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23 February 2016
Vodafone Group Plc announces the determination of the initial conversion price of the£1,440,000,000 1.50 per cent. Subordinated Mandatory Convertible Bonds due 2017
£1,440,000,000 2.00 per cent. Subordinated Mandatory Convertible Bonds due 2019
(together, the “Bonds”)
As announced on 19 February 2016, Vodafone Group Plc (“Vodafone”) has placed £2.88 billion of subordinated mandatory convertible bonds.
Vodafone hereby announces that the initial Conversion Price in respect of the Bonds has been determined as £2.1730, representing an initial Conversion Ratio of 46,019.32812 shares per £100,000 principal amount of the Bonds.
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