Close Period buy-back programmeTransaction in own shares
WPP plc (“WPP” or the “Company”) announces that on 5 August 2016 it purchased for treasury 50,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price of 1724.9871 pence per ordinary share. Details of the relevant repurchase transactions are set out below:
|Description of shares: ||WPP plc ordinary shares of 10 pence each|
|Number of shares repurchased:||50,000|
|Date of transaction:||5 August 2016|
|Time of transaction:||08:10-16:35|
|Trading venue:||London Stock Exchange|
|Broker:||Merrill Lynch International|
Following the above purchase, WPP holds 45,677,624 ordinary shares as treasury shares. The total number of WPP shares in issue is 1,284,549,421 (excluding shares to be held in treasury).
All transactions under this programme will be published on the Company’s website (www.wpp.com) on a daily basis.
Marie Capes, Company Secretary
+44 (0)20 7408 2204