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Confirmation of HGT Business Day - 18th November 2008
Date:11/12/2008

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, November 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, is holding an update on its Human Genetic Therapies (HGT) business for analysts and investors on 18th November 2008.

The seminar will include both an overview of Shire's overall HGT strategy and an in-depth look at the portfolio of HGT products both on the market and in development. The session will start at 9.00am (ET) and will finish at 2.30pm (ET). It is being held at Shire's HGT offices in Lexington, Massachusetts and will be webcast at http://www.shire.com. The seminar will not be providing an update on current trading. Further information on the seminar will be available on the Company's website, http://www.shire.com.

Presentations will be made by Angus Russell, Shire's Chief Executive, Sylvie Gregoire, President of Shire HGT and her senior team. In addition, Shire is pleased to announce that Pr. Marco Cicardi, M.D. University of Milan and Specialist in Angioedema will present on Hereditary Angioedema.

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Shire Plc

Shire's strategic goal is to become the leading specialty biopharmaceutical company that focuses on meeting the needs of the specialist physician. Shire focuses its business on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), human genetic therapies (HGT) and gastrointestinal (GI) diseases as well as opportunities in other therapeutic areas to the extent they arise through acquisitions. Shire's in-licensing, merger and acquisition efforts are focused on products in specialist markets with strong intellectual property protection and global rights. Shire believes that a carefully selected and balanced portfolio of products with strategically aligned and relatively small-scale sales forces will deliver strong results.

For further information on Shire, please visit the Company's website: http://www.shire.com.

"SAFE HARBOR" STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995

Statements included herein that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time. In the event such risks or uncertainties materialize, the Company's results could be materially affected. The risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks associated with: the inherent uncertainty of pharmaceutical research, product development, manufacturing and commercialization including, but not limited to, the establishment in the market of VYVANSE(TM) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ("ADHD")); the impact of competitive products, including, but not limited to, the impact of those on the Company's ADHD franchise; patents, including but not limited to, legal challenges relating to the Company's ADHD franchise; government regulation and approval, including but not limited to the expected product approval date of INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine extended release) (ADHD); the Company's ability to secure new products for commercialization and/or development; the Company's proposed offer for Jerini AG, including but not limited to, the Company's ability to successfully complete the offer and integrate Jerini AG, as well as realize the anticipated benefits of the acquisition; and other risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007.


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