WINCANTON PLC: Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi                                  


                      
                                                                                


                  
1. Identity of the issuer or the                  Wincanton plc                  
                  
underlying issuer                                                                
                  
of existing shares to which voting                                               
                  
rights are                                                                       
                  
attached:                                                                        


                      
                                                                                


                  
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):        


                      
                                                                                


                  
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                      


      Yes             
                                                                                


                  
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments                   
  No              
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                  
  No              
effect to qualifying financial instruments                                       


                      
                                                                                


                  
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                 


      No              
                                                                                


                  
Other (please                                                                    
  No              
specify):                                                                        


                      
                                                                                


                  
3. Full name of person(s) subject           Schroders plc                        
                  
to the                                                                           
                  
notification obligation:                                                         


                      
                                                                                


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


                      
                                                                                


                  
5. Date of the transaction and              22 November 2013                     
                  
date on                                                                          
                  
which the threshold is crossed or                                                
                  
reached:                                                                         


                      
                                                                                


                  
6. Date on which issuer notified:           25 November 2013                     


                      
                                                                                


                  
7. Threshold(s) that is/are                 Above 10%                            
                  
crossed or                                                                       
                  
reached:                                                                         


                      
                                                                                


                  
8. Notified details:                                                             


                      
                                                                                


                  
A: Voting rights attached to shares                                              


                      
                                                                                


                  
Class/type   Situation previous            Resulting situation after the 
triggering                   
of           to the triggering             transaction                           
                  
shares       transaction                                                         


                      
                                                                                
                      


         Number      Number            Number     Number of voting      % 
of voting rights        
if possible  of          of                of shares  rights                x    
                  
using        Shares      Voting                                                  
                  
the ISIN                 Rights                       Direct     Indirect   
Direct            Indirect
CODE                                                  xi         xii             


                      
                                                                                


                  
Ordinary     6,184,385   6,184,385         12,284,595 N/A        12,284,595 N/A  
          10.09%  
Shares of 10                                                                     
                  
pence each                                                                       


                      
                                                                                


                  
GB0030329360                                                                     


                      
     
                                                                                


             
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                                              


                      
                                                                                


                  
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                             


                      
                                                                                


                  
Type of financial  Expiration  Exercise/                   Number of voting      
     % of voting  
instrument                     Conversion Period           rights that may be    


         rights       
                   date                                    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 voting          
% of voting           
financial       price    date        Conversion       rights instrument         
rights                
instrument                           period           refers to                  


                      
                                                                                


                  
N/A             N/A      N/A         N/A              N/A                       
Nominal          Delta 


                                                                                
                      


                                                                            
N/A              N/A   
                                                                             


                      

Total (A+B+C)                                                                   
                      
                                                                                


                  
Number of voting rights                        Percentage of voting rights       


                      
                                                                                


                  
12,284,595                                     10.09%                            
                   
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the 
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:                      
                                                                           
Cazenove Capital Management Limited - 12,284,595 - 10.09%                       
    
                                                                    
Proxy Voting:                                                                   
                                                                           
10. Name of the proxy holder:                     N/A                           
                                                                           
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will     N/A                          
cease                                                                          
to 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.                             
                                                                               
                                       This disclosure is based on issue share 
                                       capital amount 121,747,293.             


                                                                           
14. Contact name:                      Steve Williams, Company Secretary        
                                                                           
15. Contact telephone number:          01249 710 000                            
                                                                           
16. Authorised by:                     Steve Williams, Company Secretary        
                                                                            
                                   26 November 2013                         
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