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FIRSTGROUP PLC - Transaction in Own Shares

FirstGroup plc

Transaction in own shares

FirstGroup plc ("FirstGroup") announces that, in accordance with the terms of its share buyback programme (the "Programme") announced on 16 December 2022, it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 5 pence each (“Ordinary Shares”) through Liberum Capital Limited.

Date of Purchase

18 January 2023

Number of ordinary shares purchased

447,181

Weighted average price paid (p)

109.04

Highest price paid (p)

109.90

Lowest price paid (p)

107.30

Following the above purchase, FirstGroup holds 7,857,633 Ordinary Shares in treasury. The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue excluding shares held as treasury shares is 742,673,964. FirstGroup initially intends to hold the purchased shares as treasury shares but may cancel them in the due course.

The total number of voting rights in FirstGroup, excluding treasury shares as at 18 January 2023 is 742,673,964. This figure may be used by shareholders 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, FirstGroup under the FCA’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Contacts at FirstGroup:

Marianna Bowes, Head of Investor Relations
David Blizzard, Company Secretary
corporate.comms@firstgroup.co.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7725 3354

Contacts at Brunswick PR:

Andrew Porter / Simone Selzer
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7404 5959

Contacts at Liberum Capital Limited:

Nicholas How / John Fishley / William Hall
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3100 2000

Contacts at RBC Europe Limited:

James Agnew / Jonathan Hardy / Jack Wood
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7653 4000

Transaction details

Issuer name: FirstGroup PLC

LEI: 549300DEJZCPWA4HKM93

ISIN: GB0003452173

Classification: 2.4. Acquisition or disposal of the issuer's own shares

Intermediary name: Liberum Capital Limited

Intermediary Code: RINFGB21XXX

Timezone: GMT

Currency: GBp

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), a breakdown of the individual trades made by Liberum Capital Limited on behalf of FirstGroup as part of the Programme is detailed below:

Aggregate information:

Venue

Weighted average price (pence per share)

Aggregated volume

XLON

109.03

312,229

CHIX

109.08

46,573

BATE

109.04

80,020

TRQX

109.22

8,359

Individual transactions:

Transaction Time

Volume

Price (GBp)

