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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

11 January 2023

Number of ordinary shares purchased

383,428

Weighted average price paid (p)

105.58

Highest price paid (p)

106.70

Lowest price paid (p)

104.60

Following the above purchase, FirstGroup holds 5,765,324 Ordinary Shares in treasury.

Additionally, on 11 January 2023 FirstGroup plc allotted 43,477 shares to satisfy obligations under the Share Incentive Plan (which is an all-employee share plan).

The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue excluding shares held as treasury shares is 744,766,273. 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 11 January 2023 is 744,766,273. 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

105.60

288,469

CHIX

105.51

44,235

BATE

105.52

42,307

TRQX

105.71

8,417

Individual transactions:

Transaction Time

Volume

Price (GBp)

Venue

08:00:13

1343

106.7

CHIX

08:00:13

222

106.2

XLON

08:00:13

1692

106.2

XLON

08:00:13

1636

106.0

XLON

08:00:17

470

106.0

BATE

08:00:17

903

106.0

BATE

08:00:18

1925

106.0

XLON

08:02:18

1755

105.8

XLON

08:02:48

602

105.2

XLON

08:02:48

1153

105.2

XLON

08:21:13

1146

105.9

CHIX

08:21:21

1959

105.5

XLON

08:22:40

908

105.1

XLON

08:22:40

300

105.1

XLON

08:22:40

784

105.1

XLON

08:28:02

908

105.0

CHIX

08:28:02

218

105.0

CHIX

08:42:40

738

105.5

XLON

08:42:40

1364

105.5

XLON

08:42:40

1909

105.5

XLON

08:44:10

969

105.9

CHIX

08:44:10

258

105.9

CHIX

08:44:17

1364

105.9

BATE

08:44:18

1208

106.0

XLON

08:44:18

750

106.0

XLON

08:44:18

1710

106.0

XLON

08:47:20

2039

106.1

XLON

08:47:20

2013

106.1

XLON

08:47:20

1221

106.0

TRQX

08:48:10

165

106.0

CHIX

08:48:10

1052

106.0

CHIX

09:00:15

2795

106.0

XLON

09:00:25

1953

106.1

XLON

09:00:25

1732

105.8

XLON

09:01:25

314

105.8

XLON

09:01:25

1593

105.8

XLON

09:02:17

1240

106.0

BATE

09:02:17

481

105.8

XLON

09:02:17

2795

105.8

XLON

09:02:21

821

105.8

XLON

09:02:25

542

105.8

XLON

09:03:10

1165

105.9

CHIX

09:03:10

115

105.9

CHIX

09:06:56

2973

106.0

XLON

09:09:25

852

105.8

XLON

09:09:25

1090

105.8

XLON

09:09:25

1947

105.8

XLON

09:16:11

598

105.7

CHIX

09:16:11

756

105.7

CHIX

09:18:20

173

105.7

TRQX

09:18:20

1019

105.7

TRQX

09:21:25

794

105.9

XLON

09:21:25

1185

105.9

XLON

09:21:26

1426

106.0

BATE

09:26:18

594

106.0

XLON

09:26:18

5512

106.0

XLON

09:26:18

1756

106.0

XLON

09:26:26

1125

106.4

BATE

09:30:26

894

105.8

XLON

09:30:26

1146

105.8

XLON

09:31:29

1085

105.8

XLON

09:31:29

600

105.8

XLON

09:31:29

159

105.8

XLON

09:36:18

1226

105.6

CHIX

09:38:34

1886

105.8

XLON

09:39:26

1316

105.9

BATE

09:48:41

1800

105.8

XLON

09:48:41

235

105.8

XLON

09:48:41

1938

105.7

XLON

09:56:26

232

105.8

BATE

09:56:26

1050

105.8

BATE

09:56:41

848

105.7

XLON

