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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

23 December 2022

Number of ordinary shares purchased

304,271

Weighted average price paid (p)

101.35

Highest price paid (p)

101.90

Lowest price paid (p)

99.55

Following the above purchase, FirstGroup holds 1,969,706 Ordinary Shares in treasury. The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue excluding shares held as treasury shares is 748,518,414. 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 23 December 2022 is 748,518,414. 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

101.37

217,782

CHIX

101.45

18,821

BATE

101.26

65,061

TRQX

101.28

2,607

Individual transactions:

Transaction Time

Volume

Price (GBp)

Venue

08:02:56

1402

99.55

XLON

08:04:59

1248

99.65

BATE

08:08:50

2124

100.5

XLON

08:09:50

1484

100.6

XLON

08:09:50

1941

100.7

XLON

08:09:50

789

100.8

XLON

08:10:16

1365

101.2

XLON

08:10:16

575

101.1

XLON

08:10:16

1365

101.1

XLON

08:10:16

1210

101.1

XLON

08:10:16

500

101.1

XLON

08:10:16

1747

101.1

XLON

08:10:30

1340

101

CHIX

08:15:23

1437

100.9

XLON

08:15:23

1349

100.9

CHIX

08:16:13

1922

100.8

XLON

08:16:13

1494

101.1

XLON

08:19:38

862

101.1

BATE

08:19:38

687

101.1

BATE

08:24:16

1772

100.9

XLON

08:28:16

1380

101.1

XLON

08:34:16

428

101.1

XLON

08:34:16

1393

101.2

XLON

08:42:12

487

101.3

TRQX

08:42:12

901

101.3

TRQX

08:43:08

1472

101.1

XLON

08:51:08

1389

101.2

XLON

08:51:13

396

101.1

CHIX

08:51:13

748

101.1

CHIX

08:52:08

1267

101.2

XLON

08:52:11

1719

101.1

XLON

08:54:11

826

101.2

XLON

08:54:11

439

101.2

XLON

08:54:16

1451

101.1

XLON

09:05:46

759

100.8

BATE

09:05:46

519

100.8

BATE

09:06:01

1066

100.9

XLON

09:06:01

1000

101.1

XLON

09:06:01

610

101.1

XLON

09:07:30

419

101.2

XLON

09:07:30

1173

101.2

XLON

09:07:30

178

101.2

XLON

09:07:31

400

101.2

XLON

09:07:31

791

101.2

XLON

09:07:31

1331

101.2

XLON

09:17:06

1305

101.1

CHIX

09:18:39

12264

101

BATE

09:18:39

1000

101

BATE

09:18:39

1024

101

BATE

09:18:39

81

101.1

XLON

09:18:39

1368

101.1

XLON

09:18:40

433

101.2

XLON

09:18:40

500

101.2

XLON

09:18:40

773

101.2

XLON

09:18:40

400

101.2

XLON

09:21:31

1572

101.5

XLON

09:21:43

700

101.4

CHIX

09:21:43

385

101.4

CHIX

09:21:43

264

101.4

CHIX

09:22:33

2131

101.4

XLON

09:22:39

222

101.4

BATE

09:22:39

500

101.4

BATE

09:22:39

500

101.4

BATE

09:22:39

131

101.4

BATE

09:30:39

548

101.2

BATE

09:30:39

846

101.2

BATE

09:39:39

485

101.2

BATE

09:39:39

846

101.2

BATE

09:39:39

26

101.2

BATE

09:39:39

2853

101.2

XLON

09:48:39

234

101.6

BATE

09:48:39

1000

101.6

BATE

09:48:39

76

101.6

BATE

09:49:05

1948

101.4

XLON

09:52:45

1129

101.1

BATE

10:02:00

4

101.4

XLON

10:02:00

1503

101.4

XLON

10:03:45

51

101.4

BATE

10:03:45

453

101.4

BATE

10:03:45

479

101.4

BATE

10:03:45

334

101.4

BATE

10:11:48

997

101.5

BATE

10:11:48

350

101.5

BATE

10:11:48

1238

101.7

CHIX

10:11:48

1301

101.8

CHIX

10:11:48

33

101.8

CHIX

10:12:00

413

101.6

XLON

10:12:00

551

101.6

XLON

10:12:00

294

101.6

XLON

10:12:00

116

101.6

XLON

10:12:12

384

101.6

XLON

10:12:12

1511

101.6

XLON

10:20:21

220

101.5

BATE

10:27:35

910

101.8

BATE

10:27:35

751

101.8

BATE

10:27:35

349

101.9

BATE

10:27:35

1247

101.9

BATE

10:27:35

5073

101.9

XLON

10:27:41

375

101.8

CHIX

10:27:41

800

101.8

CHIX

10:37:02

1100

101.8

XLON

10:37:02

233

101.8

XLON

10:37:02

928

101.8

XLON

10:37:02

571

101.8

XLON

10:38:41

1361

101.9

CHIX

10:39:02

207

101.8

XLON

10:41:41

1134

101.8

XLON

10:42:35

1202

101.7

BATE

10:43:38

256

101.6

XLON

10:44:43

319

101.6

XLON

10:44:43

768

101.6

XLON

10:44:47

329

101.5

XLON

10:44:57

400

101.7

XLON

10:44:57

400

101.7

XLON

10:44:57

611

101.7

XLON

10:48:26

1354

101.8

XLON

10:49:53

600

101.8

BATE

10:49:53

400

101.8

BATE

