Shareholder information

Reed Elsevier Group plc is equally owned by our two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV.

Reed Elsevier PLC’s ordinary shares are quoted on the London Stock Exchange. Reed Elsevier NV’s ordinary shares are quoted on the Euronext Stock Exchange in Amsterdam.

The Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV ordinary shares are quoted on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of American Depositary Shares (ADSs), evidence by American Depositary Receipts (ADRs).

Each Reed Elsevier PLC ADR represents four Reed Elsevier PLC ordinary shares. Each Reed Elsevier NV ADR represents two Reed Elsevier NV ordinary shares.

Information for holders of these shares can be found in this section.  For prices see the Share price information section below.