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Option exercise and increase in share capital

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RWS Holdings PLC
10 February 2023


For immediate release                                                                                     10 February 2023

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 10,426 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 16 February 2023.

Following this exercise, the Company's issued share capital comprises 389,480,519 RWS Shares. RWS has no RWS Shares held in treasury. The above figure includes 30,688 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 389,449,831 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

Candy Davies, Chief Financial Officer

MHP (Financial PR advisor)                                  

Katie Hunt / Simon Hockridge                                            020 3128 8100

Numis (Nomad & Joint Broker)                                       020 7260 1000

Stuart Skinner / Kevin Cruickshank / Will Baunton

Berenberg (Joint Broker)                                                 020 3207 7800

Ben Wright / Toby Flaux / Alix Mecklenburg-Solodkoff 


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