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Thursday 09 May, 2019

Motorpoint Group plc

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 5837Y
Motorpoint Group plc
09 May 2019
 

9 May 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:

9 May 2019

(2) Number of shares purchased:

9,000

(3) Average price per share:

187.5 pence

Highest price per share:

187.5 pence

Lowest price per share:

187.5 pence

(4) Treatment of purchased shares:

3,674 Cancellation
5,326 Treasury

 

Following the cancellation, the Company's issued share capital consists of 95,833,885 ordinary shares, of which 95,828,559 ordinary shares each carry one voting right (excluding treasury shares) and 5,326 are held in treasury.

The total number of voting rights in the Company is 95,828,559 (excluding treasury shares).

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 programme 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

9,000

187.5

16:37

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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