Extension of the Bank of England contract


De La Rue plc (LSE: DLAR) (“De La Rue”) is pleased to announce that the Bank of England (“the Bank”) has confirmed it will exercise its option to extend its existing banknote print contract by three years, maintaining De La Rue’s exclusivity in printing Bank of England banknotes and operating the Bank’s facility in Debden, Essex, until 2028.

Today’s announcement continues the partnership between De La Rue and the Bank of England, that stretches back to 2003. The current contract was awarded to De La Rue in October 2014, becoming effective from April 2015.