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Share Buyback Commenced

October 26, 2012

Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), confirms that the Company has now commenced its share buyback programme following its announcement on October 25, 2012 as part of its Quarterly results.

Investor Relations    
Eric Rojas erojas@shire.com +1 781 482 0999
Sarah Elton-Farr seltonfarr@shire.com +44 1256 894157
Media    
Jessica Mann jmann@shire.com +44 1256 894 280

 

Notes to editors

Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives.

Through our deep understanding of patients’ needs, we develop and provide healthcare in the areas of:

  • Behavioral Health and Gastro Intestinal conditions
  • Rare Diseases
  • Regenerative Medicine

as well as other symptomatic conditions treated by specialist physicians.

We aspire to imagine and lead the future of healthcare, creating value for patients, physicians, policymakers, payors and our shareholders.