Transaction in Own Shares

Transaction in own shares

Ashtead Group plc (the "Company") announces that on 21st January 2022 it purchased for Treasury the following number of its ordinary shares of 10 pence each pursuant to its up to £1bn share repurchase programme, details of which were announced on 4th May 2021. 

Description of shares: Ashtead Group plc - ordinary shares of 10 pence

Number of Shares repurchased: 27,000 Shares

Date of transaction: 21st January 2022

Average price paid per Share 5,114 pence

Lowest price paid per Share: 5,018 pence

Highest price paid per Share: 5,194 pence

Broker: Barclays Capital Securities Limited  

Following the purchase of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 445,469,194 (excluding Treasury shares), and the company will hold 5,885,639 ordinary shares in Treasury. 

The figure of 445,469,194 may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), detailed information about the individual purchases is attached to this announcement.

For further information, please contact:

Ashtead Group plc

Will Shaw, Director of Investor Relations  +44 (0)20 7726 9700