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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

30 December 2022

Number of ordinary shares purchased

314,534

Weighted average price paid (p)

101.42

Highest price paid (p)

103.80

Lowest price paid (p)

101.00

Following the above purchase, FirstGroup holds 3,066,524 Ordinary Shares in treasury. The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue excluding shares held as treasury shares is 747,421,596. 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 30 December 2022 is 747,421,596. 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

101.42

210,018

CHIX

101.48

20,440

BATE

101.40

76,792

TRQX

101.53

7,284

Individual transactions:

Transaction Time

Volume

Price (GBp)

Venue

08:00:29.534

1657

103.2

XLON

08:00:36.108

251

102.9

CHIX

08:00:36.108

400

102.9

CHIX

08:00:36.108

497

102.9

CHIX

08:01:29.538

1674

103

XLON

08:06:29.472

800

103.4

XLON

08:06:29.472

800

103.4

XLON

08:06:29.472

47

103.4

XLON

08:06:29.545

346

103.5

XLON

08:07:30.082

1339

103.7

BATE

08:07:30.085

687

103.8

XLON

08:07:30.085

1118

103.8

XLON

08:07:30.088

1664

103.8

XLON

08:10:30.096

1676

103.7

XLON

08:12:30.100

800

103.2

XLON

08:12:30.100

996

103.2

XLON

08:34:34.230

88

102.2

TRQX

08:34:34.230

132

102.2

TRQX

08:34:34.230

1037

102.2

TRQX

08:41:30.103

1600

102.3

BATE

08:41:30.103

1200

102.3

BATE

08:41:30.103

602

102.3

BATE

08:41:30.104

339

102.4

BATE

08:41:30.104

3024

102.4

BATE

08:41:30.147

373

102.2

XLON

08:41:30.187

1969

102.3

XLON

08:41:30.197

222

102.4

XLON

08:41:30.197

296

102.5

XLON

08:41:30.197

974

102.5

XLON

08:57:13.907

1844

102.1

XLON

09:00:36.132

1367

101.6

CHIX

09:01:13.913

1464

101.5

XLON

09:02:13.916

753

101.5

XLON

09:02:13.916

988

101.5

XLON

09:08:26.061

1888

101.4

XLON

09:10:44.984

444

101.4

XLON

09:10:44.984

1200

101.4

XLON

09:10:44.984

800

101.4

XLON

09:10:44.984

400

101.4

XLON

09:10:44.984

1430

101.4

XLON

09:10:44.984

1600

101.4

XLON

09:10:44.984

81

101.4

XLON

09:10:44.986

2000

101.4

XLON

09:10:44.986

426

101.4

XLON

09:10:45.037

559

101.5

CHIX

09:10:45.037

1610

101.5

CHIX

09:10:45.038

400

101.5

CHIX

09:10:45.038

306

101.5

CHIX

09:10:58.476

1179

101.1

TRQX

09:10:58.482

3193

101.3

XLON

09:11:02.544

2385

101.3

XLON

09:11:45.042

1218

101.3

CHIX

09:11:47.091

978

101.1

XLON

09:11:47.091

1885

101.1

XLON

09:12:47.103

4

101.1

XLON

09:12:47.103

1568

101.3

XLON

09:17:47.687

293

101.3

CHIX

09:17:47.687

1020

101.3

CHIX

09:25:08.650

432

101.1

CHIX

09:25:08.650

746

101.1

CHIX

09:25:08.650

438

101.1

TRQX

09:25:08.650

48

101.1

TRQX

09:25:08.650

638

101.1

TRQX

09:32:26.366

2956

101.1

XLON

09:32:26.436

687

101.1

XLON

09:32:29.866

1031

101.1

XLON

09:34:14.531

665

101.1

XLON

09:34:18.138

273

101.1

XLON

09:43:21.957

408

101.2

XLON

09:43:22.001

411

101.2

XLON

09:55:05.266

393

101.4

XLON

09:55:05.266

865

101.4

XLON

09:55:05.268

1566

101.5

CHIX

09:55:05.269

393

101.4

XLON

10:01:11.618

1609

101.6

XLON

10:01:11.620

1718

101.6

XLON

10:05:03.087

577

101.3

CHIX

10:06:02.065

1811

101.5

XLON

10:06:02.065

202

101.5

XLON

10:07:02.073

32

101.6

XLON

10:07:02.073

1599

101.6

XLON

10:10:14.514

3

101.6

TRQX

10:10:27.342

808

101.6

TRQX

10:10:27.375

352

101.6

TRQX

10:10:27.506

91

101.6

TRQX

10:15:16.359

437

101.5

CHIX

10:15:16.359

482

101.5

CHIX

10:15:16.360

366

101.5

CHIX

10:22:00.817

1161

101.4

BATE

10:22:00.862

82

101.4

BATE

10:49:05.491

1215

101.5

CHIX

10:49:05.496

431

101.5

CHIX

10:50:02.090

10

101.5

XLON

10:50:14.963

1775

101.5

XLON

11:01:41.306

224

101.5

TRQX

11:01:41.306

254

101.5

TRQX

11:01:41.307

412

101.5

TRQX

11:01:41.307

368

101.5

TRQX

11:01:41.308

1280

101.5

CHIX

11:05:03.433

1764

101.4

BATE

11:05:03.433

408

101.4

BATE

11:05:03.434

2368

101.4

BATE

11:05:03.434

4617

101.4

BATE

11:05:03.434

843

101.4

BATE

11:05:03.435

900

101.4

BATE

11:05:04.889

952

101.4

BATE

11:19:40.686

337

101.4

BATE

11:19:40.686

4549

101.4

BATE

11:19:40.686

1393

101.4

BATE

11:19:40.686

1138

101.4

BATE

11:19:40.686

1375

101.4

CHIX

11:19:40.686

10000

101.4

BATE

11:19:42.922

2876

101.3

XLON

11:19:47.234

510

101.1

XLON

11:19:47.275

404

101.1

XLON

11:19:55.519

2545

101.4

XLON

11:19:55.519

