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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

5 January 2023

Number of ordinary shares purchased

372,138

Weighted average price paid (p)

104.57

Highest price paid (p)

105.50

Lowest price paid (p)

103.80

Following the above purchase, FirstGroup holds 4,206,303 Ordinary Shares in treasury. The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue excluding shares held as treasury shares is 746,281,817. 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 5 January 2023 is 746,281,817. 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

104.60

223,305

CHIX

104.51

41,431

BATE

104.52

96,907

TRQX

104.55

10,495

Individual transactions:

Transaction Time

Volume

Price (GBp)

Venue

08:00:23

1631

104.5

XLON

08:02:23

1217

104.3

CHIX

08:05:10

1495

104.8

XLON

08:05:11

1640

104.8

XLON

08:08:21

2192

105.2

XLON

08:08:21

1263

105.3

BATE

08:09:21

1491

104.9

XLON

08:14:23

3331

105.1

XLON

08:14:23

1505

104.9

BATE

08:14:23

1134

104.9

CHIX

08:14:23

437

104.9

BATE

08:22:52

1533

104.9

XLON

08:22:52

1193

105.0

CHIX

08:22:56

2451

104.9

XLON

08:22:56

1868

104.7

BATE

08:22:56

1543

104.9

XLON

08:22:56

1475

104.9

XLON

08:22:56

1108

104.9

XLON

08:22:59

1671

104.8

XLON

08:22:59

1536

104.9

XLON

08:23:59

1602

104.9

XLON

08:26:07

834

104.8

XLON

08:26:07

68

104.8

XLON

08:27:03

1646

105.5

XLON

08:27:31

762

105.2

BATE

08:27:31

500

105.2

BATE

08:30:41

1341

105.3

BATE

08:30:41

1000

105.2

TRQX

08:30:41

217

105.2

TRQX

08:31:03

1000

105.3

XLON

08:31:03

719

105.3

XLON

08:33:03

1192

105.2

CHIX

08:36:02

1666

105.3

XLON

08:36:02

1373

105.3

XLON

08:36:02

1369

105.3

BATE

08:36:02

300

105.3

XLON

08:40:06

1549

105.2

XLON

08:45:06

1000

105.2

XLON

08:45:06

487

105.2

XLON

08:45:07

640

104.9

CHIX

08:45:07

609

104.9

CHIX

08:47:35

1646

104.8

XLON

08:52:40

1478

104.8

XLON

08:58:09

1142

104.5

CHIX

09:02:40

1248

104.6

XLON

09:02:40

543

104.6

XLON

09:04:02

1796

105.1

XLON

09:05:11

1575

105.1

BATE

09:05:11

1538

105.1

BATE

09:09:06

1270

104.7

XLON

09:09:06

500

104.7

XLON

09:17:53

766

104.9

TRQX

09:17:53

500

104.9

XLON

09:17:53

500

104.9

XLON

09:17:53

500

104.9

XLON

09:17:53

500

104.9

XLON

09:17:53

469

104.9

TRQX

09:17:53

73

104.9

XLON

09:27:04

767

105.0

CHIX

09:27:04

592

105.0

CHIX

09:28:48

1797

104.9

XLON

09:29:38

1571

104.8

XLON

09:44:57

1195

105.0

CHIX

09:45:03

2609

105.0

XLON

09:45:03

1699

105.0

XLON

09:45:03

400

105.0

XLON

09:52:11

1000

104.9

BATE

09:52:11

370

104.9

BATE

09:57:02

2000

105.1

XLON

09:57:02

296

105.1

XLON

09:58:02

1060

105.0

XLON

09:58:02

500

105.0

XLON

10:04:02

980

105.1

XLON

10:04:02