Venue

08:00:22

454

108.1

XLON

08:00:22

246

108.1

XLON

08:00:22

1150

108.1

XLON

08:00:24

319

107.3

BATE

08:00:30

1323

108.7

BATE

08:02:30

3529

108.2

XLON

08:02:31

1922

108.3

XLON

08:03:00

513

108.5

XLON

08:03:00

1858

108.7

XLON

08:03:00

1797

108.8

XLON

08:03:00

805

108.7

XLON

08:03:00

700

108.7

XLON

08:03:00

1097

108.7

XLON

08:04:00

1240

109.1

XLON

08:04:00

1705

109.1

XLON

08:04:10

2046

108.9

XLON

08:04:10

1400

109.1

XLON

08:04:10

656

109.1

XLON

08:04:10

1158

108.9

CHIX

08:04:37

1564

108.9

BATE

08:08:57

1303

109.7

BATE

08:09:02

1564

109.6

XLON

08:09:02

382

109.6

XLON

08:09:10

1279

109.4

CHIX

08:09:28

1893

109.1

XLON

08:09:57

1077

109

BATE

08:09:57

163

109

BATE

08:09:57

89

109

BATE

08:14:35

4758

109.4

XLON

08:14:35

1092

109.4

XLON

08:14:35

3030

109.4

XLON

08:16:12

1668

109.5

XLON

08:16:12

783

109.6

BATE

08:16:12

453

109.6

BATE

08:18:10

1344

109.4

CHIX

08:19:32

1910

109.4

XLON

08:21:32

700

109.3

XLON

08:21:32

84

109.3

XLON

08:21:32

1279

109.3

XLON

08:23:23

106

109.2

BATE

08:23:30

781

109.5

BATE

08:23:30

548

109.5

BATE

08:23:30

1263

109.6

BATE

08:25:01

678

109.3

XLON

08:25:01

700

109.3

XLON

08:25:01

1370

109.3

XLON

08:25:01

2

109.5

XLON

08:25:31

3334

109.7

XLON

08:27:01

393

109.5

XLON

08:27:01

1443

109.5

XLON

08:27:01

1937

109.5

XLON

08:31:02

851

109.4

CHIX

08:31:02

544

109.4

CHIX

08:31:22

829

109.4

XLON

08:31:22

888

109.4

XLON

08:31:50

445

109.5

TRQX

08:31:50

780

109.5

TRQX

08:32:42

1978

109.5

XLON

08:35:03

901

109.3

XLON

08:35:03

1084

109.3

XLON

08:36:43

848

109.2

XLON

08:36:43

1029

109.2

XLON

08:36:43

458

109.1

BATE

08:38:24

613

109.1

BATE

08:39:11

110

109.1

BATE

08:40:04

596

109

XLON

08:48:11

2021

109.1

XLON

08:48:11

1257

109.1

CHIX

08:48:11

66

109.2

CHIX

08:48:11

1273

109.3

CHIX

08:49:00

345

109.1

BATE

08:50:00

1088

109.1

XLON

08:50:00

691

109.1

XLON

08:50:00

323

109.1

BATE

08:50:00

1246

109.1

BATE

08:57:42

619

109

XLON

09:00:06

2615

109.2

XLON

09:00:06

1464

109.2

XLON

09:00:06

353

109.2

XLON

09:01:06

1523

109.1

BATE

09:01:44

1734

109

XLON

09:08:46

67

108.8

XLON

09:08:46

3

108.8

XLON

09:08:46

1774

108.8

XLON

09:12:39

670

109.1

XLON

09:12:39

782

109.1

XLON

09:12:39

877

109.1

XLON

09:12:39

1356

109.1

BATE

09:13:31

632

109

TRQX

09:13:31

610

109

TRQX

09:19:24

1348

109

XLON

09:19:24

700

109

XLON

09:20:46

1270

109.1

CHIX

09:20:46

132

109.1

CHIX

09:29:00

9

109

XLON

09:29:00

888

109

XLON

09:34:00

849

109

XLON

09:34:00

88

109

XLON

09:34:00

1621

109

XLON

09:35:05

1328

109

XLON

09:36:06

336

109

XLON

09:37:13

1181

109

CHIX

09:41:42

355

109.1

XLON

09:41:42

1510

109.1

XLON

09:41:42

1334

109.2

BATE

09:41:42

111

109.2

BATE

09:41:42

1554

109.2

BATE

09:44:00

130

109.1

XLON

09:44:00

1557

109.1

XLON

09:45:00

700

109

XLON

09:45:00

460

109

XLON

09:45:00

700

109

XLON

09:54:22

