LONDON, Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (the 'Company') (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on October 3, 2019 it purchased the following number of "A" Shares for cancellation.
Aggregated information on "A" shares purchased according to trading venues:
|Date of purchase||Number of "A" shares purchased||Highest price paid||Lowest price paid||Volume weighted average price paid per share||Venue|
|03 October 2019||1,621,000||2,301.00 GBp||2,263.50 GBp||2,286.06 GBp||LSE|
|03 October 2019||506,000||2,301.00 GBp||2,263.50 GBp||2,286.08 GBp||BATS (BXE)|
|03 October 2019||278,000||2,301.00 GBp||2,263.50 GBp||2,286.07 GBp||Chi-X (CXE)|
These share purchases form part of the fifth tranche of the Company's existing share buy-back programme previously announced on July 26, 2018. The Company announced the fifth tranche of its share buyback programme on August 1, 2019.
In respect of this programme, Citigroup Global Markets Limited will make trading decisions in relation to the Company's securities independently of the Company for a period from August 1, 2019 up to and including October 28, 2019.
Any such share purchases will be effected within certain pre-set parameters, and in accordance with the Company's general authority to repurchase shares, Chapter 12 of the Listing Rules and Article 5 of the Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014/EU dealing with buy-back programmes and the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052.
In accordance with the Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014/EU, a full breakdown of the individual trades made by Citigroup Global Markets Limited on behalf of the Company as a part of the buy-back programme is detailed below.
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LEI number of Royal Dutch Shell plc: 21380068P1DRHMJ8KU70 Classification: Acquisition or disposal of the issuer's own shares
SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc