Transaction in Own Shares
The average price paid was 1,093.6073p per share.
The highest price paid was 1,100p per share and the lowest price paid was 1,082p per share.
The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.
Following the purchase of these shares the Company holds 19,893,811 of its shares in Treasury. The Company's issued share capital, with one voting right per share consists of 895,681,452 Ordinary Shares of US20¢ each. This is the figure which should be used by shareholders as the denominator when determining whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
This announcement is made in accordance with the requirements of LR 12.4.6.