Following shareholder approval at the 2014 Annual General Meeting held earlier today at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE, to change the name of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (the "Company"), the Board is pleased to confirm that the Company has changed its name to Sky plc, effective as of today.
The Company's TIDM ('ticker') on the London Stock Exchange in respect of the Company's Ordinary shares changed from BSY to SKY on 13 November 2014.
All share certificates in the name of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc will remain valid. As and when transactions take place on shareholdings going forward, share certificates will be issued in the name of Sky plc.
A copy of the Certificate of Incorporation on Change of Name has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.
This announcement is made pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.19.
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