Transaction in Own Shares
SVG Capital plc ("SVG" or the "Company")
Purchase of Own Shares
SVG announces that on 23 May 2012 the Company purchased 160,000 ordinary shares at an average price of 265.5581 pence per share (with the highest price being 266 pence and the lowest being 261.2 pence per share) representing approximately 0.06 per cent of the Company's current issued ordinary share capital. These 160,000 ordinary shares are to be held in treasury.
For the purposes of the Financial Services Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the total number of ordinary shares in issue as at the date of this notice (excluding 7,679,729 Ordinary Shares held in treasury) is 282,352,961.
The figure of 282,352,961 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they can determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company, under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Following the purchase, the cumulative number of shares purchased during the period from 23 September 2011 to date is 28,054,962 ordinary shares.
For further information please contact:
SVG Capital plc
Stuart Ballard 020 7010 8935
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