10:49:53

261

101.8

BATE

10:49:53

741

101.8

CHIX

10:49:53

592

101.8

CHIX

10:51:37

1596

101.7

XLON

10:51:37

11896

101.6

XLON

10:51:37

5943

101.6

XLON

10:51:37

7539

101.6

XLON

10:51:37

4353

101.6

XLON

11:04:16

992

101.4

XLON

11:06:02

928

101.4

XLON

11:06:02

830

101.4

XLON

11:06:02

7250

101.4

XLON

11:06:02

6810

101.4

XLON

11:06:02

2267

101.4

XLON

11:21:01

3583

101.1

XLON

11:21:01

909

101.1

XLON

11:21:01

359

101.1

XLON

11:21:01

1110

101.1

XLON

11:21:01

517

101.1

XLON

11:21:01

273

101.1

CHIX

11:21:01

338

101.1

CHIX

11:21:01

337

101.1

XLON

11:21:01

1209

101.3

XLON

11:21:01

900

101.3

XLON

11:21:01

30

101.3

XLON

11:21:01

433

101.3

XLON

11:21:01

1997

101.3

XLON

11:21:01

341

101.3

XLON

11:21:01

2474

101.3

XLON

11:21:01

1167

101.3

CHIX

11:21:01

1144

101.3

XLON

11:21:01

400

101.3

XLON

11:21:01

206

101.3

XLON

11:21:01

800

101.3

XLON

11:21:01

336

101.1

XLON

11:21:02

644

101.1

XLON

11:21:02

2205

101.1

XLON

11:21:03

513

101.1

XLON

11:21:03

1198

101.4

XLON

11:21:03

107

101.4

XLON

11:22:33

281

101.1

BATE

11:22:33

400

101.1

BATE

11:22:40

383

101.1

BATE

11:23:14

1128

101.3

XLON

11:23:14

758

101.3

XLON

11:23:14

1851

101.4

XLON

11:23:14

240

101.3

XLON

11:23:14

46

101.3

XLON

11:25:50

1356

101.4

CHIX

11:35:33

188

101.1

BATE

11:35:33

282

101.1

XLON

11:35:33

1388

101.1

XLON

11:35:33

953

101.1

XLON

11:35:36

1402

101.1

XLON

11:35:37

438

101.1

XLON

11:35:37

1000

101.3

XLON

11:35:37

14234

101.3

XLON

11:35:38

419

101

TRQX

11:46:47

1168

101.1

BATE

11:46:48

136

101.1

BATE

11:46:52

492

101.1

XLON

11:47:21

10755

101.4

XLON

11:47:21

1048

101.4

XLON

11:47:21

1000

101.4

XLON

11:47:21

765

101.4

XLON

11:47:21

1371

101.4

XLON

11:48:22

1299

101.4

XLON

11:50:15

221

101.3

BATE

11:50:15

400

101.3

BATE

11:52:40

746

101.4

CHIX

11:52:40

639

101.4

CHIX

11:53:31

400

101.4

TRQX

11:53:31

400

101.4

TRQX

11:53:31

462

101.3

BATE

11:55:22

122

101.3

BATE

11:55:22

200

101.3

BATE

11:55:22

400

101.3

BATE

11:55:22

400

101.3

BATE

11:55:22

400

101.3

BATE

11:55:22

400

101.3

BATE

11:55:22

58

101.3

BATE

11:55:22

1820

101.3

BATE

11:55:22

521

101.3

BATE

11:55:22

700

101.3

BATE

11:59:41

607

101.3

BATE

12:00:53

1200

101.5

BATE

12:00:53

71

101.5

BATE

12:00:53

41

101.5

BATE

12:03:53

408

101.5

BATE

12:03:53

94

101.5

BATE

12:03:53

412

101.5

BATE

12:03:56

408

101.5

BATE

12:05:04

928

101.4

BATE

12:06:03

233

101.4

XLON

12:06:03

606

101.4

XLON

12:06:03

928

101.4

BATE

12:06:03

3122

101.4

BATE

12:06:03

1382

101.4

XLON

12:06:03

1329

101.4

XLON

12:06:03

8976

101.4

BATE

12:06:03

455

101.4

BATE

12:06:03

3880

101.4

BATE

12:07:35

300

101.4

XLON

12:07:35

600

101.4

XLON

12:07:35

534

101.4

XLON

12:11:15

363

101.1

XLON

12:11:16

483

101.1

XLON

12:13:03

543

101.1

XLON

12:16:03

1341

101.1

XLON

12:16:12

524

101

BATE

12:17:39

655

101

BATE

12:17:49

7

101

BATE

12:22:50

26

101.4

XLON

12:22:50

719

101.5

XLON

12:22:55

649

101.5

XLON

12:22:55

1300

101.5

XLON

12:22:55

1200

101.5

XLON

12:22:55

400

101.5

XLON

12:22:55

400

101.5

XLON

12:23:36

259

101.5

XLON

12:24:49

1100

101.8

XLON

12:24:49

900

101.8

XLON

12:24:49

730

101.8

XLON

12:24:49

797

101.8

CHIX

12:24:49

577

101.8

CHIX

12:25:03

2455

101.8

XLON

12:25:03

3711

101.8

XLON

12:25:03

332

101.8

XLON

12:25:03

1537

101.8

XLON

12:25:21

800

101.8

XLON

12:25:21

400

101.8

XLON

12:25:21

4

101.8

XLON

12:25:21

92

101.8

XLON

12:26:31

40

101.7

XLON

12:26:32

2846

101.7

XLON

12:26:32

2324

101.8

XLON

12:26:32

992

101.8

XLON

12:26:34

662

101.7

XLON

12:26:51

308

101.7

XLON

12:28:24

928

101.8

XLON

12:28:24

500

101.8

XLON

12:28:24

12

101.8

XLON

12:28:24

1200

101.8

XLON

12:28:24

259

101.8

XLON

12:29:40

80

101.7

BATE

12:29:47

95

101.7

BATE