500

105.1

XLON

10:05:29

1181

105.2

CHIX

10:05:29

929

105.3

XLON

10:05:29

811

105.3

XLON

10:05:29

727

105.2

TRQX

10:05:29

675

105.2

TRQX

10:06:43

1570

105.2

XLON

10:10:03

1754

105.2

XLON

10:13:03

1545

105.2

XLON

10:17:03

1419

105.2

XLON

10:17:03

354

105.2

XLON

10:17:06

1706

105.1

XLON

10:17:06

1115

105.2

XLON

10:17:06

531

105.2

XLON

10:20:09

500

104.9

CHIX

10:20:09

455

104.9

CHIX

10:20:09

1

104.9

CHIX

10:21:12

1633

105.1

XLON

10:34:14

946

104.8

XLON

10:36:55

624

104.8

XLON

10:36:55

51

104.8

XLON

10:36:55

30

104.8

XLON

10:38:44

1479

104.9

XLON

10:38:44

1416

104.9

XLON

10:38:44

500

104.9

CHIX

10:38:44

462

104.9

CHIX

10:38:44

419

104.9

CHIX

10:38:44

223

104.9

XLON

10:41:23

1403

104.9

BATE

10:45:30

1000

104.8

XLON

10:45:30

230

104.8

XLON

10:45:30

220

104.8

XLON

10:50:30

1551

104.8

XLON

10:54:50

1785

104.5

XLON

10:54:50

276

104.4

XLON

10:54:52

1266

104.4

BATE

10:56:56

500

104.1

XLON

10:56:56

500

104.1

XLON

10:56:56

470

104.1

XLON

11:01:46

1073

103.9

CHIX

11:02:56

1469

104.0

XLON

11:03:00

375

103.9

BATE

11:03:04

194

103.9

BATE

11:07:57

843

104.0

XLON

11:07:57

645

104.0

XLON

11:07:57

74

104.0

XLON

11:12:04

1475

104.0

XLON

11:12:04

1300

104.1

BATE

11:12:04

734

104.0

TRQX

11:12:04

354

104.0

TRQX

11:12:04

304

104.0

TRQX

11:12:04

40

104.0

XLON

11:12:06

53

103.9

CHIX

11:15:04

1000

104.0

XLON

11:15:04

623

104.0

XLON

11:15:04

4

104.0

XLON

11:24:04

1723

104.0

XLON

11:24:04

1629

104.0

XLON

11:24:05

698

103.9

CHIX

11:24:05

28

103.9

CHIX

11:24:06

383

103.9

CHIX

11:24:06

63

103.9

CHIX

11:24:08

192

103.9

CHIX

11:30:30

586

103.8

XLON

11:30:30

81

103.8

XLON

11:30:30

38

103.8

XLON

11:30:33

585

103.8

XLON

11:30:33

409

103.8

XLON

11:43:40

464

103.9

XLON

11:43:44

145

103.9

XLON

11:56:56

3087

104.4

XLON

11:56:56

1316

104.3

CHIX

11:56:56

756

104.4

XLON

11:56:56

168

104.4

XLON

11:56:56

73

104.3

CHIX

12:02:10

1542

104.2

XLON

12:02:10

108

104.2

XLON

12:02:11

1661

104.2

XLON

12:02:12

478

104.0

CHIX

12:02:16

4

104.0

CHIX

12:21:24

785

104.3

CHIX

12:21:24

269

104.3

CHIX

12:32:19

8626

104.5

XLON

12:32:19

1500

104.5

XLON

12:32:19

390

104.5

XLON

12:33:08

1647

104.6

BATE

12:33:08

829

104.6

BATE

12:33:08

485

104.6

BATE

12:33:08

419

104.6

BATE

12:34:44

763

104.3

CHIX

12:40:19

1123

104.5

XLON

12:40:19

422

104.5

XLON

12:45:19

1538

104.7

XLON

12:50:19

1320

104.7

XLON

12:50:19

910

104.6

CHIX

12:50:19

404

104.6

CHIX

12:50:19

230

104.7

XLON

12:50:31

1450

104.5

XLON

12:58:31

1657

104.5

XLON

13:04:02

828

104.2

XLON

13:04:02

685

104.2

XLON

13:10:02

1681

104.1

XLON

