5 September 2016
J Sainsbury plc - Admission of New Sainsbury's Shares and voting rights and capital
J Sainsbury plc announces that 261,115,846 new ordinary shares of 28 4/7 pence each issued pursuant to the acquisition of Home Retail Group plc which was completed on 2 September 2016, have been admitted to listing on the premium segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed securities at 8.00 a.m. today.
In accordance with the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules (the 'Rules'), J Sainsbury plc confirms that as at closing of business on 2 September 2016 its issued ordinary share capital consisted of 2,186,744,493 ordinary shares of 28 4/7 pence each. J Sainsbury plc does not hold any shares in Treasury.
Therefore, the total number of voting rights in J Sainsbury plc is 2,186,744,493.
The above figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, J Sainsbury plc under the Rules.
For further information, please contact Tony Guthrie on +44 (0)20 7695 3378.
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