Transaction in Own Shares

Released : 25 Jan 2013 16:36

RNS Number : 4299W
Next PLC
25 January 2013

25 January 2013


Next plc


Close Period Share Repurchase Programme


Next plc announces that it will commence an irrevocable, non-discretionary programme to purchase its own shares for cancellation during its close period.  The programme commences on 28 January 2013, and runs up to and including 20 March 2013, the day before the Company's results for the year ending January 2013. The programme may or may not result in Next plc shares being purchased but in any event the maximum amount of shares acquired will not exceed 1,050,000 million shares.


Any shares purchased will be effected within certain pre-set parameters, and in accordance with both Next's general authority to repurchase shares and Chapter 12 of the Listing Rules which requires that the maximum price paid to be limited to no more than 105 per cent of the average middle market closing price of the Company's shares for the 5 dealing days preceding the date of purchase. 




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