18 May 2020
Science Group plc
(the “Company” or “Science Group”)
Transaction in own shares
Science Group plc (AIM:SAG) announces that, on 15 May 2020, it purchased 10,000 of its 1 pence ordinary shares at an average price of 204.7 pence per share. The highest price paid per share was 204.7 pence and the lowest price paid per share was 204.7 pence. The Company purchased these shares through Liberum Capital Limited.
The number of shares purchased represented 0.02% of the voting rights attributable to the total ordinary shares in issue prior to the purchase. The purchased shares will be held in treasury.
The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares) following this announcement is 41,668,579. Science Group holds 393,456 shares in treasury. The total number of voting rights in the Company following this announcement is 41,564,179.
The figure of 41,564,179 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, the Company, under the FCA’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Schedule of Purchases – Individual Transactions
In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), the schedule below contains detailed information about the purchases made by Liberum Capital Limited on behalf of the Company as part of the buyback programme.
Number of shares purchased
Transaction price (per share)
Time of transaction
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For further information:
Science Group plc
Sarah Cole, Company Secretary
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 875 200
Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited
Nominated Adviser: Dominic Morley/Alina Vaskina
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7886 2500
Corporate Broking: Erik Anderson
Liberum Capital Limited
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3100 2000
Neil Patel/Cameron Duncan/Robert Morton/Ed Phillips