LILLY (ELI) & COMPANY: Statement re Intention to Cancel Listing

Company       Lilly (Eli) & Co.                  
                                            
TIDM          LEL                                
                                            
Headline      Statement re: Intention to Cancel  
          Listing                            
INTENTION TO CANCEL LISTING OF SHARES 
Eli Lilly and Company hereby announces that it has applied for the cancellation
of the listing of its shares of common stock, no par value, on the Official
List, which will result in the cancellation of trading of its shares on the
London Stock Exchange, to take effect on 27 March 2013. 
This notice is given in fulfilment of the obligation under LR 5.2.8. 
Enquiries: 
Jamie E. Haney
Counsel - Corporate Securities and Assistant Secretary
+1 (317) 277-3278
haney_jamie_e@lilly.com 
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