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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

4 January 2023

Number of ordinary shares purchased

361,269

Weighted average price paid (p)

103.93

Highest price paid (p)

106.40

Lowest price paid (p)

102.40

Following the above purchase, FirstGroup holds 3,834,165 Ordinary Shares in treasury. The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue excluding shares held as treasury shares is 746,653,955. 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 4 January 2023 is 746,653,955. 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

103.93

260,928

CHIX

103.69

46,114

BATE

104.14

41,220

TRQX

104.12

13,007

Individual transactions:

Transaction Time

Volume

Price (GBp)

Venue

08:00:14

696

103.8

XLON

08:00:14

625

103.8

XLON

08:00:27

322

102.5

CHIX

08:03:02

1517

102.8

XLON

08:03:02

971

102.8

XLON

08:03:02

730

102.7

CHIX

08:03:02

548

102.8

XLON

08:03:02

401

102.7

CHIX

08:06:53

1173

103.0

BATE

08:16:02

778

102.4

CHIX

08:16:02

500

102.4

CHIX

08:30:31

954

102.5

XLON

08:30:31

500

102.5

XLON

08:43:03

3046

103.0

XLON

08:43:03

1778

103.0

XLON

08:43:03

354

103.0

XLON

08:43:03

164

103.0

XLON

08:44:23

1367

103.3

CHIX

08:44:23

959

103.3

CHIX

08:44:23

786

103.3

CHIX

08:45:58

1624

103.2

XLON

08:45:58

1539

103.2

XLON

08:45:58

40

103.2

XLON

08:52:07

1233

103.4

TRQX

08:55:58

1625

103.4

XLON

09:00:01

1182

103.4

BATE

09:00:03

2165

103.2

XLON

09:00:03

1169

103.2

CHIX

09:00:03

338

103.0

XLON

09:00:03

254

103.0

XLON

09:00:06

834

103.0

XLON

09:08:06

1153

102.8

XLON

09:08:06

225

102.8

XLON

09:08:06

111

102.8

XLON

09:30:32

1637

102.6

XLON

09:30:32

1302

102.5

TRQX

09:32:57

7579

102.7

XLON

09:32:57

2223

102.8

XLON

09:32:57

1860

102.7

XLON

09:32:57

1825

102.7

XLON

09:32:57

680

102.7

XLON

09:32:57

320

102.7

XLON

09:32:58

535

102.5

BATE

09:32:59

784

102.5

BATE

09:33:10

1087

102.7

CHIX

09:33:10

493

102.7

CHIX

09:33:22

1373

102.6

XLON

09:33:22

1359

102.6

BATE

09:33:22

465

102.6

BATE

09:34:13

500

102.6

BATE

09:34:13

497

102.6

BATE

09:34:13

192

102.6

BATE

09:36:13

1140

102.6

CHIX

09:36:13

393

102.4

XLON

09:37:49

500

102.4

XLON

09:37:49

500

102.4

XLON

09:37:49

6

102.4

XLON

09:42:09

2238

102.7

XLON

09:42:09

1557

102.8

XLON

09:51:09

1532

103.0

XLON

09:54:05

1953

103.4

XLON

09:54:05

1555

103.4

XLON

09:54:50

1083

103.2

CHIX

09:54:50

89

103.2

CHIX

09:57:05

1448

103.2

XLON

10:00:31

1329

103.1

XLON

10:06:12

1606

103.6

XLON

10:13:50

1446

103.2

XLON

10:13:50

1390

103.3

CHIX

10:18:50

1589

103.4

XLON

10:27:29

1497

103.2

XLON

10:28:13

1192

103.6

BATE

10:28:29

997

103.2

XLON

10:28:29

500

103.2

XLON

10:32:00

740

103.2

CHIX

10:32:00

485

103.2

CHIX

10:32:03

1145

103.2

XLON

10:32:03

485

103.2

XLON

10:32:07

1557

102.8

XLON

10:49:50

3628

103.1

XLON

10:49:50

1225

103.0

CHIX

10:50:50

1390

103.1

TRQX

10:50:51

1368

103.0

XLON

10:58:49

1472

102.9

XLON

11:04:50

710

102.9

CHIX

11:04:50

500

102.9

CHIX

11:04:51

1430

102.8

XLON

11:06:33

1000

103.0

BATE

11:06:33

336

103.0

BATE

11:16:02

1020

102.9

XLON

11:16:02

973

102.9

XLON

11:16:02

524

102.9

XLON

11:16:02

497

102.9

XLON

11:34:40

1358

103.0

CHIX

11:34:48

2303

103.1

XLON

11:45:44

