RNS Number : 7371T

SOCO International plc ("SOCO" or "the Company")
Transaction in own shares
SOCO announces that on 09 December 2011 it purchased 60,894 of its ordinary shares at an average price of 298.9104 pence per ordinary share.  The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 300 pence and 296.7 pence respectively. All the purchased shares will be held as Treasury shares.
Following the above purchase, SOCO holds 1,041,918 ordinary shares as Treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue is 339,497,534 (excluding ordinary shares held as treasury shares).


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