Reed Elsevier PLC

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 4388M
Reed Elsevier PLC
23 August 2013
 

23 August 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) 325,000 Reed Elsevier PLC ordinary shares at a price of 809.0312p per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Following the above purchase, Reed Elsevier PLC holds 86,114,684 ordinary shares in treasury, and has 1,179,528,419 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares). Since 2 January 2013 Reed Elsevier PLC has purchased 28,629,770 shares.

 

Reed Elsevier NV announces that today, it purchased (through UBS Limited) 188,000 Reed Elsevier NV ordinary shares at a price of €14.1060 per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.  Following the above purchase, Reed Elsevier NV holds 53,183,493 ordinary shares in treasury, and has 678,940,025 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares). Since 2 January 2013 Reed Elsevier NV has purchased 16,570,406 shares.

 

 


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