Notification of shares held in treasury, Voting RightsEVRAZ plc (the “Company”) announced the results of a share buy back by way of tender offer on 20 April 2015.
As part of that share buy back, on Monday 20 April 2015, the Company agreed unconditionally to repurchase and transfer to treasury 108,458,508 ordinary shares of US$1.00 each in the capital of the Company, for consideration of US$3.10 per share. None of the ordinary shares purchased will be cancelled. It is expected that settlement of the repurchase (and the transfer of those ordinary shares into treasury) will occur on 22 April 2015.
Following the above transfer of shares into treasury, the Company will hold a total of 108,458,508 ordinary shares in treasury and the Company will have an additional 1,398,068,786 ordinary shares in issue out of treasury.
The Company announces in accordance with DTR 5.5.1 that the percentage of voting rights attributable to those shares it will hold in treasury following that transfer is 7.20%.
The Company announces in accordance with DTR 5.6.1A that, as at 22 April 2015, the Company's issued share capital will consist of 1,506,527,294 ordinary shares of US$1.00 each. The total number of voting rights attaching to the ordinary shares of the Company is therefore 1,398,068,786.
The above figure (1,398,068,786) may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company’s ordinary shares under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
This notice is given in fulfilment of the obligations under Listing Rule 12.4.6, DTR 5.5.1R, DTR 5.6.1A and DTR 5.6.1R.