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Friday 27 May, 2022

ScS Group plc

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 1493N
ScS Group PLC
27 May 2022
 

For Immediate Release

27 May 2022

 

ScS Group plc

("ScS", or the "Group")

Transaction in Own Shares

ScS, one of the UK's largest retailers of upholstered furniture and flooring, announces that the Group has purchased ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in its issued share capital as follows:

(1) Date of purchase:

27 May 2022

(2) Number of shares purchased:

18,733

(3) Average price per share:

165.48 pence

(4) Highest price per share:

165.48 pence

(5) Lowest price per share:

165.48 pence

(6) Treatment of purchased shares:

Cancellation

 

Following cancellation, the Group's issued share capital will be 37,292,117 ordinary shares, each with one voting right.

The total number of voting rights in the Group will therefore be 37,039,386 (which excludes ordinary shares held by the Group in treasury for the benefit of its Employee Benefit Trust). 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 Group under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

The transaction is in accordance with the Group's buyback programme (the "Programme") announced on 22 March 2022.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of the Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014/EU incorporated into UK domestic law by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, the table below contains detailed information of the individual trades made by Shore Capital as part of the Programme.

 

Schedule of Purchases - Individual Transactions

 

Number of shares purchased

Transaction price (pence per share)

Time of transaction

18,733

165.48

16:35

 

Enquiries:

ScS Group PLC

Steve Carson, Chief Executive Officer

Chris Muir, Chief Financial Officer

c/o Buchanan +44 (0)20 7466 5000

Buchanan

Richard Oldworth

Verity Parker

Tel: +44 (0)20 7466 5000

[email protected]

Shore Capital

Patrick Castle

James Thomas

Iain Sexton

Tel: +44 (0)20 7408 4050

 

ScS is one of the UK's largest retailers of upholstered furniture and flooring, promoting itself as the "Sofa Carpet Specialist", seeking to offer value and choice through a wide range of upholstered furniture and flooring products. The Group's product range is designed to appeal to a broad customer base with a mid-market priced offering and is currently traded from 99 stores.

 

The Group's upholstered furniture business specialises primarily in fabric and leather sofas and chairs. ScS sells a range of branded products which are not sold under registered trademarks and a range of branded products which are sold under registered trademarks owned by ScS (such as Endurance, Inspire and SiSi Italia). The Group also offers a range of third party brands (which include La-Z-Boy and G Plan). The Group's flooring business includes carpets, as well as laminate and vinyl flooring.

 

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