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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

13 January 2023

Number of ordinary shares purchased

442,980

Weighted average price paid (p)

106.82

Highest price paid (p)

109.50

Lowest price paid (p)

103.90

Following the above purchase, FirstGroup holds 6,594,776 Ordinary Shares in treasury. The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue excluding shares held as treasury shares is 743,936,821. 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 13 January 2023 is 743,936,821. 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

106.79

303,920

CHIX

106.75

44,769

BATE

106.95

81,455

TRQX

107.07

12,836

Individual transactions:

Transaction Time

Volume

Price (GBp)

Venue

08:00:32

1314

103.9

BATE

08:03:08

4850

104.4

XLON

08:03:30

1221

104.4

CHIX

08:05:02

1917

104.9

XLON

08:05:02

242

104.9

XLON

08:05:02

1796

104.9

XLON

08:07:08

1688

105.3

XLON

08:09:01

1266

105.1

CHIX

08:09:08

1777

105.3

XLON

08:10:02

1989

105.2

XLON

08:10:02

911

105.0

BATE

08:10:02

241

105.0

BATE

08:13:48

1873

105.3

XLON

08:16:48

228

105.3

XLON

08:16:48

396

105.3

XLON

08:16:48

1034

105.3

XLON

08:18:44

1055

105.5

XLON

08:18:44

1001

105.5

XLON

08:20:18

1900

105.2

XLON

08:20:18

1401

105.3

CHIX

08:24:31

1785

105.5

XLON

08:24:31

82

105.5

XLON

08:25:36

1779

105.3

XLON

08:30:36

1691

105.3

XLON

08:32:37

1425

105.3

XLON

08:32:37

250

105.3

XLON

08:35:22

506

105.3

XLON

08:35:22

590

105.3

XLON

08:35:22

616

105.3

XLON

08:35:22

1384

105.3

CHIX

08:37:25

2051

105.3

XLON

08:37:25

1179

105.3

TRQX

08:37:25

105

105.3

TRQX

08:46:25

4678

105.6

XLON

08:48:03

582

105.7

BATE

08:48:03

841

105.7

BATE

08:48:03

1200

105.7

BATE

08:48:03

293

105.7

BATE

08:48:18

1922

105.5

XLON

08:48:26

1311

105.4

CHIX

08:51:20

245

105.4

XLON

08:51:20

1252

105.4

XLON

08:51:20

164

105.4

XLON

08:54:20

1745

105.4

XLON

08:57:15

959

105.3

XLON

08:57:15

993

105.3

XLON

09:02:07

2031

105.3

XLON

09:05:07

475

105.3

XLON

09:05:07

165

105.3

XLON

09:07:59

1215

105.4

CHIX

09:07:59

24

105.4

CHIX

09:11:07

1034

105.3

XLON

09:11:07

113

105.3

XLON

09:11:07

1895

105.3

XLON

09:11:07

1651

105.3

XLON

09:16:46

91

105.3

XLON

09:16:46

1

105.3

TRQX

09:16:46

663

105.3

TRQX

09:16:46

621

105.3

TRQX

09:19:01

1862

105.3

XLON

09:19:01

1846

105.3

XLON

09:19:01

20

105.3

TRQX

09:19:02

580

105.2

CHIX

09:19:56

762

105.2

CHIX

09:24:59

1674

105.3

XLON

09:28:59

1994

105.3

XLON

09:34:52

1958

105.3

XLON

09:38:35

1876

105.3

XLON

09:39:42

1718

105.2

XLON

09:41:04

333

105.2

XLON

09:43:46

1243

105.2

CHIX

09:46:04

1312

105.3

XLON

09:46:04

372

105.3

XLON

09:54:08

1994

105.3

XLON

