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Direct Line Insurance Group PLC
07 May 2021
 

DIRECT LINE INSURANCE GROUP PLC

 

TRANSACTIONS IN OWN SECURITIES

 

 

Direct Line Insurance Group plc ("DLG") announces today that it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 10 10/11 pence each on the London Stock Exchange and Multilateral Trading Facilities from Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc. Such purchase was effected pursuant to instructions issued by DLG on 8 March 2021, as announced on 9 March 2021:

 

Date of purchase

Number of shares purchased

Highest price paid: (pence)

Lowest price paid: (pence)

Volume weighted average price paid per share (pence)

 

Venue

06/05/2021

9,265   

290.90

286.10

287.50

XLON

 

DLG will cancel the purchased shares.                   

 

Following the cancellation of the repurchased shares, DLG will hold no ordinary shares in treasury and will have 1,353,925,576 ordinary shares in issue. This is the figure which should be used by shareholders as the denominator when determining whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company, under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

 

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (as incorporated into UK domestic law by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018), a full breakdown of the individual trades by Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc is detailed below:

 

Date

Time (BST)

Price (pence)

Quantity bought

Exchange Venue

 

Reference number of the transaction

06/05/2021

08:00:56

286.20

1,184

XLON

E05s6chQYuzp

06/05/2021

08:00:56

286.10

1,211

XLON

E05s6chQYuzy

06/05/2021

08:00:57

286.10

74

XLON

E05s6chQYv1S

06/05/2021

08:01:48

286.10

1,326

XLON

E05s6chQZ0A8

06/05/2021

08:18:32

287.90

688

XLON

E05s6chQZqR3

06/05/2021

08:18:32

287.90

349

XLON

E05s6chQZqR5

06/05/2021

08:18:32

287.90

1,085

XLON

E05s6chQZqR7

06/05/2021

08:25:36

287.80

2,276

XLON

E05s6chQa3Rr

06/05/2021

08:50:40

290.90

1,072

XLON

E05s6chQakwy

                                               

 

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

 

 

LEI: 213800FF2R23ALJQOP04

 

 

-- ENDS--

 

Roger Clifton

Company Secretary

Email:  Roger.Clifton@directlinegroup.co.uk 

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