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Monday 06 October, 2008

Weir Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 2072F
Weir Group PLC
06 October 2008
 



TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Identity 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 state Yes/No):


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: (Yes)


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: (No)


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: (No)


Other (please specify): Initial notification due to change of threshold for non-material interest (No)


3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Prudential plc group of companies


4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):

See additional information under 13.

 

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different):

3 October 2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:

6 October 2008


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

See additional information under 13.


8. Notified details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares


Situation previous to the triggering transaction


Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Number of shares

Number of voting Rights

GB0009465807

11,189,833

11,189,833



Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Number of shares 

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights



Direct

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

GB0009465807

12,562,167

12,562,167

 

5.97%

 


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial instrument

Expiration Date



Exercise/Conversion Period/ Date


Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.

% of voting rights



N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A


Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

12,562,167

5.97%


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

Prudential plc (parent Company)

M&G Group Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc)

M&G Investment Management Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Limited)

M&G Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Group Limited)

The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc)


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:


The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc) has moved to a 4% notifiable interest triggering this notification.  


PRUDENTIAL PLC

Registered Holder

Holding

%

MAGIM HSBC GIS NOM(UK) SALI

47,649

 

NORTRUST NOMINEE LTD A/C MHF01

44,129

 

NORTRUST NOMINEE LTD A/C MHJ01

691,887

 

NORTRUST NOMINEE LTD A/C MKB01

850,000

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD

29,191

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUF01

56,337

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUI01

6,446

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUQ01

250,000

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUR01

744,482

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PAC AC

9,347,228

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PPL AC

354,690

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) EQBF AC

17,412

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) MNBF AC

23,379

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PENE AC

99,337

 

Total

12,562,167

5.97


M&G GROUP LIMITED

Registered Holder

Holding

%

MAGIM HSBC GIS NOM(UK) SALI

47,649

 

NORTRUST NOMINEE LTD A/C MHF01

44,129

 

NORTRUST NOMINEE LTD A/C MHJ01

691,887

 

NORTRUST NOMINEE LTD A/C MKB01

850,000

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD

29,191

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUF01

56,337

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUI01

6,446

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUQ01

250,000

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUR01

744,482

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PAC AC

9,347,228

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PPL AC

354,690

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) EQBF AC

17,412

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) MNBF AC

23,379

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PENE AC

99,337

 

Total

12,562,167

5.97


M&G INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LIMITED

Registered Holder

Holding

%

MAGIM HSBC GIS NOM(UK) SALI

47,649

 

NORTRUST NOMINEE LTD A/C MHJ01

691,887

 

NORTRUST NOMINEE LTD A/C MKB01

850,000

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD

29,191

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUF01

56,337

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUI01

6,446

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUQ01

250,000

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUR01

744,482

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PAC AC

9,347,228

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PPL AC

354,690

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) EQBF AC

17,412

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) MNBF AC

23,379

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PENE AC

99,337

 

Total

12,518,038

5.95


M&G LIMITED

Registered Holder

Holding

%

MAGIM HSBC GIS NOM(UK) SALI

47,649

 

NORTRUST NOMINEE LTD A/C MHF01

44,129

 

NORTRUST NOMINEE LTD A/C MHJ01

691,887

 

NORTRUST NOMINEE LTD A/C MKB01

850,000

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD

29,191

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUF01

56,337

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUI01

6,446

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUQ01

250,000

 

NORTRUST NOMS LTD A/C PUR01

744,482

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PAC AC

9,347,228

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PPL AC

354,690

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) EQBF AC

17,412

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) MNBF AC

23,379

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PENE AC

99,337

 

Total

12,562,167

5.97


THE PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED

Registered Holder

Holding

%

MAGIM HSBC GIS NOM(UK) SALI

47,649

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PAC AC

9,347,228

 

PRUCLT HSBC GIS NOM(UK) PPL AC

354,690

 

Total

9,749,567

4.63



14. Contact name:

Dipesh Varsani

M&G Investment Management Limited


15. Contact telephone number:

020 7548 3261



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