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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 January 2023

Number of ordinary shares purchased

342,578

Weighted average price paid (p)

108.21

Highest price paid (p)

110.30

Lowest price paid (p)

107.50

Following the above purchase, FirstGroup holds 9,057,130 Ordinary Shares in treasury. The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue excluding shares held as treasury shares is 741,474,467. 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 January 2023 is 741,474,467. 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

108.22

216,503

CHIX

108.18

43,178

BATE

108.17

72,597

TRQX

108.48

10,300

Individual transactions:

Transaction Time

Volume

Price (GBp)

Venue

08:00:58

1040

110.3

CHIX

08:00:58

353

109.8

CHIX

08:02:55

2379

108.8

XLON

08:02:55

1305

108.7

XLON

08:02:55

914

108.7

XLON

08:02:55

328

108.7

XLON

08:02:55

68

108.7

XLON

08:03:06

1232

109.1

BATE

08:03:18

1319

110.2

TRQX

08:04:38

2508

109.3

XLON

08:05:38

1400

109.4

XLON

08:05:38

1100

109.4

XLON

08:07:38

1428

109.3

XLON

08:07:38

795

109.3

XLON

08:10:06

1132

110

BATE

08:12:19

2282

109.5

XLON

08:12:19

259

109.5

XLON

08:17:31

2217

109

XLON

08:18:06

1375

109.2

BATE

08:32:38

2289

109.2

XLON

08:32:38

141

109.2

XLON

08:42:48

1

109

BATE

08:43:21

1237

109.1

BATE

09:00:13

1440

108.9

XLON

09:00:13

1169

108.9

BATE

09:00:13

749

108.9

XLON

09:00:13

550

108.9

XLON

09:00:38

606

108.9

BATE

09:02:04

2296

108.7

XLON

09:10:53

1353

108.3

XLON

09:10:53

1320

108.3

XLON

09:28:45

1349

108

XLON

09:28:50

1285

108.2

BATE

09:28:51

2959

108.3

CHIX

09:28:51

1502

108.3

CHIX

09:28:51

1473

108.3

BATE

09:28:51

674

108.3

CHIX

09:29:59

2405

108.6

XLON

09:29:59

253

108.6

XLON

09:30:51

700

108.9

BATE

09:30:51

568

108.9

BATE

09:30:51

431

108.8

BATE

09:30:51

211

108.8

BATE

09:30:51

200

108.6

BATE

09:33:34

1240

108.8

XLON

09:33:34

1011

108.8

XLON

09:38:35

828

109

TRQX

09:38:35

400

109

TRQX

10:02:19

2510

108.4

XLON

10:02:19

37

108.4

XLON

10:14:00

2100

108.1

XLON

10:14:00

656

108.1

XLON

11:23:28

2311

108.1

XLON

11:23:28

891

108

BATE

11:23:28

700

108

BATE

11:23:28

527

108.1

XLON

11:23:28

92

108.1

XLON

11:24:49

727

108

BATE

11:24:49

541

108

BATE

11:37:28

1538

108.1

XLON

11:38:29

503

108.1

XLON

11:43:02

446

108.1

XLON

11:49:02

731

108

BATE

11:52:12

1204

107.7

BATE

11:54:16

2491

108.2

BATE

11:54:16

2107

108.3

CHIX

11:54:33

13501

108.3

XLON

11:54:33

12152

108.3

XLON

11:54:33

4485

108.3

XLON

11:54:33

1572

108.3

XLON

11:56:41

7700

108.3

XLON

11:56:41

1502

108.2

CHIX

11:56:41

1030

108.3

XLON

11:56:41

163

108.2

CHIX

11:56:51

1444

108.2

CHIX

12:03:51

1502

108.2

CHIX

12:03:51

1014

108.2

CHIX

12:03:51

700

108.2

CHIX

12:03:51

201

108.2

CHIX

12:15:50

1725

108

XLON

12:15:50

826

108

XLON

12:20:25

1277

108.2

BATE

12:22:50

1400

107.9

XLON

12:22:50

700

107.9

XLON

12:22:50

270

107.9

XLON

13:00:57

1844

107.7

XLON

13:00:57

483

107.7

XLON

13:34:57

2581

108.2

BATE

13:34:57

1267

108.2

BATE

13:34:57

1130

108

BATE

13:34:57

474

108

BATE

13:36:02

2188

108.3

XLON

13:36:02

1596

108.1

XLON

13:36:02

952

108.1

XLON

13:36:02

282

108.3

XLON

13:36:02

188

108.3

XLON

13:36:02

126

108.1

XLON

