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Booker Group PLC (BOK)

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Thursday 28 May, 2009

Booker Group PLC

AIM cancellation & Admission

RNS Number : 9112S
Booker Group PLC
28 May 2009

28 May 2009

Booker Group plc

('Booker', the 'Group' or the 'Company')

Notification of proposed AIM cancellation and Admission to the Official List

Further to the announcement on 15 October 2008, the Company confirms its intention to apply for admission of its ordinary shares to listing on the Official List of the UK Listing Authority (the 'Official List') and to trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed securities (the 'Main Market'). Pursuant to Rule 41 of the AIM Rules for Companies, the Company hereby gives notice of the intended cancellation of trading of its shares on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. 

It is expected that the Company's ordinary shares with a nominal value of 1p each will be admitted to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange's market for listed securities and simultaneously cancelled on AIM effective on or around 1 July 2009, subject to the receipt of the necessary approvals from the UK Listing Authority and the London Stock Exchange, being at least 20 business days after this announcement.

Investors should consult their own tax advisers as to the tax implications of the move to the Official List and the Main Market.

Investec Investment Banking, a division of Investec Bank plc has been appointed as sponsor in relation to the move to the Main Market and will be acting as broker and financial adviser to the Company. 

A further announcement will be made in due course. 

For further information contact:

Tulchan Communications (PR Adviser to Booker Group plc)

020 7353 4200

Susanna Voyle

Lucy Legh

Investec Bank plc (Nominated Adviser to Booker Group plc)

020 7597 5970

Keith Anderson

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