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JOHNSON MATTHEY PLC: Holding(s) in Company

 NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES  1    Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to              which voting rights are attached:                                                                                                                               Johnson Matthey Plc                                                                                                                                      2    Reason for the notification:                                                                                                                                       An acquisition or disposal of voting rights.                                                                                                             3    Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:                                                                                                     Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and its group                                                                                                                 4    Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):                                                                                                                See additional information under 13                                                                                                                      5    Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or             reached if different):                                                                                                                                          31 January 2014                                                                                                                                          6    Date on which issuer notified:                                                                                                                                     4 February 2014                                                                                                                                          7    Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                                                                                                       Below the threshold of 5%                                                                                                                                8    Notified details:                                                                                                                                                  VOTING RIGHTS ATTACHED TO SHARES:                                                                                                                               Class/type of shares (if possible using the ISIN CODE):                                                                                                         GB00B70FPS60                                                                   US4791424082                                                                                                                                                    Situation previous to the triggering transaction:                                                                                                               (The following answers are in respect of GB00B70FPS60 unless otherwise          stated)                                                                                                                                                         Number of shares: 10,776,933                                                    Number of voting rights: 10,776,933                                                                                                                             Resulting situation after the triggering transaction:                                                                                                           Number of shares (direct): 131,805                                              Number of voting rights (direct): 131,805                                      Number of voting rights (indirect): 9,874,632 (plus 292 in respect of           US4791424082)                                                                                                                                                   % of voting rights (direct): 0.064%                                            % of voting rights (indirect): 4.819%                                          Total voting rights: 10,006,729 (4.883%)                                                                                                                 9    Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or            the financial instruments are effectively held if applicable:                                                                                                   Ameriprise Financial, Inc., which through intermediate holding companies        controls the voting rights of Columbia Management Investment Advisers,          Columbia Wanger Asset Management, Threadneedle Management Luxembourg S.A.       and Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Ltd, which itself controls the       voting rights of Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd, Threadneedle                International Ltd and Threadneedle Pensions Ltd.                                                                                                                PROXY VOTING:                                                                                                                                            10   Name of the proxy holder:                                                                                                                                          N/A                                                                                                                                                      11   Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:                                                                                                           N/A                                                                                                                                                      12   Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:                                                                                                       N/A                                                                                                                                                      13   Additional Information                                                                                                                                             Registered Owner                                                                                                                                                Ameriprise Financial Inc                   A/c                       292                                               Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c ZLA08                  11,289                                    Ameriprise Financial Inc                   A/c                        32,375                                         Royal Trust Corp of Canada                 A/c 719306                 40,367                                 The Bank of New York (Nominees) Limited    A/c PTG 468                60,512                   HSBC Global Custody Nominees (UK) Ltd      A/c 2456820                11,749                    State Street Nominees Limited              A/c XC7N                   250,580                               Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 76588                  134,621                                    Harewood Nominees Ltd                      A/c 1040411926G            504,539                                HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited   A/c 683182                 93,187                   HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited   A/c 740190                 86,843                   HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited   A/c 739874                 403,270                  HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited   A/c 740311                 41,070                   The Bank of New York (Nominees) Limited    A/c PTG 15303/09997799     58,520        HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited   A/c 811056                 23,909                   Nortrust Nominees LTD                      A/c BBH05                  76,334                                       Chase Nominees Ltd                         A/c 81587                  95,449                                         William & Glyns (Isle of Man) Nominees Ltd A/c 301780                 25,798                Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c ZLA01                  50,000                                    Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c ZLA03                  2,886,574                                 The Bank Of New York (Nominees) Limited    A/c 52266                  150,064                    Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 07198                  116,290                                   Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 27642                  15,515                                           Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 10478                 5,515                                          Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c ZLA09                 5,960                                         Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 10479                 4,317                                        Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c ZLA12                  116,920                                    Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c ZLA14                  34,757                                     Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 07207                  191,124                                    Mellon Nominees (UK) Ltd                   A/c WWSF0004002            139,359                             Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 18667                  88,358                                     Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 10469                  82,017                                     Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 18668                  103,695                                    Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 10496                  1,519,087                                  Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 10492                  203,023                                    Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 10491                  1,028,828                                  Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 10488                  660,053                                    Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 10495                  130,000                                    Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c 30337                  21,228                                     Littledown Nominees Ltd                    A/c ZLA15                  503,341                                                                                                               14   Contact Name:                                                                                                                                                      Angela Purtill, Deputy Company Secretary, Johnson Matthey plc                                                                                            15   Contact Telephone Number: 020 7269 8461                                                             5 February 2014  END