Regulatory Story
Company InterContinental Hotels Group PLC
Headline Transaction in Own Shares
Released 07:00 19-Dec-2018
Number 8951K07

RNS Number : 8951K
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC
19 December 2018

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC ("IHG" or the "Company")


Transaction in Own Shares


Further to the announcement on 18 December 2018, IHG announces that it has purchased through Goldman Sachs International, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 4 May 2018, the following number of its ordinary shares of 19 17/21 pence each ("Shares") on the London Stock Exchange as part of the buyback programme announced on 18 December 2018:


Date of purchase:

18 December 2018

Number of Shares purchased:


Highest price paid per Share:

4,176 pence

Lowest price paid per Share:

4,159 pence

Average price paid per Share:

4,166 pence


The Company intends to cancel all of the purchased Shares.


In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), the schedule below contains detailed information about the individual purchases made by Goldman Sachs International on behalf of the Company as part of the buyback programme.



Schedule of Purchases


Shares purchased:

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC ordinary shares of 19 17/21 pence each



Date of purchases:

18 December 2018

Investment firm:

Goldman Sachs International



Aggregate information:



Volume-weighted average price, pence

Aggregated volume

London Stock Exchange

4,166 pence




Individual transactions:


Number of shares purchased

Transaction price (pence per share)

Time of transaction

Trading venue

Transaction Reference




London Stock Exchange





London Stock Exchange





London Stock Exchange





London Stock Exchange



For further information

Investor Relations (Heather Wood; Matthew Kay)

+44 (0)1895 512 176

+44 (0)7527 419 431

Media Relations (Yasmin Diamond; Mark Debenham)

+44 (0)1895 512 097

+44 (0)7527 424 046


Notes to editors

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including Regent Hotels & ResortsInterContinental® Hotels & ResortsKimpton® Hotels & RestaurantsHotel Indigo®EVEN® HotelsHUALUXE® Hotels and ResortsCrowne Plaza® Hotels & Resortsvoco™Holiday Inn®Holiday Inn Express®Holiday Inn Club Vacations®Holiday Inn Resort®avid® hotelsStaybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.


IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,500 hotels and approximately 826,000 guest rooms in almost 100 countries, with more than 1,800 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members.  


InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group's holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 375,000 people work across IHG's hotels and corporate offices globally.


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