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Director dealings: Baltic Classifieds non-exec invests £0.5m, Liontrust CEO splits shares with wife

(Sharecast News) - Baltic Classifieds Group found itself at the top of Tuesday's director buys, after it disclosed a series of purchases made by a non-executive board member worth over £0.5m. The FTSE 250 operator of online classified platforms in the Baltic states said Edmund Williams bought 373,209 shares on Tuesday, across 10 transactions.

He paid between 133p and 136p each for the shares, with the company reporting an aggregate price of 134p per share, valuing Williams' new investments at £500,100.07.

On the selling side of the ledger, Liontrust Asset Management reported a more-than-£0.61m transaction as its chief executive split a tranche of shares with his wife.

The FTSE 250 company said John Ions sold 49,696 shares on Monday for 1,231p each, netting him a paper total of £611,757.78.

At the same time, the CEO bought 24,848 shares for the same price of 1,231p, while Paige Ions bought the other half of the tranche - also 24,848 shares - at 1,231p as well.

Top Director Buys

Baltic Classifieds Group (BCG) Director name: Williams,Edmund Amount purchased: 373,209 @ 134.00p Value: £500,100.07

Staffline Group (STAF) Director name: Spain,Thomas Amount purchased: 670,870 @ 62.82p Value: £421,467.36

Liontrust Asset Management (LIO) Director name: Ions,John Stephen Amount purchased: 24,848 @ 1,231.00p Value: £305,878.89

Liontrust Asset Management (LIO) Director name: Ions,John Stephen Amount purchased: 24,848 @ 1,231.00p Value: £305,878.89

Howden Joinery Group (HWDN) Director name: Livingston,Andrew Amount purchased: 19,432 @ 792.23p Value: £153,946.13

Staffline Group (STAF) Director name: Spain,Thomas Amount purchased: 217,011 @ 64.00p Value: £138,887.04

Staffline Group (STAF) Director name: Spain,Thomas Amount purchased: 217,011 @ 64.00p Value: £138,887.04

Howden Joinery Group (HWDN) Director name: Hayes,Paul Amount purchased: 12,705 @ 792.23p Value: £100,652.82

Watches Of Switzerland Group (WOSG) Director name: Carter,Ian Amount purchased: 8,700 @ 1,146.00p Value: £99,702.00

Staffline Group (STAF) Director name: Spain,Thomas Amount purchased: 100,000 @ 65.18p Value: £65,181.00

Circassia Group (CIR) Director name: Johnson ,Ian Amount purchased: 150,000 @ 36.05p Value: £54,075.00

Wickes Group (WIX) Director name: Wood,David Amount purchased: 27,725 @ 179.40p Value: £49,738.65

Wickes Group (WIX) Director name: Wood,David Amount purchased: 13,847 @ 179.56p Value: £24,863.67

Wickes Group (WIX) Director name: Wood,David Amount purchased: 13,840 @ 179.64p Value: £24,862.18

Nichols (NICL) Director name: Milne,Andrew Amount purchased: 1,464 @ 1,365.00p Value: £19,983.60

Barr (a.g.) (BAG) Director name: Lorimer,Stuart Amount purchased: 3,611 @ 551.00p Value: £19,896.61

Barr (a.g.) (BAG) Director name: Lorimer,Stuart Amount purchased: 3,654 @ 544.00p Value: £19,877.76

Sdcl Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEIT) Director name: Roper,Tony Amount purchased: 8,500 @ 115.00p Value: £9,775.00

Non-standard Finance (NSF) Director name: Gregson,Charles Henry Amount purchased: 353,750 @ 2.40p Value: £8,490.00

Sdcl Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEIT) Director name: Knowles,Christopher Amount purchased: 7,000 @ 115.00p Value: £8,050.00

Aviva (AV.) Director name: Garcia,Belen Romana Amount purchased: 1,434 @ 452.00p Value: £6,481.68

Circassia Group (CIR) Director name: Emms,Jonathan Amount purchased: 15,079 @ 35.73p Value: £5,387.73

Aviva (AV.) Director name: Lambert,Pippa Amount purchased: 991 @ 452.00p Value: £4,479.32

Ashoka India Equity Investment Trust (AIE) Director name: Booth,Jerome Amount purchased: 2,338 @ 185.00p Value: £4,325.30

Ashoka India Equity Investment Trust (AIE) Director name: Skinner,Jamie Amount purchased: 2,333 @ 185.00p Value: £4,316.05

Ashoka India Equity Investment Trust (AIE) Director name: Dhut,Rita Amount purchased: 1,775 @ 185.00p Value: £3,283.75

Sdcl Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEIT) Director name: Griffin,Emma Amount purchased: 2,000 @ 115.00p Value: £2,300.00

Top Director Sells

Liontrust Asset Management (LIO) Director name: Ions,John Stephen Amount sold: 49,696 @ 1,231.00p Value: £611,757.78

Travis Perkins (TPK) Director name: Williams,Alan Amount sold: 18,569 @ 1,284.28p Value: £238,478.70

Glanbia (cdi) (GLB) Director name: Garvey,Mark Amount sold: 18,618 @ 10.62 Value: 197,699.33

Itv (ITV) Director name: McCall,Carolyn Amount sold: 145,635 @ 82.12p Value: £119,595.46

Rentokil Initial (RTO) Director name: Tombs,Stuart Ingall- Amount sold: 18,967 @ 524.01p Value: £99,388.97

Centrica (CNA) Director name: Ringrose ,Kate Amount sold: 98,696 @ 83.00p Value: £81,917.68

Aviva (AV.) Director name: Blanc,Amanda Amount sold: 16,383 @ 437.80p Value: £71,724.77

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