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Friday 12 October, 2018

Man Group plc

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 9515D
Man Group plc
12 October 2018
 

Transactions in own shares

 

Man Group plc (the "Company") announces that it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 3 3/7 US cents on the London Stock Exchange through J.P. Morgan Securities plc as part of its US$100 million share repurchase programme announced on 12 April 2018.

 

Date of purchase:

12 October 2018

 

Number of ordinary shares purchased:

1,230,000

 

Time of transaction:

08:00 to 16:30

 

Highest price per share:

153.9500

 

Lowest price per share:

136.9500

 

Weighted average price per share:

148.9590

 

 

The Company intends to hold the purchased shares in treasury.  Following the purchase and settlement of these shares, the Company will hold 32,645,735 of its ordinary shares in treasury and will have 1,577,496,578 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

 

Since the commencement of the share repurchase programme, the Company has repurchased 42,643,640 ordinary shares in aggregate at a weighted average price of 175.0997 pence per share.

 

All transactions under this programme will be published on the Company's website (www.man.com) on a weekly basis.

 

Enquiries

 

Fiona Smart

 

Head of Investor Relations

 

+44 20 7144 2030

 

[email protected]


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