In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Irish Takeover Rules, Covidien plc
(NYSE: COV) (the “ Company ”) confirms that, as of the close of
business on August 25, 2014, the Company’s issued share capital,
excluding treasury shares, consisted of 451,825,023 ordinary shares, par
value US$0.20 per share (the “ Ordinary Shares ”). The
International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of the Ordinary
Shares is IE00B68SQD29.
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