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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

3 January 2023

Number of ordinary shares purchased

406,372

Weighted average price paid (p)

104.21

Highest price paid (p)

105.50

Lowest price paid (p)

101.80

Following the above purchase, FirstGroup holds 3,472,896 Ordinary Shares in treasury. The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue excluding shares held as treasury shares is 747,015,224. 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 3 January 2023 is 747,015,224. 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

104.23

242,292

CHIX

104.34

45,374

BATE

104.10

112,312

TRQX

104.73

6,394

Individual transactions:

Transaction Time

Volume

Price (GBp)

Venue

08:00:09

21

101.8

XLON

08:00:09

1194

102.0

XLON

08:00:09

300

102.0

XLON

08:01:41

500

102.2

XLON

08:01:41

1046

102.2

XLON

08:03:57

1474

102.5

XLON

08:07:30

1503

103.2

XLON

08:07:30

1739

103.5

XLON

08:07:30

1296

103.5

BATE

08:07:30

1503

103.6

XLON

08:09:32

1330

103.5

BATE

08:12:46

3638

104.0

XLON

08:18:46

1779

104.1

XLON

08:19:00

1296

104.2

BATE

08:21:01

1287

104.4

CHIX

08:22:46

1605

104.3

XLON

08:30:51

430

104.1

XLON

08:30:51

1659

104.1

XLON

08:30:51

1156

104.1

XLON

08:30:51

586

104.1

XLON

08:30:51

646

104.3

XLON

08:30:51

74

104.3

XLON

08:30:51

1601

104.3

XLON

08:31:01

172

103.7

CHIX

08:31:01

1522

104.0

XLON

08:31:01

1540

104.0

BATE

08:31:01

1262

104.4

BATE

08:32:01

1099

104.0

CHIX

08:32:01

2

104.0

CHIX

08:32:01

66

104.0

CHIX

08:33:12

1734

104.3

XLON

08:35:55

1000

104.4

XLON

08:35:55

585

104.4

XLON

08:38:55

338

104.7

XLON

08:38:55

1205

104.7

XLON

08:41:55

1000

104.7

XLON

08:41:55

819

104.7

XLON

08:44:55

1705

104.8

XLON

08:46:21

1276

105.1

CHIX

08:49:10

1786

105.1

XLON

08:52:10

1000

105.2

XLON

08:52:10

585

105.2

XLON

08:58:59

226

104.9

CHIX

08:58:59

988

104.9

CHIX

09:00:11

1451

105.2

XLON

09:00:11

934

105.2

XLON

09:00:11

1096

105.2

TRQX

09:00:11

98

105.2

TRQX

09:01:11

1730

105.2

XLON

09:09:50

2571

105.5

XLON

09:09:50

1434

105.5

XLON

09:11:50

1000

105.5

XLON

09:11:50

668

105.5

XLON

09:13:59

1179

105.4

CHIX

09:14:56

500

105.3

XLON

09:14:56

1294

105.3

XLON

09:20:40

452

105.1

XLON

09:28:01

1633

105.1

XLON

09:28:01

1227

105.1

CHIX

09:28:01

768

105.2

XLON

09:28:01

1000

105.2

XLON

09:28:01

250

105.2

XLON

09:28:01

1094

105.2

XLON

09:36:47

1387

105.0

XLON

09:36:47

344

105.0

XLON

09:36:47

436

105.0

XLON

09:44:01

1179

104.9

CHIX

09:44:01

2496

105.2

XLON

09:55:03

203

104.8

XLON

09:55:03

1329

104.8

XLON

09:55:03

1799

104.8

XLON

