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Vertu Motors PLC

31 August 2023

 
31 August 2023 
                                      Vertu Motors plc 
 
                             ("Vertu Motors" or the "Company") 
 
                                 Transaction in Own Shares 
 
 
Vertu Motors plc (AIM: VTU) announces that on 30 August 2023 
 it purchased 252,778 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                                                 30 August 2023 
Number of ordinary shares purchased                              252,778 
Highest price paid per ordinary share                            69.3 pence 
Lowest price paid per ordinary share                             68 pence 
Volume weighted average price paid per ordinary share            68.3659 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 341,320,584 
 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 
 Programme. 
 
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 
 below: 
 
Schedule of Purchases: 
Shares purchased:                  Vertu Motors plc (ISIN: GB00B1GK4645) 
Date of purchases:                 30 August 2023 
 
Aggregate information: 
 
Aggregated Volume                  Volume-weighted               Venue 
                                    average price (pence) 
252,778                            68.3659                       London Stock Exchange 
 
 
Individual transactions: 
 
9,064                              69.30 pence                   08:02 UK 
14,524                             68.50 pence                   09:00 UK 
476                                68.50 pence                   09:01 UK 
15,000                             68.50 pence                   09:01 UK 
2,805                              68.20 pence                   09:57 UK 
6,768                              68.20 pence                   09:57 UK 
1,614                              68.20 pence                   09:57 UK 
114                                68.20 pence                   10:39 UK 
1,853                              68.20 pence                   10:39 UK 
5,992                              68.20 pence                   10:40 UK 
10,854                             68.20 pence                   10:40 UK 
8,710                              68.00 pence                   10:40 UK 
1,765                              68.00 pence                   10:40 UK 
1,576                              68.00 pence                   10:40 UK 
449                                68.00 pence                   10:40 UK 
701                                68.00 pence                   10:40 UK 
288                                68.00 pence                   10:40 UK 
51                                 68.00 pence                   10:40 UK 
11,399                             68.00 pence                   10:56 UK 
684                                68.00 pence                   10:56 UK 
30                                 68.00 pence                   10:56 UK 
48                                 68.00 pence                   11:17 UK 
12,500                             68.00 pence                   11:17 UK 
11,135                             68.00 pence                   11:17 UK 
664                                68.00 pence                   11:17 UK 
30,000                             68.00 pence                   11:51 UK 
15,000                             68.00 pence                   14:10 UK 
4,311                              68.00 pence                   14:10 UK 
4,448                              68.00 pence                   14:10 UK 
10,552                             68.00 pence                   14:11 UK 
6,621                              68.40 pence                   14:24 UK 
6,018                              69.00 pence                   15:40 UK 
23,500                             69.00 pence                   15:40 UK 
174                                69.00 pence                   15:51 UK 
5,065                              69.00 pence                   15:51 UK 
1                                  68.60 pence                   16:21 UK 
13,917                             68.60 pence                   16:21 UK 
393                                68.60 pence                   16:21 UK 
13,714                             69.00 pence                   16:35 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.vertumotorcyles.com 
 

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