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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

16 January 2023

Number of ordinary shares purchased

408,498

Weighted average price paid (p)

108.98

Highest price paid (p)

110.40

Lowest price paid (p)

104.90

Following the above purchase, FirstGroup holds 7,003,274 Ordinary Shares in treasury. The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue excluding shares held as treasury shares is 743,528,323. 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 16 January 2023 is 743,528,323. 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

108.98

316,311

CHIX

108.96

47,255

BATE

109.15

34,886

TRQX

108.53

10,046

Individual transactions:

Transaction Time

Volume

Price (GBp)

Venue

08:04:36

1150

104.9

TRQX

08:08:05

2406

108.8

XLON

08:08:05

1701

108.8

XLON

08:08:05

600

108.7

XLON

08:08:05

1443

108.7

XLON

08:08:05

276

108.7

XLON

08:08:05

1200

108.7

XLON

08:08:05

2098

108.7

XLON

08:08:25

1804

108.8

XLON

08:09:35

1347

108.5

XLON

08:09:35

527

108.5

XLON

08:09:35

699

108.3

CHIX

08:09:35

1245

108.3

CHIX

08:10:45

1433

108.7

XLON

08:10:45

2252

108.7

XLON

08:11:05

5466

108.8

XLON

08:11:26

600

109.2

XLON

08:11:26

401

109.2

XLON

08:11:26

860

109.2

XLON

08:11:26

27

109.2

XLON

08:12:20

465

109.0

BATE

08:12:20

1179

109.0

BATE

08:13:02

365

109.2

XLON

08:13:02

1330

109.2

XLON

08:13:02

132

109.2

XLON

08:15:02

602

108.6

CHIX

08:15:02

723

108.6

CHIX

08:16:02

1987

108.7

XLON

08:19:02

1707

108.7

XLON

08:21:56

1555

108.4

XLON

08:21:56

201

108.4

XLON

08:23:56

1776

108.7

XLON

08:25:56

1727

108.4

XLON

08:25:56

89

108.4

XLON

08:26:56

1149

108.4

CHIX

08:30:36

1766

108.2

XLON

08:32:36

130

108.4

XLON

08:32:36

1695

108.4

XLON

08:34:36

408

108.6

XLON

08:34:36

1458

108.6

XLON

08:37:37

1765

108.1

XLON

08:39:36

436

108.2

TRQX

08:39:36

760

108.2

TRQX

08:43:50

975

108.2

XLON

08:43:50

505

108.2

XLON

08:43:50

216

108.2

XLON

08:43:50

482

108.2

XLON

08:43:50

1692

108.4

XLON

08:43:50

1354

108.4

CHIX

08:46:50

1789

108.6

XLON

08:49:50

1282

108.6

XLON

08:49:50

554

108.6

XLON

08:52:50

1965

108.4

XLON

08:52:50

1225

108.6

CHIX

08:55:50

1865

108.2

XLON

09:03:43

1200

108.6

XLON

09:03:43

1800

108.6

XLON

09:03:43

237

108.6

XLON

09:05:45

891

108.7

XLON

09:05:45

947

108.7

XLON

09:07:00

1395

108.8

CHIX

09:11:02

1200

109.1

XLON

09:11:02

1167

109.1

XLON

09:11:20

85

109.0

BATE

09:11:20

419

109.1

BATE

09:11:20

1338

109.4

BATE

09:11:20

669

109.1

BATE

09:11:24

152

108.8

XLON

09:11:24

1200

108.8

XLON

09:11:24

405

108.8

XLON

09:17:24

700

