Dealing by Person Closely Associated

1 November 2016 15:30

Transaction by Person Closely Associated with a Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities

Disclosure under Articles 19(3) and 19(6) of the EU Market Abuse Regulation

On 31 October 2016, Mrs Susan Chipchase notified us that, on 27 October 2016, she purchased 100 AstraZeneca PLC Ordinary Shares of US$0.25 each at a price of £48.08 per share.

Mrs Chipchase is a person closely associated with Graham Chipchase, a Non-Executive Director of AstraZeneca PLC.

The attached notification, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, gives further detail.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1 Details of   the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely   associated
a) Name Susan Chipchase
2 Reason for   the notification
a) Position/status Person Closely Associated with a Person   Discharging Managerial Responsibilities (PDMR) in respect of AstraZeneca PLC
b) Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3 Details of   the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform,   auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name AstraZeneca PLC
b) LEI Not applicable
4 Details of   the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument;   (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where   transactions have been conducted
a) Description of the financial instrument, type of   instrumentIdentification code Ordinary Shares of US$0.25 each in AstraZeneca   PLCGB0009895292
b) Nature of the transaction Acquisition
c) Price(s) and volume(s) Price(s) Volume(s)
4807.95 pence 100
d) Aggregated information- Aggregated volume- Price Not applicable - single transaction
e) Date of the transaction 27 October 2016
f) Place of the transaction London

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