Transaction in own shares
Ashtead Group plc (the "Company") announces that on 17th August 2021 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: 20,600 Shares
Date of transaction: 17th August 2021
Average price paid per Share 5,629 pence
Lowest price paid per Share: 5,568 pence
Highest price paid per Share: 5,674 pence
Broker: Citigroup Global Markets Limited
Following the purchase of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 447,611,726 (excluding Treasury shares), and the company will hold 3,743,107 ordinary shares in Treasury.
The figure of 447,611,726 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