5 August 2020
Provident Financial plc
Block Listing Application
Application has been made to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and to the London Stock Exchange for 1,000,000 ordinary shares of 20 8/11 pence each in the capital of the Company (the "Block Listing Shares") to be admitted to the premium listing segment of the Official List of the FCA and to trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed securities using a block listing "Block Listing Admission".
The Block Listing shares will, upon issue, rank equally with all other ordinary shares of 20 8/11 pence each in the capital of the Company that are then in issue.
The Block Listing shares will be issued by the Company from time to time under the terms of the Provident Financial plc Deferred Bonus Plan.
The Block Listing Admission is expected to become effective on 11 August 2020.
This notification is provided in accordance with paragraph 3.3.5R of the Listing Rules.
For further information please contact:
Deputy Company Secretary
Telephone: (0)1274 351 351
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