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
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                              X

Other (please specify)iii:

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name                                    Aggregate of Standard Life Aberdeen plc
                                        affiliated investment management
                                        entities with delegated voting rights
                                        on behalf of multiple managed
                                        portfolios

City and country of registered office   Edinburgh, Scotland
(if applicable)

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

Name

City and country of registered office
(if applicable)

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

6. Date on which issuer notified        11/10/2017
(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        4.80               0.16               4.96        677
on the date on                                                               ,68
which threshold was                                                          5,6
crossed or reached                                                           00

Position of                5.30               0.19               5.49
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         N/A           32,532,938         N/A            4.80

SUBTOTAL 8.             32,532,938                          4.80
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.

Rights to                                    1,147,689               0.16
recall lent
shares

                       SUBTOTAL 8.           1,147,689               0.16
                       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
                                                                              it
                                                                              equ
                                                                              als
                                                                              or
                                                                              is
                                                                              hig
                                                                              her
                                                                              tha
                                                                              n
                                                                              the
                                                                              not
                                                                              ifi
                                                                              abl
                                                                              e
                                                                              thr
                                                                              esh
                                                                              old

Standard Life Investments           2.92                      0.00            2.9
Limited                                                                       2

Standard Life Wealth                0.00                      0.00            0.0
Limited                                                                       0

Ignis Investment Services           0.60                      0.00            0.6
Limited                                                                       0

Aberdeen Asset Managers             0.77                      0.16            0.9
Limited                                                                       3

Aberdeen Asset                      0.51                      0.00            0.5
Investments Limited                                                           1

Aberdeen Private Wealth             0.00                      0.00            0.0
Management Limited                                                            0

10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder                           N/A

The number and % of voting rights held             N/A

The date until which the voting rights will be     N/A
held

11. Additional informationxvi


In reference to section 9, the shares detailed are managed by the named
discretionary investment management entity within multiple portfolios on behalf
of underlying clients, based on investment management agreements whereby the
client has delegated the exercise of the voting power to the referenced
investment manager.

This disclosure is in regards to crossing below the 5% threshold and is a result
of the completion of the John Wood Group plc acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler
plc. The impact of this corporate action is a change to the issued share capital
of John Wood Group plc and a change to the number of delegated voting rights
held.



   


Place of completion Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Date of completion  11/10/2017