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S4 Capital PLC
26 February 2024
 

26 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 23 February 2024 it purchased 133,538 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:

23 February 2024

Aggregate number of Ordinary Shares purchased:

133,538

Lowest price paid per Ordinary Share (GBP):

0.3982

Highest price paid per Ordinary Share (GBP):

0.4188

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

0.4067

 

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 3,351,740 Ordinary Shares in treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights attributable to the Ordinary Shares is 579,712,516. 

 

The above figure of 579,712,516 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



 6,879

 0.4188

08:26:10

00038144553TRLO0

XLON


 6,579

 0.4088

12:36:57

00038152401TRLO0

XLON


 2,736

 0.4060

13:42:48

00038154089TRLO0

XLON


 668

 0.4060

14:08:54

00038154701TRLO0

XLON


 2,655

 0.4060

14:08:54

00038154700TRLO0

XLON


 3,003

 0.4042

14:15:06

00038154916TRLO0

XLON


 4,000

 0.4042

14:15:06

00038154915TRLO0

XLON


 154

 0.3982

14:32:46

00038155897TRLO0

XLON


 41

 0.3982

14:32:46

00038155896TRLO0

XLON


 1

 0.3982

14:32:46

00038155895TRLO0

XLON


 985

 0.3982

14:32:46

00038155894TRLO0

XLON


 896

 0.3982

14:32:47

00038155898TRLO0

XLON


 4,406

 0.3982

14:32:49

00038155900TRLO0

XLON


 190

 0.4022

15:26:57

00038158894TRLO0

XLON


 190

 0.4022

15:26:57

00038158893TRLO0

XLON


 2,737

 0.4022

15:37:37

00038159648TRLO0

XLON


 419

 0.4034

16:15:10

00038161874TRLO0

XLON


 5,140

 0.4034

16:15:10

00038161873TRLO0

XLON


 1,486

 0.4034

16:15:10

00038161872TRLO0

XLON


 9,040

 0.4034

16:15:10

00038161871TRLO0

XLON


 4,496

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163503TRLO0

XLON


 953

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163502TRLO0

XLON


 5,170

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163501TRLO0

XLON


 11,049

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163500TRLO0

XLON


 807

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163499TRLO0

XLON


 3,886

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163498TRLO0

XLON


 18,045

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163497TRLO0

XLON


 2,343

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163496TRLO0

XLON


 4,424

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163495TRLO0

XLON


 2,893

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163494TRLO0

XLON


 4,402

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163493TRLO0

XLON


 4,549

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163492TRLO0

XLON


 1,849

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163491TRLO0

XLON


 6,105

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163490TRLO0

XLON


 10,362

 0.4072

16:35:25

00038163489TRLO0

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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