1295

103.0

XLON

11:45:44

878

103.0

XLON

11:45:44

675

103.1

TRQX

11:45:44

490

103.0

XLON

11:45:44

457

103.1

TRQX

11:46:44

500

103.0

XLON

11:46:44

500

103.0

XLON

11:46:44

317

103.0

XLON

11:51:00

1172

103.1

CHIX

12:14:23

1184

103.0

BATE

12:18:34

912

102.9

CHIX

12:18:34

312

102.9

CHIX

12:35:02

2271

102.8

XLON

12:35:02

1495

102.8

XLON

12:35:02

1048

102.8

CHIX

12:35:02

83

102.8

CHIX

12:45:03

2500

102.8

XLON

12:45:03

428

102.8

XLON

13:03:22

1342

102.6

CHIX

13:03:22

1178

102.6

XLON

13:03:22

986

102.6

XLON

13:06:30

1155

102.4

CHIX

13:14:33

1499

102.6

XLON

13:26:57

8148

103.1

XLON

13:26:57

7242

103.2

XLON

13:26:57

2245

103.2

XLON

13:26:57

1203

103.2

CHIX

13:26:57

137

103.2

CHIX

13:27:10

1424

103.2

BATE

13:30:29

1532

103.6

XLON

13:30:29

500

103.6

XLON

13:30:29

500

103.6

XLON

13:30:29

320

103.6

XLON

13:34:38

808

103.5

TRQX

13:34:38

500

103.5

TRQX

13:45:47

1116

103.9

CHIX

13:45:47

207

103.9

CHIX

13:48:43

760

104.0

BATE

13:48:43

551

104.0

BATE

13:55:47

1258

104.2

CHIX

14:04:47

791

104.1

CHIX

14:04:47

500

104.1

CHIX

14:05:29

1000

104.2

XLON

14:05:29

489

104.2

XLON

14:05:49

4960

103.9

XLON

14:05:49

2967

103.9

XLON

14:05:49

1000

103.9

XLON

14:05:49

653

103.9

XLON

14:05:49

571

103.9

XLON

14:05:50

2238

103.9

XLON

14:05:50

2234

103.9

XLON

14:05:50

1567

103.9

XLON

14:05:56

1481

103.9

BATE

14:05:56

1242

103.9

BATE

14:07:55

1000

103.9

XLON

14:07:55

500

103.9

XLON

14:14:33

1993

104.4

BATE

14:14:37

1180

104.2

XLON

14:14:37

1117

104.3

XLON

14:14:37

1000

104.3

XLON

14:14:37

500

104.2

XLON

14:14:37

500

104.2

XLON

14:21:49

1144

104.6

CHIX

14:26:49

1359

104.4

CHIX

14:29:51

1000

104.3

XLON

14:29:51

500

104.3

XLON

14:29:51

68

104.3

XLON

14:33:51

5000

104.5

XLON

14:33:51

529

104.5

XLON

14:34:43

1159

104.6

BATE

14:38:51

1781

104.8

XLON

14:40:51

1220

104.7

CHIX

14:46:20

3228

104.8

XLON

14:46:20

1998

104.8

XLON

14:46:20

1570

104.8

XLON

14:46:20

334

104.8

XLON

14:51:25

1110

104.7

CHIX

14:51:25

17

104.7

CHIX

14:56:15

2483

105.1

XLON

14:56:15

1154

104.9

XLON

14:56:16

1463

104.9

XLON

14:56:16

1002

104.9

XLON

14:56:16

168

104.9

XLON

14:57:23

1262

104.9

BATE

14:58:08

2165

105.1

XLON

14:58:08

1500

105.1

XLON

14:58:08

617

105.1

XLON

14:58:08

189

105.1

XLON

14:59:13

950

105.0

CHIX

14:59:13

451

105.0

CHIX

14:59:30

3500

105.1

XLON

14:59:30

2926

105.1

XLON

14:59:30

1596

105.1

XLON

14:59:30

1021

106.4

TRQX

14:59:30

863

105.1

XLON

14:59:30

705

105.1

XLON

14:59:30

469

106.4

TRQX

14:59:30

149

105.0

XLON

14:59:30

100

105.0

XLON

15:00:11

1204

105.0

BATE

15:00:17

2225

105.0

XLON

15:01:45

1709

104.8

XLON

15:01:45

1500

104.9

BATE

15:01:45

1000

104.8

XLON

15:01:45

500

104.8

XLON

15:01:45

107

104.8

XLON

15:01:45

69

104.9

BATE

15:05:45

1727

104.7

XLON

15:05:45

1054

104.7

BATE

15:05:45

255

104.7

BATE

15:05:47

114

104.7

XLON

15:06:49

1902

104.7

XLON

15:07:30

1243

104.6

CHIX

15:16:50

2466

104.7

XLON

15:16:50

2223

104.5

XLON

15:16:50

983

104.5

XLON

15:16:50

850

104.5

XLON

15:17:46

1158

104.7

BATE

15:17:46

1144

104.7

TRQX

15:17:46

1000

104.6

BATE

15:17:46

223

104.6

BATE

15:17:46

137

104.7

TRQX

15:17:46

124

