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RNS Number : 1409J
Bank of Georgia Group PLC
03 December 2018




London, 3 December 2018


Bank of Georgia announces market purchase of shares for its Employee Benefit Trust


Bank of Georgia Group PLC (the Group) was notified by Sanne Fiduciary Services Limited (Sanne), acting as trustee of the The Rubicon Executive Equity Compensation Trust (the Trust), that Sanne, through an independent broker-managed buyback programme, purchased in the market 34,942 Bank of Georgia Group PLC ordinary shares with a nominal value of £0.01 each (Shares) at a price of £14.40 (rounded to two decimal points) per Share, traded on 30 November 2018 with a settlement date of 4 December 2018.


The Trust holds the Shares for the purpose of satisfying awards to be awarded to beneficiaries of the Trust. The executive directors and persons discharging managerial responsibility of the Group are potential beneficiaries under the Trust and are therefore treated as having an interest in such Shares.


Upon settlement of the above transaction, the Trust will hold a total of 1,285,482 Shares, representing approximately 2.614% of the Group's issued ordinary share capital.


Of the 1,285,482 Shares held by the Trust, 698,861 Shares are allocated to existing awards.


Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification: 

Link Company Matters Limited, Company Secretary





About Bank of Georgia Group PLC


Bank of Georgia Group PLC ("Bank of Georgia Group" or the "Group" - LSE: BGEO LN) is a UK incorporated holding company, which comprises: a) retail banking and payment services, b) corporate investment banking and wealth management operations and c) banking operations in Belarus ("BNB"). JSC Bank of Georgia ("Bank of Georgia", "BOG" or the "Bank"), the leading universal bank in Georgia, is the core entity of the Group. The Group targets to benefit from superior growth of Georgian economy through both its retail banking and corporate investment banking services and aims to deliver on its strategy, which is based on at least 20% ROAE and 15%-20% growth of its loan book



JSC Bank of Georgia has, as of the date hereof, the following credit ratings:



Fitch Ratings



'Ba3/NP' (FC) & 'Ba2/NP' (LC)


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Kaha Kiknavelidze

Michael Oliver

David Tsiklauri

Natia Kalandarishvili

Group CEO

Adviser to the CEO

Group CFO

Head of Investor Relations

+995 322 444 126

+44 203 178 4034

+995 322 444 108

+995 322 444 444 (9282)

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