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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

6 January 2023

Number of ordinary shares purchased

368,259

Weighted average price paid (p)

104.73

Highest price paid (p)

105.70

Lowest price paid (p)

103.40

Following the above purchase, FirstGroup holds 4,574,562 Ordinary Shares in treasury. The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue excluding shares held as treasury shares is 745,913,558. 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 6 January 2023 is 745,913,558. 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

104.71

268,798

CHIX

104.76

41,885

BATE

104.83

45,612

TRQX

104.70

11,964

Individual transactions:

Transaction Time

Volume

Price (GBp)

Venue

08:02:56

915

104.1

XLON

08:02:56

854

104.1

XLON

08:03:04

753

103.7

CHIX

08:03:05

378

103.7

CHIX

08:05:38

1327

103.8

BATE

08:06:27

2728

104.0

XLON

08:06:27

1460

103.8

XLON

08:06:27

1460

104.0

XLON

08:06:27

400

104.0

XLON

08:07:27

969

103.4

XLON

08:07:27

390

103.4

XLON

08:07:27

250

103.4

XLON

08:16:20

1395

103.4

CHIX

08:28:27

1842

103.8

XLON

08:28:27

1559

104.0

XLON

08:28:27

1027

104.0

XLON

08:28:27

611

104.0

XLON

08:28:27

449

104.0

XLON

08:28:46

6821

104.2

XLON

08:28:46

4714

104.2

XLON

08:28:46

1375

104.2

XLON

08:28:46

647

104.2

XLON

08:28:46

570

104.2

XLON

08:28:46

369

104.2

XLON

08:28:49

2519

104.2

XLON

08:28:49

1836

104.2

XLON

08:28:49

749

104.2

XLON

08:29:26

2095

104.0

BATE

08:29:26

1400

104.0

CHIX

08:29:49

1255

104.1

XLON

08:29:49

250

104.1

XLON

08:30:30

1247

104.1

TRQX

08:32:54

2066

104.2

XLON

08:34:48

1286

104.1

BATE

08:34:58

1676

104.2

XLON

08:34:58

131

104.2

XLON

08:38:23

706

104.2

XLON

08:38:23

500

104.2

XLON

08:38:23

258

104.2

XLON

08:41:23

1483

104.2

XLON

08:43:23

1552

104.2

XLON

08:43:23

596

104.1

CHIX

08:43:23

422

104.1

CHIX

08:43:23

339

104.1

CHIX

08:46:23

1545

104.1

XLON

08:50:23

1628

104.1

XLON

08:54:23

1415

104.5

XLON

08:54:23

250

104.5

XLON

08:57:23

581

104.6

XLON

08:57:23

500

104.6

XLON

08:57:23

375

104.6

XLON

08:57:23

9

104.6

XLON

08:58:34

1615

104.3

XLON

09:04:40

557

104.3

TRQX

09:28:40

6413

104.6

XLON

09:28:40

2438

104.7

BATE

09:28:40

2378

104.7

BATE

09:28:40

1821

104.6

XLON

09:28:40

1608

104.7

CHIX

09:28:40

1185

104.6

XLON

09:28:40

769

104.5

TRQX

09:28:40

551

104.5

TRQX

09:28:40

485

104.7

BATE

09:28:40

52

104.7

BATE

09:28:40

21

104.7

CHIX

09:28:40

11

104.5

BATE

09:30:02

1716

104.3

XLON

09:30:02

80

104.3

XLON

09:32:02

1088

104.3

XLON

09:32:02

390

104.3

XLON

09:32:02

250

104.3

XLON

09:36:02

799

104.2

XLON

09:36:02

377

104.2

XLON

09:36:02

244

104.2

XLON

09:36:02

38

104.2

XLON

09:40:17

1707

104.1

XLON

09:45:54

625

104.5

XLON

09:45:54

346

104.5

XLON

09:45:54

250

104.5

XLON

09:45:54

237

104.5

XLON

09:49:54

1695

104.5

XLON

09:54:54

1482

104.5

XLON

09:59:55

