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RWS Holdings PLC
13 September 2022


For immediate release                                                                                     13 September 2022

RWS Holdings plc

Option exercise and increase in share capital

RWS Holdings plc ("RWS" or "the Company"), a unique world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content and intellectual property services, announces that 1,288 new ordinary shares of 1 pence each in RWS ("RWS Shares") were issued today in order to satisfy the exercise of options under the SDL plc 2019 Sharesave Scheme (which was rolled over into an RWS scheme at the time of RWS's acquisition of SDL plc in November 2020). These options had an exercise price of 334.8 pence per share. Admission is expected to take place at 8.00 am on 20 September 2022.

Following this exercise, the Company's issued share capital comprises 389,463,810 RWS Shares. RWS has no RWS Shares held in treasury. The above figure includes 55,896 RWS Shares that are held by the RWS Holdings plc Employee Benefit Trust in order to satisfy awards under the Company's employee share schemes. Therefore shareholders may use the figure of 389,407,914 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, RWS under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules and as the number of voting rights in RWS. The International Securities Identification Number of RWS Shares is GB00BVFCZV34.

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RWS Holdings plc                                                             01753 480200

Andrew Brode, Chairman

Ian El-Mokadem, Chief Executive Officer

Rod Day, Interim Chief Financial Officer

MHP (Financial PR advisor)                                  

Katie Hunt / Simon Hockridge                                            0203 128 8100

Numis (Nomad & Joint Broker)                                       0207 260 1000

Stuart Skinner / Kevin Cruickshank / Will Baunton

Berenberg (Joint Broker)                                                 0203 207 7800

Ben Wright / Toby Flaux / Alix Mecklenburg-Solodkoff 


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