Treasury Shares

The Company announces that following the transfer of 3,526 A ordinary shares of £0.40 each from the Treasury Shares Account on the exercise of options under the Executive Share Option Scheme, the number of A ordinary shares of £0.40 in issue is 33,516,660 of which 1,204,844 (3.59%) are held in treasury.

Enquiries: Daniela Hanuskova Assistant Company Secretary 020 8996 2105 8 December 2014