250

104.4

XLON

10:00:55

1608

104.5

XLON

10:03:55

1748

104.5

XLON

10:08:05

1566

104.6

XLON

10:16:56

1271

104.8

XLON

10:16:56

698

104.8

XLON

10:16:56

362

104.8

XLON

10:16:56

155

104.8

XLON

10:16:56

129

104.8

XLON

10:26:40

1000

104.6

XLON

10:26:40

756

104.6

XLON

10:26:40

500

104.6

XLON

10:26:40

428

104.6

XLON

10:26:40

416

104.6

XLON

10:26:40

311

104.6

XLON

10:26:40

84

104.6

XLON

10:26:40

47

104.6

XLON

10:52:40

1251

104.7

TRQX

10:52:40

99

104.6

CHIX

10:52:40

35

104.7

TRQX

10:52:40

22

104.7

TRQX

10:52:40

20

104.7

TRQX

10:52:40

20

104.7

TRQX

10:52:40

20

104.7

TRQX

10:52:41

349

104.6

CHIX

10:59:34

392

104.6

CHIX

10:59:34

250

104.6

XLON

10:59:34

250

104.6

XLON

10:59:34

84

104.6

XLON

10:59:34

3

104.6

CHIX

11:18:30

2057

104.6

CHIX

11:18:30

1146

104.7

CHIX

11:18:30

1055

104.6

XLON

11:18:30

978

104.6

XLON

11:18:30

681

104.6

XLON

11:18:30

625

104.6

XLON

11:18:30

500

104.6

XLON

11:18:30

250

104.6

XLON

11:18:30

219

104.6

XLON

11:18:30

156

104.6

XLON

11:18:30

107

104.7

CHIX

11:18:30

63

104.7

CHIX

11:18:30

53

104.6

XLON

11:18:30

39

104.7

CHIX

11:18:31

1299

104.6

XLON

11:18:35

379

104.6

XLON

11:18:35

304

104.6

XLON

11:18:35

9

104.6

XLON

11:27:06

205

104.6

XLON

11:28:35

1598

104.6

XLON

11:28:35

1457

104.6

XLON

11:28:35

1363

104.6

XLON

11:28:35

1173

104.6

XLON

11:28:35

867

104.6

XLON

11:28:35

261

104.6

XLON

11:28:35

190

104.6

XLON

11:28:35

90

104.6

XLON

11:28:36

302

104.6

XLON

11:28:36

155

104.6

XLON

11:30:41

141

104.6

XLON

11:31:40

4167

104.9

XLON

11:31:40

3114

104.8

XLON

11:31:40

3112

104.8

XLON

11:31:40

1186

104.9

XLON

11:31:40

1129

104.9

XLON

11:31:40

583

104.8

XLON

11:31:40

399

104.8

XLON

11:31:40

208

104.8

XLON

11:33:40

1250

104.6

TRQX

11:33:40

20

104.6

TRQX

11:33:40

18

104.6

TRQX

11:39:24

1305

104.6

CHIX

11:39:24

1176

104.6

CHIX

11:53:31

1363

104.8

XLON

11:53:31

250

104.8

XLON

11:56:31

1488

104.8

XLON

12:00:31

1448

104.8

XLON

12:25:16

1751

104.6

XLON

12:25:16

1612

104.6

XLON

12:25:16

1587

104.6

XLON

12:25:16

1575

104.6

XLON

12:25:16

1482

104.6

XLON

12:25:16

709

104.4

XLON

12:25:16

375

104.4

XLON

12:25:16

357

104.4

XLON

12:25:16

108

104.4

XLON

12:25:30

1255

104.7

BATE

12:25:36

754

104.5

CHIX

12:25:36

448

104.5

CHIX

12:36:40

2004

104.8

XLON

12:36:40

59

104.6

TRQX

12:39:06

1179

104.7

TRQX

12:39:40

560

104.8

XLON

12:39:40

503

104.8

XLON

12:39:40

477

104.8

XLON

12:39:40

250

104.8

XLON

12:44:40

1490

104.8

XLON

12:44:40

253

104.8

XLON

12:50:40

1000

104.7

XLON

12:50:40

299

104.7

XLON

12:50:40

250

104.7

XLON

12:55:50

1585

104.7

XLON

12:59:50

1184

104.7

XLON

12:59:50

287

104.7

XLON

13:05:26

2751

104.7

CHIX

13:05:26

1793

104.7

XLON

13:05:26

1603

104.7

CHIX

13:05:26

815

104.7

CHIX

13:05:26

757

104.7

CHIX

13:05:30

1000

104.6

BATE

13:05:30

128

