RNS Number : 9599V
Betfair Group PLC
20 January 2012
Betfair Group plc (the "Company") announces that in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 22nd September 2011 it purchased 20,895 of its Ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each ("shares") on 20th January 2012 for cancellation.
The average price paid per share was 843.11 pence per share.
The highest price paid per share was 845.00 pence per share.
The lowest price paid per share was 835.50 pence per share.
To date 4,178,185 shares have been repurchased under this authority.
Following the above transaction the Company has 104,349,783 shares in issue. This number represents the total voting rights in the Company and may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they can determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Financial Services Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
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