Source - PRN

John Menzies plc

(the “Company”)

Transaction in own securities

12 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 11 April 2018
Number of Ordinary Shares purchased                  10,000
Average market price paid per Ordinary Share 659.3665p
Highest price paid per Ordinary Share 660.00p
Lowest price paid per Ordinary Share 657.00p

The Company intends to hold these Ordinary Shares in Treasury.

Following the purchase of these Ordinary Shares, the Company will hold 161,208 of its Ordinary Shares in Treasury and have 83,817,392 Ordinary Shares in issue (excluding treasury shares). Therefore the total number of voting rights in the Company is 83,817,392 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. 

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:         11 April 2018
Investment firm:            Numis Securities Ltd

Aggregate information:

Venue Volume-weighted average price Aggregated volume
London Stock Exchange 659.3665 pence 10,000

Individual transactions:

Number of Ordinary Shares
purchased
Transaction price
(per Ordinary Share)
Time of transaction
261 657 08:51:32
309 657 08:51:32
13 657 09:01:57
247 657 09:10:48
356 657 09:11:02
244 657 09:37:54
291 658 10:01:14
452 658 10:07:22
690 660 11:58:17
61 659 12:50:48
168 659 13:08:30
252 659 13:08:30
39 658 13:33:48
183 660 14:06:29
247 660 14:06:29
121 660 14:24:47
127 660 15:53:23
215 660 15:53:23
394 660 16:16:41
107 660 16:17:20
5223 660 16:21:32