In conformity with the Transparency Directive's transitional provision 6 we would like to notify the market of the following:
RPS Group plc's capital consists of 212,210,656 ordinary shares with voting rights. RPS Group plc does not hold any shares in Treasury. The increase in the number of shares (63,428) from those announced on 30 September 2008 relate to the employee share option scheme, the employee Share Incentive Plan and the UK employee SAYE scheme.
Therefore, the total number of voting rights in RPS Group plc is 212,210,656.
The above figure (212,210,656) 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, RPS Group plc under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
30 October 2008
|RPS Group plc|
|Nicholas Rowe, Company Secretary||Tel: 01235 863 206|
|Gary Young, Finance Director|
|Justine Warren||Tel: 020 7457 2020|
RPS is an international consultancy providing advice upon the development of natural resources, land and property, the management of the environment and the health and safety of people. We trade in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, North America, Australia and South East Asia and undertake projects in many other parts of the world. The Group is a constituent of both the FTSE 250 and FTSE 4 Good Indices.
Forward looking statements
This announcement contains certain forward looking statements with respect to the financial conditions, results of operations and businesses of RPS Group Plc. These statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend upon circumstances that will occur in the future. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results or developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Nothing in this announcement should be construed as a profit forecast.