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 
Acquisition of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Group Limited from Lloyds
Banking Group on 31 March 2014. 
3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation 
ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGERS LIMITED 
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3 above) 
N/A 
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached 
31 MARCH 2014 
6. Date on which issuer notified 
2 APRIL 2014 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached 
ABOVE 12% 
8. Notified details 
(A) Voting rights attached to shares 
Number of voting rights - Direct - N/A 
Number of voting rights - Indirect - 45,094,599- 12.02% 
(B) Financial Instruments 
211,000 - 0.06% 
(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 - 45,305,599 
Percentage of voting rights - 12.08% 
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable 
ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGERS LIMITED (AND/OR ACTING FOR ITS AFFILIATES) AS
DISCRETIONARY INVESTMENT MANAGER ON BEHALF OF MULTIPLE MANAGED PORTFOLIOS 
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 
N/A 
14. Contact name 
Kirsty Lyons 
15. Contact telephone number 
01224 404111 
Notification authorised by: 
ROBBIE M. B. BROWN, COMPANY SECRETARY 
24 JULY 2014 
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