09:56:41

1036

105.7

XLON

10:00:14

2007

105.6

XLON

10:00:14

647

105.6

CHIX

10:00:14

508

105.6

CHIX

10:13:14

453

105.7

XLON

10:15:24

1421

105.7

XLON

10:17:27

1063

105.4

XLON

10:18:42

806

105.4

CHIX

10:20:31

864

105.6

XLON

10:21:26

1168

105.9

BATE

10:21:26

1286

105.7

XLON

10:21:26

876

105.7

XLON

10:21:26

1500

105.7

XLON

10:21:26

406

105.7

XLON

10:25:57

4214

106.0

XLON

10:25:57

2002

106.0

XLON

10:35:29

1800

106.1

XLON

10:35:29

814

106.1

XLON

10:35:29

25

106.0

CHIX

10:35:29

111

106.0

CHIX

10:35:29

766

106.0

CHIX

10:35:29

273

106.0

CHIX

10:35:30

1320

106.1

XLON

10:35:30

496

106.1

XLON

10:35:31

2236

106.1

XLON

10:35:31

1867

106.0

XLON

10:35:33

1658

106.1

XLON

10:35:34

1524

106.1

XLON

10:35:34

362

106.1

XLON

10:35:35

1661

106.0

XLON

10:35:36

1963

106.1

XLON

10:37:22

1890

106.1

XLON

10:37:24

1400

106.1

XLON

10:37:24

569

106.1

XLON

10:37:26

1295

106.0

BATE

10:37:26

533

106.0

XLON

10:37:26

1833

106.0

XLON

10:37:26

1824

106.0

XLON

10:37:26

502

105.9

TRQX

10:37:31

1934

106.0

XLON

10:37:31

1809

106.0

XLON

10:37:40

1716

106.0

XLON

10:37:40

1781

106.0

XLON

10:38:04

1868

106.0

XLON

10:38:09

1704

106.1

XLON

10:45:32

313

105.9

TRQX

10:45:32

346

105.9

TRQX

10:45:32

450

105.9

XLON

10:45:32

2996

105.9

XLON

10:45:32

5

105.9

XLON

10:46:31

2023

106.2

XLON

10:47:32

1909

106.2

XLON

10:50:59

1952

106.0

XLON

10:50:59

1352

106.0

CHIX

11:10:47

1400

105.9

CHIX

11:19:45

2036

105.8

XLON

11:19:45

345

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

1324

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

225

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

1112

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

365

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

272

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

928

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

614

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

465

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

135

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

362

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

1038

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

1682

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

450

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

50

105.8

XLON

11:29:17

1965

105.8

XLON

11:48:50

1237

105.9

CHIX

11:48:50

1248

105.9

CHIX

12:03:26

470

106.1

BATE

12:03:26

901

106.1

BATE

12:03:26

2360

106.1

XLON

12:03:26

303

106.1

XLON

12:03:26

300

106.1

XLON

12:03:26

8842

106.1

XLON

12:03:26

539

106.0

XLON

12:03:26

282

106.0

XLON

12:03:26

6998

106.0

XLON

12:03:26

376

106.0

XLON

12:03:26

1950

106.0

XLON

12:03:26

103

106.0

XLON

12:03:26

1200

106.0

XLON

12:03:26

292

106.0

XLON

12:03:26

103

106.0

XLON

12:08:30

