REG-Holding(s) in Company
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For best results when printing this announcement, please click on the link below: http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130213:nHUGcWrW TR-1: Notification of Major Interests in Shares 1Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: The Weir Group PLC 2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments An event changing the breakdown of voting rights Other (please specify): 1Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: The Capital Group Companies, Inc. 1Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.): See Schedule A 1Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed reached: 11 February 2013 1Date on which the issuer notified: 12 February 2013 1Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: Below 4% 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares Class/type of shares If possible using the ISIN CODE Situation previous to the Triggering transaction Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Number of shares Number of voting rights Number of shares Number of voting rights % of voting rights Direct Indirect Direct Indirect Direct Indirect Ordinary Shares 8,549,970 8,549,970 8,475,979 8,475,979 3.9883% (GB0009465807) B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of financial instrument Expiration date Exercise/Conversion Period Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted % of voting rights N/A C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of financial Exercise price Expiration date Exercise/ Number of voting rights instrument refers to % of voting rights instrument Conversion period xviii N/A Nominal Delta Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights % of voting rights 8,475,979 3.9883% 1Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: See Schedule A Proxy Voting: 1 Name of the proxy holder: 1Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: 1Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: 1Additional information: 1Contact Name: 1Contact telephone number: Schedule A As of 11 February 2013 The Weir Group PLC Number of Shares Percent of Outstanding The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 8,475,979 3.998% Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds: · Capital Research and Management Company 8,475,979 3.998% · EuroPacific Growth Fund --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: The Weir Group PLC via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1677724