RNS Number : 8971B
23 April 2012

SOCO International plc ("SOCO" or "the Company")

Transaction in own shares

SOCO announces that on 23 April 2012 it purchased 80,926 of its ordinary shares at an average price of 289.1502 pence per ordinary share.  The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 290 pence and 288.3 pence respectively. All the purchased shares will be held as Treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, SOCO holds 2,999,013 ordinary shares as Treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue is 337,831,439 (excluding ordinary shares held as treasury shares).


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