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For immediate release 30 August 2018
Sky plc ("Sky")
In accordance with Rule 2.9 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the "Code"), Sky confirms that, as of close of business on 29 August 2018, it had 1,719,617,230 ordinary shares of 50 pence each in issue. Each ordinary share carries one right to vote. Sky does not hold any ordinary shares in treasury.
Sky has a premium listing of its ordinary shares on the London Stock Exchange. The International Securities Identification Number for Sky's ordinary shares is GB0001411924.
Sky has an American Depositary Receipts ("ADR") programme sponsored and administered by The Bank of New York Mellon. As of the close of business on 29 August 2018, there were 1,070,413 ADRs in issue. 1 ADR represents 4 ordinary shares of Sky. Sky's ADRs trade on the over-the-counter ("OTC") market in the United States and are quoted on the OTC market's highest tier, International PremierQX. The trading symbol for these securities is SKYAY and the CUSIP is 83084V106.
The above figures may be used by shareholders to determine the percentage of issued share capital they hold in Sky and if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Sky under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules or the Code.
Publication on website
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