Transaction in own shares
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
Henry Harrison-Topham / Jamie Hooper
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7398 7719