104.6

BATE

13:07:45

1670

104.8

XLON

13:12:45

1511

104.8

XLON

13:17:45

1677

104.8

XLON

13:20:45

1043

104.8

XLON

13:20:45

250

104.8

XLON

13:20:45

250

104.8

XLON

13:20:45

227

104.8

XLON

13:28:45

1559

104.9

XLON

13:30:45

123

104.8

XLON

13:32:01

586

105.0

XLON

13:32:01

523

105.0

XLON

13:32:01

385

105.0

XLON

13:32:01

150

105.0

XLON

13:35:01

1685

105.2

XLON

13:37:06

1133

105.2

TRQX

13:37:06

255

105.2

TRQX

13:37:35

1636

105.0

XLON

13:40:48

1336

105.2

XLON

13:40:48

250

105.2

XLON

13:45:56

1611

105.2

XLON

13:47:56

1068

105.2

XLON

13:47:59

469

105.2

XLON

13:54:26

1587

105.5

XLON

13:54:26

1365

105.6

CHIX

13:54:26

1168

105.4

XLON

13:54:26

1001

105.7

CHIX

13:54:26

485

105.4

XLON

13:54:26

403

105.7

CHIX

13:55:26

1000

105.4

BATE

13:55:26

382

105.4

BATE

13:58:26

989

105.4

XLON

13:58:26

449

105.4

XLON

13:58:26

250

105.4

XLON

14:01:26

1053

105.4

XLON

14:01:26

500

105.4

XLON

14:02:12

1386

105.4

BATE

14:02:12

1033

105.1

BATE

14:02:38

1249

105.1

CHIX

14:06:15

1125

105.2

XLON

14:06:15

440

105.2

XLON

14:06:15

58

105.2

XLON

14:06:18

661

105.1

CHIX

14:06:18

500

105.1

CHIX

14:09:33

1784

105.0

XLON

14:12:22

1680

105.0

XLON

14:13:22

1193

105.0

XLON

14:13:22

500

105.0

XLON

14:17:24

1216

105.0

XLON

14:17:24

418

105.0

XLON

14:20:28

1529

104.9

XLON

14:23:58

1293

105.0

XLON

14:23:58

401

105.0

XLON

14:24:52

1261

105.0

BATE

14:24:52

502

105.0

CHIX

14:24:52

236

105.0

CHIX

14:24:52

225

105.0

CHIX

14:24:52

223

105.0

CHIX

14:25:58

493

104.9

XLON

14:25:58

308

104.9

XLON

14:27:02

500

104.9

XLON

14:27:02

375

104.9

XLON

14:27:02

106

104.9

XLON

14:29:02

1497

104.9

XLON

14:30:52

1367

104.8

CHIX

14:32:02

1021

104.8

XLON

14:32:02

406

104.8

XLON

14:32:02

250

104.8

XLON

14:33:02

759

104.8

XLON

14:33:20

747

104.8

XLON

14:33:52

779

104.8

BATE

14:33:52

447

104.8

BATE

14:33:52

105

104.8

BATE

14:36:20

906

104.8

XLON

14:37:10

335

104.8

XLON

14:37:10

247

104.8

XLON

14:38:10

1553

104.7

XLON

14:38:10

525

104.7

TRQX

14:46:27

1716

104.5

XLON

14:46:27

1518

104.5

XLON

14:46:27

1426

104.5

XLON

14:46:27

984

104.5

XLON

14:46:27

321

104.5

XLON

14:46:27

276

104.5

XLON

14:46:27

161

104.5

XLON

14:46:27

150

104.5

XLON

14:46:52

1292

104.4

CHIX

14:50:27

1741

104.5

XLON

14:52:20

1519

104.5

XLON

14:55:03

18

104.6

XLON

14:55:26

1025

104.8

XLON

14:55:26

599

104.8

XLON

14:58:10

1199

104.7

TRQX

14:58:10

129

104.7

TRQX

15:00:01

1709

105.2

XLON

15:00:01

1709

105.6

XLON

15:00:52

1302

105.4

CHIX

15:01:27

1000

105.0

BATE

15:01:27

240

105.0

BATE

15:02:25

1474

104.8

XLON

15:02:25

229

104.8

XLON

15:03:25

459

104.8

XLON

15:03:52

1000

104.9

CHIX

15:03:52

395

104.9

CHIX

15:04:10

477

104.8

XLON

15:04:10

391

104.8

XLON

15:04:10

243

104.8

XLON

15:06:41

1500

104.8

XLON

15:06:41

228

104.8

XLON

15:08:41

1632

104.8

XLON

