9 June 2022
Transaction in Own Shares
Smith & Nephew plc (the "Company") cancelled, on 8 June 2022, 7,770,113 of its ordinary shares of US 20¢ each ("Shares") previously held in Treasury. These Shares were held in Treasury following the completion of the Company's recent $125m share buyback programme.
Following the cancellation of these Shares the Company holds 5,039,535 of its shares in Treasury. The Company's issued share capital, with one voting right per share consists of 872,457,158 ordinary shares of US20¢ each. This is the figure which should be used by shareholders as the denominator when determining whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
This announcement is made in accordance with the requirements of LR 12.6.4.
Deputy Company Secretary
Smith & Nephew plc
Tel: 01923 477100