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Cropper(James) PLC
09 September 2016

9 September 2016


James Cropper plc

(the "Company")


Notification of Transactions of Directors


The Company announces that it was notified that on 8 September 2016 M.A.J. Cropper, a Director of the Company, purchased 3,150 ordinary shares of 25p each in the Company ("Shares") from members of the Cropper family at a price of 985.0p per Share.


The 3,150 Shares, bought by M.A.J. Cropper, are being transferred to the Anthony Charles Cropper Settlement, in which he has a beneficial interest.


The members of the Cropper family and M.A.J. Cropper are deemed to be acting in concert and regarded by the Takeover Panel to be members of the concert party detailed in the Company's circular to shareholders dated 30 June 2015 (the "Concert Party").


As a result, M.A.J. Cropper's interest in the Company is as follows:


Total Holding of Shares           

Percentage of Issued Share Capital








*Includes a total of 486,924 Shares pledged as security


The total interests of the Concert Party following these transactions, directly and indirectly, remains unchanged at 3,612,192 Shares, which represents 38.5% of the issued share capital of the Company.





Jim Aldridge, Company Secretary

Robert Finlay, David Coaten

James Cropper PLC (AIM:CRPR.L)

Stockdale Securities Limited

Tel: +44 (0) 1539 722002

Tel: +44 (0) 207 601 6100




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