MENZIES(JOHN) PLC: Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES                                  
                                                                           
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying            John Menzies Plc        
issuer of existing shares to which voting                                      
rights are attached:                                   (SEDOL: 0579005)         
                                                                           
2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):      
                                                                           
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                     
                                                                           
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             Schroders plc             
notification obligation:                                                        
                                                                           
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if                        N/A                  
different from 3.):                                                             
                                                                           
5. Date of the transaction and date on                 16/09/2013              
which the threshold is crossed or                                              
reached:                                                                        
                                                                           
6. Date on which issuer notified:                      17/09/2013               
                                                                           
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                 19% - 18%               
reached:                                                                        
8. NOTIFIED DETAILS:                                                           
                                                                          
A: VOTING RIGHTS ATTACHED TO SHARES                                            
                                                                          
Class/type of    Situation        Resulting situation after the triggering    
shares        previous to the                    transaction                   
            triggering                                                     
            transaction                                                   
if possible                                                                   
using the     Number   Number   Number of   Number of voting     % of voting  
ISIN CODE       of       of      shares          rights            rights      


               Shares  Voting                                                 
                       Rights                                                 
                                                                              
        Direct          Indirect Direct Indirect                            


                                                                        
GB0005790059 12,111,495 11,530,778 12,011,495       N  11,430,778    18.833% 
                                                /                       
Ordinary 25p                                        A                        
                                                                        
B: QUALIFYING FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS                                          
                                                                        
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                         
                                                                        
Type of financial    Expiration  Exercise/Conversion     Number of    % of  
instrument           date        Period                  voting       voting 


                                                         rights that  rights
                                                         may be             
                                                         acquired if        
                                                         the                
                                                         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      % of    
financial    price       date           Conversion   voting         voting  
instrument                              period       rights         rights   


                                                     instrument             
                                                     refers to              


                                                                        
CFD          N/A         N/A            N/A          2,480          Nominal 
Delta  


                                                                            
                                                                    0.004% 1    


                                                                          
TOTAL (A+B+C)                                                                
                                                                        
Number of voting rights                           Percentage of voting       
                                              rights                     
                                                                        
11,433,258                                   18.837%                         
                                                                         
9. CHAIN OF CONTROLLED UNDERTAKINGS THROUGH WHICH THE VOTING RIGHTS AND/OR THE 
FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS ARE EFFECTIVELY HELD, IF APPLICABLE:                      
                                                                           
Cazenove Capital Management Limited 10,780,893 17.763%                          
                                                                           
Schroder Investment Management Limited 500,207 0.824%                           
                                                                           
Schroder Investment Management North America Limited 3,290 0.005%               
                                                                           
Schroder & Co Limited 148,868 0.245%                                            
                                                                           
PROXY VOTING:                                                                   
                                                                           
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                     N/A           
                                                                           
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to            N/A          
hold:                                                                           
                                                                           
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold                 N/A          
voting rights:                                                                  
                                                                           
13. Additional information:                The shares referred to in section 9  


                                           are held in portfolios managed by   
                                           those firms on a discretionary basis
                                           for clients under investment        
                                           management agreements.              


                                                                           
14. Contact name:                          Laura Whelan                         
                                                                           
15. Contact telephone number:              +44 207 658 6000                     
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