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S4 Capital PLC
08 March 2024
 

8 March 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 7 March 2024 it purchased 184,568 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 March 2024

Aggregate number of Ordinary Shares purchased:

184,568

Lowest price paid per Ordinary Share (GBP):

0.3816

Highest price paid per Ordinary Share (GBP):

0.3924

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

0.3910

 

Following the repurchase of Ordinary Shares, S4Capital has 583,491,444 Ordinary Shares with voting rights in issue and one B ordinary share of £1.00 with voting rights in issue. The Company holds 5,724,221 Ordinary Shares in treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights attributable to the Ordinary Shares is 577,767,223. 

 

The above figure of 577,767,223 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



 351

 0.3816

09:49:36

00038386399TRLO0

XLON


 8,211

 0.3816

09:49:36

00038386398TRLO0

XLON


 1,675

 0.3862

11:02:03

00038389393TRLO0

XLON


 5,800

 0.3862

11:02:03

00038389392TRLO0

XLON


 5,424

 0.3836

11:23:15

00038390062TRLO0

XLON


 1,842

 0.3836

11:23:15

00038390061TRLO0

XLON


 3,917

 0.3832

12:51:11

00038392608TRLO0

XLON


 8,112

 0.3908

14:30:48

00038397015TRLO0

XLON


 337

 0.3902

16:27:42

00038403961TRLO0

XLON


 1,401

 0.3902

16:27:43

00038403962TRLO0

XLON


 3,164

 0.3902

16:28:38

00038404065TRLO0

XLON


 907

 0.3902

16:28:52

00038404081TRLO0

XLON


 49

 0.3902

16:29:56

00038404186TRLO0

XLON


 2,160

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404761TRLO0

XLON


 9,285

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404760TRLO0

XLON


 1,726

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404759TRLO0

XLON


 5,201

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404758TRLO0

XLON


 8,557

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404757TRLO0

XLON


 1,573

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404756TRLO0

XLON


 9,142

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404755TRLO0

XLON


 9,146

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404754TRLO0

XLON


 5,194

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404753TRLO0

XLON


 6,199

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404752TRLO0

XLON


 1,590

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404751TRLO0

XLON


 1,788

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404750TRLO0

XLON


 3,603

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404749TRLO0

XLON


 5,263

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404748TRLO0

XLON


 972

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404747TRLO0

XLON


 209

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404746TRLO0

XLON


 7,793

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404745TRLO0

XLON


 4,930

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404744TRLO0

XLON


 3,706

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404743TRLO0

XLON


 6,089

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404742TRLO0

XLON


 5,730

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404741TRLO0

XLON


 5,840

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404740TRLO0

XLON


 11,316

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404739TRLO0

XLON


 7,494

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404738TRLO0

XLON


 364

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404737TRLO0

XLON


 5,391

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404736TRLO0

XLON


 13,117

 0.3924

16:35:07

00038404735TRLO0

XLON


 351

 0.3816

09:49:36

00038386399TRLO0

XLON


 8,211

 0.3816

09:49:36

00038386398TRLO0

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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