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:             


                                                                               
     Norges Bank                                                               


                                                                           
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):                                                    
                                                                               
     10 July 2013                                                              


                                                                           
6.   Date on which issuer notified:                                             


                                                                               
     11 July 2013                                                              


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


                                                                               
     Above 4%                                                                  


                                                                           
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: 8,168,358                                               
     Number of voting rights: 8,168,358                                        
                                                                               
     Resulting situation after the triggering transaction:                     
                                                                               
     Number of shares (direct): 8,348,729                                      
     Number of voting rights (direct): 8,348,729                               
     Number of voting rights (indirect): N/A                                   
     % of voting rights (direct): 4.07%                                        
     % of voting rights (indirect): N/A                                        
                                                                               
     Total voting rights: 8,348,729 (4.07%)                                    


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


     the financial instruments are effectively held if applicable:             
                                                                               
     N/A                                                                       


                                                                           
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                                                     


                                                                               
     N/A                                                                       


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