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 
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