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S4 Capital PLC
05 February 2024
 

5 February 2024

S4 Capital plc

("S4Capital" or the "Company")

 

Transaction in own shares

 

In accordance with the terms of its share buyback programme announced on 26 January 2024, the Company announces that on 2 February 2024 it purchased 317,219 ordinary shares of £0.25 each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") in the market through Dowgate Capital Limited. The Company intends that the repurchased Ordinary Shares will be held as treasury shares in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act 2006.

 

Date of purchase:

2 February 2024

Aggregate number of Ordinary Shares purchased:

317,219

Lowest price paid per Ordinary Share (GBP):

0.4184

Highest price paid per Ordinary Share (GBP):

0.4500

Volume weighted average price paid per Ordinary Share (GBP):

0.4358

 

Following the repurchase of Ordinary Shares, S4Capital has 583,064,256 Ordinary Shares with voting rights in issue and one B ordinary share of £1.00 with voting rights in issue. The Company holds 529,047 Ordinary Shares in treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights attributable to the Ordinary Shares is 582,535,209. 

 

The above figure of 582,535,209 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, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

 

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), (as in force in the UK and as amended by the Market Abuse (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019), the table below contains detailed information of the individual trades made as part of the buyback programme.

 

Shares purchased: S4 Capital plc (ISIN: GB00BFZZM640)

 

Individual transactions:

 

Number of Ordinary Shares purchased

Transaction price (GBP)

Time of transaction

(UK Time)