109.1

XLON

09:17:24

962

109.1

XLON

09:20:01

1307

109.2

TRQX

09:21:12

1878

109.2

XLON

09:24:36

1200

109.2

XLON

09:24:36

859

109.2

XLON

09:24:36

800

109.1

CHIX

09:24:36

342

109.1

CHIX

09:40:36

1786

108.7

XLON

09:40:36

290

108.7

XLON

09:40:36

1200

108.7

XLON

09:40:36

1669

108.7

XLON

09:40:36

485

108.7

XLON

09:40:36

1713

108.7

XLON

09:40:36

2434

108.7

XLON

09:40:36

2917

108.7

XLON

09:40:36

71

108.8

XLON

09:40:36

613

108.8

XLON

09:40:36

1379

108.8

CHIX

09:40:36

1309

109.1

BATE

09:49:11

58

108.4

BATE

09:49:11

5

108.4

BATE

09:49:12

1223

108.4

BATE

10:00:39

1732

108.4

XLON

10:03:01

865

108.4

CHIX

10:03:01

442

108.4

CHIX

10:09:39

1000

108.4

XLON

10:09:39

1033

108.4

XLON

10:09:39

1674

108.4

XLON

10:09:39

1660

108.2

XLON

10:09:39

1294

108.4

TRQX

10:15:41

380

108.2

XLON

10:15:41

1556

108.2

XLON

10:22:41

559

108.3

XLON

10:22:41

287

108.3

XLON

10:22:41

497

108.4

XLON

10:22:41

672

108.4

XLON

10:22:42

1154

108.3

CHIX

10:25:36

1893

108.2

XLON

10:28:50

25

108.1

XLON

10:28:50

1671

108.1

XLON

10:33:38

1743

108.0

XLON

10:33:45

1477

108.1

BATE

10:39:50

36

108.1

CHIX

10:40:01

627

108.1

CHIX

10:40:01

604

108.1

CHIX

10:41:38

2390

108.2

XLON

10:53:27

1976

108.4

XLON

10:53:27

1896

108.4

XLON

10:53:27

2037

108.4

XLON

11:01:39

312

108.4

TRQX

11:01:39

1072

108.4

TRQX

11:02:01

1200

108.5

CHIX

11:13:01

1470

108.4

BATE

11:13:01

525

108.6

BATE

11:13:01

1107

108.6

BATE

11:13:03

3970

108.7

XLON

11:13:03

1200

108.7

XLON

11:13:03

1200

108.7

XLON

11:13:03

772

108.7

XLON

11:16:25

1784

108.7

XLON

11:20:30

1691

109.2

XLON

11:20:30

1236

109.1

CHIX

11:23:57

1985

109.2

XLON

11:28:57

1911

109.2

XLON

11:28:57

81

109.2

XLON

11:34:34

1758

109.7

XLON

11:34:34

82

109.7

XLON

11:35:22

1293

109.4

CHIX

11:35:22

1347

109.5

CHIX

11:38:41

1757

109.8

XLON

11:44:02

1843

109.8

XLON

11:46:01

1351

110.4

BATE

11:48:01

1766

110.1

XLON

11:48:46

569

109.8

XLON

11:48:46

1363

109.8

XLON

11:49:01

444

110.2

BATE

11:49:01

748

110.2

BATE

11:53:46

21

110.1

XLON

11:53:46

1848

110.1

XLON

12:00:10

600

110.4

XLON

12:00:10

1385

110.4

XLON

12:02:10

958

110.4

XLON

12:02:10

859

110.4

XLON

12:02:28

1211

110.1

TRQX

12:03:01

700

110.2

BATE

12:03:01

465

110.2

BATE

12:03:01

223

110.2

BATE

12:04:55

2004

110.0

XLON

12:10:01

1322

110.2

BATE

12:22:40

1

109.9

CHIX

12:24:46

43

109.9

CHIX

12:30:17

399

110.0

XLON

12:30:17

1200

110.0

XLON

12:30:17

308

110.0

XLON

12:30:17

600

110.0

XLON

12:30:17

600

110.0

XLON

12:30:17

600

110.0

XLON

12:30:17

2255