1744

109.1

XLON

09:57:00

700

109

CHIX

09:57:00

153

109

CHIX

09:57:00

551

109

CHIX

10:06:15

125

109

XLON

10:06:15

165

109

XLON

10:06:15

460

109

XLON

10:06:16

700

109

XLON

10:06:16

619

109

XLON

10:06:16

1400

109

XLON

10:06:16

700

109

XLON

10:08:39

1366

109

BATE

10:15:00

462

108.9

XLON

10:15:00

511

108.9

XLON

10:16:16

107

108.9

XLON

10:19:26

1239

109.1

XLON

10:19:26

57

109.2

XLON

10:19:26

483

109.2

XLON

10:19:26

237

109.2

XLON

10:19:26

14

109.2

XLON

10:19:26

700

109.2

XLON

10:19:26

688

109.2

XLON

10:20:50

80

109.2

CHIX

10:20:50

804

109.2

CHIX

10:20:50

357

109.2

CHIX

10:20:50

201

109.2

BATE

10:20:50

700

109.2

BATE

10:20:50

395

109.2

BATE

10:39:00

66

109.2

CHIX

10:44:00

843

109.2

CHIX

10:53:00

1366

109.2

XLON

10:53:00

620

109.2

XLON

10:53:00

675

109.2

XLON

10:53:00

1312

109.2

XLON

10:53:00

1930

109.2

XLON

10:53:00

2024

109.2

XLON

10:53:00

556

109.2

XLON

10:53:00

77

109.2

XLON

10:53:00

201

109.2

XLON

10:53:00

1222

109.2

XLON

10:53:00

415

109.2

CHIX

10:53:00

52

109.2

CHIX

10:53:04

1316

109

XLON

10:53:04

67

109

XLON

10:53:30

547

109

XLON

10:59:00

532

109.1

CHIX

10:59:00

1

109.1

CHIX

10:59:00

760

109.1

CHIX

11:05:00

1834

109

XLON

11:05:35

679

108.8

XLON

11:06:27

1209

108.8

XLON

11:08:00

1736

108.7

XLON

11:14:00

687

108.7

XLON

11:14:00

1355

108.7

XLON

11:21:16

1383

108.7

XLON

11:21:16

313

108.7

XLON

11:21:16

6

108.7

XLON

11:21:16

907

108.7

XLON

11:27:00

533

108.7

CHIX

11:31:00

69

108.7

XLON

11:31:00

1015

108.7

XLON

11:31:00

559

108.7

XLON

11:31:00

686

108.7

XLON

11:31:00

677

108.7

XLON

11:31:00

700

108.7

CHIX

11:31:00

14

108.7

CHIX

11:31:15

2048

108.7

XLON

11:37:15

1329

108.8

XLON

11:37:15

10

108.8

XLON

11:42:23

1294

109.1

CHIX

11:42:24

2987

109.1

XLON

11:42:24

298

109.1

XLON

11:42:24

323

109.1

XLON

11:42:50

1285

109.2

BATE

11:43:36

1790

109.1

XLON

11:47:36

1954

109.1

XLON

11:51:37

631

109

XLON

11:51:37

700

109

XLON

11:51:37

736

109

XLON

12:00:00

231

108.8

CHIX

12:00:01

1596

108.8

XLON

12:00:01

347

108.8

XLON

12:00:01

162

108.8

CHIX

12:00:01

700

108.8

CHIX

12:00:01

241

108.8

CHIX

12:06:02

1734

108.8

XLON

12:10:56

1761

108.6

XLON

12:20:01

1275

108.7

CHIX

12:24:40

900

108.7

XLON

12:28:00

857

108.7

XLON

12:29:56

1670

108.6

XLON

12:44:15

1921

108.6

XLON

12:44:15

2004

108.6

XLON

12:44:15

1201

108.6

BATE

12:59:00

593

108.6

XLON

13:01:00

3632

108.7

XLON

13:01:00

202

108.7

XLON

13:01:00

1998

108.7

XLON

13:01:00

1937

108.7

XLON

13:01:00

1514

108.8

CHIX

13:01:00

327

108.8

CHIX

13:01:00

507

108.9

BATE

13:01:00

1420

108.9

BATE

13:01:00

41

108.9

BATE

13:01:00

1399

108.9

BATE

13:02:01

1382

108.7

XLON

13:02:01

451

108.7

XLON

13:02:05

6

108.7

XLON

13:02:05

2059

108.7

XLON

13:17:00

1728

108.6

XLON

13:17:00

930

108.6

XLON

13:17:00

1745

108.6

XLON

13:17:00

899

108.6

XLON