09:54:08

25

105.3

XLON

09:54:08

951

105.3

XLON

09:54:08

351

105.3

XLON

09:54:08

351

105.3

XLON

09:54:08

137

105.3

XLON

09:59:13

1405

105.3

XLON

10:09:14

274

105.3

XLON

10:09:14

1810

105.3

XLON

10:09:14

1989

105.3

XLON

10:09:14

2040

105.3

XLON

10:09:14

482

105.3

CHIX

10:09:14

249

105.3

CHIX

10:09:14

520

105.3

CHIX

10:19:01

1211

105.3

TRQX

10:19:01

57

105.3

TRQX

10:21:01

417

105.4

XLON

10:22:27

1041

105.5

XLON

10:22:27

2726

105.5

XLON

10:23:32

2341

105.6

BATE

10:23:32

1506

105.7

BATE

10:23:32

508

105.7

BATE

10:23:32

852

105.6

BATE

10:23:32

1885

105.6

BATE

10:23:32

2120

105.7

BATE

10:23:32

561

105.7

BATE

10:26:05

300

105.9

XLON

10:26:05

1200

105.9

XLON

10:26:05

463

105.9

XLON

10:26:51

600

105.7

CHIX

10:26:51

627

105.7

CHIX

10:31:05

1733

105.8

XLON

10:35:05

300

105.8

XLON

10:35:05

1390

105.8

XLON

10:40:05

1282

105.8

XLON

10:40:05

410

105.8

XLON

10:44:05

1837

105.8

XLON

10:44:05

552

105.7

CHIX

10:44:05

679

105.7

CHIX

10:45:32

600

105.5

BATE

10:45:32

702

105.5

BATE

10:47:06

1865

105.5

XLON

10:50:32

1269

105.9

BATE

10:52:06

300

105.6

XLON

10:52:06

135

105.6

XLON

10:52:06

750

105.6

XLON

10:52:06

450

105.6

XLON

10:52:06

136

105.6

XLON

10:57:06

992

105.8

XLON

10:57:06

1057

105.8

XLON

11:04:30

1330

105.6

CHIX

11:04:31

300

105.5

XLON

11:04:31

1152

105.5

XLON

11:04:48

239

105.5

XLON

11:10:00

978

105.5

XLON

11:14:00

241

105.5

XLON

11:14:00

2033

105.5

XLON

11:14:00

978

105.6

XLON

11:14:00

507

105.6

XLON

11:14:00

217

105.6

XLON

11:14:00

926

105.6

XLON

11:14:00

472

105.6

XLON

11:14:00

1004

105.6

XLON

11:23:00

450

105.6

XLON

11:23:00

1050

105.6

XLON

11:23:00

239

105.6

XLON

11:26:00

990

105.6

XLON

11:26:00

681

105.6

XLON

11:30:13

1635

105.6

XLON

11:30:13

264

105.6

XLON

11:30:14

1265

105.5

CHIX

11:33:32

1324

105.6

BATE

11:33:32

582

105.7

BATE

11:33:32

818

105.7

BATE

11:36:00

433

105.5

XLON

11:40:00

401

105.5

XLON

11:40:00

846

105.5

XLON

11:40:00

401

105.5

XLON

11:40:00

1247

105.5

XLON

11:40:00

4

105.5

XLON

11:40:00

217

105.5

XLON

11:43:00

1139

105.5

CHIX

11:44:31

300

105.5

XLON

11:44:31

1200

105.5

XLON

11:44:31

569

105.5

XLON

11:50:24

2056

105.5

XLON

11:51:02

287

105.7

TRQX

11:51:02

1049

105.7

TRQX

11:51:02

2554

105.7

BATE

11:51:06

240

106.0

BATE

11:51:06

502

106.0

BATE

11:51:06

508

106.0

BATE

11:51:06

205

106.0

BATE

11:51:10

1172

106.0

BATE

11:54:30

1895

106.0

XLON

11:58:31

641

106.1

XLON

11:58:31

1264

106.2

XLON

12:01:26

1714

106.2

XLON

12:01:31

1321

106.2

CHIX

12:02:56

1068

106.1

TRQX

12:02:56

162

106.1

TRQX

12:02:56

478

106.2

BATE

12:02:56

1761

