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Micro Focus International plc
05 August 2019


Micro Focus International plc

5 August 2019


Transaction in own shares


Micro Focus International plc (the "Company") announces that on 2 August 2019 it purchased for Treasury the following number of its ordinary shares of 10 pence each pursuant to its $200 million share buyback programme, details of which were announced on 17 July 2019.


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


Number of shares repurchased: 137,600

Date of transaction: 2 August 2019


Time of transaction: 08:00 - 16:33


Volume weighted average price paid per share: 1,745.2362 pence


Lowest price paid per share: 1,729.40 pence


Highest price paid per share: 1,768.20 pence


Broker: Citigroup Global Markets Limited ("Citi")


Of the ordinary shares purchased by the Company, 21,000 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:



Volume weighted Average Price (GBP)

Aggregated Volume











Following the purchase of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 342,151,081 (excluding Treasury shares), and the Company will hold 20,686,741 ordinary shares in Treasury.


The figure of 342,151,081 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.






For further information, please contact:


Micro Focus International plc


Ben Donnelly, IR Manager                                                                                           Tel: +44 (0) 1635 565200



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