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Essentra plc

05 October 2023

05 October 2023

ESSENTRA PLC

Transaction in Own Shares

Essentra plc ("Essentra", or the "Company") announces that on 04 October 2023 it purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") from Peel Hunt LLP as part of the buyback programme announced on 29 March 2023 (the "Buyback Programme").

 
 ESSENTRA ORD 25P 
 Date of purchase:                          04/10/2023 
                                           ----------- 
 Aggregate number of Ordinary 25p Shares 
  purchased:                                65,000 
                                           ----------- 
 Lowest price paid per share (GBp):         162.7000 
                                           ----------- 
 Highest price paid per share (GBp):        169.3400 
                                           ----------- 
 Volume weighted average price paid per 
  share (GBp):                              166.8555 
                                           ----------- 
 Broker                                     PEEL HUNT 
                                           ----------- 
 

Essentra intends to cancel the purchased Ordinary Shares.

Following the settlement of the above purchases and cancellation, Essentra has 290,725,113

Ordinary Shares of 25 pence each in issue (excluding 5,039,265 Ordinary Shares of 25 pence each held in treasury).

The figure 290,725,113 represents the total number of voting rights in Essentra and can be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they can determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or change to their interest in, the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

 
 Trading Venue                   Volume-weighted       Aggregated number 
                                  average price paid    of shares purchased 
                                  per share (Gbp) 
 BATS (BATE)                              -                     - 
                                --------------------  --------------------- 
 BATS (BATP)                              -                     - 
                                --------------------  --------------------- 
 Chi-X (CHIX)                             -                     - 
                                --------------------  --------------------- 
 Chi-X (CHID)                             -                     - 
                                --------------------  --------------------- 
 London Stock Exchange (XLON)         166.8555                65,000 
                                --------------------  --------------------- 
 Total                                166.8555                65,000 
                                --------------------  --------------------- 
 

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (as such Regulation has become part of domestic law by virtue of and for the purposes of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (as amended by the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020) and as such Regulation has been amended in such form by any regulations made under that Act), the schedule below contains detailed and aggregated information of the individual trades made by Peel Hunt LLP as part of the Buyback Programme.

This announcement is made in accordance with the requirements of Listing Rule 12.4.6.

For further enquiries, please contact:

Essentra plc

Amina Olatunji, Assistant Company Secretary

Tel: +44 (0)1908 359100

Schedule of Purchases - Individual Transactions

 
 Number of           Transaction    Market /        Time of transaction        Trade ID 
  shares purchased    price (Gbp)    Sytematic 
                                     Internaliser 
 20000               169.34         XLON            20231004 13:21:22.177153   00153852720TRLO0 
                                                     +0100s 
                    -------------  --------------  -------------------------  ----------------- 
                                                    20231004 09:20:19.540359 
 23000               168.67         XLON             +0100s                    00153833884TRLO0 
                    -------------  --------------  -------------------------  ----------------- 
                                                    20231004 15:58:31.230677 
 22000               162.7          XLON             +0100s                    00153880268TRLO0 
                    -------------  --------------  -------------------------  ----------------- 
 

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