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RNS Number : 9876X

CRH PLC

10 May 2021

10(th) May 2021

CRH plc Transaction in Own Shares

CRH plc ("CRH") announces that on 7(th) May 2021 it purchased the following number of its ordinary shares (the "ordinary shares") on Euronext Dublin, from CRH's broker S ociete Generale . The ordinary shares purchased will be held as treasury shares.

 
                                    Euronext Dublin 
 
 Number of ordinary shares 
  purchased:                              761 
---------------------------------  ---------------- 
 Highest price paid per share:         EUR41.72 
---------------------------------  ---------------- 
 Lowest price paid per share:          EUR41.60 
---------------------------------  ---------------- 
 Volume weighted average price 
 paid:                                EUR41.6644 
---------------------------------  ---------------- 
 

The purchases form part of CRH's intention to buy back ordinary shares of up to $300 million in the period to 24(th) June 2021 following its announcement on 4(th) March 2021 and were effected by CRH's broker as part of the Programme announced on 8(th) March 2021.

Following settlement of the above transactions CRH will hold 10,496,553 of its ordinary shares in treasury which represents 1.32% of the issued ordinary share capital of CRH. Ordinary shares held in treasury do not have any voting rights. Following settlement, CRH will have 784,643,785 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation) (also in force in the UK, from time to time, including, where relevant, pursuant to the UK's Market Abuse (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019) , a detailed breakdown of individual trades made by S ociete Generale on behalf of CRH as part of the buyback programme is scheduled to this announcement.

Contact:

Diarmuid Enright

Assistant Company Secretary

Tel: 00 3531 6344340

 
 Issuer name:           CRH plc 
                       ---------------------- 
 LEI                    549300MIDJNNTH068E74 
--------------------   ---------------------------------------- 
 ISIN:                  IE0001827041 
--------------------   ---------------------------------------- 
 Intermediary name:     S ociete Generale 
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 Intermediary code:     O2RNE8IBXP4R0TD8PU41 
---------------------  ----------------------  ---------------- 
 Time zone:             BST 
--------------------   ----------------------  ---------------- 
 Currency:              EUR 
--------------------   ---------------------------------------- 
 
 Aggregated Information 
 
    Trading venue             Currency          Volume Weighted   Aggregated 
                                                 Average Price      volume 
                                               ---------------- 
   Euronext Dublin               EUR                41.6644          761 
---------------------  ----------------------  ----------------  ----------- 
 
 
 Euronext Dublin 
 
 
 Number       Price Per      Currency   Trade Time   Trading    MatchID 
  of Shares    Share (EUR)                            Venue 
                                                     Euronext 
         47          41.72   EUR          08:48:52    Dublin    20210507155905 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         47           41.7   EUR          09:18:17    Dublin    20210507232193 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         48          41.65   EUR          09:31:34    Dublin    20210507259841 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         48          41.65   EUR          09:39:19    Dublin    20210507275713 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         48          41.65   EUR          09:45:52    Dublin    20210507297217 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         47           41.7   EUR          09:55:29    Dublin    20210507348417 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         47           41.7   EUR          13:46:28    Dublin    202105071218305 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         48          41.61   EUR          14:30:17    Dublin    202105071485825 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         53          41.61   EUR          14:31:53    Dublin    202105071501441 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         48           41.6   EUR          14:32:51    Dublin    202105071509889 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         72          41.63   EUR          14:34:38    Dublin    202105071544705 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         47           41.7   EUR          14:36:04    Dublin    202105071565953 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         22           41.7   EUR          15:20:00    Dublin    202105071970433 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         47          41.67   EUR          15:24:25    Dublin    202105072008321 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         28          41.69   EUR          15:29:05    Dublin    202105072032385 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         19          41.69   EUR          15:29:05    Dublin    202105072032641 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         15           41.7   EUR          15:31:53    Dublin    202105072052609 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
                                                     Euronext 
         30           41.7   EUR          15:31:53    Dublin    202105072052865 
             -------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ---------------- 
 

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