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Friday 12 July, 2019

Motorpoint Group plc

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 3085F
Motorpoint Group plc
12 July 2019
 

12 July 2019

Motorpoint Group PLC

("Motorpoint" or the "Company")

 

Transaction in Own Shares

Motorpoint, the UK's largest independent vehicle retailer, announces that the Company has purchased ordinary shares of 1 pence each in its issued share capital as follows:

(1) Date of purchase:

11 July 2019

(2) Number of shares purchased:

58,000

(3) Average price per share:

225 pence

Highest price per share:

225 pence

Lowest price per share:

225 pence

(4) Treatment of purchased shares:

Cancellation

 

Following the cancellation, the Company's issued share capital consists of 94,423,885 ordinary shares, each with one voting right.

The total number of voting rights in the Company 94,423,885.

This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculation by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change in their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

The transaction is in accordance with Motorpoint's buy-back program announced on 7 May 2019.

This notification is made pursuant to Listing Rule 12.4.6R and Disclosure and Transparency Rule 5.6. In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014, the schedule below contains further information on the individual trades that are reported in the aggregate above.

 

Schedule of Purchases - Individual Transactions

 

Number of shares purchased

Transaction price (pence per share)

Time of transaction

58,000

225

16:28

 

Enquiries:

Motorpoint Group PLC

Mark Carpenter, Chief Executive Officer

James Gilmour, Chief Financial Officer

 

via FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting (Financial PR)

Jonathon Brill

Alex Beagley

James Styles

020 3727 1000

 

Notes to editors

Motorpoint is the largest independent vehicle retailer in the United Kingdom. The Company's principal business is the sale of nearly-new vehicles, the majority of which are up to two years old and which have covered less than 15,000 miles.  Motorpoint sells vehicles from brands representing over 95 per cent. of new vehicle sales in the United Kingdom, with models from Ford, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Nissan, Hyundai, Audi and BMW being amongst the top sellers. The Group operates from 12 retail sites across the United Kingdom; Derby, Burnley, Glasgow, Newport, Peterborough, Chingford, Birmingham, Widnes, Birtley, Castleford, Oldbury and Sheffield, of which five have opened in the last five years; together with a national contact-centre dealing with online enquiries. 

More information is available at www.motorpointplc.com and www.motorpoint.co.uk.

 


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