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Cropper(James) PLC
27 September 2016

27 September 2016


James Cropper plc

(the "Company")


Notification of Transactions of Directors


The Company was notified yesterday that on 26 September 2016 M.A.J. Cropper, a Director of the Company, purchased 1,000 ordinary shares of 25p each in the Company ("Shares") from a member of the Willink family at a price of 962.5p per Share.


The member of the Willink 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                    Percentage of

                                                Shares                                    Issued Share Capital


Beneficial                                1,243,703*                           13.2%


Non-beneficial                        559,571                                 6.0%


*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 38.2% 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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