15:10:41

77

104.8

XLON

15:11:25

1761

104.9

XLON

15:12:25

662

104.9

XLON

15:13:43

633

104.9

XLON

15:15:18

339

104.9

TRQX

15:15:18

260

104.9

XLON

15:15:18

118

104.9

TRQX

15:17:31

2149

105.2

XLON

15:17:31

238

105.2

XLON

15:18:15

1249

105.3

CHIX

15:18:27

1149

105.4

BATE

15:19:50

1800

105.2

XLON

15:22:02

877

105.2

XLON

15:22:02

832

105.2

XLON

15:22:02

30

105.2

XLON

15:23:02

873

105.2

XLON

15:23:02

371

105.2

XLON

15:23:02

250

105.2

XLON

15:23:02

250

105.2

XLON

15:25:02

1500

105.2

XLON

15:25:04

126

105.2

XLON

15:27:04

1586

105.2

XLON

15:27:04

556

105.2

TRQX

15:27:04

482

105.2

TRQX

15:27:04

210

105.2

TRQX

15:29:04

1000

105.2

XLON

15:29:04

309

105.2

XLON

15:29:04

250

105.2

XLON

15:31:04

1133

105.2

XLON

15:31:04

500

105.2

XLON

15:33:37

509

105.2

XLON

15:33:37

86

105.2

XLON

15:33:38

1115

105.2

XLON

15:38:32

1035

105.2

XLON

15:38:32

1017

105.2

XLON

15:38:32

508

105.2

XLON

15:40:39

1250

105.3

CHIX

15:40:39

709

105.2

XLON

15:40:39

625

105.2

XLON

15:40:39

590

105.2

XLON

15:40:39

576

105.2

XLON

15:40:39

462

105.2

XLON

15:40:39

375

105.2

XLON

15:40:39

291

105.3

CHIX

15:40:39

260

105.2

XLON

15:40:39

250

105.2

XLON

15:40:39

168

105.2

XLON

15:40:40

861

105.2

BATE

15:51:18

1317

105.5

BATE

15:51:18

485

105.3

BATE

15:51:53

1806

105.2

XLON

15:51:53

1800

105.2

XLON

15:51:53

1685

105.2

XLON

15:51:53

1516

105.2

XLON

15:59:42

1193

104.9

XLON

15:59:42

593

104.9

XLON

15:59:42

523

104.9

XLON

15:59:42

19

104.9

XLON

16:01:16

595

104.9

XLON

16:08:14

782

105.0

CHIX

16:08:14

532

105.0

CHIX

16:08:14

250

105.0

CHIX

16:08:14

1

105.0

CHIX

16:16:53

9568

104.8

BATE

16:16:53

1800

104.9

XLON

16:16:53

1769

104.9

XLON

16:16:53

1617

104.9

XLON

16:16:53

1608

104.9

CHIX

16:16:53

1574

104.9

XLON

16:16:53

1568

104.9

XLON

16:16:53

1558

104.9

XLON

16:16:53

1495

104.9

XLON

16:16:53

1475

104.9

XLON

16:16:53

1465

104.9

XLON

16:16:53

1148

104.9

CHIX

16:16:53

1139

104.9

CHIX

16:16:53

523

104.9

XLON

16:16:53

438

104.9

CHIX

16:16:53

413

104.8

BATE

16:16:53

204

104.8

BATE

16:16:53

19

104.8

BATE

16:16:54

676

104.8

BATE

16:16:54

459

104.9

BATE

16:16:54

262

104.9

BATE

16:17:02

832

104.9

BATE

16:17:05

2257

104.9

BATE

16:17:05

103

104.9

BATE

16:17:53

2751

105.0

BATE

16:17:53

477

105.0

BATE

16:17:53

72

105.0

BATE

16:17:53

18

105.0

BATE

16:18:18

121

105.0

BATE

16:18:53

1026

105.0

BATE

16:20:59

700

104.9

CHIX

16:22:47

856

105.0

BATE

16:22:47

528

105.0

BATE

16:22:52

1468

104.9

XLON

16:22:52

1271

104.9

XLON

16:22:52

1116

104.9

XLON

16:22:52

625

104.9

XLON

16:22:52

455

104.9

XLON

16:23:52

736

104.9

XLON

16:23:53

970

104.9

XLON

16:25:17

1723

104.8

XLON

16:26:47

1701

104.9

XLON

16:27:47

915

104.9

XLON

16:28:32

671

104.9

XLON

16:28:32

473

104.9

XLON

16:29:04

627

104.7

BATE

16:29:44

443

104.7

BATE