Transaction in Own Shares
November 16, 2012 - Shire plc (the "Company") (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG),
announces that in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the
Company's Annual General Meeting on April 24, 2012 it purchased 126,300 of its
ordinary shares of 5 pence each on November 16, 2012. The highest and lowest
price paid was 1728.00 pence per share and 1741.00 pence per share
The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Following the above
purchase, the Company holds 1,343,134 shares as treasury shares and has
561,197,753 shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).
For further information please contact:
Eric Rojas firstname.lastname@example.org +1 781 482 0999
Sarah Elton-Farr email@example.com +44 1256 894157
Notes to editors
Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives.
Through our deep understanding of patients' needs, we develop and provide
healthcare in the areas of:
* Behavioral Health and Gastro Intestinal conditions
* Rare Diseases
* Regenerative Medicine
as well as other symptomatic conditions treated by specialist physicians.
We aspire to imagine and lead the future of healthcare, creating value for
patients, physicians, policymakers, payors and our shareholders.
Registered in Jersey, No. 99854, 22 Grenville Street, St Helier, Jersey JE4 8PX
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