Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 7700V
Helios Underwriting Plc
06 December 2023

6 December 2023

Helios Underwriting plc

("Helios" or the "Company")

Transaction in Own Shares

Helios, the investment vehicle which builds shareholder value through exposure to Lloyd's, announces that, in accordance with the terms of its share buyback programme announced on 15 August 2023, 23 August 2023 and 10 October 2023 (the "Share Buyback Programme"), the Company purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 10p ("Ordinary Shares") each through Deutsche Numis ("Numis").


Date of purchase:

5 December 2023

Aggregate number of Ordinary Shares purchased:


Lowest price paid per share (GBp):


Highest price paid per share (GBp):


Volume weighted average price paid per share (GBp):



The repurchased shares will be held by the Company in treasury. Following the purchase and settlement of these shares, the Company's issued ordinary share capital is 77,945,833 of which 2,059,862, of its Ordinary Shares are held in treasury, which attract no voting rights. Therefore, the total voting rights in the Company will be 75,885,971. This figure for the total number of voting rights may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.


In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of the UK version of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 which is part of UK law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, the table below contains detailed information of the individual trades made by Numis as part of the Share Buyback Programme.



Aggregate information:



Volume-weighted average price (pence per share)

Aggregated volume






Individual information:


Numbers of shares purchased

Transaction price (pence per share)

Time of transaction







For further information, please contact:

Helios Underwriting plc

Martin Reith - Chief Executive Officer                    +44 (0)7720 292 505

Nigel Hanbury - Executive Deputy Chairman        +44 (0)7787 530 404  

Arthur Manners - Chief Financial Officer               +44 (0)7754 965 917


Deutsche Numis (Nomad and Broker)                                       

Giles Rolls / Charles Farquhar                                     +44 (0)20 7260 1000



Buchanan (PR)

Helen Tarbet / George Beale                                      +44 (0)7872 604 453

                                                                                         +44 (0)20 7466 5111

About Helios

Helios provides a limited liability direct investment into the Lloyd's insurance market and is quoted on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market (ticker: HUW). Helios trades within the Lloyd's insurance market writing approximately £311m of capacity for the 2023 account. The portfolio provides a good spread of business being concentrated in property & casualty insurance and reinsurance. For further information please visit


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