THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONTAINS INSIDE INFORMATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
23 July 2019
DE LA RUE PLC
The UK Serious Fraud Office (the "SFO") has informed De La Rue plc ("De La Rue" or the "Company") that it has opened an investigation into the De La Rue group and its associated persons in relation to suspected corruption in the conduct of business in South Sudan. De La Rue intends to co-operate with the SFO in its investigation.
Given the early stage of these matters, it is not possible to predict reliably what effect their outcome may have on De La Rue. The Company will provide a further update as and when appropriate.
The person responsible for the release of this announcement on behalf of the Company is Ed Peppiatt, General Counsel and Company Secretary.
De La Rue's LEI code is 213800DH741LZWIJXP78
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