400

101.4

XLON

11:19:55.519

400

101.4

XLON

11:19:55.519

520

101.4

XLON

11:19:55.522

1740

101.4

XLON

11:19:55.644

1696

101.4

XLON

11:19:55.778

441

101.4

XLON

11:19:56.133

342

101.4

XLON

11:19:56.166

514

101.4

XLON

11:22:40.396

380

101.3

XLON

11:22:40.396

3891

101.3

XLON

11:28:34.956

3862

101.2

XLON

11:28:34.967

769

101.3

BATE

11:28:34.967

400

101.3

BATE

11:28:34.970

1213

101.3

BATE

11:46:34.935

833

101.3

CHIX

11:46:34.936

2085

101.3

XLON

11:46:34.936

1777

101.3

XLON

11:46:34.936

493

101.3

XLON

11:46:34.936

407

101.3

XLON

11:46:34.936

1236

101.3

BATE

11:46:34.936

849

101.3

BATE

11:46:34.936

55

101.3

BATE

11:46:34.936

327

101.3

BATE

11:46:34.936

67

101.3

CHIX

11:46:34.936

393

101.3

CHIX

11:46:34.937

400

101.3

XLON

11:46:34.937

400

101.3

XLON

11:46:34.939

40

101.3

XLON

11:46:34.939

1868

101.3

XLON

11:46:34.941

3055

101.3

XLON

11:46:34.941

5077

101.3

XLON

11:46:34.942

1452

101.3

XLON

11:46:34.943

365

101.3

XLON

11:46:34.994

338

101.3

XLON

11:46:35.007

1067

101.3

XLON

11:46:35.013

3055

101.3

XLON

11:46:35.013

1328

101.3

XLON

11:46:36.215

1986

101.3

XLON

11:46:36.719

662

101.2

XLON

11:47:41.322

366

101.2

XLON

11:48:14.058

14

101.2

XLON

11:48:40.171

682

101.2

XLON

11:51:06.398

4414

101.2

XLON

11:51:08.957

706

101.1

XLON

11:56:08.106

1370

101.4

BATE

11:56:08.106

271

101.6

TRQX

11:56:08.106

941

101.6

TRQX

11:56:11.465

864

101.2

XLON

11:56:11.609

643

101.3

XLON

11:56:16.948

17843

101.3

XLON

11:56:16.952

476

101.1

XLON

11:56:17.476

1374

101.1

BATE

11:57:00.419

1137

101.2

CHIX

11:57:00.449

363

101.1

BATE

12:02:07.998

1755

101.2

XLON

12:02:07.998

65

101.2

XLON

12:02:10.530

1530

101.1

XLON

12:02:10.530

406

101.1

BATE

12:02:10.530

3098

101.1

BATE

12:02:10.559

3055

101.1

XLON

12:02:11.877

735

101.1

BATE

12:02:13.031

573

101.1

BATE

12:02:14.464

483

101.1

XLON

12:02:26.851

141

101.2

XLON

12:02:26.851

621

101.2

XLON

12:02:26.853

278

101.2

XLON

12:02:26.853

1304

101.2

XLON

12:02:26.858

17

101.2

XLON

12:02:27.917

400

101.2

XLON

12:08:08.032

1167

101.2

BATE

12:09:05.784

855

101.2

XLON

12:12:15.479

188

101.2

BATE

12:12:15.479

1069

101.2

CHIX

12:12:15.512

113

101.2

CHIX

12:12:15.512

375

101.2

XLON

12:14:18.099

538

101.3

XLON

12:14:20.231

300

101.3

XLON

12:14:20.232

400

101.3

XLON

12:14:53.018

465

101.3

XLON

12:15:18.752

911

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.425

5367

101.2

BATE

12:15:44.425

693

101.2

BATE

12:15:44.425

5297

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.425

1375

101.3

BATE

12:15:44.425

3750

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.431

400

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.431

400

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.431

400

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.431

400

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.431

400

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.431

400

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.431

400

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.431

400

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.431

400

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.431

400

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.431

143

101.3

XLON

12:15:44.443

589

101.2

XLON

12:15:46.518

2061

101.2

BATE

12:15:46.534

477

101.2

XLON

12:15:46.978

545

101.2

BATE

12:15:47.330

1785

101.2

BATE

12:15:47.331

3000

101.2

BATE

12:15:47.331

16525

101.2

XLON

12:15:47.335

4703

101.1

XLON

12:15:47.335

2046

101.1

XLON

12:15:47.478

2803

101.2

XLON

12:15:47.495

274

101.2

XLON

12:15:47.522

1195

101.2

XLON

12:15:47.538

1938

101.2

XLON

12:15:47.978

475

101.2

XLON

12:15:47.999

3055

101.2

XLON

12:15:47.999

683

101.2

XLON

12:15:48.000

2682

101.2

XLON

12:15:48.001

3068

101.2

XLON

12:19:11.354

9834

101.1

XLON

12:19:11.354

400

101.1

XLON

12:19:11.354

182

101.1

XLON

12:19:15.051

502

101

BATE

12:20:07.349

40

101.1

XLON

12:20:14.900

800

101.1

XLON

12:20:14.900

914

101.1

XLON

12:22:15.071

2403

101

BATE

12:22:15.103

520

101

BATE

12:22:20.099

724

101

BATE

12:22:21.096

649

101

BATE

12:26:20.481

1124

101

BATE

12:27:20.847

1259

101

BATE

12:29:23.316

2046

101

BATE