110.0

XLON

12:30:17

84

110.0

XLON

12:30:17

2122

110.0

XLON

12:30:17

1452

110.1

CHIX

12:31:17

1943

110.0

XLON

12:37:32

2009

110.0

XLON

12:40:40

1194

110.0

CHIX

12:41:32

1924

110.0

XLON

12:54:40

1200

109.9

XLON

12:54:40

71

109.9

XLON

12:54:40

727

109.9

XLON

12:54:40

600

109.9

XLON

12:54:40

1084

109.9

XLON

12:54:40

245

109.9

XLON

13:00:35

159

109.9

XLON

13:00:35

700

109.9

XLON

13:00:35

729

109.9

XLON

13:00:35

1134

109.9

CHIX

13:01:02

436

109.9

XLON

13:01:02

615

109.9

XLON

13:01:03

1368

109.9

XLON

13:07:38

1139

109.8

TRQX

13:07:38

110

109.8

TRQX

13:08:32

1892

109.8

XLON

13:09:01

700

109.9

BATE

13:09:01

551

109.9

BATE

13:10:32

600

109.8

XLON

13:10:32

1345

109.8

XLON

13:24:52

1656

109.5

XLON

13:24:52

2016

109.5

XLON

13:24:52

89

109.5

XLON

13:24:52

115

109.5

XLON

13:24:52

1837

109.5

XLON

13:24:52

1216

109.5

CHIX

13:28:00

1236

109.1

BATE

13:28:00

1

109.1

BATE

13:28:00

103

109.1

BATE

13:32:52

1389

109.4

CHIX

13:43:52

6000

109.5

XLON

13:43:52

1527

109.5

XLON

13:43:52

1292

109.5

XLON

13:43:52

140

109.5

XLON

13:43:52

206

109.5

XLON

13:44:52

1864

109.5

XLON

13:46:00

1165

109.5

CHIX

13:46:00

194

109.5

CHIX

13:47:38

1942

109.2

XLON

13:50:34

703

109.1

BATE

13:50:34

385

109.1

BATE

13:50:34

172

109.1

BATE

13:57:25

600

109.0

XLON

13:57:25

613

109.0

XLON

13:57:25

638

109.0

XLON

13:57:25

737

109.0

XLON

13:57:25

346

109.0

XLON

13:57:25

841

109.0

XLON

14:00:25

1999

109.0

XLON

14:05:14

1250

109.0

XLON

14:05:14

401

109.0

XLON

14:08:22

217

109.0

XLON

14:08:22

93

109.0

XLON

14:09:22

1178

109.2

CHIX

14:12:22

1792

109.0

XLON

14:12:22

1548

109.0

XLON

14:12:22

909

109.0

XLON

14:12:22

184

109.0

XLON

14:12:22

600

109.0

XLON

14:12:22

476

109.0

XLON

14:13:22

2027

109.0

XLON

14:15:00

127

108.9

CHIX

14:15:00

76

108.9

CHIX

14:15:00

940

108.9

CHIX

14:17:05

1886

108.8

XLON

14:18:50

779

108.7

BATE

14:30:05

1261

108.8

XLON

14:30:05

1409

108.8

CHIX

14:30:05

279

108.8

CHIX

14:30:06

2297

108.8

XLON

14:30:06

3657

108.8

XLON

14:33:02

366

109.0

XLON

14:33:02

488

109.0

XLON

14:33:02

600

109.0

XLON

14:33:02

600

109.0

XLON

14:33:02

63

109.0

XLON

14:34:02

2045

109.0

XLON

14:35:02

2060

109.0

XLON

14:35:05

1262

108.9

CHIX

14:45:13

246

108.9

CHIX

14:45:13

1

108.9

CHIX

14:49:34

2400

109.0

XLON

14:49:34

1200

109.0

XLON

14:49:34

600

109.0

XLON

14:49:34

987

109.0

XLON

14:49:34

700

109.0

XLON

14:49:34

700

109.0

XLON

14:49:34

4607

109.0

XLON

14:49:34

71

109.1

CHIX

14:49:34

1263

109.1

CHIX

14:50:40

1165

109.0

XLON

