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London Stock Exchange Group PLC
23 March 2021
 

London Stock Exchange Group plc

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23 March 2021

Announcement of sale of shares

London Stock Exchange Group plc (the "Company") notes that York Holdings II Limited and York Holdings III Limited have between them sold 10,422,684 ordinary shares of 679/86 pence each of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") on 23 March 2021. The Ordinary Shares disposed of formed part of the consideration issued by the Company in exchange for its acquisition of the Refinitiv business which completed on 29 January 2021.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.16R, the Company notes that all such Ordinary Shares sold were disposed of in accordance with exemptions allowed in the lock-up provisions contained in the Relationship Agreement dated 29 January 2021 entered into between the Company, York Parent Limited, York Holdings II Limited, York Holdings III Limited and BCP York Holdings (Delaware) L.P. (the "Relationship Agreement").

 

Further details of the Relationship Agreement can be found at pages 65-70 of the prospectus published by the Company dated 9 December 2020, which is available on the Company's website at https://www.lseg.com/investor-relations/reports-results-and-ma/acquisition-refinitiv.

 

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For further information, please contact:

London Stock Exchange Group plc


Lucie Holloway, Rhiannon Davies (Media)

+44 (0)20 7797 1222

+44 (0)20 7797 3322

Paul Froud (Investors)



Teneo (Communications Adviser to LSEG)


Lucas van Praag, Philip Gawith, Doug Campbell

+44 (0)20 7420 3183

 



 

This announcement is made on behalf of LSEG by Lisa Condron, the Group Company Secretary of LSEG.

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