RNS Number : 5371F
Close Brothers Group PLC
09 October 2008
TRANSACTION IN OWN SHARES
Close Brothers Group plc announces that it has today purchased 57,081 ordinary shares at an average price of 535 pence. The highest and lowest price paid for these shares were 540 pence and 520.5 pence respectively. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares for the purpose of satisfying option grants and share awards made under the Company's employee share plans.
Following the purchase of these shares, Close Brothers Group plc holds 4,783,950 of its ordinary shares in treasury and has 144,689,216 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).
Deputy Company Secretary
9 October 2008
020 7655 3100
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