Micro Focus International plc (LON: MCRO) announced today that on 9th August 2019 it purchased for Treasury the following number of its ordinary shares of 10 pence each pursuant to its $200 million share buyback programme, details of which were announced on 17 July 2019.
Description of shares: Micro Focus International plc – ordinary shares of 10 pence
Number of shares repurchased: 174,154
Date of transaction: 9 August 2019
Time of transaction: 08:00 – 16:50
Volume weighted average price paid per share: 1,671.8271 pence
Lowest price paid per share: 1,649.00 pence
Highest price paid per share: 1,689.60 pence
Broker: Citigroup Global Markets Limited
Of the ordinary shares purchased by the Company, 27,000 ordinary shares were purchased through Citi acquiring ADRs representing ordinary shares of the Company on the New York Stock Exchange, cancelling the ADRs in return for the underlying ordinary shares and selling the underlying ordinary shares to the Company.
Aggregated information on shares purchased according to trading venues:
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Following the purchase of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 341,372,890 (excluding Treasury shares), and Micro Focus International plc will hold 21,474,352 ordinary shares in Treasury.
The figure of 341,372,890 may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.