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SPECTRIS 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 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                                      


     Yes
                                                                                


    
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                Legal & General Group 
Plc (L&G) 
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                               19th June 2013   
    
reached:v                                                                        


        
                                                                                


    
6. Date on which issuer notified:                               20th June 2013   


        
                                                                                


    
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                          Below 3% (L&G)   
    
reached: vi, vii                                                                 


        
                                                                                
        
    8. Notified details:                                                            
        
                                                                                


    
A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix                                     


        
                                                                                


    
Class/type   Situation previous       Resulting situation after the triggering   
    
of           to the triggering        transaction                                
    
shares       transaction                                                         


        
                                                                                
        


         Number     Number        Number    Number of voting    % of  
voting rights 
if possible  of         of            of shares rights              x            
    
using        Shares     Voting                                                   
    
the ISIN                Rights        Direct    Direct xi  Indirect Direct  
Indirect    
CODE                                                       xii                   


        
                                                                                
        
             3,557,546  3,557,546                                               


    
GB0003308607                          Below 3%  Below 3%   Below 3% Below   
Below 3%     


             (as on 18/ (as on 18/02/                               3%          
        
             02/13)     13)                                                     
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
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   Expiration Exercise/   Number of voting       % of 
voting      
financial     price      date xvii  Conversion  rights instrument      rights 
xix, xx   
instrument                          period      refers to                        


        
                                    xviii                                       
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        


                                                                   Nominal 
Delta       


                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
Total (A+B+C)                                                                    


        
                                                                                


    
Number of voting rights                    Percentage of voting rights           


        
                                                                                


    
Below 3%                                   Below 3%                              


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


                
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi                   


                    
                                                                                


                
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) (Below 3% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)     
Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited     Legal & General 
Insurance Holdings Limited   
(Direct) (LGIMHD)                                            (Direct) (LGIH)     


                                
                                                                                
                    
                                                                                
                    
                                                                                


                
Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited      Legal & General 
Assurance Society Limited  
(PMC)                                                        (LGAS & LGPL)       


           

Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct) (LGPL)              
                                                                                
                    
                                                                                
                    
                                                                                
                    
                                                                                
                    
                                                                                


                
Proxy Voting:                                                                    


                    
                                                                                


                
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                              N/A   


                    
                                                                                


                
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:                                                                   


                    
                                                                                
                    
                                                                                
                    
                                                                                
                    


                                Notification using the total voting rights 
figure of 118,444,758
13. Additional information:                                                      


                    
                                                                                


                
14. Contact name:                   Angela Hayter (LGIM)                         


                    
                                                                                


                
15. Contact telephone number:       020 3124 3851                                


                    
                                                                                
                    
                                                                                
                    
                                                                                
                    
    Note: Annex should only be submitted to the FSA not the issuer                  
        
                                                                                


    
Annex: Notification of major interests in sharesxxii                             


        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification           
    
obligation                                                                       


        
                                                                                


    
Full name                                                                        


        
                                                                                


    
(including legal form of legal entities)             Legal & General Group Plc   


        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
Contact address                                                                  


        
                                                                                


    
(registered office for legal entities)               One Coleman Street, London 
EC2R 5AA 


                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
Phone number & email                                                             


        
                                                     020 3124 3851              
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
Other useful information                                                         


        
                                                                                


    
(at least legal representative for legal persons)    Angela Hayter               


        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable                                       


        
                                                                                


    
Full name                                            Robert Martin, Deputy 
Company       


                                                     Secretary                  
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
Contact address                                      Spectris plc, Heritage 
House,       
                                                 Church Road, Egham, 
Surrey, TW20    


                                                     9QD                        
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
Phone number & email                                                             


        
                                                     01784 470 470              
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
Other useful information                                                         


        
                                                                                


    
(e.g. functional relationship with the person or                                 
    
legal entity subject to the notification obligation)                             


        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
C: Additional information                                                        


        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website.               


        
                                                                                
        



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