G4S plc UK : G4S plc UK : Holding(s) in Company

               G4S plc UK : G4S plc UK : 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
of existing shares to which voting rights are                      G4S plc
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       Cevian Capital II G.P. Limited
notification obligation:^iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                    Vidacos Nominees Limited
(if different from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                       8 August 2013
reached:^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                      11 August 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or            Holding has gone above 5%
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       rights            rights ^x
the ISIN CODE  Shares       Voting       shares
                            Rights       Direct   Direct Indirect   Direct   Indirect
                                                  ^xi    ^xii
GB00B01FLG62   N/A          N/A                          72,142,365          5.11%
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.
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
                                                                       Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                       Percentage of voting rights
72,142,365                                    5.11%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi
Cevian Capital II G.P. Limited (Cevian) acts as general partner for Cevian
Capital II Master Fund L.P.

Cevian is the indirect holder of the voting rights attached to the shares. The
legal owner of the shares is Vidacos Nominees Limited (acting as nominee),
which holds the shares on behalf of UBS AG (acting as custodian).
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:                           Peter David, Company Secretary
15. Contact telephone number:               + 44(0)1293 554584

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