                                                        0.02%   0.02%
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                      Percentage of voting rights
8,520,102                                    3.998%

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:                             Stanislav Boiadjiev
15. Contact telephone number:                 +47 2407 3142

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