Source - PRN

John Menzies plc

(the “Company”)

Transaction in own securities

9 April 2018

The Company announces that it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each (“Ordinary Shares”) on the London Stock Exchange from Numis Securities Ltd as part of its Share Repurchase Programme announced on 15 March 2018 (the “Programme”).

Date of purchase 6 April 2018
Number of Ordinary Shares purchased                  10,000
Average market price paid per Ordinary Share 639.7631p
Highest price paid per Ordinary Share 645.00p
Lowest price paid per Ordinary Share 633.00p

The Company intends to hold these Ordinary Shares in Treasury.

Following the purchase of these Ordinary Shares, the Company will hold 187,272 of its Ordinary Shares in Treasury and have 83,814,926 Ordinary Shares in issue (excluding treasury shares). Therefore the total number of voting rights in the Company is 83,814,926 which may be used by the Company’s shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they can determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (i.e. the Market Abuse Regulation), the Schedule below contains detailed information about the purchases made by Numis Securities Ltd on behalf of the Company as part of the Programme.

This announcement does not constitute, or form part of, an offer or any solicitation of an offer for securities in any jurisdiction. 

Enquiries

John Geddes

Group Company Secretary & Corporate Affairs Director                                     0131 225 8555

Schedule of Purchases

Shares purchased:         John Menzies plc (ISIN CODE: GB0005790059)
Date of purchases:         6 April 2018
Investment firm:            Numis Securities Ltd

Aggregate information:

Venue Volume-weighted average price Aggregated volume
London Stock Exchange 639.7631 pence 10,000

Individual transactions:

Number of Ordinary Shares
purchased
Transaction price
(per Ordinary Share)
Time of transaction
60 636 08:48:26
539 636 08:48:26
25 636 08:56:26
508 636 08:56:26
301 634 10:18:53
33 635 10:18:53
159 635 10:18:53
200 635 10:18:53
2 636 10:18:53
686 636 10:18:53
255 633 10:58:06
244 635 11:49:33
299 635 11:49:33
678 635 11:49:33
116 637 11:51:36
165 640 12:02:08
1365 640 12:02:08
73 641 12:25:04
50 641 12:28:06
275 641 12:50:06
274 640 13:15:00
54 642 13:32:56
79 642 13:32:56
39 642 13:32:56
587 643 13:36:46
258 644 14:03:02
330 645 14:50:52
92 645 14:51:51
142 645 14:51:54
283 645 14:51:54
575 645 14:51:54
58 645 15:11:00
252 645 15:11:00
113 645 15:11:00
251 645 15:11:00
248 645 15:14:17
270 645 15:14:17
14 645 16:14:00
48 645 16:26:24