RNS Number : 1860R
Guinness Peat Group PLC
31 October 2011







Pursuant to Rule 5.6.1 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, Guinness Peat Group plc ("GPG") announces that the total number of its ordinary shares of 5p each in issue as at 31 October 2011 is 1,622,676,844.


GPG does not hold any shares in treasury.


The total number of voting rights in GPG is therefore 1,622,676,844.  This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, GPG.



Chris Healy

Company Secretary

Guinness Peat Group plc

Tel: +44 20 7484 3370


31 October 2011




Enquiry details are:


New Zealand and Australian media:


Geoff Senescall on:


+64 9 309 5659

UK media:

Kevin Smith on:

+44 20 7282 1054




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