13:10:20

1240

103.9

CHIX

13:15:01

1664

103.9

XLON

13:19:12

500

103.9

XLON

13:19:12

500

103.9

XLON

13:19:12

500

103.9

XLON

13:19:12

81

103.9

XLON

13:19:12

4

103.9

XLON

13:23:14

1259

103.9

XLON

13:23:14

514

103.9

XLON

13:28:03

1500

104.1

XLON

13:28:03

165

104.1

XLON

13:30:02

1686

103.9

XLON

13:30:02

1153

104.0

CHIX

13:33:02

1341

103.9

XLON

13:33:02

266

103.9

XLON

13:36:37

672

104.1

XLON

13:36:37

629

104.1

XLON

13:36:37

420

104.1

XLON

13:38:37

1000

104.1

XLON

13:38:37

500

104.1

XLON

13:38:37

275

104.1

XLON

13:42:43

1367

104.0

CHIX

13:42:44

500

103.9

XLON

13:42:44

500

103.9

XLON

13:42:44

500

103.9

XLON

13:42:44

210

103.9

XLON

13:59:26

1744

104.0

XLON

13:59:26

1300

104.0

CHIX

14:17:35

593

104.0

CHIX

14:18:08

1774

104.1

XLON

14:18:08

1222

104.2

BATE

14:18:08

691

104.1

XLON

14:18:08

645

104.1

BATE

14:18:08

586

104.1

BATE

14:18:08

199

104.1

XLON

14:21:27

1357

104.4

BATE

14:23:46

10000

104.3

BATE

14:23:46

2980

104.3

XLON

14:23:46

2701

104.3

XLON

14:23:46

1320

104.4

BATE

14:23:46

1140

104.3

CHIX

14:23:46

1000

104.3

XLON

14:23:46

500

104.3

XLON

14:23:46

10

104.3

XLON

14:23:50

3360

104.4

XLON

14:23:50

1921

104.4

XLON

14:23:50

1546

104.4

XLON

14:27:31

1320

104.5

BATE

14:30:07

2028

104.6

XLON

14:30:07

652

104.6

CHIX

14:30:07

632

104.6

CHIX

14:30:31

3381

104.6

XLON

14:30:31

1471

104.6

XLON

14:30:31

889

104.8

BATE

14:30:31

201

104.8

BATE

14:30:31

92

104.8

BATE

14:31:48

1042

104.5

XLON

14:31:48

500

104.5

XLON

14:31:48

163

104.5

XLON

14:31:49

739

104.4

BATE

14:31:49

520

104.4

BATE

14:34:31

1385

104.4

BATE

14:34:31

938

104.3

XLON

14:34:31

615

104.3

XLON

14:36:13

1546

104.5

XLON

14:36:13

1261

104.5

BATE

14:36:16

687

104.3

BATE

14:37:13

1144

104.4

XLON

14:38:18

681

104.4

BATE

14:38:26

609

104.4

BATE

14:38:26

447

104.4

XLON

14:38:33

156

104.4

XLON

14:39:33

955

104.4

XLON

14:39:33

632

104.4

XLON

14:39:37

522

104.3

BATE

14:41:33

1387

104.3

BATE

14:41:33

1235

104.3

CHIX

14:41:33

597

104.3

XLON

14:42:50

1018

104.3

XLON

14:42:50

594

104.3

XLON

14:42:53

174

104.3

XLON

14:43:32

339

104.2

BATE

14:43:32

34

104.2

BATE

14:43:45

1000

104.2

BATE

14:43:45

1000

104.2

BATE

14:43:45

1000

104.2

BATE

14:43:45

694

104.2

BATE

14:43:45

516

104.2

BATE

14:43:45

500

104.2

BATE

14:43:45

500

104.2

BATE

14:43:45

500

104.2

BATE

14:43:45

100

104.2

BATE

14:43:45

80

104.2

BATE

14:43:45

59

104.2

BATE

14:43:45

43

104.2

BATE

14:43:46

2399

104.2

BATE

14:43:46

1415

104.2

BATE

14:43:46

871

104.2

BATE

14:43:46

311

104.2

BATE

14:43:46

54

104.2

BATE

14:43:52

1078

104.1

XLON

