SOURCE: Allied Domecq PLC

July 25, 2005 06:55 ET

ALLIED DOMECQ PLC ANNOUNCES SHARE RECLASSIFICATION

Bristol, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 25, 2005 --


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                                                              25 July 2005

              Allied Domecq PLC - SHARE RECLASSIFICATION

The Board of Allied Domecq PLC ("Allied Domecq") announces that further 
to the delivery of an office copy of the order sanctioning the Scheme to 
the Registrar of Companies, the Ordinary Shares held by the Scheme 
Shareholders have been subdivided and reclassified into A ordinary shares 
of 25/670 pence each and B ordinary shares of 25/670 pence each 
(the "Share Reclassification").

The current issued share capital of Allied Domecq is 603,080,821,130 A 
ordinary shares and 138,321,289,250 B ordinary shares.

Expressions used in this announcement have the same meaning as in the 
Scheme Document to Scheme Shareholders dated 25 May 2005.

For further information:

Media enquiries:
Stephen Whitehead, Director, 
Group Corporate Affairs     		              +44 (0) 7880 783532
                                                     +44 (0) 20 7009 3927

Anthony Cardew, Cardew Group                         +44 (0) 20 7930 0777

Investor enquiries:
Peter Durman, Director, 
Group Investor Relations         		       +44 (0)7771 974817


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