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Signet Group PLC (SIG)

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Friday 02 February, 2007

Signet Group PLC

Transaction in Own Shares

Signet Group PLC
02 February 2007


Signet Group plc - Transactions in own shares


Signet Group plc (the 'Company') announces that it has commenced a
non-discretionary programme to purchase ordinary shares for cancellation during
its close period which commences on 3 February 2007 and is scheduled to end on
18 April  2007.

The buy back programme will be managed by an independent third party, which
makes its trading decisions independently of, and uninfluenced by, the Company.

Any acquisitions will be effected within certain pre-set parameters, and in
accordance with both the Company's general authority to repurchase shares and
Chapter 12 of the Listing Rules which requires that the maximum price paid be
limited to no more than 5 per cent above the average market value for the shares
as derived from the London Stock Exchange Daily Official List for the five
business days immediately prior to such purchase.

The Company confirms that it currently has no unpublished price sensitive
information.


Enquiries:

Walker Boyd +44 207 317 9700






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