JOHNSON MATTHEY PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

 NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND CONNECTED PERSONS  1.        Name of the issuer:                                                                                                                                                Johnson Matthey Plc                                                                                                                                 2.        State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction notified               in accordance with DTR 3.1.2 R, (ii) a disclosure made in accordance            with LR 9.8.6R(1) or (iii) a disclosure made in accordance with                 section 793 of the Companies Act (2006):                                                                                                                        A transaction notified in accordance with DTR 3.1.2R                                                                                                3.        Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director:                                                                                                   O Desforges                                                                                                                                         4.        State whether notification relates to a person connected with a                    person discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3              and identify the connected person:                                                                                                                              Notification does not relate to a connected person                                                                                                  5.        Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the                person referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial            interest:                                                                                                                                                       In respect of holding of the person named in 3 above                                                                                                6.        Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or              financial instruments relating to shares:                                                                                                                       Ordinary Shares of 104 16/21 pence each                                                                                                             7.        Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if more than one, the number               of shares held by each of them:                                                                                                                                 O Desforges                                                                                                                                         8.        State the nature of the transaction:                                                                                                                               Purchase of shares                                                                                                                                  9.        Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to                  shares acquired:                                                                                                                                                1,500                                                                                                                                               10.       Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class                 should not be taken into account when calculating percentage):                                                                                                  Less than 0.1%                                                                                                                                      11.       Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to                  shares disposed:                                                                                                                                                N/A                                                                                                                                                 12.       Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class                 should not be taken into account when calculating percentage):                                                                                                  N/A                                                                                                                                                 13.       Price per share or value of transaction:                                                                                                                           £33.08                                                                                                                                              14.       Date and place of transaction:                                                                                                                                     25 February 2014, London                                                                                                                            15.       Total holding following notification and total percentage holding                  following notification (any treasury shares of that class should not            be taken into account when calculating percentage):                                                                                                             1,500                                                                                                                                               16.       Date issuer informed of transaction:                                                                                                                               26 February 2014                                                                                                                                    17.       Date of grant:                                                                                                                                                     N/A                                                                                                                                                 18.       Period during which or date on which it can be exercised:                                                                                                          N/A                                                                                                                                                 19.       Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option:                                                                                                                N/A                                                                                                                                                 20.       Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number):                                                                                                   N/A                                                                                                                                                 21.       Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price                is to be fixed at the time of exercise:                                                                                                                         N/A                                                                                                                                                 22.       Total number of shares or debentures over which options held                       following notification:                                                                                                                                         N/A                                                                                                                                                 23.       Any additional information:                                                                                                                                        N/A                                                                                                                                                 24.       Name of contact and telephone for queries                                                                                                                          Angela Purtill, Deputy Company Secretary                                       020 7269 8400                                                          Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making notification  Angela Purtill  Date of Notification 27 February 2014    END  -0- Feb/27/2014 09:28 GMT    
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