Transaction in own shares

06 September, 2012

Sagentia Group plc (AIM:SAG) announces that on 5 September 2012, it purchased 120,000 of its 1p ordinary shares at an average price of 84.55p per share. The highest price paid per share was 86.0p and the lowest price paid per share was 84.0p. Sagentia purchased these shares through Numis Securities Limited.

The number of shares purchased represented 0.31% of the voting rights attributable to the total ordinary shares in issue prior to such purchase. The purchased shares will be held in treasury.

Sagentia has purchased to date 7.66% of its own shares.

The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares) following this announcement is 38,676,480. Sagentia holds 3,208,000 shares in treasury.


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For further information:

Sagentia Group plc

Martyn Ratcliffe, Executive Chairman

Brent Hudson, Chief Executive

Tel: +44 (0) 1223 875 200

Neil Elton, Finance Director


Numis Securities Limited

Nominated Adviser: Oliver Cardigan / Simon Willis

Corporate Broking: James Serjeant

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7260 1000


Media enquiries:


Henry Harrison-Topham / Jamie Hooper

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7398 7719

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