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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

20 January 2023

Number of ordinary shares purchased

428,973

Weighted average price paid (p)

107.61

Highest price paid (p)

108.50

Lowest price paid (p)

106.70

Following the above purchase, FirstGroup holds 8,714,552 Ordinary Shares in treasury. The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue excluding shares held as treasury shares is 741,817,045. 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 20 January 2023 is 741,817,045. 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

107.65

299,037

CHIX

107.46

43,068

BATE

107.56

68,235

TRQX

107.61

18,633

Individual transactions:

Transaction Time

Volume

Price (GBp)

Venue

08:00:03

1399

107.1

CHIX

08:02:13

2238

107.7

XLON

08:02:13

1053

107.7

XLON

08:02:15

2508

107.5

XLON

08:04:15

2408

107.6

XLON

08:05:57

1167

107.5

BATE

08:06:15

2735

107.7

XLON

08:07:57

1319

107.8

BATE

08:09:15

2473

107.9

XLON

08:11:12

1115

107.8

CHIX

08:11:12

182

107.8

CHIX

08:12:15

1400

107.9

XLON

08:12:15

1188

107.9

XLON

08:12:15

114

107.9

XLON

08:15:15

2539

107.9

XLON

08:19:16

1493

107.7

BATE

08:19:16

1367

107.6

CHIX

08:19:16

144

107.7

BATE

08:25:00

2100

107.6

XLON

08:25:00

462

107.6

XLON

08:25:00

161

107.6

XLON

08:25:16

1237

107.7

BATE

08:27:25

1364

107.3

TRQX

08:34:53

2285

107.7

XLON

08:37:25

1170

107.7

CHIX

08:38:53

2100

107.7

XLON

08:42:04

173

107.7

XLON

08:54:05

1242

107.6

TRQX

08:54:17

1125

107.5

CHIX

08:56:04

2383

107.6

XLON

09:04:04

1400

107.6

XLON

09:04:04

803

107.6

XLON

09:04:04

235

107.6

XLON

09:08:17

1134

107.4

CHIX

09:31:45

4317

107.5

BATE

09:31:45

1195

107.5

CHIX

09:34:04

1400

107.4

XLON

09:34:04

700

107.4

XLON

09:34:04

218

107.4

XLON

09:36:52

700

107.2

BATE

09:36:52

498

107.2

BATE

09:40:14

1252

107.1

CHIX

09:57:13

2657

107.1

XLON

09:57:13

1400

107.2

XLON

09:57:13

1224

107.2

XLON

10:01:42

1135

107

TRQX

10:07:13

700

107.1

CHIX

10:07:13

481

107.1

CHIX

10:17:52

1617

107.1

BATE

10:18:44

7837

107.6

XLON

10:18:47

329

107.7

BATE

10:19:05

9621

107.8

XLON

10:19:05

3500

107.9

XLON

10:19:05

2800

107.9

XLON

10:19:05

2488

107.9

XLON

10:19:05

1157

107.8

BATE

10:19:05

982

107.9

XLON

10:19:05

895

107.8

BATE

10:19:05

782

107.8

XLON

10:19:05

462

107.8

BATE

10:19:05

20

107.8

BATE

10:20:45

762

107.9

TRQX

10:20:45

599

107.9

TRQX

10:22:57

1234

107.8

BATE

10:22:57

816

107.8

CHIX

10:22:57

353

107.8

CHIX

10:22:57

96

107.8

BATE

10:23:07

2715

107.7

XLON

10:25:03

2235

108

XLON

10:30:16

1582

108

BATE

10:40:10

1954

107.9

XLON

10:40:10

1422

107.9

BATE

10:40:10

1330

107.7

XLON

10:40:10

1263

107.9

XLON

10:40:10

765

107.7

XLON

10:40:10

710

107.8

CHIX

10:40:10

700

107.9

XLON

10:40:10

631

107.9

XLON

10:40:10

630

107.9

XLON

10:40:10

557

107.8

CHIX

10:40:10

400

107.7

XLON

10:40:10

63

107.8

CHIX

10:40:12

1759

107.6

XLON

10:40:12

782

107.6

XLON

10:40:19

2100

107.6

XLON

10:40:19

764

107.6

XLON

10:41:33

799

107.2

XLON

10:43:11

1304

107.2

XLON

10:43:11

280

107.2

XLON

10:48:32

670

107.2

BATE

10:48:35

2800

107.4

BATE

10:48:35

2144

107.4

BATE

10:48:35

943

107.4

BATE

10:48:35

37

