Provident Financial plc (the "Company")
11 March 2019
Provident Financial plc - Rule 2.9 announcement
In accordance with Rule 2.9 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, the Company hereby confirms that, as at 11 March 2019, the Company had in issue 253,286,626 ordinary shares of 20 8/11p each. The International Securities Identification Number of the shares is GB00B1Z4ST84.
The Company has an American Depositary Receipts ("ADR") programme sponsored and administered by BNY Mellon. 1 ADR represents 1 ordinary share of the Company. The ADRs are traded over-the-counter (OTC). The trading symbol for the ADRs is FPLPY PQ EQUITY and FPLPY UV EQUITY and the CUSIP is 74387B103.
Kenneth Mullen, Company Secretary
Tel: +44 (0)1274 351 035