104.7

TRQX

15:17:46

123

104.7

TRQX

15:17:46

122

104.7

TRQX

15:19:34

500

104.6

CHIX

15:19:34

494

104.6

CHIX

15:19:34

359

104.6

CHIX

15:21:52

7087

104.6

XLON

15:21:52

1936

104.6

XLON

15:21:52

1514

104.6

XLON

15:21:52

1085

104.6

XLON

15:21:52

1000

104.6

XLON

15:21:52

846

104.6

XLON

15:21:52

500

104.6

XLON

15:21:52

500

104.6

XLON

15:21:52

397

104.6

XLON

15:21:52

357

104.6

XLON

15:21:52

227

104.6

XLON

15:21:52

199

104.6

XLON

15:22:30

1409

104.6

XLON

15:23:58

854

104.5

XLON

15:23:58

500

104.5

XLON

15:25:04

1474

104.5

XLON

15:29:45

1322

104.7

CHIX

15:29:45

589

104.5

XLON

15:30:45

1500

104.6

XLON

15:30:45

500

104.6

XLON

15:30:45

500

104.6

XLON

15:30:45

500

104.6

XLON

15:30:45

292

104.6

XLON

15:30:46

1000

104.6

TRQX

15:30:46

352

104.6

TRQX

15:34:46

1394

104.7

BATE

15:34:58

909

104.8

XLON

15:34:58

615

104.8

XLON

15:34:58

472

104.8

XLON

15:34:58

202

104.8

XLON

15:34:58

168

104.8

XLON

15:38:13

1550

104.6

XLON

15:38:13

1298

104.6

CHIX

15:38:13

624

104.6

XLON

15:38:13

500

104.6

XLON

15:38:13

202

104.6

XLON

15:38:13

67

104.6

CHIX

15:40:01

500

104.6

XLON

15:41:56

277

104.6

XLON

15:44:13

2740

104.7

XLON

15:44:13

1586

104.9

BATE

15:44:13

1414

104.7

XLON

15:44:13

973

104.7

XLON

15:44:13

505

104.7

XLON

15:44:13

155

104.9

BATE

15:47:13

901

104.7

BATE

15:47:13

683

104.7

CHIX

15:47:13

335

104.7

BATE

15:48:13

1391

104.9

BATE

15:48:13

760

105.0

BATE

15:48:13

488

105.0

BATE

15:49:19

3004

104.8

XLON

15:49:19

1548

104.8

XLON

15:50:19

1000

104.8

XLON

15:50:19

451

104.8

XLON

15:51:47

1064

104.8

XLON

15:51:47

500

104.8

XLON

15:53:18

1383

104.8

CHIX

15:53:35

722

104.8

TRQX

15:53:35

496

104.8

TRQX

15:54:47

1514

104.8

XLON

15:55:47

608

104.8

XLON

15:55:47

500

104.8

XLON

15:55:47

500

104.8

XLON

15:55:47

500

104.8

XLON

15:55:47

104

104.8

XLON

15:57:47

763

104.8

XLON

16:01:26

1037

104.8

XLON

16:01:26

995

104.8

XLON

16:01:26

631

104.8

XLON

16:01:26

380

104.8

XLON

16:01:26

348

104.8

XLON

16:03:35

1066

104.8

CHIX

16:03:35

611

104.9

XLON

16:03:35

384

104.8

XLON

16:03:35

384

104.8

XLON

16:03:35

137

104.8

XLON

16:03:35

68

104.8

CHIX

16:10:20

1453

104.8

XLON

16:10:20

1419

104.8

XLON

16:10:20

735

104.8

XLON

16:10:20

262

104.8

XLON

16:18:27

1530

104.7

XLON

16:18:27

1499

104.7

XLON

16:18:27

1341

104.7

XLON

16:18:27

1334

104.7

XLON

16:18:27

1330

104.7

XLON

16:18:27

932

104.7

TRQX

16:18:27

500

104.6

CHIX

16:18:27

476

104.6

CHIX

16:18:27

276

104.6

CHIX

16:18:28

473

104.5

CHIX

16:18:29

294

104.5

CHIX

16:19:27

1365

104.6

XLON

16:19:27

165

104.6

XLON

16:21:30

1143

104.7

BATE

16:21:30

889

104.7

BATE

16:21:30

460

104.7

BATE

16:21:30

34

104.7

BATE

16:21:30

24

104.7

BATE

16:23:13

1489

104.6

XLON

16:23:13

1366

104.6

BATE

16:23:13

990

104.6

XLON

16:23:13

500

104.6

XLON

16:23:13

181

104.6

BATE

16:23:13

111

104.6

XLON

16:24:13

641

104.5

XLON

16:24:13

81

104.5

XLON

16:26:14

1531

104.5

XLON

16:26:14

1341

104.5

BATE

16:26:14

813

104.5

CHIX

16:26:14

672

104.5

XLON

16:28:15

1703

104.6

XLON

16:28:15

1290

104.6

XLON

16:28:15

770

104.5

BATE

16:28:16

1268

104.6

BATE

16:28:59

613

104.5

XLON

16:28:59

194

104.5

XLON