Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 5616T
Standard Chartered PLC
25 March 2021
 

STANDARD CHARTERED PLC

25 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:

25 March 2021

Aggregate number of ordinary shares purchased:

2,207,891

Lowest price paid per share:

487.1000 pence

Highest price paid per share:

494.7000 pence

Weighted average price paid per share:

489.8386 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

489.9436

1,277,323

487.1000

494.5000

Turquoise

489.6724

176,915

487.3000

494.7000

Chi-X (CXE)

489.7728

246,000

487.3000

494.6000

BATS (BXE)

489.6608

413,000

487.2000

494.5000

Aquis UK

489.6785

94,653

487.3000

494.6000

 

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 3,121,437,717 ordinary shares in issue. Therefore, the total voting rights in SC will be 780,359,429. 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/5616T_1-2021-3-25.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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