Purchase of Shares by Employee Benefit Trust

The company has been informed that, on 2 May 2012, the trustees of the G4S Employee Benefit Trust (“the Trust”) purchased 419,796 ordinary shares of G4S plc at £2.8386 per share
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Following the acquisition, 7,174,260 ordinary shares of G4S plc are held by the Trust.

The executive directors of the company and other persons within the company discharging managerial responsibilities are within the class of potential beneficiaries under the Trust and are deemed to have a non-beneficial interest in these ordinary shares. However, none of these persons has acquired a beneficial interest in such shares.


Peter David
Company Secretary

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