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2014-01-02 12:21:13

LONDON, January 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 2 January, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 513,000 "B" Shares at a price of 2266.61 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,898,011,213 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,472,326,187. Enquiries Shell Media...

2014-01-02 04:20:13

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, January 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As previously announced, Peter Voser stepped down as Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) with effect from 1 January, 2014. He repatriated to his base country, Switzerland, and became an employee of Shell Switzerland, from 1 January, 2014. He will leave employment with the Shell group on 31 March, 2014. The information required to be made available...

2014-01-02 04:20:09

THE HAGUE, January 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell") (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) today announces the successful completion of the acquisition of Repsol S.A.'s ("Repsol") liquefied natural gas (LNG) portfolio outside North America for a headline cash consideration of $4.1 billion. As part of the transaction, Shell will also assume $1.6 billion of balance sheet liabilities relating to existing leases for LNG ship charters, substantially increasing the...

2013-12-31 04:20:15

LONDON, December 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In conformity with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, we hereby notify the market of the following: Royal Dutch Shell plc's (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) capital consists of 3,898,011,213 A shares and 2,472,839,187 B shares, each with equal voting rights. Royal Dutch Shell plc holds no ordinary shares in Treasury. The total number of A shares and B shares in issue is 6,370,850,400 and this figure may be used by...

2013-12-27 08:21:23

LONDON, December 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (the 'Company') (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) announces that it has entered into an irrevocable, non-discretionary arrangement with an independent third party to enable the purchase of 'B' ordinary shares, for cancellation, during the period from 2 January 2014 up to and including 13 March 2014 which period includes the 2013 fourth quarter results close period. As previously announced, the purpose of the share...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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