Sage Group PLC SGE Transaction in Own Shares

  Sage Group PLC (SGE) - Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 1594R
Sage Group PLC
15 November 2012

15 November 2012


Transaction in own shares

The Sage Group plc  ("Sage") announces that on  14 November 2012 it  purchased 
390,000 of its  ordinary shares  of 1p  each through  Deutsche Bank  AG at  an 
average price of 304.87  pence per share. The  highest and lowest prices  paid 
for these  shares were  307.70 pence  per  share and  304.00 pence  per  share 
respectively. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares.

Following the  above  purchase,  Sage holds  115,855,017  ordinary  shares  as 
treasury shares.  The total  number  of ordinary  shares in  issue  (excluding 
shares held as treasury shares) is 1,213,848,449.

The total number of voting rights in Sage, excluding treasury shares, as at 14
November 2012 is 1,213,848,449.  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.


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

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