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Standard Chartered PLC

19 May 2022


19 May 2022

Transaction in own shares

Standard Chartered PLC ("SC") announces that today it purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of US$0.50 each from J.P. Morgan Securities plc ("JPM Securities"), pursuant to the share buy-back programme previously outlined on 18 February 2022 (the "Programme").

Following the purchase of these shares, the Programme that commenced on 21 February 2022 has completed. Since the commencement of the Programme, the Company has repurchased for cancellation 111,295,408 ordinary shares at a volume weighted average price of GBP5.1813 per ordinary share for an aggregate consideration of approximately US$750 million.

Ordinary shares:

 Date of purchase:                  19 May 2022 
 Aggregate number of ordinary 
  shares purchased:                 188,413 
 Lowest price paid per share:       582.6000 pence 
 Highest price paid per share:      594.2000 pence 
 Weighted average price paid per    587.0980 pence 

All ordinary shares purchased today were bought back on the London Stock Exchange.

SC intends to cancel the purchased shares.

Following the cancellation of the purchased shares, SC will have 2,967,823,692 ordinary shares in issue. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in SC will be 741,955,923 .

Any share purchases pursuant to the Programme will be effected in accordance with certain pre-set parameters and limits, and in accordance with applicable law and regulation as described in more detail in SC's announcement of 18 February 2022.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 (as incorporated into UK domestic law by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018), a full breakdown of the individual trades is attached to this announcement.


This announcement will also be available on SC's website at: https://www.sc.com/en/investors/stock-exchange-announcements/

Enquiries to:

 Gregg J Powell, Group Head, Investor 
  Relations                              +44 (0) 20 7885 5172 
 Shaun Gamble, Director, Group 
  Media Relations                        +44 (0) 20 7885 5934 

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