27 August 2013
BT GROUP PLC
TRANSACTION IN OWN SHARES - VOTING RIGHTS AND CAPITAL
BT Group plc announces that on 27 August 2013 it purchased from Merrill Lynch International 1,000,000 ordinary shares at an average price of 327.2564 pence per share. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares.
BT Group plc's capital consists of 8,151,227,029 ordinary shares with voting rights. Following the above purchase, BT Group plc holds 242,454,320 ordinary shares as treasury shares. Therefore the total number of voting rights in BT Group plc is 7,908,772,709.
The above figure 7,908,772,709 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, BT Group plc under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
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