Reed Elsevier PLC

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 3390W
Reed Elsevier PLC
24 January 2013
 



24 January 2013

 

 

ISSUED ON BEHALF OF REED ELSEVIER PLC AND REED ELSEVIER NV

 

 

Transactions in own shares

 

 

Reed Elsevier PLC announces that today, it purchased (through UBS Limited) 222,000 Reed Elsevier PLC ordinary shares at a price of 684.5008 p per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Following the above purchase, Reed Elsevier PLC holds 62,690,914 ordinary shares in treasury, and has 1,196,147,720 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).   Since 2 January 2013 Reed Elsevier PLC has purchased 5,206,000 shares.

 

Reed Elsevier NV announces that today, it purchased (through UBS Limited) 128,000 Reed Elsevier NV ordinary shares at a price of €11.4590 per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.  Following the above purchase, Reed Elsevier NV holds 39,622,056 ordinary shares in treasury, and has 686,980,076 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).  Since 2 January 2013 Reed Elsevier NV has purchased 3,008,969 shares.

 

 


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