13:17:00

218

108.6

CHIX

13:17:00

700

108.6

CHIX

13:17:00

385

108.6

CHIX

13:18:01

1257

108.6

XLON

13:19:51

586

108.6

XLON

13:25:00

650

108.6

XLON

13:28:00

453

108.6

XLON

13:28:05

584

108.6

XLON

13:30:00

43

108.6

CHIX

13:30:05

488

108.7

XLON

13:30:05

1194

108.7

XLON

13:30:10

888

108.6

CHIX

13:30:10

466

108.6

CHIX

13:31:52

700

108.7

XLON

13:31:52

1313

108.7

XLON

13:32:47

1549

108.6

XLON

13:32:47

7

108.6

XLON

13:32:48

458

108.6

XLON

13:32:52

1305

108.8

BATE

13:36:53

104

108.6

XLON

13:43:00

900

108.6

CHIX

13:46:32

1922

108.6

XLON

13:46:32

1190

108.6

XLON

13:48:00

2495

108.7

XLON

13:48:03

1923

109.1

XLON

13:50:04

1659

109

XLON

13:50:04

707

109

BATE

13:50:04

473

109

BATE

13:52:45

297

109

XLON

13:52:45

1655

109

XLON

14:00:06

1157

109.4

CHIX

14:00:06

873

109.5

BATE

14:00:06

488

109.5

BATE

14:00:42

2100

109.2

XLON

14:00:42

2970

109.2

XLON

14:00:42

536

109.2

XLON

14:00:42

1357

109.2

XLON

14:00:42

59

109.2

XLON

14:00:43

1673

109.1

XLON

14:05:56

298

109.3

XLON

14:10:22

4858

109.8

XLON

14:10:22

1191

109.7

CHIX

14:11:06

1154

109.9

BATE

14:12:22

1809

109.8

XLON

14:13:23

1648

109.7

XLON

14:13:23

277

109.7

XLON

14:16:22

1358

109.7

CHIX

14:28:00

960

109.4

CHIX

14:28:00

254

109.4

CHIX

14:30:57

2070

109

XLON

14:30:57

700

109

XLON

14:30:57

700

109

XLON

14:30:57

827

109

XLON

14:30:57

217

109

XLON

14:38:00

1181

109.1

CHIX

14:38:00

135

109

BATE

14:39:29

410

109

BATE

14:39:29

1398

109

BATE

14:39:29

160

109

BATE

14:40:44

970

109

XLON

14:42:00

880

109

XLON

14:44:34

1906

108.9

XLON

14:47:38

700

109

XLON

14:47:38

1369

109

XLON

14:47:38

1185

109

XLON

14:47:38

700

109

XLON

14:47:38

679

109

XLON

14:47:38

987

109.2

BATE

14:47:38

319

109.2

BATE

14:48:44

690

109

CHIX

14:48:44

438

109

CHIX

14:48:45

3821

109

XLON

14:54:43

1184

109.1

CHIX

14:58:00

1774

109.1

XLON

15:01:00

296

109.1

XLON

15:01:00

1093

109.1

XLON

15:01:00

1342

109.1

XLON

15:04:00

508

109.1

CHIX

15:04:00

695

109.1

CHIX

15:04:00

49

109.1

CHIX

15:05:00

66

109.1

XLON

15:05:00

3419

109.1

XLON

15:05:00

1587

109.3

TRQX

15:05:00

1669

109.3

TRQX

15:05:00

462

109

BATE

15:05:00

747

109

BATE

15:05:02

700

109.2

XLON

15:05:02

369

109.2

XLON

15:05:02

1479

109.2

XLON

15:10:58

700

109

BATE

15:10:58

95

109

BATE

15:10:58

290

109

BATE

15:10:58

305

109

BATE

15:10:59

3064

109

XLON

15:12:58

302

109

CHIX

15:12:58

310

109

CHIX

15:12:58

667

109

CHIX

15:12:59

700

109

XLON

15:12:59

1490

109

XLON

15:12:59

631

109

XLON

15:12:59

483

109

XLON

15:12:59

700

109

XLON

15:19:29

1400

108.8

XLON

15:19:29

1649

108.8

XLON

15:19:29

2018

108.8

XLON

15:21:58

340

108.8

CHIX

15:24:00

737

108.8

CHIX

15:24:49

1400

109.2

XLON

15:24:49

700

109.2

XLON

15:24:49

2800

109.2

XLON

15:24:49

2917

109.2

XLON

15:24:49

700

109.2

XLON

15:24:49

700

109.2

XLON

15:24:49

700

109.2

XLON

