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
of existing shares to which voting rights are                 WEIR GROUP PLC
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            CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG
notification obligation:
                                                    Please see section 9
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from
3.):                                                

                                                    
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                   17/07/2013
reached:
6. Date on which issuer notified:                   19/07/2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or              5%
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
              transaction
if possible   Number        Number       Number   Number of voting   % of voting rights
using         of            of           of       rights
the ISIN CODE Shares        Voting       shares
                            Rights       Direct   Direct Indirect    Direct   Indirect
GB0009465807                                        Not                 Not
                                                         reportable           reportable
             11,853,098    5.561%       N/A      N/A                N/A

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial   Expiration     Exercise/          Number of voting    % of voting
instrument          date           Conversion Period  rights that may be  rights
                                                      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 rights
financial      price        date       Conversion rights instrument
instrument                             period     refers to

                                                  
N/A                                                               Nominal Delta
                                                                             

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                       Percentage of voting rights
                                                                 

Not Reportable                                                   N/A



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


1.Credit Suisse Group AG
2.Credit Suisse AG
3.Credit Suisse Securities (EUROPE) Limited
4.Credit Suisse International
5.Credit Suisse Fund Management SA
6.Credit Suisse Funds AG
7.Credit Suisse (UK) Ltd

 

 

 

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                                
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease                          
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold                            
voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name:                           Anthony Allen/ Paul MacDonald
15. Contact telephone number:               +44 (0) 20 7888 5416/ 8548



Note: Annex should only be submitted to the FSA not the issuer
Annex: Notification of major interests in shares
                                                                             
A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification
obligation
Full name

(including legal form of legal entities)    Credit Suisse Group AG


Contact address

(registered office for legal entities)      One Cabot Square, London E14 4QJ


Phone number & email                        020 7883 5416
                                            anthony.allen@credit-suisse.com

Other useful information

(at least legal representative for legal    Anthony Allen
persons)


                                                                            
B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable
Full name
                                                                             

Contact address
                                                                             

Phone number & email
                                                                             

Other useful information

(e.g. functional relationship with the                                       
person or legal entity subject to the
notification obligation)
                                                                             
C: Additional information
Ref: 4156563
For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website.



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