On 15 April 2020, the Board of Ferguson plc ("Ferguson") announced its decision to seek shareholder approval for an additional listing of Ferguson Shares on a major US stock exchange (the "Additional US Listing"), while retaining the Company's premium listing on the London Stock Exchange.
Further to that announcement, Ferguson announces that it has today published a Circular (the "Circular") outlining further details of the Additional US Listing, the necessary shareholder resolution to be considered at the General Meeting, which will be held on 29 July 2020 and the Notice of Meeting. The Circular will be distributed to Ferguson Shareholders together with a form of proxy for the General Meeting.
A copy of the Circular is available on Ferguson's website: www.fergusonplc.com and will also be submitted to, and will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.
Unless stated otherwise, capitalised terms used in this announcement shall have the same meanings as in the Circular.
For further information please contact
Geoff Drabble, Chairman Tel: +44 (0) 1189 273800
Mark Fearon, Director of Corporate Communications and IR Mobile: +44 (0) 7711 875070
Mike Ward, head of Corporate Communications Mobile: +44 (0) 7894 417060
Nina Coad, David Litterick (Brunswick) Tel: +44 (0) 20 7404 5959
Notes to editors:
Ferguson plc is a value-added distributor of plumbing and heating products to professional contractors principally operating in North America and the UK. Revenue for the year ended 31 July 2019 was $21.8 billion and ongoing trading profit was $1.6 billion. Ferguson plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: FERG) and is in the FTSE 100 index of listed companies. For more information, please visit www.fergusonplc.com or follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/Ferguson_plc.