106.2

BATE

12:03:56

1735

105.9

XLON

12:03:56

847

106.0

BATE

12:03:56

597

106.0

BATE

12:03:56

2851

106.2

BATE

12:03:56

947

106.2

BATE

12:03:56

1182

106.3

BATE

12:07:48

367

105.9

XLON

12:07:48

1678

105.9

XLON

12:16:40

1869

106.5

XLON

12:22:20

352

106.4

CHIX

12:22:20

883

106.4

CHIX

12:22:20

27

106.4

CHIX

12:25:33

1224

106.3

XLON

12:25:33

698

106.3

XLON

12:25:33

1661

106.3

XLON

12:27:27

1699

106.0

XLON

12:34:10

1882

106.3

XLON

12:40:00

2036

106.8

XLON

12:40:15

1264

106.5

BATE

12:44:15

1918

106.6

XLON

12:44:15

1395

106.4

CHIX

12:47:43

582

106.5

BATE

12:47:43

1806

106.5

BATE

12:47:43

1900

106.6

BATE

12:49:43

1873

106.5

XLON

12:53:43

1560

106.5

XLON

12:53:43

308

106.5

XLON

12:53:43

725

106.5

BATE

12:53:43

421

106.5

BATE

12:53:43

1207

106.6

BATE

12:56:04

1747

106.3

XLON

13:11:14

1785

106.5

XLON

13:11:14

1700

106.5

XLON

13:11:14

1663

106.5

XLON

13:11:14

4466

106.6

XLON

13:11:14

188

106.5

CHIX

13:11:14

281

106.5

CHIX

13:11:14

748

106.5

CHIX

13:11:14

1666

106.6

BATE

13:15:28

1153

106.3

TRQX

13:28:47

434

106.4

CHIX

13:28:47

783

106.4

CHIX

13:37:08

567

106.5

XLON

13:37:08

3000

106.6

XLON

13:37:08

4133

106.6

XLON

13:37:21

1579

106.5

BATE

13:44:10

2037

106.5

XLON

13:44:10

1339

106.5

XLON

13:44:10

205

106.5

CHIX

13:44:10

1120

106.5

CHIX

13:44:10

1356

106.6

BATE

13:44:11

978

106.6

BATE

13:44:16

370

106.5

XLON

13:46:15

215

106.5

XLON

13:46:15

1487

106.5

XLON

13:48:40

497

106.5

XLON

13:50:40

1976

106.5

XLON

13:53:50

470

106.4

XLON

13:53:50

1287

106.4

XLON

13:58:36

1227

106.4

CHIX

14:00:20

1354

106.6

BATE

14:02:48

131

106.4

CHIX

14:06:05

2578

106.6

XLON

14:06:05

3636

106.6

XLON

14:10:06

2936

106.6

XLON

14:12:06

597

106.8

XLON

14:12:06

1304

106.8

XLON

14:12:31

1181

106.8

CHIX

14:15:08

1702

107.0

XLON

14:16:29

1938

106.9

XLON

14:20:34

1904

106.9

XLON

14:20:34

1362

107.1

BATE

14:24:32

504

106.9

XLON

14:24:32

1157

106.9

XLON

14:24:32

1188

107.0

CHIX

14:25:33

1380

106.9

XLON

14:25:33

213

106.9

XLON

14:28:21

417

106.9

XLON

14:28:21

272

106.9

XLON

14:28:21

403

106.9

XLON

14:31:15

1450

107.0

XLON

14:31:15

1165

107.0

XLON

14:31:32

600

107.0

CHIX

14:31:32

704

107.0

CHIX

14:32:39

1190

106.9

XLON

14:32:39

875

106.9

XLON

14:35:10

1537

107.0

XLON

14:35:10

121

107.0

XLON

14:36:10

1891

106.9

XLON

14:38:24

227

107.1

BATE

14:38:24

1094

107.1

BATE

14:38:24

1006

107.2

BATE

14:38:24

382

107.2

BATE

14:38:53

1971

107.0

XLON

14:40:53

1876

107.0

XLON

14:46:24

3374

107.3

XLON

14:46:24

648

107.3

CHIX

14:46:24

600

107.3

CHIX

14:46:24

1374

107.3

BATE

14:50:24

1650

107.3

XLON

