Bank Of Royal Dutch Shell Selects The Bank Of New York As Its Successor Depositary Bank

The Bank of New York has been appointed as successor depositary bank by Royal Dutch Shell plc for its Class "A" American depositary receipt (ADR) program. Each Royal Dutch Shell Class "A" ADR represents two ordinary shares. The ADRs trade

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The Bank of New York has been appointed as successor depositary bank by Royal Dutch Shell plc for its Class “A” American depositary receipt (ADR) program.

Each Royal Dutch Shell Class “A” ADR represents two ordinary shares. The ADRs trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “RDS.A.”

This successorship continues the Bank’s 47-year working partnership with the Shell Group. In addition to being the depositary bank for Royal Dutch Shell’s Class “B” ADR program, the Bank also served as depositary for The “Shell” Transport & Trading Company, P.L.C. from 1958 until its unification with Royal Dutch Petroleum Company earlier this year.

Royal Dutch Shell plc is the largest company, as measured by free-float market capitalization, in The Bank of New York’s ADR Index.

Royal Dutch Shell plc is principally a holding company. The company is incorporated in the United Kingdom, under English Law, and headquartered in The Netherlands. The Shell Group, which includes Royal Dutch Shell and its subsidiaries, is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies that operates in more than 140 countries and territories.

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