13:36:03

2242

108.4

XLON

13:37:03

2726

108.3

XLON

13:50:03

1400

108.1

XLON

13:50:03

1269

108.1

XLON

14:01:04

3741

108

XLON

14:22:38

1400

107.7

XLON

14:22:38

879

107.7

XLON

14:22:38

684

107.7

TRQX

14:22:38

392

107.7

TRQX

14:22:38

334

107.7

XLON

14:22:38

50

107.7

TRQX

14:30:05

3047

107.9

BATE

14:30:05

2722

108

BATE

14:30:05

2658

107.9

XLON

14:30:05

1400

107.9

XLON

14:30:05

700

107.9

XLON

14:30:05

531

107.9

XLON

14:30:05

435

108

BATE

14:33:11

2643

107.7

XLON

14:50:25

4200

108

XLON

14:50:25

1293

108.1

TRQX

14:50:25

808

108

XLON

14:50:25

766

107.8

TRQX

14:50:25

438

107.8

TRQX

14:50:25

369

108

XLON

14:50:25

154

108

XLON

15:15:05

1502

108

CHIX

15:15:05

1493

108

XLON

15:15:05

1483

108

CHIX

15:15:05

1252

108

XLON

15:15:05

21

108

CHIX

15:19:53

5223

107.7

XLON

15:19:53

2288

107.7

XLON

15:19:53

2129

107.7

XLON

15:27:56

2259

107.5

XLON

15:27:56

174

107.5

XLON

15:28:19

1163

107.5

BATE

15:31:32

3500

107.6

BATE

15:31:32

3169

107.8

CHIX

15:31:32

2682

107.8

CHIX

15:31:32

1006

107.6

BATE

15:31:32

761

107.6

BATE

15:31:32

700

107.6

BATE

15:31:32

700

107.6

BATE

15:31:33

10270

108

XLON

15:31:33

6690

108

XLON

15:31:33

1400

107.9

XLON

15:31:33

693

107.9

XLON

15:32:33

4434

108

XLON

15:32:33

2894

108

XLON

15:32:33

2467

108

XLON

15:32:33

1457

108

XLON

15:32:33

972

108

XLON

15:43:51

1343

107.8

BATE

15:45:03

4655

107.7

XLON

15:49:03

2705

108

BATE

15:49:03

1790

107.7

XLON

15:49:03

998

108

BATE

15:49:03

987

108

BATE

15:49:03

682

107.7

XLON

15:49:03

15

108

BATE

15:53:30

1653

107.7

BATE

15:55:30

1699

107.7

BATE

15:56:16

4016

108

BATE

15:56:16

3899

108.2

BATE

15:56:16

1733

108.1

BATE

15:56:16

998

108

BATE

15:56:16

700

108

BATE

15:56:19

1502

108.2

CHIX

15:56:19

1222

108.2

CHIX

15:57:03

2314

108

XLON

15:57:03

696

108

XLON

15:57:03

2

108

XLON

16:05:19

1606

108

XLON

16:05:19

1502

108.1

CHIX

16:05:19

1330

108.1

CHIX

16:05:19

598

108.1

CHIX

16:05:19

564

108.1

CHIX

16:05:41

1324

108

XLON

16:05:41

1244

108

XLON

16:05:41

859

108

XLON

16:13:14

2100

108.1

XLON

16:13:14

1281

108.1

CHIX

16:13:14

850

108.1

TRQX

16:13:14

442

108.1

TRQX

16:13:14

229

108.1

XLON

16:14:57

39

108

BATE

16:15:27

1252

108

BATE

16:15:27

508

108

BATE

16:15:29

722

107.9

CHIX

16:16:00

7

107.9

CHIX

16:16:14

2314

108

XLON

16:19:35

393

108

XLON

16:19:55

160

107.9

CHIX

16:20:34

1250

108

BATE

16:21:23

400

107.9

CHIX

16:24:29

948

107.9

CHIX

16:24:45

3027

108.2

CHIX

16:24:45

2100

108.2

CHIX

16:24:45

1502

108.2

CHIX

16:24:45

1400

108.2

XLON

16:24:45

1400

108.2

XLON

16:24:45

700

108.2

CHIX

16:24:45

700

108.2

CHIX

16:24:45

298

107.9

CHIX

16:24:45

223

108.2

XLON

16:24:45

175

108.2

XLON

16:25:34

1400

108.2

XLON

16:25:34

1400

108.2

BATE

16:28:18

597

108.2

CHIX

16:28:29

13742

108.4

XLON

16:28:29

1419

108.4

TRQX

16:28:29

1419

108.4

TRQX

16:28:29

1400

108.4

XLON

16:28:29

1363

108.4

XLON

16:28:29

700

108.4

XLON

16:28:29

700

108.4

XLON

16:28:29

565

108.4

XLON

16:28:29

164

108.4

XLON

16:28:44

970

108.3

BATE

16:28:44

266

108.3

BATE

16:29:29

3249

108.6

BATE

16:29:29

2074

108.6

BATE

16:29:29

1400

108.4

XLON

16:29:29

1175

108.6

BATE

16:29:29

995

108.4

XLON