Serious Fraud Office Investigation

Issued: 27 May 2014, London UK – LSE announcement

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) has today been informed by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) that it has opened a formal criminal investigation into the Group’s commercial practices.

GSK is committed to operating its business to the highest ethical standards and will continue to cooperate fully with the SFO.

V A Whyte
Company Secretary
27 May 2014

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