Transaction reference number

Trading venue



 6,364

 41.84

08:28:03

00037808806TRLO0

XLON


 7,085

 42.00

08:28:03

00037808805TRLO0

XLON


 6,958

 43.00

10:12:26

00037811766TRLO0

XLON


 2,038

 44.74

10:14:07

00037811834TRLO0

XLON


 4,000

 44.74

10:14:07

00037811833TRLO0

XLON


 11,605

 44.74

10:14:08

00037811835TRLO0

XLON


 14,915

 44.70

10:17:07

00037811913TRLO0

XLON


 4,282

 44.70

10:17:07

00037811912TRLO0

XLON


 31,493

 45.00

10:17:07

00037811911TRLO0

XLON


 2,684

 44.70

10:17:26

00037811934TRLO0

XLON


 4,059

 44.70

10:17:26

00037811933TRLO0

XLON


 454

 44.60

10:17:26

00037811932TRLO0

XLON


 2,412

 44.60

10:17:26

00037811931TRLO0

XLON


 6,066

 44.70

10:17:26

00037811930TRLO0

XLON


 4,086

 44.70

10:17:26

00037811929TRLO0

XLON


 3,408

 44.70

10:24:26

00037812085TRLO0

XLON


 3,335

 44.70

10:24:26

00037812084TRLO0

XLON


 24,244

 44.72

10:24:26

00037812083TRLO0

XLON


 7,201

 44.10

10:32:13

00037812376TRLO0

XLON


 1,726

 44.00

11:02:18

00037813514TRLO0

XLON


 1,400

 44.00

11:02:18

00037813513TRLO0

XLON


 1,529

 44.00

11:02:18

00037813512TRLO0

XLON


 700

 44.00

11:02:18

00037813511TRLO0

XLON


 700

 44.00

11:02:18

00037813510TRLO0

XLON


 700

 44.00

11:02:18

00037813509TRLO0

XLON


 613

 44.00

11:02:18

00037813508TRLO0

XLON


 1,194

 43.58

11:48:33

00037815317TRLO0

XLON


 2,875

 43.58

12:00:06

00037815712TRLO0

XLON


 1,981

 43.58

12:17:56

00037816281TRLO0

XLON


 3,602

 43.60

12:46:35

00037816978TRLO0

XLON


 2,815

 43.60

12:51:44

00037817183TRLO0

XLON


 1,094

 43.60

12:56:30

00037817358TRLO0

XLON


 1,980

 43.60

12:56:55

00037817367TRLO0

XLON


 6,986

 43.60

13:12:01

00037817758TRLO0

XLON


 8,899

 43.60

13:12:01

00037817757TRLO0

XLON


 1,981

 43.60

13:12:01

00037817756TRLO0

XLON


 5,735

 43.52

13:12:02

00037817761TRLO0

XLON


 340

 43.52

13:12:02

00037817760TRLO0

XLON


 4,780

 43.20

13:26:32

00037818224TRLO0

XLON


 1,708

 43.20

13:26:32

00037818223TRLO0

XLON


 4,000

 42.42

14:10:59

00037820061TRLO0

XLON


 1,052

 42.34

14:10:59

00037820060TRLO0

XLON


 5,125

 42.34

14:10:59

00037820059TRLO0

XLON


 1,052

 42.34

14:10:59

00037820058TRLO0

XLON


 7,134

 43.20

14:31:25

00037821110TRLO0

XLON


 2,065

 42.04

15:55:28

00037827226TRLO0

XLON


 2,993

 42.42

15:55:28

00037827223TRLO0

XLON


 3,670

 42.42

15:55:28

00037827222TRLO0

XLON


 3,923

 42.04

16:03:47

00037827670TRLO0

XLON


 678

 42.04

16:11:09

00037828018TRLO0

XLON


 751

 42.04

16:11:09

00037828017TRLO0

XLON


 1,885

 42.18

16:24:15

00037828990TRLO0

XLON


 1,971

 42.18

16:24:15

00037828989TRLO0

XLON


 4,402

 42.18

16:24:15

00037828988TRLO0

XLON


 6,625

 42.18

16:25:36

00037829101TRLO0

XLON


 4,657

 42.18

16:25:36

00037829100TRLO0

XLON


 6,282

 42.14

16:25:42

00037829115TRLO0

XLON


 976

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829921TRLO0

XLON


 2,397

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829920TRLO0

XLON


 3,033

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829919TRLO0

XLON


 1,841

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829918TRLO0

XLON


 1,799

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829917TRLO0

XLON


 525

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829916TRLO0

XLON


 630

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829915TRLO0

XLON


 1,354

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829914TRLO0

XLON


 302

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829913TRLO0

XLON


 1,987

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829912TRLO0

XLON


 1,667

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829911TRLO0

XLON


 323

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829910TRLO0

XLON


 1,658

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829909TRLO0

XLON


 1,634

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829908TRLO0

XLON


 1,661

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829907TRLO0

XLON


 2,062

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829906TRLO0

XLON


 394

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829905TRLO0

XLON


 356

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829904TRLO0

XLON


 165

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829903TRLO0

XLON


 6,133

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829902TRLO0

XLON


 4,733

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829901TRLO0

XLON


 884

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829900TRLO0

XLON


 3,655

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829899TRLO0

XLON


 18,758

 42.74

16:35:18

00037829898TRLO0

XLON


 

This announcement is made in accordance with the requirements of Listing Rule 12.4.6.

 

Enquiries:

S4Capital

Tel: +44 (0)20 3793 0003

Sir Martin Sorrell (Executive Chairman)


Powerscourt (PR Adviser to S4Capital)

Tel: +44 (0) 7970 246 725

Elly Williamson


Pete Lambie


About S4 Capital

 

S4 Capital plc (SFOR.L) is the tech-led, new age/new era digital advertising, marketing and technology services company, established by Sir Martin Sorrell in May 2018.

 

Our strategy is to build a purely digital advertising and marketing services business for global, multinational, regional, and local clients, and millennial-driven influencer brands. This will be achieved by integrating leading businesses in three practices: Content, Data&Digital Media and Technology Services, along with an emphasis on 'faster, better, cheaper, more' execution in an always-on consumer-led environment, with a unitary structure. Victor Knaap, Wesley ter Haar, Christopher S. Martin, Scott Spirit and Mary Basterfield all joined the S4 Capital Board as Executive Directors. The S4 Capital Board also includes Rupert Faure Walker, Paul Roy, Daniel Pinto, Sue Prevezer, Elizabeth Buchanan, Naoko Okumoto, Margaret Ma Connolly, Miles Young and Colin Day.

 

The Company now has approximately 7,700 people in 32 countries with approximately 80% of net revenue across the Americas, 15% across Europe, the Middle East and Africa and 5% across Asia-Pacific. The longer-term objective is a geographic split of 60%:20%:20%. Content currently accounts for approximately 60% of net revenue, Data&Digital Media 25% and Technology Services 15%. The long-term objective for the practices is a split of 50%:25%:25%.

 

Sir Martin was CEO of WPP for 33 years, building it from a £1 million 'shell' company in 1985 into the world's largest advertising and marketing services company, with a market capitalisation of over £16 billion on the day he left. Prior to that Sir Martin was Group Financial Director of Saatchi & Saatchi Company Plc for nine years.

 

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