Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 2481T
Standard Chartered PLC
23 March 2021
 

STANDARD CHARTERED PLC

23 March 2021

Transaction in own shares

Standard Chartered PLC ("SC") announces that today it purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of US$0.50 each from Merrill Lynch International ("BofA Securities"), pursuant to the share buy-back programme previously outlined on 25 February 2021 and detailed in the announcement of 26 February 2021.

Ordinary shares:

Date of purchase:

23 March 2021

Aggregate number of ordinary shares purchased:

2,158,138

Lowest price paid per share:

479.8000 pence

Highest price paid per share:

487.4000 pence

Weighted average price paid per share:

483.8594 pence

 

Aggregated information of ordinary shares purchased today according to each trading venue:

Venue

Weighted average price paid per share (GB pence)

Aggregate number of shares purchased

Lowest price paid per share
(GB pence)

Highest price paid per share
(GB pence)

London Stock Exchange

483.7377

1,232,922

480.0000

487.3000

Turquoise

484.1473

185,862

479.9000

487.4000

Chi-X (CXE)

483.9193

257,922

480.0000

487.3000

BATS (BXE)

484.0206

385,432

479.8000

487.3000

Aquis UK

484.0571

96,000

480.0000

487.3000

 

SC intends to cancel the purchased shares.

Following the cancellation of the purchased shares, SC will hold no ordinary shares in treasury and will have 3,125,557,802 ordinary shares in issue. Therefore, the total voting rights in SC will be 781,389,450. This figure for the total number of voting rights 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, SC under the FCA's Disclosure Guidelines and Transparency Rules.

Any such share purchases will be effected in accordance with certain pre-set parameters and limits, and in accordance with applicable law and regulation as described in more detail in SC's announcement of 26 February 2021.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 (as incorporated into UK domestic law by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018), a full breakdown of the individual trades is attached to this announcement.

http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/2481T_1-2021-3-23.pdf

This announcement will also be available on SC's website at: https://www.sc.com/en/investors/stock-exchange-announcements/

Enquiries to:

Mark Stride, Head of Investor Relations                 +44 (0) 20 7885 8596

Julie Gibson, Head of Media Relations                   +44 (0) 20 7885 2434

 

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