09:55:03

1464

104.8

XLON

09:58:31

216

104.8

TRQX

09:58:31

1112

104.8

TRQX

09:59:03

1651

104.7

XLON

10:04:03

500

104.8

XLON

10:04:03

1069

104.8

XLON

10:12:09

1332

105.1

CHIX

10:15:01

47

104.8

XLON

10:27:09

1167

104.9

CHIX

10:32:50

1548

104.8

XLON

10:32:50

1568

104.8

XLON

10:32:50

1472

104.8

XLON

10:32:50

1567

104.8

XLON

10:32:50

1711

104.8

XLON

10:32:50

1752

104.8

XLON

10:32:51

1042

104.7

XLON

10:32:51

423

104.7

XLON

10:46:41

4231

105.0

XLON

10:46:41

1285

105.1

CHIX

10:46:44

1678

105.0

BATE

11:02:09

5185

105.1

XLON

11:02:09

1672

105.2

BATE

11:02:09

1976

105.2

BATE

11:04:41

727

105.0

XLON

11:04:41

859

105.1

XLON

11:04:41

1292

105.1

CHIX

11:08:31

426

105.0

TRQX

11:08:31

790

105.0

TRQX

11:08:41

1621

105.2

XLON

11:12:41

1794

105.1

XLON

11:15:27

1614

105.0

XLON

11:15:27

47

105.0

XLON

11:21:27

1694

105.1

XLON

11:22:41

591

105.1

CHIX

11:22:41

689

105.1

CHIX

11:25:27

1546

105.1

XLON

11:25:27

42

105.1

XLON

11:30:23

903

104.8

XLON

11:30:23

803

104.8

XLON

11:43:19

500

104.9

CHIX

11:43:19

770

104.9

CHIX

11:43:23

1665

104.8

XLON

11:43:23

513

104.8

XLON

11:43:23

1000

104.8

XLON

11:57:49

1379

104.4

CHIX

12:02:25

7275

104.7

XLON

12:02:25

1726

104.9

XLON

12:02:25

1217

104.9

BATE

12:02:25

1271

105.0

BATE

12:10:20

1844

104.9

XLON

12:13:16

877

104.7

XLON

12:13:16

704

104.7

XLON

12:13:16

213

104.8

BATE

12:13:16

1547

104.8

BATE

12:18:44

1267

104.8

CHIX

12:33:16

429

104.9

BATE

12:33:16

518

105.0

XLON

12:33:16

1567

105.0

XLON

12:33:16

2380

105.0

XLON

12:33:16

1500

105.0

XLON

12:33:16

500

105.0

XLON

12:33:16

430

105.0

XLON

12:33:53

872

104.9

BATE

12:38:02

1103

104.9

XLON

12:38:02

429

104.9

XLON

12:38:02

498

104.9

CHIX

12:38:02

642

104.9

CHIX

12:42:42

1415

104.7

XLON

12:42:42

238

104.7

XLON

12:55:03

1179

104.9

CHIX

13:01:21

6274

105.0

XLON

13:01:31

510

105.0

TRQX

13:01:31

820

105.0

TRQX

13:13:23

1000

104.8

XLON

13:13:23

500

104.8

XLON

13:13:23

297

104.8

XLON

13:13:23

989

104.8

XLON

13:13:23

726

104.8

XLON

13:13:23

674

104.8

XLON

13:13:23

59

104.8

CHIX

13:13:23

223

104.8

CHIX

13:13:23

916

104.8

CHIX

13:35:46

1232

104.5

BATE

13:35:46

1151

104.5

CHIX

13:47:48

217

104.5

CHIX

13:47:48

955

104.5

CHIX

13:47:48

4600

104.5

BATE

13:47:48

34

104.5

BATE

13:47:48

130

104.5

BATE

13:47:48

18

104.5

BATE

13:47:48

500

104.5

BATE

13:47:48

87

104.5

BATE

13:47:48

35

104.5

BATE

13:47:48

3983

104.5

BATE

13:47:48

500

104.5

BATE

13:47:48

113

104.5

BATE

13:48:23

1000

104.5

XLON

13:48:23

528

104.5

XLON

13:48:40

500