107.4

BATE

10:56:11

1400

107.4

XLON

10:56:11

1059

107.4

XLON

10:57:36

1132

107.3

TRQX

11:06:11

1151

107.2

CHIX

11:11:11

2298

107.4

XLON

11:14:25

2381

107.1

XLON

11:14:25

181

107.2

CHIX

11:20:14

1862

107.2

XLON

11:20:14

662

107.2

XLON

11:32:38

1390

107

CHIX

11:32:38

1257

107.1

CHIX

11:33:14

2759

106.9

XLON

11:43:33

1347

106.8

XLON

11:50:19

1616

106.9

XLON

11:50:19

907

106.8

XLON

11:50:19

700

106.9

XLON

11:50:19

274

106.9

XLON

11:50:35

1135

106.8

BATE

11:56:19

1346

106.8

XLON

11:56:19

1196

107.2

TRQX

11:56:19

950

106.8

XLON

11:56:19

29

107.2

TRQX

11:58:38

2394

106.8

XLON

12:05:47

748

106.7

CHIX

12:05:47

257

106.7

CHIX

12:06:13

275

106.7

CHIX

12:08:44

1280

106.7

XLON

12:12:30

880

106.7

XLON

12:17:27

526

106.7

XLON

12:17:27

347

106.7

XLON

12:20:37

2694

107

XLON

12:20:37

368

107

BATE

12:20:37

162

107

BATE

12:20:37

27

107

BATE

12:25:44

2420

107.1

BATE

12:25:44

32

107.1

BATE

12:31:14

1315

107.2

CHIX

12:34:15

1510

107.1

XLON

12:34:15

1210

107.1

XLON

12:34:15

1194

107.1

TRQX

12:38:16

1464

107.1

XLON

12:43:00

827

107.1

XLON

12:46:35

109

107.1

XLON

12:48:34

2537

107.2

XLON

12:48:34

1400

107.2

BATE

12:48:34

707

107.2

BATE

12:48:34

700

107.2

BATE

12:48:34

211

107.2

XLON

12:48:34

96

107.2

BATE

12:53:40

2403

107.4

XLON

12:53:40

143

107.4

XLON

13:04:37

2906

107.4

XLON

13:04:37

1257

107.4

CHIX

13:04:37

392

107.4

XLON

13:04:37

168

107.4

XLON

13:23:15

729

107.3

TRQX

13:23:15

440

107.3

TRQX

13:47:01

2745

107.2

XLON

13:47:01

2726

107.2

XLON

13:47:01

2572

107.2

XLON

13:47:01

2436

107.2

XLON

13:47:01

2302

107.2

XLON

13:47:01

2299

107.2

XLON

13:47:01

2259

107.2

XLON

13:47:01

2213

107.2

XLON

13:47:01

1508

107.2

BATE

13:47:01

1323

107.2

CHIX

13:47:01

1312

107.2

TRQX

13:47:01

1207

107.2

CHIX

13:47:01

713

107.2

BATE

13:47:01

702

107.2

BATE

13:47:02

2248

107.1

XLON

13:47:02

543

107.1

XLON

13:50:03

1361

106.9

CHIX

13:54:55

1184

107

XLON

13:57:30

1353

107

XLON

13:59:23

1266

107

XLON

13:59:23

89

107

XLON

14:28:47

830

107.3

TRQX

14:28:47

422

107.3

TRQX

14:29:24

2031

107.2

CHIX

14:29:24

955

107.2

CHIX

14:30:01

1167

107.1

BATE

14:31:44

700

107

XLON

14:31:44

496

107

XLON

14:31:44

237

107

XLON

14:39:52

1562

107.2

CHIX

14:39:52

1507

107.2

XLON

14:39:52

993

107.2

BATE

14:39:52

655

107.2

XLON

14:39:52

623

107.2

BATE

14:39:52

340

107.2

XLON

14:40:52

1400

107.1

XLON

14:40:52

1400

107.1

BATE

14:40:52

700

107.1

XLON

14:40:52

583

107.1

XLON

14:40:52

99

107.1

BATE

14:51:51

1227

107

CHIX

14:52:14

1618

107.2

BATE

14:52:14

1538

107.2

BATE

14:52:14

995

107.1

BATE

14:52:14

374

107.5

BATE

14:52:14

371

107.2

BATE

14:55:30

2411

107.2

XLON

14:55:30

289

107.2

XLON

14:56:30

25

107.2

CHIX

15:02:30

1400

107.3

XLON

15:02:30

700

107.3

XLON

15:02:30

315

107.3

XLON

15:02:30

259

107.3

XLON

15:05:37

2253

107.3

XLON

15:05:37

1958

107.3

XLON

15:05:37

1400

107.3

CHIX

15:05:37

1255

107.3

BATE

15:05:37

992

107.4

BATE

15:05:37

453

107.3

XLON

15:05:37

425

107.3

CHIX

15:05:37

319

107.4

BATE

15:05:37

233

107.3

XLON

15:05:37

195

107.3

XLON

15:05:59

4840

108

XLON

15:05:59

