RNS Number : 1718T

Smith & Nephew Plc

12 November 2019

12 November 2019

Transaction in Own Shares

Smith & Nephew plc (the "Company") has today cancelled 705,220 of its ordinary shares of US 20c each ("Shares") previously held in Treasury. These Shares were issued in connection with employee share schemes in Quarter 3 2019 and have been purchased as part of a programme to keep the total issued share capital broadly constant.

Following the cancellation of these Shares the Company holds 10,222,419 of its shares in Treasury. The Company's issued share capital, with one voting right per share consists of 874,969,636 ordinary shares of US20c each. This is the figure which should be used by shareholders as the denominator when determining whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

This announcement is made in accordance with the requirements of LR 12.6.4.

Vickie Reuben

Deputy Company Secretary

Smith & Nephew plc

Tel: 01923 477410

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