15:24:49

556

109.2

XLON

15:24:49

235

109.2

BATE

15:24:49

4

109.2

BATE

15:24:49

700

109.2

BATE

15:24:49

230

109.2

BATE

15:24:49

546

109.2

BATE

15:24:51

1243

109

BATE

15:28:51

2334

109.4

XLON

15:29:51

1281

109.6

BATE

15:32:51

3500

109.7

XLON

15:32:51

700

109.7

XLON

15:32:51

1634

109.7

XLON

15:32:51

522

109.7

CHIX

15:32:51

681

109.7

CHIX

15:33:51

1142

109.6

BATE

15:34:04

1647

109.5

XLON

15:34:04

896

109.5

XLON

15:35:00

1217

109.4

XLON

15:35:00

700

109.4

XLON

15:35:00

61

109.4

XLON

15:39:00

490

109.1

XLON

15:39:00

1467

109.1

XLON

15:39:00

1827

109.1

XLON

15:39:00

1372

109.1

CHIX

15:41:07

700

109

XLON

15:41:07

588

109

XLON

15:41:07

521

109

XLON

15:43:51

987

109.2

BATE

15:43:51

232

109.2

BATE

15:46:06

1372

109.3

TRQX

15:47:26

488

109.4

XLON

15:47:26

2044

109.4

XLON

15:47:26

638

109.4

XLON

15:47:27

1812

109.1

XLON

15:47:51

1262

109.2

BATE

15:49:32

641

109.1

XLON

15:49:32

1351

109.1

XLON

15:51:32

1929

109.1

XLON

15:51:32

1272

109

CHIX

15:54:00

1754

108.8

XLON

15:54:00

1733

108.9

XLON

15:56:00

489

108.6

BATE

15:56:00

35

108.6

BATE

15:56:00

140

108.6

BATE

16:01:17

1400

108.8

XLON

16:01:17

2299

108.8

XLON

16:02:13

668

108.8

CHIX

16:02:13

697

108.8

CHIX

16:04:06

667

108.8

XLON

16:04:06

1400

108.8

XLON

16:04:08

1133

108.7

XLON

16:04:08

832

108.7

XLON

16:04:08

1499

108.7

BATE

16:04:08

919

108.7

BATE

16:04:08

219

108.7

BATE

16:08:08

1744

108.7

XLON

16:08:08

700

108.7

BATE

16:08:08

576

108.7

BATE

16:10:00

1

108.5

XLON

16:10:19

1680

108.5

XLON

16:10:20

236

108.5

XLON

16:10:20

1820

108.5

XLON

16:11:13

248

108.9

TRQX

16:11:13

1016

108.9

TRQX

16:11:38

533

108.6

BATE

16:11:38

655

108.6

BATE

16:16:29

82

108.8

CHIX

16:16:29

700

108.8

CHIX

16:16:29

700

108.8

CHIX

16:16:29

239

108.8

CHIX

16:16:29

4203

108.9

BATE

16:16:29

98

108.8

BATE

16:16:29

2309

108.9

BATE

16:16:29

1097

108.8

BATE

16:16:35

488

109.1

XLON

16:16:35

540

109.1

XLON

16:16:35

2729

109.1

XLON

16:17:24

967

108.9

XLON

16:17:24

997

108.9

XLON

16:18:24

700

108.9

XLON

16:18:24

246

108.9

XLON

16:18:24

700

108.9

XLON

16:18:24

268

108.9

XLON

16:20:01

960

108.9

BATE

16:20:01

283

108.9

BATE

16:20:01

576

108.9

BATE

16:20:01

1143

108.9

BATE

16:20:01

700

108.9

BATE

16:20:01

2100

108.9

BATE

16:20:01

776

108.9

BATE

16:20:01

2449

108.9

BATE

16:20:03

460

108.9

BATE

16:20:20

755

108.9

BATE

16:20:25

134

108.9

XLON

16:22:00

258

108.9

CHIX

16:22:00

658

108.9

BATE

16:22:01

532

108.9

XLON

16:22:02

533

108.9

XLON

16:23:41

533

108.9

XLON

16:24:57

139

108.9

XLON

16:25:28

2100

109

BATE

16:25:28

700

109

BATE

16:25:28

2897

109

BATE

16:29:51

693

108.9

XLON

16:29:51

1969

108.9

XLON

16:29:51

2365

108.9

BATE

16:29:55

978

109.1

XLON

16:29:55

2879

109.1

XLON

16:29:55

423

109.1

XLON

16:29:55

1101

109.2

CHIX

16:29:56

536

109.1

XLON

16:29:56

1496

109.2

BATE