Provident Financial plc (the ‘Company’)

In accordance with Rule 2.9 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, Provident Financial plc hereby confirms that, as at 22 February 2019, the Company had in issue 253,284,814 ordinary shares of 20 8/11p each. The International Securities Identification Number of the shares is GB00B1Z4ST84.


Kenneth Mullen, Company Secretary

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