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Informa PLC
19 May 2022

Informa PLC Press Release

19 May 2022

Informa Share Buyback Programme

Update on GAP II shareholder returns

Informa (LSE: INF.L), the international B2B Markets, Knowledge Services and Business Intelligence Group today provided an update on its Share Buyback Programme that forms part of the 2021-2024 Growth Acceleration Plan II ('GAP II').

Share Buyback Programme

GAP II is Informa's four-year programme to create a more focused, higher growth business. This will see the Group accelerate investment in its two businesses with scale leadership positions, B2B Markets and Academic Markets, and divest of its Informa Intelligence portfolio of businesses.

Following the completion of the first tranche of the Share Buyback Programme, which saw £100m of capital returned to shareholders, on 15 March 2022, the Company announced a second tranche, committing a further £200m to share buybacks.

As part of this second tranche, on 18 May 2022, the Company purchased 552,552 ordinary shares for cancellation through Merrill Lynch International at an average price of 562.6235 pence per share.

The highest and lowest purchase price paid per share were 569.6p and 558.0p respectively, with the aggregate details of shares purchased by trading venue as outlined in the table below:

Trading venue

Weighted average price paid per share (GBp)

Aggregate number of shares purchased

Lowest price paid per share

Highest price paid per share

London Stock Exchange





Chi-X (CXE)










Following settlement of the above purchases and cancellation of the purchased ordinary shares, the Company's total number of ordinary shares in issue, and its total voting rights, will be 1,469,513,446 ordinary shares.  The Company does not hold any shares in Treasury.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of the Market Abuse Regulation, a full breakdown of the individual trades made as part of the buyback programme is detailed in the attachment.


Richard Menzies-Gow, Director of IR & Communications

+44 (0) 20 8052 2787

Heledd Hanscomb, Deputy Company Secretary

+44 (0) 20 8052 0661


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