EX-99.1 2 d565936dex991.htm EXHIBIT 1 Exhibit 1

Exhibit 1

Buy-back programme

Transaction in own shares

WPP plc (“WPP” or the “Company”) announces that on 31 May 2018 it purchased for treasury 180,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price of 1240.2618 pence per ordinary share. Details of the relevant repurchase transactions are set out below:

 

 

 Description of shares:

 

  

 

WPP plc ordinary shares of 10 pence each

 

 

 Number of shares repurchased:

 

  

 

180,000

 

 

 Date of transaction:

 

  

 

31 May 2018

 

 

 Time of transaction:

 

  

 

08:00 – 16:30

 

 

 Price (pence):

 

  

 

1240.2618

 

 

 Trading venue:

 

  

 

London Stock Exchange

 

 

 Broker:

 

  

 

Merrill Lynch International

 

Following the above purchase, WPP holds 69,508,933 ordinary shares as treasury shares. The total number of WPP shares in issue is 1,263,092,044 (excluding shares to be held in treasury).

All transactions under this programme will be published on the Company’s website (www.wpp.com) on a daily basis.

Enquiries:

 

 

Marie Capes, Company Secretary

  

 

020 7408 2204