Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 4049T
Standard Chartered PLC
24 March 2021
 

STANDARD CHARTERED PLC

24 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:

24 March 2021

Aggregate number of ordinary shares purchased:

1,912,194

Lowest price paid per share:

474.2000 pence

Highest price paid per share:

489.3000 pence

Weighted average price paid per share:

485.3409 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

484.7277

1,064,433

474.3000

489.2000

Turquoise

486.5578

181,067

474.2000

489.2000

Chi-X (CXE)

485.7832

248,000

474.3000

489.3000

BATS (BXE)

486.0550

322,694

474.3000

489.2000

Aquis UK

486.3024

96,000

474.6000

489.2000

 

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 3,123,645,608 ordinary shares in issue. Therefore, the total voting rights in SC will be 780,911,402. 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/4049T_1-2021-3-24.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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