9 April 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Request for share suspension
Further to its announcement at 7.00 am this morning, Debenhams plc has requested that its shares be suspended with immediate effect, pending a further update.
Analysts and investors
Debenhams plc Katharine Wynne, Director of Investor Relations
020 3549 6304
Lazard (financial advisor) Marcus Taylor
020 7187 2319
Brunswick Group Craig Breheny/Fiona Micallef-Eynaud
020 7404 5959
A copy of this announcement will be made available on Debenhams's website at https://ir.debenhams.com/investor-overview
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