14:50:24

450

107.3

XLON

14:50:24

300

107.3

XLON

14:50:24

300

107.3

XLON

14:50:24

266

107.3

XLON

14:51:24

237

107.5

BATE

14:51:24

1650

107.5

BATE

14:51:24

1002

107.6

BATE

14:51:24

527

107.6

BATE

14:51:24

254

107.7

BATE

14:52:27

2008

107.7

XLON

14:54:27

1679

107.6

XLON

14:54:27

1144

107.7

CHIX

14:55:30

465

107.6

XLON

14:58:27

1377

107.7

XLON

14:59:27

1707

107.9

XLON

14:59:27

1345

107.9

BATE

15:01:12

1945

107.9

XLON

15:01:12

2067

108.0

XLON

15:01:12

1200

107.9

BATE

15:01:12

1200

107.9

BATE

15:01:12

348

107.9

BATE

15:01:12

600

107.9

BATE

15:05:50

1679

108.1

XLON

15:05:50

323

108.0

CHIX

15:05:50

956

108.0

CHIX

15:06:24

1242

108.2

TRQX

15:11:32

3781

108.4

XLON

15:11:32

1235

108.4

XLON

15:13:32

1800

108.6

XLON

15:13:32

28

108.6

XLON

15:14:00

1165

108.6

CHIX

15:14:32

2058

108.6

XLON

15:15:12

1190

108.8

BATE

15:16:50

244

108.5

XLON

15:16:50

911

108.5

XLON

15:16:50

834

108.5

XLON

15:19:57

875

108.7

XLON

15:20:10

1152

108.7

XLON

15:21:40

172

108.8

CHIX

15:21:40

994

108.8

CHIX

15:25:09

600

108.7

XLON

15:25:09

600

108.7

XLON

15:25:09

689

108.7

XLON

15:25:09

511

108.7

XLON

15:25:09

1374

108.7

XLON

15:25:09

1923

108.7

XLON

15:25:09

1890

108.8

BATE

15:25:09

470

108.8

BATE

15:25:09

600

108.8

BATE

15:25:10

43

108.8

BATE

15:28:09

1935

109.0

XLON

15:28:09

2038

109.3

BATE

15:28:09

1999

109.4

BATE

15:30:53

1671

109.1

XLON

15:30:53

1922

109.1

XLON

15:30:53

1487

109.5

TRQX

15:33:13

658

109.1

XLON

15:33:13

1345

109.1

XLON

15:33:13

1277

109.0

CHIX

15:33:13

988

109.1

CHIX

15:33:13

50

109.1

CHIX

15:33:13

192

109.2

CHIX

15:35:13

448

109.1

XLON

15:35:13

1287

109.1

XLON

15:36:41

458

109.1

XLON

15:36:51

691

109.1

XLON

15:36:51

300

109.1

XLON

15:36:51

291

109.1

XLON

15:38:20

459

108.9

XLON

15:38:30

459

108.9

XLON

15:38:30

400

108.9

XLON

15:38:33

612

108.9

XLON

15:38:33

84

108.9

XLON

15:41:33

300

109.1

XLON

15:41:33

1485

109.1

XLON

15:43:26

656

109.2

TRQX

15:43:26

539

109.2

TRQX

15:43:33

300

109.3

XLON

15:43:33

1599

109.3

XLON

15:45:17

459

108.9

XLON

15:45:30

459

108.9

XLON

15:45:40

459

108.9

XLON

15:45:50

495

108.9

XLON

15:45:50

1297

109.0

BATE

15:46:20

39

108.9

XLON

15:47:27

1321

108.9

XLON

15:49:31

300

109.4

XLON

15:49:31

1628

109.4

XLON

15:51:20

1200

109.5

CHIX

15:51:20

48

109.5

CHIX

15:51:26

906

109.4

TRQX

15:51:26

430

109.4

TRQX

15:51:31

600

109.4

XLON

15:51:31

300

109.4

XLON

15:51:31

925

109.4

XLON

15:53:37

458

109.3

XLON

15:53:37

1347

109.3

XLON

15:53:37

7

109.3

XLON

15:55:40

458

109.3

XLON

15:55:40

1514

109.3

XLON

15:58:40

1983

109.4

XLON

15:59:27

414

109.3

