The Weir Group PLC : Holding(s) in Company

                  The Weir Group PLC : Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer           Weir Group Plc
of existing shares to which voting rights are                GB0009465807
attached:
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:
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from    N/A
3.):
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                     24 June 2013
reached:
6. Date on which issuer notified:                     25 June 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                Above 4%
reached:
                                                                    

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of Situation previous         Resulting situation after the triggering
shares        to the triggering          transaction
if possible   transaction
using         Number        Number       Number    Number of voting   % of voting
the ISIN CODE of            of           of shares rights             rights
              Shares        Voting
                            Rights       Direct    Direct    Indirect Direct  Indirect
GB0009465807  8,519,129     8,519,129    8,543,129 8,543,129          4.01%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial    Expiration    Exercise/             Number of voting   % of
instrument           date          Conversion Period     rights that may be voting
                                                         acquired if the    rights
                                                         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
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of         Exercise    Expiration Exercise/   Number of voting      % of voting
financial       price       date       Conversion  rights instrument     rights
instrument                             period      refers to
N/A             N/A         N/A        N/A         N/A                   Nominal Delta
                                                                         N/A     N/A
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                       Percentage of voting rights
8,543,129                                     4.01%
                                                                 

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
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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