Regulatory News Item

RNS Number : 0394T
Smiths Group PLC
22 November 2021
 

22 November 2021

SMITHS GROUP PLC
TRANSACTIONS IN OWN SHARES

Smiths Group plc ("Smiths Group") announces today that it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 37.5 pence each on the London Stock Exchange from Goldman Sachs International. Such purchase was effected pursuant to instructions issued by Smiths Group on 18 November 2021, as announced on 19 November 2021:

Date of purchase

Number of shares purchased

Highest price paid: (GBP)

Lowest price paid: (GBP)

Volume weighted average price paid per share (GBP)

Venue

19 November 2021

126,268

14.65

15.02

14.82

XLON

 

Smiths Group will cancel the purchased shares.

Following the cancellation of the repurchased shares, Smiths Group will hold no ordinary shares in treasury and will have 396,378,930 ordinary shares in issue. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in Smiths Group will be 396,378,930. This is the figure which should be used by shareholders as the denominator when determining whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in Smiths Group, under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

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

Enquiries:

 

Jemma Spalton, Director of Investor Relations
+44 (0)20 7004 1600

Jemma.spalton@smiths.com


Matthew Whyte, Company Secretary
+44 (0)20 7004 1600
Matthew.whyte@smiths.com


Smiths Group plc's LEI number is: 213800MJL6IPZS3ASA11

 

 

About Smiths Group

For over 170 years, Smiths Group has been pioneering progress by improving the world through smarter engineering. We serve millions of people every year, to help create a safer, more efficient and better-connected world, across four major global markets:  Energy, General Industry, Security & Defence, and Aerospace. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, Smiths employs c.22,000 colleagues in over 50 countries. For more information visit www.smiths.com.

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