104.5

BATE

13:48:40

1000

104.5

BATE

13:48:40

500

104.5

BATE

13:48:40

500

104.5

BATE

13:48:40

500

104.5

BATE

13:48:40

2392

104.5

BATE

13:48:40

1699

104.5

BATE

13:48:40

435

104.5

BATE

13:48:40

2474

104.5

BATE

13:53:40

1132

104.5

BATE

13:58:03

1981

104.3

XLON

13:58:03

1199

104.3

CHIX

13:58:03

3167

104.3

BATE

13:58:03

6833

104.3

BATE

13:58:42

2271

104.2

XLON

14:19:10

1230

104.3

BATE

14:22:33

1901

104.3

XLON

14:22:33

1000

104.3

BATE

14:22:33

1500

104.3

BATE

14:22:33

500

104.3

BATE

14:22:33

500

104.3

BATE

14:22:33

500

104.3

BATE

14:22:33

500

104.3

BATE

14:25:49

1983

104.4

BATE

14:25:49

48

104.4

BATE

14:25:49

2093

104.4

BATE

14:25:49

2177

104.4

BATE

14:25:49

2444

104.5

CHIX

14:27:22

1378

104.2

CHIX

14:27:44

1365

104.1

BATE

14:27:44

500

104.1

BATE

14:27:44

637

104.1

BATE

14:29:38

500

104.1

BATE

14:29:38

1000

104.1

BATE

14:29:38

500

104.1

BATE

14:29:38

1000

104.1

BATE

14:29:38

500

104.1

BATE

14:29:38

385

104.1

BATE

14:29:38

500

104.1

BATE

14:29:38

2909

104.1

BATE

14:29:38

204

104.1

BATE

14:30:33

1699

104.0

XLON

14:35:48

1222

103.8

BATE

14:38:33

1106

103.8

CHIX

14:40:19

101

103.8

CHIX

14:41:38

2022

104.1

XLON

14:41:38

379

104.1

XLON

14:41:38

581

104.1

XLON

14:45:14

1000

104.1

XLON

14:45:14

520

104.1

XLON

14:45:14

1603

104.1

XLON

14:49:15

1711

103.9

XLON

14:50:19

173

103.8

BATE

14:50:19

451

103.8

CHIX

14:50:19

817

103.8

CHIX

14:54:19

1280

103.8

BATE

14:57:22

1165

103.7

CHIX

15:00:30

351

103.6

XLON

15:00:30

1000

103.6

XLON

15:00:30

272

103.6

XLON

15:04:39

558

103.4

XLON

15:05:19

446

103.4

XLON

15:11:24

244

103.5

XLON

15:16:45

2000

103.5

XLON

15:16:45

500

103.5

XLON

15:16:45

1159

103.5

XLON

15:16:45

1147

103.5

BATE

15:16:45

3366

103.5

BATE

15:16:46

561

103.5

BATE

15:17:45

500

103.5

XLON

15:17:45

500

103.5

XLON

15:17:45

500

103.5

XLON

15:17:45

40

103.5

XLON

15:17:45

419

103.5

XLON

15:17:45

35

103.5

CHIX

15:17:45

101

103.5

BATE

15:17:45

1465

103.5

BATE

15:18:00

446

103.5

BATE

15:18:28

513

103.5

BATE

15:18:28

500

103.5

BATE

15:18:28

244

103.5

BATE

15:18:28

1299

103.5

CHIX

15:18:28

1175

103.5

CHIX

15:18:28

4061

103.5

BATE

15:18:39

1593

103.4

XLON

15:18:39

225

103.4

XLON

15:18:39

960

103.4

XLON

15:19:15

761

103.2

XLON

15:19:15

403

103.2

XLON

15:20:31

593

103.2

XLON

15:21:42

1715

103.6

XLON

15:21:42

1000

103.6

XLON

15:21:42

500

103.6

XLON

15:21:42

2294

103.6

XLON

15:21:42

2999

103.6

XLON

15:24:47

500

103.4

CHIX

15:24:47

880

103.4

CHIX

15:35:19

515

103.3

CHIX

15:36:38

99

103.3

CHIX

