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Vertu Motors PLC

21 August 2023

21 August 2023 
                                     Vertu Motors plc 
                            ("Vertu Motors" or the "Company") 
                                Transaction in Own Shares 
Vertu Motors plc (AIM: VTU) announces that on 18 August 2023 
 it purchased 324,124 ordinary shares of 10p each in the Company 
 (the "Repurchased Shares"), pursuant to the share buyback programme 
 (the "Buyback Programme") that was announced on 13 June 2023, 
 as follows (together the "Transaction"): 
Date of purchase                                               18 August 2023 
Number of ordinary shares purchased                            324,124 
Highest price paid per ordinary share                          70 pence 
Lowest price paid per ordinary share                           69.6 pence 
Volume weighted average price paid per ordinary share          69.9085 pence 
Application will be made for the Repurchased Shares to be cancelled. 
 Following the cancellation of the Repurchased Shares, the total 
 number of ordinary shares with voting rights will be 341,970,167 
 which 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, 
 Vertu Motors under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency 
 Rules. The Company holds no shares in treasury. 
The Company will make further announcements in due course following 
 the completion of any further purchases pursuant to the Buyback 
In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of the Market Abuse Regulation 
 (EU) No 596/2014 details of the purchase of its own ordinary 
 shares by Vertu Motors, which were all executed through the 
 Company's broker, Zeus Capital Limited ("Zeus"), are set out 
Schedule of Purchases: 
Shares purchased:                 Vertu Motors plc (ISIN: GB00B1GK4645) 
Date of purchases:                18 August 2023 
Aggregate information: 
Aggregated Volume                 Volume-weighted              Venue 
                                   average price (pence) 
324,124                           69.9085                      London Stock Exchange 
Individual transactions: 
250,000                           70.00 pence                  15:34 UK 
74,124                            69.60 pence                  16:00 UK 
Vertu Motors plc                                                 Tel: +44 (0) 191 491 2121 
Robert Forrester, CEO 
Karen Anderson, CFO 
Zeus (Nominated Adviser and Broker)                              Tel: +44 (0) 203 829 5000 
Jamie Peel 
Andrew Jones 
Dominic King 
Camarco                                                          Tel: +44 (0) 203 757 4983 
Billy Clegg 
Tom Huddart 
Notes to Editors 
Vertu Motors is the fourth largest automotive retailer in the 
 UK with a network of 189 sales outlets across the UK. Its dealerships 
 operate predominantly under the Bristol Street Motors, Vertu 
 and Macklin Motors brand names. 
Vertu Motors was established in November 2006 with the strategy 
 to consolidate the UK motor retail sector. It is intended that 
 the Group will continue to acquire motor retail operations to 
 grow a scaled dealership group. The Group's acquisition strategy 
 is supplemented by a focused organic growth strategy to drive 
 operational efficiencies through its national dealership network. 
 The Group currently operates 185 franchised sales outlets and 
 4 non-franchised sales operations from 141 locations across 
 the UK. 
Vertu's Mission Statement is to "deliver an outstanding customer 
 motoring experience through honesty and trust". 
Vertu Motors Group websites - https://investors.vertumotors.com 
 / www.vertucareers.com 
 Vertu brand websites - www.vertumotors.com / www.bristolstreet.co.uk 
 / www.vertuhonda.com / www.vertutoyota.com / www.macklinmotors.co.uk 
 / www.vertumotorcylces.com 

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