Transaction in Own Shares

28 November 2023

28 November 2023


CRH plc Transaction in Own Shares


CRH plc ("CRH") announces that on 27 November 2023, it acquired the following number of its ordinary shares (the "ordinary shares") on the New York Stock Exchange from CRH's broker BofA Securities, Inc. The ordinary shares acquired (by way of redemption) will be cancelled.


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The redemptions form part of CRH's intention to buy back ordinary shares of up to $1 billion* in the period to 20 December 2023 following its announcement on 25 September 2023 and were effected by CRH's broker as part of the Programme announced on 25 September 2023.

Following settlement of the above transactions and subsequent share cancellation CRH will have 698,451,284 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares). CRH will also hold 41,209,278 of its ordinary shares in treasury, which represents 5.571% of the issued ordinary share capital of CRH. Ordinary shares held in treasury do not have any voting rights.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation) as such legislation forms part of retained EU law in the United Kingdom ("UK") (as defined in the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018) and as amended pursuant to UK's Market Abuse (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (as may be amended and/or supplemented from time to time), a detailed breakdown of individual trades made during the period by BofA Securities, Inc. on behalf of CRH as part of the buyback programme is scheduled to this announcement. This announcement is also being made for the purposes of the UK Financial Conduct Authority's Listing Rule 14.3.17(3).

* Being an amount equal to €940 million (based on a FX rate of $1.00:€0.94 fixed for the duration of the Buyback). 


Diarmuid Enright

Assistant Company Secretary

Tel: 00 3531 6344340









Issuer name:

CRH plc






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BofA Securities, Inc.

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Date of Transactions:

 27 November 2023

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