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S4 Capital PLC
08 February 2024
 

8 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 6 February 2024 it purchased 98,072 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:

7 February 2024

Aggregate number of Ordinary Shares purchased:

98,072

Lowest price paid per Ordinary Share (GBP):

0.3996

Highest price paid per Ordinary Share (GBP):

0.4130

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

0.4051

 

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 998,431 Ordinary Shares in treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights attributable to the Ordinary Shares is 582,065,825. 

 

The above figure of 582,065,825 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



 1,390

 0.4130

09:43:09

00037875973TRLO0

XLON


 2,503

 0.4130

09:55:57

00037876369TRLO0

XLON


 443

 0.4130

09:56:01

00037876371TRLO0

XLON


 3,121

 0.4130

09:56:01

00037876370TRLO0

XLON


 6,694

 0.4124

09:56:01

00037876372TRLO0

XLON


 11,253

 0.4130

14:55:30

00037887521TRLO0

XLON


 6,706

 0.4116

14:55:30

00037887522TRLO0

XLON


 4,053

 0.4104

14:55:33

00037887531TRLO0

XLON


 460

 0.4104

14:55:38

00037887539TRLO0

XLON


 2,276

 0.4104

14:55:38

00037887538TRLO0

XLON


 2,543

 0.4064

15:48:05

00037890586TRLO0

XLON


 4,148

 0.4064

15:48:05

00037890585TRLO0

XLON


 1,249

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893973TRLO0

XLON


 693

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893972TRLO0

XLON


 2,674

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893971TRLO0

XLON


 4,595

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893970TRLO0

XLON


 1,583

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893969TRLO0

XLON


 5,405

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893968TRLO0

XLON


 6,515

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893967TRLO0

XLON


 2,897

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893966TRLO0

XLON


 9

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893965TRLO0

XLON


 770

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893964TRLO0

XLON


 786

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893963TRLO0

XLON


 4,085

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893962TRLO0

XLON


 6,951

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893961TRLO0

XLON


 4,231

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893960TRLO0

XLON


 1,061

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893959TRLO0

XLON


 4,344

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893958TRLO0

XLON


 4,634

 0.3996

16:35:20

00037893957TRLO0

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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