Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings


NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the
FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)i

1a. Identity of the issuer or the                 John Wood Group PLC
underlying issuer of existing shares to        LEI: 549300PLYY6I10B6S323
which voting rights are attachedii:

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer (please mark with an “X”
if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer

2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with
an “X”)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify)iii: Reporting of change in position due to the         X
acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler PLC by John Wood Group PLC

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name                                    Artisan Partners Limited Partnership

City and country of registered office   Wilmington, DE, United States of
(if applicable)                         America

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

Name                                    Bank of New York (New York, USA),
                                        JPMorgan Chase (Dallas, USA), Mellon
                                        Bank (New York & Pittsburgh, USA),
                                        Northern Trust (Chicago, USA), RBC
                                        Investor & Treasury Services (Toronto,
                                        Canada), State Street Bank (Boston, USA
                                        & Luxembourg), US Bank (St. Louis, USA)

City and country of registered office   See 4. (Name) Above
(if applicable)

5. Date on which the threshold was      09/10/2017
crossed or reachedvi:

6. Date on which issuer notified        10/10/2017
(DD/MM/YYYY):

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation

                    % of voting rights % of voting rights Total of both in % Tot
                    attached to shares through financial     (8.A + 8.B)     al
                     (total of 8. A)      instruments                        num
                                       (total of 8.B 1 +                     ber
                                             8.B 2)                          of
                                                                             vot
                                                                             ing
                                                                             rig
                                                                             hts
                                                                             of
                                                                             iss
                                                                             uer
                                                                             vii

Resulting situation 5.06%              0.00%              5.06%              677
on the date on                                                               ,68
which threshold was                                                          5,6
crossed or reached                                                           00

Position of         0.00%              0.00%              0.00%
previous
notification (if
applicable)



   


8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the
threshold was crossed or reachedviii

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type  Number of voting rightsix          % of voting rights
of
shares             Direct           Indirect        Direct         Indirect
ISIN code    (Art 9 of Directive   (Art 10 of      (Art 9 of      (Art 10 of
(if         2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)  Directive       Directive      Directive
possible)                         2004/109/EC)   2004/109/EC)    2004/109/EC)
                                   (DTR5.2.1)      (DTR5.1)       (DTR5.2.1)

GB00B5N0P849                      34,262,576                     5.06%

SUBTOTAL 8.             34,262,576                         5.06%
A

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive
2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

Type of     Expiration Exercise/    Number of voting rights that % of voting
financial   datex      Conversion   may be acquired if the       rights
instrument             Periodxi     instrument is
                                    exercised/converted.

                       SUBTOTAL 8.
                       B 1

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13
(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))

Type of    Expiration  Exercise/   Physical or  Number of voting % of voting
financial  datex       Conversion  cash         rights           rights
instrument             Period xi   settlementxii

                                   SUBTOTAL
                                   8.B.2







   


9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation
(please mark the
applicable box with an “X”)

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any
natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s)
holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii

Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or  X
the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate
controlling natural person or legal entityxiv (please add additional rows as
necessary)

         Namexv          % of voting rights if it % of voting rights through Tot
                         equals or is higher than  financial instruments if  al
                         the notifiable threshold   it equals or is higher   of
                                                     than the notifiable     bot
                                                          threshold          h
                                                                             if
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Artisan Partners Asset
Management Inc.

Artisan Partners
Hold-ings LP

Artisan Partners
Invest-ments GP LLC

Artisan Partners Limited 5.06%                                               5.0
Partnership                                                                  6%

10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder                          Artisan Partners Limited
                                                  Partnership

The number and % of voting rights held            34,262,576 voting rights and
                                                  5.06%

The date until which the voting rights will be    n/a
held

11. Additional informationxvi



   


Place of completion Milwaukee, United States of America

Date of completion  10/10/2017