Source - LSE Regulatory
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Balfour Beatty PLC
22 July 2021
 

TRANSACTION IN OWN SHARES

22 July 2021

Balfour Beatty plc (the "Group" or "Balfour Beatty"), the international infrastructure group, announces that, in accordance with the terms of its share buyback programme announced on 5 January 2021 and increased on 10 March 2021 (the "Share Buyback"), the Group purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 50 pence each through Numis Securities Ltd.

 

Date of purchase:

21 July 2021

Aggregate number of ordinary shares of 50 pence each purchased:

242,350

Highest price paid per share (GBp):

298.2000

Lowest price paid per share (GBp):

292.6000

Volume weighted average price paid per share (GBp):

296.3545

The Group will hold the repurchased shares in treasury. Following the purchase of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 653,245,552 (excluding treasury shares).

The Group has to date, under the Share Buyback, repurchased 36,494,067 ordinary shares at a volume weighted average price of 300.1996 pence, which are to be held in treasury with no voting rights attached. The shares repurchased under the Share Buyback are the only shares held in treasury by the Group.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), the table available on the Company's website here contains detailed and aggregated information of the individual trades made by Numis Securities Ltd as part of the Share Buyback.

 

Aggregated information of ordinary shares purchased according to each trading venue:

 

Venue

Weighted average price paid per share (GBp)

Aggregate number of shares purchased

Lowest price paid per share
(GBp)

Highest price paid per share
(GBp)

London Stock Exchange

296.0651

100,350

292.6000

298.2000

Turquoise

296.5623

60,000

293.0000

298.0000

Chi-X (CXE)

296.6464

32,000

295.2000

298.0000

BATS (BXE)

296.4989

50,000

294.4000

298.0000

 

 

 

 

 

Analyst/investor enquiries:

Angus Barry
Tel. +44 (0)7966 281 635
angus.barry@balfourbeatty.com  

 

Media enquiries: 

Antonia Walton
Tel. +44 (0) 7966 929 633
antonia.walton@balfourbeatty.com

 

Notes to editors:

·    Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group with 26,000 employees driving the delivery of powerful new solutions, shaping thinking, creating skylines and inspiring a new generation of talent to be the change-makers of tomorrow. 

·    We finance, develop, build, maintain and operate the increasingly complex and critical infrastructure that supports national economies and deliver projects at the heart of local communities.

·    Over the last 112 years we have created iconic buildings and infrastructure all over the world including: the £1.5 billion A14 improvement scheme - Britain's biggest road project; Hong Kong's HK$5.5 billion world-class harbour theatre project for the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority; and the 12.5 mile $429 million North Metro Commuter Rail line in Colorado, US.

 

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