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Tesco PLC

19 May 2022

Tesco PLC

20 May 2022

Tesco PLC

Transaction in own shares

Tesco PLC (the "Company") announces that on 19 May 2022 it has purchased, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Company, the following number of ordinary shares of 6 1/3 pence pursuant to its up to GBP750 million share buyback programme, the details of which was announced on 13 April 2022.

The purchased shares will be cancelled.

 Description of shares:          Tesco PLC - ordinary shares of 
                                  6 1/3 pence 
 Date of transaction             19 May 2022 
 Number of Shares purchased:     7,226,000 
 Average price paid per Share 
  (pence):                       254.14p 
 Highest price paid per Share 
  (pence):                       257.20p 
 Lowest price paid per Share 
  (pence):                       251.60p 
 Broker:                         Citigroup Global Markets Limited 

Following the purchase of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 7,597,125,905. The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in Treasury.

The figure of 7,597,125,905 may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) 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, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 as it applies in the UK (the Market Abuse Regulation), a full breakdown of the individual purchases is attached to this announcement.


Further enquiries:

   Investor relations:        Chris Griffith               01707 940 900 
   Company Secretary:  Robert Welch              07793 222 569 
   Media:                                                             0330 678 0639 

Tesco PLC's LEI number is: 2138002P5RNKC5W2JZ46

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