BODYCOTE PLC: Holding(s) in Company

TR1  NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES 
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer                               
    
of existing shares to which voting rights are                               
Bodycote 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                              Schroders 
plc     
notification obligation:iii                                                      


        
                                                                                


    
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                                                   
    
 (if different from 3.):iv                                                       


        
                                                                                


    
5. Date of the transaction and date on                                           
    
which the threshold is crossed or                                       
07.11.13        
reached: v                                                                       


        
                                                                                


    
6. Date on which issuer notified:                                       
08.11.13         
                                                                             
    
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                                  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 rights
using            of         of        of shares  rights              x           
    
the ISIN CODE    Shares     Voting                                               
     
                        Rights    Direct     Direct  Indirect    Direct   
Indirect   


                                                 xi      xii                    
        
                                                                                
        
    Ordinary                                                                    
        


             12,893,055 9,534,235 12,047,566 N/A     9,169,630   N/A      
4.789%    
  GB00B3FLWH99                                                                   


        
                                                                                
        
    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 xiv  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 rights   % of 
voting    
financial  price    date xvii    Conversion    instrument refers to      rights 
xix, xx 
instrument                       period xviii                                    


        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        


                                                                     
Nominal   Delta 


                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
    Total (A+B+C)                                                                   
        
                                                                                


    
Number of voting rights                  Percentage of voting rights             


        
                                                                                
        
               9,169,630                                     4.789%             
        
                                                                                
        
    9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the  


    
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi                   


        
                                                                                


    
Schroder Investment Management Limited                                           
    
7,148,538      3.734%                                        Cazenove Capital    
    
Management Limited                                       1,246,092      0.651%   


        
                                                                                


    
Schroder Investment Management North America Limited         775,000             
    
0.404%                                                                           


        
                                                                                


    
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:                                                                   


        
                                                                                
        


             The shares referred to in section 9 are held in portfolios 
managed by     
13.           those firms on a discretionary basis for clients under investment  
    
Additional    management agreements. This disclosure has been calculated based 
on issue 
information:  share capital amount 191,456,172.                                  


        
                                                                                


    
14. Contact                             Ute Ball, Bodycote plc                   
    
name:                                                                            


        
                                                                                


    
15. Contact                                                                      
    
telephone                                  +44 1625 505300                       
    
number:                                                                          


        
                                                                                
        



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