CRH plc ('CRH') announces that on 14th June 2022 it purchased the following number of its ordinary shares (the 'ordinary shares') on Euronext Dublin, from CRH's broker Societe Generale. The ordinary shares purchased will be held as treasury shares.
The purchases form part of CRH's intention to buy back ordinary shares of up to $300 million in the period to 27th June 2022 following its announcement on 17th March 2022 and were effected by CRH's broker as part of the Programme announced on 17th March 2022.
Following settlement of the above transactions CRH will hold 13,218,368 of its ordinary shares in treasury which represents 1.707% of the issued ordinary share capital of CRH. Ordinary shares held in treasury do not have any voting rights. Following settlement, CRH will have 760,921,970 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).
In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation) (also in force in the UK, from time to time, including, where relevant, pursuant to the UK's Market Abuse (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019), a detailed breakdown of individual trades made on 14th June 2022 by Societe Generale on behalf of CRH as part of the buyback programme is scheduled to this announcement.
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