The Go-Ahead Group plc
(the "Company" or "Go-Ahead")
Employee Benefit Trust Share Purchase
The Company was notified on 19 October 2016 by Computershare Trustees (Jersey) Limited, the Trustees of The Go-Ahead Group Employee Trust (the "Trust"), that on 18 October 2016, the Trust completed the purchase of 30,556 ordinary shares of 10p each in the Company at an average share price of £20.365375.
Of the 30,556 total shares purchased, 16,352 shares were purchased as part of the usual planned program of monthly share purchases. The remaining 14,204 shares were purchased as a planned ad hoc purchase to rebalance the Trust following the vesting and exercise of executive deferred share bonus awards in November 2015.
The Trust holds shares for the benefit of the Company's employees and in particular for the satisfying of awards made under the Company's various share schemes.
The Trust now holds 194,794 ordinary shares representing 0.4529% of the Company's current voting rights.
For further information please contact:
Carolyn Ferguson, Company Secretary
The Go-Ahead Group plc - 0191 232 3123
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