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RNS Number : 8087T
Micro Focus International plc
25 March 2019
 

               

Micro Focus International plc

25 March 2019

 

Transaction in own shares

 

Micro Focus International plc (the "Company") announces that on 22 March 2019 it purchased for Treasury the following number of its ordinary shares of 10 pence each pursuant to its $110 million extended share buyback programme, details of which were announced on 14 February 2019.

 

Description of shares: Micro Focus International plc - ordinary shares of 10 pence

 

Number of shares repurchased: 126,900

 

Date of transaction: 22 March 2019

 

Time of transaction: 08.00 - 16.29

 

Volume weighted average price paid per share: 1,956.9112 pence

 

Lowest price paid per share: 1,933.50 pence

 

Highest price paid per share: 1,986.00 pence

 

Broker: Citigroup Global Markets Limited ("Citi")

 

Of the ordinary shares purchased by the Company, 19,000 ordinary shares were purchased through Citi acquiring ADRs representing ordinary shares of the Company on the New York Stock Exchange, cancelling the ADRs in return for the underlying ordinary shares and selling the underlying ordinary shares to the Company.

 

Aggregated information on shares purchased according to trading venues:

 

Venue

Volume weighted Average Price (GBP)

Aggregated Volume

XLON

19.5623

69,321

CHIX

19.5810

56,248

BATE

19.4224

1,331

 

Following the purchase of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 410,875,376 (excluding Treasury shares), and the Company will hold 26,435,602 ordinary shares in Treasury.

 

The figure of 410,875,376 may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) 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, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

 

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), detailed information about the individual purchases is attached to this announcement.

http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/8087T_1-2019-3-24.pdf

 

 

 

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Micro Focus International plc

 

Tim Brill, IR Director                                                                                       Tel: +44 (0) 1635 32646

 

 


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