British Sky Broad. (BSY) - Share Buyback
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British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC
15 June 2012
BRITISH SKY BROADCASTING GROUP PLC - SHARE BUYBACK
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (the "Company") announces that in
accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual
General Meeting on 29 November 2011, on 14 June 2012 it purchased 570,000 of
its ordinary shares of £0.50 pence each("shares") for cancellation.
The volume weighted average price paid by the Company was 649.8170 pence per
In accordance with the agreement between the Company and News UK Nominees
Limited (and others) dated 28 July 2011 (the "Buyback Agreement"), and
shareholder authority granted on 29 November 2011, the Company will today
purchase 366,540 shares at 649.8170 pence per share from News UK Nominees
Limited for cancellation.
Further to yesterday's announcement, the Company confirms that it has in
accordance with the Buyback Agreement completed the purchase of 257,221 shares
at 689.0000 pence per share from News UK Nominees Limited for cancellation.
Following the completion of the above transactions the Company will have
1,677,478,100 votable shares in issue. This number represents the total voting
rights in the Company and may be used by shareholders as the denominator for
the calculations by which they can determine if they are required to notify
their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the
Financial Services Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Assistant Company Secretary
Telephone: +44 (0)870 240 3000
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