252

105.8

CHIX

12:08:30

1049

105.8

CHIX

12:34:43

1300

105.6

BATE

12:34:43

642

105.6

BATE

12:34:43

600

105.6

BATE

12:34:43

1416

105.6

BATE

12:38:31

445

105.6

CHIX

12:38:31

264

105.6

CHIX

12:38:31

662

105.6

CHIX

13:08:00

1097

105.4

XLON

13:08:00

328

105.4

XLON

13:08:00

383

105.4

CHIX

13:10:44

315

105.4

XLON

13:10:44

297

105.4

CHIX

13:10:44

589

105.4

CHIX

13:10:44

11

105.4

CHIX

13:12:45

893

105.3

XLON

13:20:45

1941

105.4

XLON

13:30:39

1790

105.4

XLON

13:30:39

1388

105.4

CHIX

13:30:39

687

105.4

XLON

13:30:39

944

105.4

XLON

13:30:39

114

105.4

XLON

13:35:45

1649

105.2

XLON

13:35:53

410

105.2

XLON

13:39:39

1257

105.4

CHIX

13:45:53

300

105.4

XLON

13:45:53

493

105.4

XLON

13:45:53

950

105.4

XLON

13:45:53

226

105.4

XLON

13:48:56

664

105.2

XLON

13:50:40

1036

105.2

XLON

13:52:43

1316

105.7

BATE

13:52:43

1015

105.5

XLON

13:52:43

1650

105.5

XLON

13:52:43

71

105.5

XLON

13:54:43

1959

105.7

XLON

13:54:47

2

105.6

CHIX

13:55:18

29

105.6

CHIX

14:01:43

528

105.9

XLON

14:01:43

620

105.9

XLON

14:01:43

389

105.9

XLON

14:01:43

1800

105.9

XLON

14:01:43

208

105.9

XLON

14:01:43

1050

105.8

CHIX

14:01:43

546

105.8

CHIX

14:01:43

89

105.8

XLON

14:02:10

779

105.7

XLON

14:02:10

1250

105.7

XLON

14:02:43

1200

105.7

BATE

14:02:43

17

105.7

BATE

14:05:10

571

105.5

XLON

14:07:11

797

105.5

XLON

14:10:11

274

105.7

XLON

14:10:11

1406

105.7

XLON

14:10:50

68

105.6

CHIX

14:10:50

1091

105.6

CHIX

14:13:31

846

105.5

XLON

14:13:31

980

105.5

XLON

14:16:31

1703

105.5

XLON

14:16:31

7

105.5

XLON

14:19:05

1133

105.7

TRQX

14:21:34

2018

105.5

XLON

14:22:50

1295

105.5

CHIX

14:24:26

766

105.4

XLON

14:24:26

993

105.4

XLON

14:25:51

1491

105.3

XLON

14:26:00

166

105.3

XLON

14:29:00

908

105.3

XLON

14:29:00

200

105.3

XLON

14:29:20

143

105.3

XLON

14:30:10

463

105.3

XLON

14:30:10

148

105.3

XLON

14:31:10

750

105.2

XLON

14:31:10

1024

105.2

XLON

14:31:17

1326

105.0

CHIX

14:35:10

677

105.0

XLON

14:35:10

1372

105.0

XLON

14:36:10

856

104.8

XLON

14:36:10

1098

104.8

XLON

14:40:43

696

104.9

BATE

14:41:07

552

105.1

XLON

14:41:07

187

105.1

XLON

14:41:07

599

105.1

XLON

14:41:08

477

105.1

XLON

14:44:20

1800

105.1

XLON

14:44:20

1279

105.1

CHIX

14:48:24

145

105.1

XLON

14:50:08

246

105.1

XLON

14:53:26

2418

105.4

XLON

14:53:26

1157

105.4

XLON

14:54:58

1824

106.2

BATE

14:54:58

969

106.2

BATE

14:54:58

992

106.2

BATE

14:54:58

969

106.1

BATE

14:54:58

917

106.1

BATE

14:54:58

392

105.7

TRQX

14:54:58

1965

105.7

TRQX

14:54:58

514

105.6

XLON

14:54:58

1485

105.6

XLON

14:55:08

1246

105.4

CHIX

14:55:08

2011

105.4

XLON

14:57:56

1353

105.3

TRQX

15:03:21

1250

105.2

XLON

15:03:21

503

105.2

XLON

15:03:21

1838

105.2

XLON

15:03:28

