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Company Weir Group PLC
TIDM WEIR
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Holding(s) in Company

Released 15:02 07-Mar-2013
Number HUG1683806

Holding(s) in Company

For filings with the FSA include the annex
For filings with issuer exclude the annex

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:  Weir Group plc

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rightsX
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):

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited (and/or acting for its affiliates) as discretionary investment manager on behalf of multiple managed portfolios
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: 05/03/2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 07/03/2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 5%

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
DirectDirectIndirectDirectIndirect
GB0009465807 11,044,40611,044,40610,463,664 10,463,664 4.92%

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
Weir Group PUT 1718 GBP OTC
Isin DU00XX4512DF
15/03/201315/03/201381,0000.04%

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Exercise
price
Expiration
date
Exercise/
Conversion
period
Number of voting
rights instrument
refers to
% of voting rights
NominalDelta

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rightsPercentage of voting rights
10,544,6644.96%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: Martin Reid
15. Contact telephone number: 01224 404 253



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Source: The Weir Group PLC via Thomson Reuters ONE

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