Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 3563L
Standard Chartered PLC
12 May 2022
 

STANDARD CHARTERED PLC

12 May 2022

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 J.P. Morgan Securities plc ("JPM Securities"), pursuant to the share buy-back programme previously outlined on 18 February 2022 (the "Programme").

Ordinary shares:

Date of purchase:

12 May 2022

Aggregate number of ordinary shares purchased:

1,949,000

Lowest price paid per share:

553.0000 pence

Highest price paid per share:

566.0000 pence

Weighted average price paid per share:

559.8898 pence

All ordinary shares purchased today were bought back on the London Stock Exchange.

SC intends to cancel the purchased shares.

Following the cancellation of the purchased shares, SC will have 2,975,161,331 ordinary shares in issue. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in SC will be 743,790,332.

Any share purchases pursuant to the Programme 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 18 February 2022.

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/3563L_1-2022-5-12.pdf

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

Enquiries to:

Gregg J Powell, Group Head, Investor Relations

+44 (0) 20 7885 5172

Shaun Gamble, Director, Group Media Relations

+44 (0) 20 7885 5934

 

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