Holding(s) in Company

Released : 11 Jan 2017 14:54

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer       Bodycote PLC
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached: ii

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                        Yes

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       Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited (Parent
notification obligation: iii                   Company)


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

5. Date of the transaction and date on         10/01/2017
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v

6. Date on which issuer notified:              11/01/2017

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or         Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited - 14%
reached: vi, vii











8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix

Class/type of Situation previous         Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares        to the triggering
              transaction
if possible
using         Number         Number      Number            Number of voting        % of  voting rights x
the ISIN CODE of             of          of shares         rights
              Shares         Voting
                             Rights      Direct            Direct xi   Indirect    Direct      Indirect
                                                                       xii

GB00B3FLWH99  26,843,620     26,843,620  26,568,226                    26,568,226              13.876%

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial      Expiration Exercise/                     Number of voting            % of voting
instrument                       Conversion Period xiv         rights that may be          rights
                       date xiii                               acquired if the
                                                               instrument is
                                                               exercised/ converted.

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of          Exercise Expiration Exercise/           Number of voting rights       % of voting rights
financial        price    date xvii  Conversion          instrument refers to          xix, xx
instrument                           period xviii

                                                                                       Nominal          Delta

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights                             Percentage of voting rights

26,568,226                                          13.876%

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


Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited - 13.876%
Standard Life Investments Limited - 13.602%
Ignis Investment Services Limited - Below 5%

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:

                                                    Total voting rights of 191,456,172 based on company
13. Additional information:                         announcement as at 30th December 2016

14. Contact name:                                   U Ball, Group Company Secretary, Bodycote plc

                                                    LEI 213800V93QFW53NB7Y29

15. Contact telephone number:                       +44 (0) 1625 505300