John Wood Group PLC ("Company") NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES 1. Name of Issuer JOHN WOOD GROUP PLC 2. Reason for Notification DISPOSAL OF VOTING RIGHTS 3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL, INC. AND ITS GROUP 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3 above) SEE SECTION 13 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached 12 JUNE 2014 6. Date on which issuer notified 13 JUNE 2014 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached BELOW 5% 8. Notified details (A) Voting rights attached to shares Number of voting rights - Direct - 318,809- 0.085% Number of voting rights - Indirect - 17,557,946- 4.681% (B) Financial Instruments N/A (C) Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of financial instrument - N/A Exercise Price - N/A Expiration date - N/A Exercise/conversion period - N/A Number of voting rights instrument refers to - N/A Percentage of voting rights - Nominal - N/A Delta - N/A Total A + B + C Number of voting rights - 17,876,755 Percentage of voting rights - 4.766% 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 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c ZLA08 27,088 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c 39364 791,694 HSBC Global Custody Nominees (UK) Ltd A/c 5000212310 98,733 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c 75102 627,852 Vidacos Nominees Ltd A/c 6012918307 265,213 HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) A/c 847452 95,409 Limited HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) A/c 740190 219,635 Limited HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) A/c 739874 1,037,041 Limited HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) A/c 740311 101,864 Limited The Bank Of New York ( Nominees ) A/c PTG 15303 / 09997799 246,444 Limited HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) A/c 811056 86,025 Limited Chase Nominees Ltd A/c 44729 28,420 Nortrust Nominees LTD A/c BBH05 295,246 William & Glyns (Isle of Man) A/c 301780 84,543 Nominees Ltd Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c ZLA03 5,117,805 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c 07198 264,642 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c 27642 54,167 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c ZLA09 14,349 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c 10479 7,658 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c ZLA12 269,715 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c ZLA14 81,487 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c 07207 439,011 Mellon Nominees (UK) Ltd A/c WWSF0004002 497,082 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c 10491 4,093,379 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c 10488 1,447,855 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c 10489 555,503 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c 30337 169,524 Littledown Nominees Ltd A/c ZLA15 859,371 14. Contact name MARK POWNEY, THREADNEEDLE GROUP 15. Contact telephone number 01793 363135 Notification authorised by: ROBBIE M. B. BROWN, COMPANY SECRETARY 13 JUNE 2014 END -0- Jun/13/2014 14:45 GMT
WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC: Holding(s) in Company
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