14:43:52

701

104.1

XLON

14:47:26

1512

104.1

XLON

14:47:26

228

104.1

XLON

14:47:34

984

103.9

BATE

14:49:16

1605

104.2

TRQX

14:49:16

1006

104.2

TRQX

14:49:16

500

104.2

TRQX

14:49:16

500

104.2

TRQX

14:49:16

469

104.2

TRQX

14:50:34

892

104.5

BATE

14:50:34

473

104.5

BATE

14:51:45

1690

104.4

XLON

14:52:37

1374

104.5

BATE

14:53:43

1177

104.5

CHIX

14:55:00

2744

104.5

XLON

14:55:00

454

104.5

XLON

14:55:01

500

104.4

BATE

14:55:01

283

104.4

XLON

14:56:01

1393

104.5

BATE

14:58:33

1000

104.6

XLON

14:58:33

657

104.6

XLON

15:00:33

1353

104.6

BATE

15:00:33

896

104.6

XLON

15:00:33

658

104.6

XLON

15:01:46

548

104.6

BATE

15:02:24

5

104.6

BATE

15:02:43

1621

104.6

XLON

15:02:43

1218

104.6

CHIX

15:02:43

649

104.6

BATE

15:03:43

1239

104.6

BATE

15:07:17

2622

104.8

XLON

15:07:17

1610

104.8

XLON

15:07:17

1403

104.8

BATE

15:07:18

1572

104.7

XLON

15:08:21

1344

104.9

BATE

15:09:36

1640

104.9

XLON

15:09:36

1176

104.8

BATE

15:11:21

1684

104.7

XLON

15:12:21

1741

104.7

XLON

15:13:21

871

104.7

XLON

15:13:21

500

104.7

XLON

15:13:21

370

104.7

XLON

15:15:02

1347

104.7

CHIX

15:15:21

1561

104.7

XLON

15:17:21

1685

104.7

XLON

15:22:19

1529

104.7

XLON

15:22:19

126

104.7

XLON

15:22:53

813

104.6

CHIX

15:22:53

500

104.6

CHIX

15:24:58

669

104.6

TRQX

15:24:58

500

104.6

TRQX

15:29:23

1224

104.5

XLON

15:29:23

702

104.5

XLON

15:29:23

409

104.5

XLON

15:33:53

1219

104.5

CHIX

15:34:36

1319

104.6

BATE

15:34:36

1140

104.6

BATE

15:44:53

1129

104.6

CHIX

15:44:57

1654

104.5

XLON

15:52:53

1400

104.5

CHIX

15:52:55

1251

104.4

XLON

15:52:55

686

104.4

XLON

15:54:01

356

104.4

XLON

15:54:37

1871

104.5

XLON

16:00:02

1366

104.5

XLON

16:00:02

187

104.5

XLON

16:06:30

500

104.6

BATE

16:06:30

500

104.6

BATE

16:06:30

405

104.6

BATE

16:09:19

321

104.5

CHIX

16:16:33

1385

104.5

CHIX

16:16:33

545

104.5

CHIX

16:16:33

374

104.5

CHIX

16:20:44

4188

104.5

BATE

16:20:44

1727

104.5

XLON

16:20:44

1500

104.5

BATE

16:20:44

1000

104.5

BATE

16:20:44

1000

104.5

BATE

16:20:44

1000

104.5

BATE

16:20:44

891

104.5

BATE

16:20:44

500

104.5

BATE

16:20:44

500

104.5

BATE

16:20:44

297

104.5

BATE

16:20:44

15

104.5

BATE

16:20:45

1694

104.5

BATE

16:20:45

887

104.5

BATE

16:20:49

3398

104.5

BATE

16:20:49

926

104.5

BATE

16:20:51

1199

104.5

BATE

16:20:51

760

104.5

BATE

16:20:54

790

104.5

BATE

16:20:54

325

104.5

BATE

16:21:04

178

104.5

BATE

16:21:22

378

104.5

BATE

16:21:44

762

104.5

XLON

16:21:44

689

104.5

XLON

16:27:23

1500

104.6

XLON

16:27:23

1095

104.6

XLON

16:27:23

500

104.6

XLON

16:27:23

316

104.6

XLON

16:27:37

384

104.5

XLON