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UK capital gains tax

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Apportionment of tax base cost in Cable and Wireless plc shares

Based on the share prices of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (CWC) and Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc (CWW) on 26 March 2010, a shareholder's base cost in Cable and Wireless plc shares for UK capital gains tax purposes will be allocated 37.78% to CWC and 62.22% to CWW. 

March 1982 value

The closing mid-market price of Cable and Wireless plc’s shares on 31 March 1982 was 243p. When adjusted for subsequent bonus issues and share splits, this corresponds to a price of 40.5p for each share still held immediately prior to the CWW demerger transactions.