Jan 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Transaction in Own Shares
16 January 2020
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Royal Dutch Shell plc (the 'Company') announces that on 16 January 2020 it purchased the following number of "A" Shares for cancellation.
Aggregated information on "A" shares purchased according to trading venues:
|Date of purchase||Number of "A" shares purchased||
Highest price paid
Lowest price paid
||Volume weighted average price paid per share||Venue|
|16 January 2020||216,265||2,283.50 GBp||2,253.50 GBp||2,267.75 GBp||LSE|
|16 January 2020||27,145||2,280.00 GBp||2,254.50 GBp||2,267.56 GBp||BATS (BXE)|
|16 January 2020||52,689||2,283.00 GBp||2,254.00 GBp||2,267.62 GBp||Chi-X (CXE)|
|16 January 2020||209,964||26.7150 EUR||26.4500 EUR||26.5295 EUR||BATS (BXE)|
|16 January 2020||349,528||26.7150 EUR||26.4450 EUR||26.5731 EUR||Chi-X (CXE)|
These share purchases form part of the sixth tranche of the Company's existing share buy-back programme previously announced on July 26, 2018. The Company announced the sixth tranche of its share buyback programme on October 31, 2019.
In respect of this programme, Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc will make trading decisions in relation to the Company's securities independently of the Company for a period from October 31, 2019 up to and including January 27, 2020.
Any such share purchases will be effected within certain pre-set parameters, and in accordance with the Company's general authority to repurchase shares, Chapter 12 of the Listing Rules and Article 5 of the Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014/EU dealing with buy-back programmes and the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052.
In accordance with the Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014/EU, a full breakdown of the individual trades made by Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc on behalf of the Company as a part of the buy-back programme is detailed below.
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LEI number of Royal Dutch Shell plc: 21380068P1DRHMJ8KU70
Classification: Acquisition or disposal of the issuer's own shares
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