Next PLC NXT Transaction in Own Shares

  Next PLC (NXT) - Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 3662S
Next PLC
29 November 2012

Next plc

Off-market purchases by way of contingent purchase contract by the Company  of 
ordinary shares for cancellation

Next plc announces  today that,  pursuant to the  contingent forward  purchase 
contract it entered into with  HSBC Bank plc on 4  October 2012, it has  today 
purchased 25,000 ordinary shares for cancellation at a price of 3439.51  pence 
per share.

Following these purchases, the Company's registered share capital consists  of 
161,312,057 ordinary shares of 10 pence each. All of the ordinary shares have
equal voting rights and there are no shares held in Treasury. This figure  may 
be used by  shareholders to  determine if they  are required  to notify  their 
interest, or  a  change  to  their  interest, in  Next  plc  under  the  FSA's 
Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

A J R McKinlay

Company Secretary

Next plc

Editorial note:

Under the contingent  contract, the  Company may  purchase a  fixed number  of 
shares each week in the period  to 2 May 2013, at a  fixed price that is at  a 
discount to the market price prevailing  at the start of the contract  period. 
The contract is contingent  in that it would  terminate early, and no  further 
shares would  be  purchased, if  the  Company's  share price  increases  to  a 
pre-determined suspension level  during the contract  period. This  suspension 
level has been set at the start of  the contract and is between 104% and  110% 
of the Company's share price at the start of the contract.

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