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Thursday 09 June, 2011

BHP Billiton PLC

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 2035I
BHP Billiton PLC
09 June 2011
 



 

Company Secretariat

 

 

9 June 2011


 

 



 

To:

Australian Securities Exchange

cc:  

New York Stock Exchange

 


London Stock Exchange


JSE Limited

 

BHP BILLITON PLC - TRANSACTION IN SHARES

 

Name of entities

BHP Billiton Limited

BHP Billiton Plc

 


ABN  49 004 028 077

REG NO  3196209

 


 

BHP Billiton Limited announces that it today purchased 924,000 Ordinary shares of BHP Billiton Plc at an average price of 2,309.76 pence per Ordinary share.  The highest price paid was 2,332.50 pence per Ordinary share and the lowest price paid was 2,284.50 pence per Ordinary share.

Following purchase, BHP Billiton Limited transferred its interest in the shares to BHP Billiton Plc for nil consideration and cancellation by BHP Billiton Plc.

Following the cancellation, the total number of BHP Billiton Plc Ordinary shares in issue (excluding shares held as treasury shares) will be 2,127,660,647.

 

 

Further information on BHP Billiton can be found on our Internet site: www.bhpbilliton.com

 

Australia

Brendan Harris, Investor Relations

Tel: +61 3 9609 4323  Mobile: +61 437 134 814

email: [email protected]

 

Andrew Gunn, Investor Relations

Tel: +61 3 9609 3575  Mobile: +61 439 558 454

email: [email protected]

 

Samantha Stevens, Media Relations

Tel: +61 3 9609 2898  Mobile: +61 400 693 915 

email: [email protected]   

 

Kelly Quirke, Media Relations

Tel: +61 3 9609 2896  Mobile: +61 429 966 312 

email: [email protected]  

 

Fiona Martin, Media Relations

Tel: +61 3 9609 2211  Mobile: +61 427 777 908  

email: [email protected]  

United Kingdom & South Africa

Andre Liebenberg, Investor Relations

Tel: +44 20 7802 4131  Mobile: +44 7920 236 974

email: [email protected]

 

United Kingdom & Americas

Ruban Yogarajah, Media Relations

Tel: US +1 713 966 2907 or UK +44 20 7802 4033
Mobile: UK +44 7827 082 022

email: [email protected]

 

Americas

Scott Espenshade, Investor Relations

Tel: +1 713 599 6431   Mobile: +1 713 208 8565

email: [email protected]

 

BHP Billiton Limited ABN 49 004 028 077

Registered in Australia

Registered Office: 180 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia

Tel +61 1300 55 4757 Fax +61 3 9609 3015

 

BHP Billiton Plc Registration number 3196209

Registered in England and Wales

Registered Office: Neathouse Place

London SW1V 1BH United Kingdom

Tel +44 20 7802 4000 Fax +44 20 7802 4111

 

 

Members of the BHP Billiton group which is headquartered in Australia

 


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