Information for Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV ADR holders

The Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV ADR Depositary is BNY Mellon. Reed Elsevier PLC’s CUSIP number is 758205207 and its trading symbol is RUK. Each Reed Elsevier PLC ADR represents four Reed Elsevier PLC ordinary shares. Reed Elsevier NV’s CUSIP number is 758204200 and its trading symbol is ENL. Each Reed Elsevier NV ADR represents two Reed Elsevier NV ordinary shares.

ADR shareholder services

Enquiries concerning Reed Elsevier PLC or Reed Elsevier NV ADRs should be addressed to the ADR Depositary at the following address.

BNY Mellon Shareowner Services 480 Washington Blvd 27th Floor Jersey City NJ 07310 USA

Dividends

Dividend payments on Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV ADRs are converted into US dollars by the ADR Depositary.

Annual Report on Form 20-F

The Annual Report on Form 20-F for the Reed Elsevier combined businesses, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV is filed electronically with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. A copy of Form 20-F is available on the Reed Elsevier website, or from the ADR Depositary at the following address.

Reed Elseviers ADRs

Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV trade on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of American Depositary Shares (ADSs), evidenced by American Depositary Receipts (ADRs). Each Reed Elsevier NV ADS represents two Reed Elsevier NV shares and each Reed Elsevier PLC ADS represents four Reed Elsevier PLC shares. Reed Elsevier PLC CUSIP No. 758205207 (trading symbol RUK) Reed Elsevier NV CUSIP No. 758204200 (trading symbol ENL) BNY Mellon is the Depositary Bank and Transfer Agent for both the Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV ADR Programmes. All shareholder enquiries relating to either of these programmes are to be directed to: BNY Mellon Shareowner Services 480 Washington Blvd 27th Floor Jersey City NJ 07310 USA www.adrbny.com