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Direct Line Insurance Group PLC
08 June 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

07/06/2021

2,110   

298.90

298.90

298.90

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 1,350,667,752 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

07/06/2021

08:05:05

298.90

1,084

XLON

E06FJK97IEca

07/06/2021

08:05:05

298.90

1,026

XLON

E06FJK97IEcc

           

 

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

 

 

LEI: 213800FF2R23ALJQOP04

 

 

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Roger Clifton

Company Secretary

Email:  Roger.Clifton@directlinegroup.co.uk 

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