Source - PRN

John Menzies plc

(the “Company”)

Transaction in own securities

11 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 10 April 2018
Number of Ordinary Shares purchased                  5,000
Average market price paid per Ordinary Share 658.9418p
Highest price paid per Ordinary Share 664.00p
Lowest price paid per Ordinary Share 656.00p

The Company intends to hold these Ordinary Shares in Treasury.

Following the purchase of these Ordinary Shares, the Company will hold 151,208 of its Ordinary Shares in Treasury and have 83,807,392 Ordinary Shares in issue (excluding treasury shares). Therefore the total number of voting rights in the Company is 83,807,392 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. 


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:         10 April 2018
Investment firm:            Numis Securities Ltd

Aggregate information:

Venue Volume-weighted average price Aggregated volume
London Stock Exchange 658.9418 pence 5,000

Individual transactions:

Number of Ordinary Shares
Transaction price
(per Ordinary Share)
Time of transaction
383 657 09:15:37
476 657 10:04:37
159 658 11:01:52
98 658 11:02:10
158 658 11:21:55
117 658 11:21:55
168 656 11:32:14
99 656 11:42:09
39 657 12:21:37
23 657 12:51:37
289 658 13:17:26
434 658 13:17:26
91 658 13:17:26
36 660 13:42:24
1000 660 13:42:24
1122 660 13:42:24
308 664 16:12:41