CHIX

15:59:27

824

109.3

CHIX

16:01:10

519

109.4

XLON

16:01:10

1155

109.4

XLON

16:03:10

300

109.4

XLON

16:03:10

1686

109.4

XLON

16:08:20

2325

109.4

BATE

16:08:20

1200

109.3

BATE

16:08:20

333

109.3

BATE

16:08:20

851

109.3

BATE

16:09:00

750

109.3

XLON

16:09:00

900

109.3

XLON

16:09:00

600

109.3

XLON

16:09:00

600

109.3

XLON

16:09:00

438

109.3

XLON

16:10:17

2064

109.4

XLON

16:10:30

1377

109.4

CHIX

16:11:25

1703

109.3

XLON

16:13:46

950

109.0

XLON

16:13:46

300

109.0

XLON

16:13:46

600

109.0

XLON

16:13:46

219

109.0

XLON

16:15:50

459

109.0

XLON

16:15:50

52

109.0

XLON

16:16:00

459

109.0

XLON

16:16:25

1045

109.0

XLON

16:17:25

14

109.0

XLON

16:17:26

66

109.0

XLON

16:17:39

631

109.0

XLON

16:17:49

1222

109.0

XLON

16:18:53

1675

109.0

XLON

16:18:55

1330

108.9

CHIX

16:20:55

300

108.8

XLON

16:20:55

1359

108.8

XLON

16:22:55

300

108.8

XLON

16:22:55

600

108.8

XLON

16:22:55

96

108.8

XLON

16:22:55

844

108.8

XLON

16:24:01

394

108.8

XLON

16:24:01

1361

108.8

XLON

16:25:16

1055

108.8

BATE

16:25:16

21

108.8

BATE

16:25:30

1332

109.0

BATE

16:25:30

1871

109.0

BATE

16:25:31

2008

108.9

XLON

16:27:16

449

108.9

CHIX

16:27:33

262

108.8

XLON

16:27:33

750

108.8

XLON

16:27:33

300

108.8

XLON

16:28:00

186

108.9

XLON

16:28:00

1066

108.9

XLON

16:28:00

57

108.9

XLON

16:28:00

737

108.9

XLON

16:29:51

193

109.0

XLON

16:29:51

564

109.0

XLON

16:13:46

300

109.0

XLON

16:13:46

600

109.0

XLON

16:13:46

219

109.0

XLON

16:15:50

459

109.0

XLON

16:15:50

52

109.0

XLON

16:16:00

459

109.0

XLON

16:16:25

1045

109.0

XLON

16:17:25

14

109.0

XLON

16:17:26

66

109.0

XLON

16:17:39

631

109.0

XLON

16:17:49

1222

109.0

XLON

16:18:53

1675

109.0

XLON

16:18:55

1330

108.9

CHIX

16:20:55

300

108.8

XLON

16:20:55

1359

108.8

XLON

16:22:55

300

108.8

XLON

16:22:55

600

108.8

XLON

16:22:55

96

108.8

XLON

16:22:55

844

108.8

XLON

16:24:01

394

108.8

XLON

16:24:01

1361

108.8

XLON

16:25:16

1055

108.8

BATE

16:25:16

21

108.8

BATE

16:25:30

1332

109.0

BATE

16:25:30

1871

109.0

BATE

16:25:31

2008

108.9

XLON

16:27:16

449

108.9

CHIX

16:27:33

262

108.8

XLON

16:27:33

750

108.8

XLON

16:27:33

300

108.8

XLON

16:28:00

186

108.9

XLON

16:28:00

1066

108.9

XLON

16:28:00

57

108.9

XLON

16:28:00

737

108.9

XLON

16:29:51

193

109.0

XLON

16:29:51

564

109.0

XLON

16:25:30

1871

109.0

BATE

16:25:31

2008

108.9

XLON

16:27:16

449

108.9

CHIX

16:27:33

262

108.8

XLON

16:27:33

750

108.8

XLON

16:27:33

300

108.8

XLON

16:28:00

186

108.9

XLON

16:28:00

1066

108.9

XLON

16:28:00

57

108.9

XLON

16:28:00

737

108.9

XLON

16:29:51

193

109.0

XLON

16:29:51

564

109.0

XLON