18 May 2017 - Experian plc, the global information services company (the "Company"), hereby notifies the market that, as announced earlier on 18 May 2017, the Company will repurchase ordinary shares through a share repurchase programme, to be undertaken from now up to 31 May 2018. The purpose of the programme is to allocate surplus cash to reduce the capital of the Company, in line with the Group's capital framework.
The maximum pecuniary amount allocated to the programme is US$600,000,000 (which includes the amount required to complete the previous repurchase programme) and the maximum number of ordinary shares to be purchased under the programme is 50,000,000.
It is intended that the shares purchased by the Company under the programme will be cancelled.
Any share repurchases by the Company will be effected in accordance with the Company's general authority to purchase its own shares and Chapter 12 of the UK Listing Authority's Listing Rules.
Deputy Company Secretary
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