REG - Vodafone Group Plc - Transaction in Own Shares

Thu Apr 19, 2012 2:00am EDT

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Vodafone Group Plc
19 April 2012
 



 

 

VODAFONE GROUP PLC

TRANSACTIONS IN OWN SECURITIES

 

Vodafone Group Plc ("Vodafone") announces today that it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of U.S.$0.113/7 each on the London Stock Exchange via Deutsche Bank AG London.  Such purchase was effected pursuant to irrevocable instructions issued by Vodafone on 8 December 2011, as announced by Vodafone on 8 December 2011.

 

Ordinary Shares

 


Date of purchase:

 

18 April 2012

Number of ordinary shares purchased:

8,800,000



Highest purchase price paid per share:

172.65p



Lowest purchase price paid per share:

 

169.45p

Volume weighted average price per share:

170.9662p

 

Vodafone intends to hold the purchased shares in treasury.

 

Since 20 June 2011, Vodafone has purchased 1,810,599,938 shares at a cost (including dealing and associated costs) of £3,082,741,210.

 

TRANSFER OF TREASURY SHARES

 

Vodafone also announces today that it has transferred to participants in its employee share schemes the following number of its ordinary shares of U.S.$0.113/7 each, which were previously held as treasury shares.

 

Ordinary Shares


Date of transfer:

18 April 2012

Number of ordinary shares transferred:

106,895

Highest transfer price per share:

170p

Lowest transfer price per share:

170p

 

Following both the above transactions, Vodafone holds 4,270,547,307 of its ordinary shares in treasury and has 49,544,469,762 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

This announcement does not constitute, or form part of, an offer or any solicitation of an offer for securities in any jurisdiction.


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