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Sage Group PLC SGE Transaction in Own Shares

  Sage Group PLC (SGE) - Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 8955P
Sage Group PLC
31 October 2012




31 October 2012

 

Transaction in own shares



The Sage Group  plc ("Sage") announces  that on 30  October 2012 it  purchased 
225,000 of its  ordinary shares  of 1p  each through  Deutsche Bank  AG at  an 
average price of 311.00  pence per share. The  highest and lowest prices  paid 
for these  shares were  311.70 pence  per  share and  310.00 pence  per  share 
respectively. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares.



Following the  above  purchase,  Sage holds  110,193,034  ordinary  shares  as 
treasury shares.  The total  number  of ordinary  shares in  issue  (excluding 
shares held as treasury shares) is 1,219,442,984. 



The total number of voting rights in Sage, excluding treasury shares, as at 30
October 2012 is 1,219,442,984. This figure 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,  Sage 
under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.



Enquiries

The Sage Group plc +44 (0) 191 294 3068

Murdo Montgomery, Investor Relations



Tulchan Communications +44 (0) 20 7353 4200

David Shriver

Lucy Legh



About the Sage Group plc

The Sage  Group  plc is  a  leading  global provider  of  business  management 
software to small  and medium  sized companies, creating  greater freedom  for 
them to succeed.  Sage understands  how and why  each business  is unique.  We 
provide products and services that suit  varying needs, are a pleasure to  use 
and are secure and efficient. Formed in  1981, Sage was floated on the  London 
Stock Exchange in 1989. Sage has over 6 million customers and more than 13,600
employees in 24 countries  covering the UK &  Ireland, mainland Europe,  North 
America, South Africa,  Australia, Asia  and Brazil.  For further  information 
please visit www.sage.com



                     This information is provided by RNS
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