14:50:40

503

109.0

XLON

14:50:40

188

109.0

TRQX

14:50:40

1067

109.0

TRQX

15:00:14

1142

108.9

CHIX

15:00:50

990

109.1

BATE

15:00:50

363

109.1

BATE

15:06:18

1215

108.9

CHIX

15:18:33

479

109.0

XLON

15:18:33

263

109.0

XLON

15:18:33

3340

109.0

XLON

15:18:33

244

109.0

XLON

15:18:33

913

109.0

XLON

15:18:33

667

109.0

XLON

15:18:33

639

108.9

XLON

15:18:33

3000

108.9

XLON

15:18:33

600

108.9

XLON

15:18:33

863

108.9

XLON

15:18:33

2100

108.9

XLON

15:18:33

700

108.9

XLON

15:18:33

700

108.9

XLON

15:18:33

6996

108.9

XLON

15:18:33

1785

108.9

XLON

15:18:33

62

108.9

CHIX

15:18:33

838

108.9

CHIX

15:18:33

378

108.9

CHIX

15:23:40

1992

108.7

XLON

15:23:40

2043

108.7

XLON

15:23:40

1962

108.7

XLON

15:23:40

1211

108.8

CHIX

15:23:40

42

108.8

CHIX

15:23:40

398

108.7

BATE

15:26:20

1757

108.9

XLON

15:28:20

1790

108.9

XLON

15:29:23

1255

109.0

XLON

15:33:20

2665

109.2

XLON

15:33:20

1970

109.2

XLON

15:34:20

1214

109.2

CHIX

15:35:20

1878

109.2

XLON

15:35:40

1566

109.1

BATE

15:43:33

1320

109.1

CHIX

15:43:33

700

109.0

BATE

15:43:33

700

109.0

BATE

15:43:33

558

109.0

BATE

15:43:33

346

109.0

BATE

15:43:33

912

109.0

BATE

15:52:34

1

109.1

CHIX

15:53:01

1210

109.1

CHIX

15:55:50

1200

109.0

XLON

15:55:50

203

109.0

XLON

15:55:50

1608

109.0

XLON

15:55:50

3831

109.0

XLON

15:55:50

2041

109.0

XLON

15:55:50

1844

109.0

XLON

15:55:50

1941

109.0

XLON

15:55:50

1977

109.0

XLON

15:55:50

1731

109.0

XLON

15:55:52

1265

108.8

BATE

16:02:11

659

108.7

XLON

16:02:11

600

108.7

XLON

16:02:11

496

108.7

XLON

16:02:11

581

108.7

XLON

16:02:11

13

108.7

XLON

16:02:11

1329

108.7

XLON

16:02:11

1803

108.7

XLON

16:02:11

1377

108.7

CHIX

16:06:06

3004

108.9

XLON

16:06:08

1688

109.0

BATE

16:06:08

2798

109.1

BATE

16:06:08

32

109.1

BATE

16:06:08

1358

109.1

BATE

16:10:20

600

108.9

XLON

16:10:20

1116

108.9

XLON

16:10:20

1118

108.9

XLON

16:10:20

682

108.9

XLON

16:12:08

325

108.9

XLON

16:12:08

1460

108.9

XLON

16:12:11

1157

108.9

CHIX

16:14:14

1272

108.6

XLON

16:16:31

448

108.6

XLON

16:16:31

1652

108.6

XLON

16:20:28

151

108.6

XLON

16:20:30

837

108.7

CHIX

16:22:30

3412

108.8

XLON

16:22:30

600

108.8

XLON

16:22:30

3228

108.8

XLON

16:23:30

1989

108.7

XLON

16:23:30

80

108.7

XLON

16:25:17

328

108.7

XLON

16:25:26

1487

108.7

XLON

16:25:30

219

108.7

CHIX

16:27:32

835

108.8

XLON

16:27:32

360

108.8

XLON

16:27:32

1801

108.8

XLON

16:27:32

185

108.8

XLON

16:28:04

476

108.6

CHIX

16:28:17

1844

108.8

XLON

16:28:54

8

108.6

CHIX

16:29:45

191

108.8

CHIX