1 September 2016
Smith & Nephew plc (the "Company")
Voting Rights and Capital
In conformity with Rule 5.6 of the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules:-
The total issued share capital of Smith & Nephew plc at 31 August 2016 comprises 913,407,891 Ordinary Shares of US20¢ each ("Ordinary Shares"), including 21,396,652 Ordinary Shares held in treasury.
The Company's issued share capital, with one voting right per share, therefore consists of 892,011,239 Ordinary Shares. 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.
These figures exclude the 300,000 Ordinary Shares purchased by the Company on 30 August 2016 and the 300,000 Ordinary Shares purchased by the Company on 31 August 2016, which are yet to settle into Treasury.
Deputy Company Secretary
Smith & Nephew plc
Tel: +44 (0) 1923 477320
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