Press Release Details

Total Voting Rights

August 28, 2009 at 12:40 PM EDT
RNS Number : 2497Y
Thomson Reuters PLC
28 August 2009

August 28, 2009

Thomson Reuters - Voting Rights and Capital


Update for August 2009

NEW YORKNY - August 28, 2009 - Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI; TSX: TRI; LSE: TRIL; NASDAQ: TRIN) today announced that:

  • Thomson Reuters PLC had 181,229,243 ordinary shares issued and outstanding as of the close of business (London time) on August 28, 2009; and 

  • Thomson Reuters Corporation had 647,818,677 common shares issued and outstanding as of the close of business (Toronto time) on August 27, 2009.

Under its dual listed company (DLC) structure, Thomson Reuters has two parent companies - Thomson Reuters Corporation and Thomson Reuters PLC. Holders of Thomson Reuters Corporation common shares and Thomson Reuters PLC ordinary shares both have a stake in Thomson Reuters, with cash dividend, capital distribution and voting rights that are comparable to the rights they would have if they were holding shares in one company carrying on Thomson Reuters business. Thomson Reuters had a total of 829,047,920 common shares and ordinary shares issued and outstanding as of today.

Shareholders determining whether they need to notify their voting interest in, or a change in their voting interest in, Thomson Reuters PLC under the UK FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules may use 181,229,243 as the denominator for their calculations. Shareholders with notification requirements in the United Kingdom may also wish to consult with their legal advisors regarding any applicable U.S. or Canadian filings or notifications regarding their Thomson Reuters voting interests. 

Thomson Reuters holds no shares in treasury at this time.

This notification is made in accordance with Disclosure and Transparency Rule 5.6.1.


Elizabeth Maclean

Assistant Company Secretary

Thomson Reuters PLC

Tel. no. 020 7542 6706


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