RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC: Transaction in Own Shares

For immediate release 

                          Purchase of own securities                           

On 5 March 2013, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc acquired from HSBC Bank plc,
200,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price of £45.2404 per ordinary
share. These shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the purchase and non-cancellation of these ordinary shares, the
Company has:

 1. 16,208,971 shares held as treasury shares; and
     2. 718,375,856 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares)

Liz Richardson Reckitt Benckiser Group plc 01753 217800

Charles Spencer HSBC Bank plc 0207 991 1505


-0- Mar/05/2013 16:58 GMT

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