802

105.1

CHIX

15:03:28

531

105.1

CHIX

15:04:21

2042

105.1

XLON

15:08:21

1976

105.1

XLON

15:08:21

40

105.1

XLON

15:11:38

726

105.0

XLON

15:11:38

600

105.0

XLON

15:11:38

300

105.0

XLON

15:11:38

127

105.0

XLON

15:15:53

207

105.1

XLON

15:15:53

654

105.1

XLON

15:16:01

600

105.1

XLON

15:16:01

584

105.1

XLON

15:16:28

1313

105.1

CHIX

15:20:44

2035

105.0

XLON

15:20:48

1157

104.7

XLON

15:24:00

600

105.0

XLON

15:24:00

1185

105.0

XLON

15:28:56

1718

105.1

XLON

15:28:56

1930

105.1

XLON

15:28:56

149

105.1

CHIX

15:28:56

1254

105.1

CHIX

15:33:00

1019

105.0

XLON

15:33:28

204

105.0

CHIX

15:33:28

1058

105.0

CHIX

15:33:28

869

105.0

XLON

15:33:28

1752

105.0

XLON

15:34:28

971

105.1

BATE

15:34:28

215

105.1

BATE

15:34:28

598

105.0

XLON

15:37:29

1127

105.0

XLON

15:40:18

142

105.0

XLON

15:40:18

917

105.0

XLON

15:43:42

533

105.4

XLON

15:43:42

367

105.4

XLON

15:43:42

2937

105.4

XLON

15:44:42

1821

105.4

XLON

15:54:20

600

105.3

XLON

15:54:20

1164

105.3

XLON

15:54:20

25

105.3

XLON

15:54:20

358

105.3

XLON

15:54:20

1330

105.3

XLON

15:54:20

1138

105.3

CHIX

15:54:20

223

105.3

XLON

15:54:20

508

105.3

XLON

15:54:20

1066

105.3

XLON

15:54:20

122

105.3

XLON

15:54:20

1188

105.3

XLON

15:54:20

349

105.3

XLON

15:54:20

588

105.3

XLON

15:54:20

372

105.3

CHIX

15:54:20

780

105.3

CHIX

15:54:20

1448

105.3

XLON

15:55:29

2764

105.2

BATE

15:55:29

1650

105.2

BATE

15:55:29

82

105.2

BATE

15:55:29

1054

105.2

BATE

15:59:17

1336

105.1

XLON

15:59:54

147

105.1

XLON

15:59:54

1950

105.1

XLON

15:59:54

456

105.1

XLON

16:00:32

2057

105.0

XLON

16:03:32

300

105.0

XLON

16:03:32

1395

105.0

XLON

16:05:01

1134

104.9

CHIX

16:06:23

300

104.9

XLON

16:06:23

675

104.9

XLON

16:06:23

600

104.9

XLON

16:06:23

300

104.9

XLON

16:06:23

43

104.9

XLON

16:07:29

635

104.7

XLON

16:07:29

1411

104.7

XLON

16:10:03

1061

104.7

BATE

16:10:16

110

104.7

BATE

16:10:16

490

104.6

XLON

16:11:01

99

104.6

XLON

16:12:44

136

104.7

BATE

16:12:46

832

104.7

XLON

16:12:46

3109

104.7

BATE

16:12:46

300

104.7

XLON

16:12:46

600

104.7

XLON

16:12:46

1305

104.7

CHIX

16:12:46

398

104.7

XLON

16:13:46

300

104.7

XLON

16:13:46

144

104.7

XLON

16:13:46

1200

104.7

XLON

16:13:46

186

104.7

XLON

16:13:46

222

104.7

XLON

16:19:46

2542

104.7

XLON

16:19:53

2893

104.7

XLON

16:20:46

1388

104.7

BATE

16:21:01

151

104.7

BATE

16:21:01

1227

104.7

BATE

16:21:01

10

104.7

CHIX

16:21:37

1834

104.7

XLON

16:21:37

1364

104.7

CHIX

16:22:01

151

104.7

BATE

16:22:01

1176

104.7

BATE

16:22:01

1244

104.7

BATE

16:22:37

1841

104.7

XLON

16:24:37

750

104.7

XLON

16:24:37

123

104.7

XLON

16:24:37

300

104.7

XLON

16:24:37

611

104.7

XLON

16:24:37

127

104.7

XLON

16:26:38

1478

104.6

XLON