15:36:42

1000

103.4

BATE

15:36:42

216

103.4

BATE

15:36:59

534

103.3

CHIX

15:38:02

203

103.3

CHIX

15:43:23

702

103.5

XLON

15:43:24

2730

103.8

XLON

15:48:01

186

103.7

TRQX

15:48:01

500

103.7

TRQX

15:48:01

500

103.7

TRQX

15:48:01

140

103.7

TRQX

15:48:25

690

103.5

CHIX

15:48:25

704

103.5

CHIX

15:49:42

1338

103.5

BATE

15:50:25

707

103.6

XLON

15:50:34

465

103.6

XLON

15:52:32

2063

103.8

XLON

15:52:32

500

103.8

XLON

15:52:32

644

103.8

XLON

15:52:32

871

103.8

XLON

15:52:32

500

103.8

XLON

15:52:32

98

103.8

XLON

15:55:36

500

103.6

CHIX

15:55:36

836

103.6

CHIX

15:55:36

2000

103.6

BATE

15:55:36

1000

103.6

BATE

15:55:36

500

103.6

BATE

15:55:36

1000

103.6

BATE

15:55:36

500

103.6

BATE

16:00:13

1000

103.8

XLON

16:00:13

875

103.8

XLON

16:00:13

2567

103.8

XLON

16:02:04

916

103.6

XLON

16:02:05

1549

103.6

XLON

16:02:05

5000

103.6

XLON

16:02:05

938

103.6

XLON

16:02:05

446

103.6

XLON

16:02:05

90

103.6

XLON

16:02:43

95

103.6

XLON

16:02:53

168

103.5

BATE

16:02:53

287

103.5

BATE

16:02:53

374

103.5

BATE

16:03:42

495

103.5

BATE

16:03:42

103

103.5

BATE

16:05:36

156

103.5

CHIX

16:05:36

1230

103.5

CHIX

16:05:36

831

103.5

BATE

16:05:36

1657

103.5

BATE

16:05:36

1317

103.7

BATE

16:08:42

566

103.5

BATE

16:09:21

1072

103.5

BATE

16:09:31

2415

103.5

BATE

16:09:31

2032

103.5

BATE

16:11:40

350

103.5

XLON

16:11:40

1470

103.5

XLON

16:12:09

8

103.4

BATE

16:12:46

2415

103.5

BATE

16:12:46

216

103.5

BATE

16:12:52

691

103.5

BATE

16:13:00

445

103.5

BATE

16:13:26

1127

103.5

BATE

16:13:39

98

103.5

BATE

16:14:31

1282

103.5

CHIX

16:16:26

2022

103.4

XLON

16:16:27

752

103.4

XLON

16:16:27

486

103.4

XLON

16:16:27

7492

103.4

XLON

16:16:27

2630

103.5

XLON

16:16:27

7842

103.5

XLON

16:16:27

1758

103.5

XLON

16:17:20

205

103.3

XLON

16:17:24

1093

103.3

XLON

16:17:25

201

103.3

XLON

16:18:00

18

103.3

XLON

16:18:00

205

103.3

XLON

16:18:39

7

103.3

XLON

16:18:47

2

103.2

BATE

16:20:25

1561

103.3

XLON

16:23:05

1259

103.2

BATE

16:25:17

1626

103.4

XLON

16:25:17

1108

103.4

XLON

16:25:17

1000

103.4

XLON

16:25:17

500

103.4

XLON

16:25:17

18

103.4

XLON

16:25:17

651

103.4

CHIX

16:25:17

611

103.4

CHIX

16:25:47

1747

103.5

XLON

16:25:53

2000

103.5

XLON

16:25:53

500

103.5

XLON

16:25:53

500

103.5

XLON

16:25:53

500

103.5

XLON

16:25:53

546

103.5

XLON

16:25:53

1820

103.5

XLON

16:25:53

1500

103.5

XLON

16:25:53

2000

103.5

XLON

16:25:53

348

103.5

XLON

16:25:53

2821

103.6

XLON

16:27:07

107

103.2

BATE

16:27:07

452

103.2

XLON

16:29:01

200

103.2

XLON