WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC: Holding(s) in Company

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 
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