Reed Elsevier PLC REL Transaction in Own Shares

  Reed Elsevier PLC (REL) - Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 3719S
Reed Elsevier PLC
29 November 2012




29 November 2012





          ISSUED ON BEHALF OF REED ELSEVIER PLC AND REED ELSEVIER NV





                          Transactions in own shares





Reed Elsevier PLC announces that today, it purchased (through UBS Limited)
465,000 Reed Elsevier PLC ordinary shares at a price of 642.1275pper share.
The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Following the above
purchase, Reed Elsevier PLC holds 55,852,664 ordinary shares in treasury, and
has 1,200,726,173 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).
Since 3 September 2012 Reed Elsevier PLC has purchased 21,656,366 shares.



Reed Elsevier NV announces that today, it purchased (through UBS Limited)
313,000 Reed Elsevier NV ordinary shares at a price of €11.0798 per share. The
purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.Following the above
purchase, Reed Elsevier NV holds 35,582,587 ordinary shares in treasury, and
has 689,747,012 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).Since 3
September 2012 Reed Elsevier NV has purchased 11,629,796 shares.





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