4313

107.9

XLON

15:05:59

4313

108

XLON

15:05:59

2800

108

XLON

15:05:59

1154

107.9

XLON

15:05:59

700

108

XLON

15:05:59

700

108

XLON

15:05:59

189

107.9

XLON

15:05:59

96

108

XLON

15:07:00

582

107.9

XLON

15:07:00

203

107.9

XLON

15:07:00

13

107.9

XLON

15:07:58

8482

108

XLON

15:07:58

2681

108

XLON

15:07:58

1294

108

XLON

15:07:58

1294

108.1

BATE

15:07:58

1222

108

BATE

15:08:36

999

108.3

TRQX

15:08:36

575

108.3

TRQX

15:11:20

1120

108

CHIX

15:11:20

224

108

CHIX

15:11:20

4

108

CHIX

15:16:36

2543

108

XLON

15:16:36

1195

108.1

TRQX

15:18:02

2100

108.2

XLON

15:18:02

985

108.2

BATE

15:18:02

959

108.5

BATE

15:18:02

404

108.5

BATE

15:18:02

359

108.2

XLON

15:18:02

358

108.2

BATE

15:18:02

267

108.2

XLON

15:18:02

28

108.2

BATE

15:19:02

1400

108.3

XLON

15:19:02

944

108.3

XLON

15:26:10

1100

108.3

CHIX

15:26:10

103

108.3

CHIX

15:27:02

2304

108.5

XLON

15:27:02

22

108.5

XLON

15:27:02

7

108.5

XLON

15:27:51

2969

108.4

XLON

15:27:51

700

108.4

XLON

15:29:05

1400

108.3

BATE

15:29:05

700

108.3

BATE

15:29:05

700

108.3

BATE

15:29:05

198

108.3

BATE

15:29:05

198

108.3

BATE

15:29:56

2100

108.5

XLON

15:29:56

333

108.5

XLON

15:31:32

1327

108.4

CHIX

15:31:32

883

108.4

XLON

15:31:32

700

108.4

XLON

15:31:32

607

108.4

XLON

15:31:32

471

108.4

XLON

15:38:30

614

108.3

XLON

15:38:31

7

108.3

XLON

15:39:03

1179

108.3

XLON

15:39:03

700

108.3

XLON

15:39:03

512

108.3

XLON

15:39:24

1275

108.3

TRQX

15:41:32

3454

108.2

XLON

15:41:32

2676

108.2

XLON

15:41:32

1486

108.2

XLON

15:41:32

622

108.2

CHIX

15:41:32

601

108.2

XLON

15:41:32

597

108.2

CHIX

15:42:44

5646

108

XLON

15:42:44

4249

108

XLON

15:42:44

2557

108

XLON

15:42:44

1390

108

BATE

15:42:44

700

108.1

BATE

15:42:44

387

108.1

BATE

15:42:44

123

108.1

BATE

15:54:07

1367

108

CHIX

16:03:24

842

108.1

TRQX

16:03:24

403

108.1

TRQX

16:04:46

6873

108

XLON

16:04:46

6168

108

XLON

16:05:07

1253

108

CHIX

16:05:44

1214

108.1

BATE

16:12:29

1594

107.8

XLON

16:12:29

1400

107.8

XLON

16:12:29

700

107.8

XLON

16:12:29

700

107.8

XLON

16:12:29

497

107.8

XLON

16:12:29

197

107.8

XLON

16:14:25

2492

107.7

XLON

16:14:25

814

107.7

CHIX

16:14:25

804

107.7

XLON

16:14:25

563

107.7

XLON

16:14:25

477

107.7

CHIX

16:14:25

289

107.7

XLON

16:17:24

1106

107.8

XLON

16:17:24

700

107.8

XLON

16:17:24

700

107.8

XLON

16:17:24

700

107.8

XLON

16:17:24

528

107.9

TRQX

16:17:24

430

107.9

TRQX

16:19:47

2175

107.7

XLON

16:19:47

940

107.7

XLON

16:19:47

647

107.7

XLON

16:20:44

735

107.7

BATE

16:20:44

391

107.7

BATE

16:21:03

712

107.6

XLON

16:21:04

2321

107.7

XLON

16:21:04

954

107.7

XLON

16:22:13

1226

107.7

BATE

16:22:13

215

107.7

XLON

16:22:18

2843

107.7

XLON

16:22:18

2843

107.7

XLON

16:23:04

566

107.7

CHIX

16:23:04

528

107.7

CHIX

16:24:21

1058

107.3

XLON

16:24:33

594

107.5

XLON

16:25:06

3500

107.7

XLON

16:25:06

1444

107.7

XLON

16:25:06

1300

107.7

BATE

16:25:06

870

107.7

XLON

16:25:06

700

107.7

XLON

16:25:06

616

107.7

BATE

16:25:06

109

107.7

XLON

16:26:06

2720

107.7

XLON

16:26:55

1855

107.6

BATE

16:26:55

1855

107.6

BATE

16:28:06

2500

107.6

XLON