Block Listing Six Monthly Return

May 26, 2015

Name of applicant:

Shire plc

Name of scheme:

2000 Executive Share Option Scheme

Period of return:

From:

November 23, 2014

To:

May 22, 2015

Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:

3,406,623

Plus:  The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):

Nil

Less:  Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):

Nil

Equals:  Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:

3,406,623*

         

 *There are no further awards outstanding under the 2000 Executive Share Option Scheme and therefore these shares have been cancelled.

Name of applicant:

Shire plc

Name of scheme:

Shire Sharesave Scheme

Period of return:

From:

November 23, 2014

To:

May 22, 2015

Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:

207,758

Plus:  The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):

Nil

Less:  Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):

4,207

Equals:  Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:

203,551

         

Name of applicant:

Shire plc

Name of scheme:

Shire Portfolio Share Plan

Period of return:

From:

November 23, 2014

To:

May 22, 2015

Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:

1,138,214

Plus:  The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):

2,000,000

Less:  Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):

1,353,145

Equals:  Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:

1,785,069

         

Name of applicant:

Shire plc

Name of scheme:

Shire Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Period of return:

From:

November 23, 2014

To:

May 22, 2015

Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:

524,710

Plus:  The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):

Nil

Less:  Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):

2,373

Equals:  Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:

522,337

         

Name of applicant:

Shire plc

Name of scheme:

Shire Long Term Incentive Plan 2015

Period of return:

From:

May 13, 2015

To:

May 22, 2015

Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:

Nil

Plus:  The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):

3,000,000

Less:  Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):

Nil

Equals:  Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:

3,000,000

         

Name of contact:

Tony Guthrie, Deputy Company Secretary

Address of contact:

Hampshire International Business Park

Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 8EP

Telephone number of contact:

01256 894746

For further information please contact:

Investor Relations

 

 

Sarah Elton-Farr

seltonfarr@shire.com

+44 1256 894157

 NOTES TO EDITORS

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

Our strategy is to focus on developing and marketing innovative specialty medicines to meet significant unmet patient needs.

We focus on providing treatments in Rare Diseases, Neuroscience, Gastrointestinal and Internal Medicine and we are developing treatments for symptomatic conditions treated by specialist physicians in other targeted therapeutic areas, such as Ophthalmics.

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