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Director dealings: Bank of Georgia, Watkin Jones chairs buy shares

(Sharecast News) - Bank of Georgia Group was at the top of the list of director buys on Tuesday, after its non-executive chairman was linked to a purchase worth more than £0.24m. The London-listed bank said MDB Ltd bought 19,018 shares on Friday for 1,273.67p each, spending a total of £242,226.56 in the process.

It said MDB Ltd was a "person closely associated" with chairman Mel Carvill under the Market Abuse Regulations.

Elsewhere, developer and housebuilder Watkin Jones said its non-executive chair had also made a purchase, on the same day it reported positive progress in its first half.

The company said Alan Giddins bought 21,500 of its shares on Tuesday at a price of 231p each, spending a total of £49,665.

Following the transaction, it said Giddins had an interest in 85,500 of its shares, representing 0.03% of its issued share capital.

Top Director Buys

Bank Of Georgia Group (BGEO) Director name: Carvill,Mel Amount purchased: 19,018 @ 1,273.67p Value: £242,226.56

F&c Investment Trust (FCIT) Director name: Ecsery,Francesca Amount purchased: 5,936 @ 842.25p Value: £49,995.96

Watkin Jones (WJG) Director name: Giddins,Alan Amount purchased: 21,500 @ 231.00p Value: £49,665.00

Audioboom Group (BOOM) Director name: Tobin,Michael Amount purchased: 1,176 @ 1,660.00p Value: £19,521.60

Bhp Group Limited Npv (di) (BHP) Director name: Hinchliffe ,Michelle Amount purchased: 769 @ $45.48 Value: $18,511.69

Anglo American (AAL) Director name: Pearce,Stephen Amount purchased: 5 @ 3,373.00p Value: £168.65

Anglo American (AAL) Director name: O'Neill ,Tony Amount purchased: 5 @ 3,373.00p Value: £168.65

Victrex Plc (VCT) Director name: Court ,Martin Amount purchased: 9 @ 1,704.00p Value: £153.36

British Land Company (BLND) Director name: Mistry,Bhavesh Amount purchased: 30 @ 505.68p Value: £151.70

British Land Company (BLND) Director name: Carter,Simon Amount purchased: 30 @ 505.68p Value: £151.70

Mitie Group (MTO) Director name: Bentley,Phillip Amount purchased: 277 @ 54.10p Value: £149.86

Anglo American (AAL) Director name: Wanblad ,Duncan Amount purchased: 4 @ 3,373.00p Value: £134.92

C&c Group (cdi) (CCR) Director name: McMahon,Patrick Amount purchased: 55 @ 219.00p Value: £120.45

Top Director Sells

Sampo Oyj (0HAG) Director name: Wahlroos,Björn Amount sold: 400,000 @ 44.99 Value: 17,996,359.25

Sampo Oyj (0HAG) Director name: Wahlroos,Björn Amount sold: 250,000 @ 46.17 Value: 11,542,175.29

Sampo Oyj (0HAG) Director name: Wahlroos,Björn Amount sold: 250,000 @ 45.64 Value: 11,409,049.99

Smith & Nephew (SN.) Director name: Nath,Deepak Amount sold: 26,529 @ 1,278.01p Value: £339,043.65

Just Group (JUST) Director name: Parsons,Andy Amount sold: 95,161 @ 80.45p Value: £76,557.02

Aptitude Software Group (APTD) Director name: Wood ACA,Philip Amount sold: 15,630 @ 329.00p Value: £51,422.70

Deliveroo Class A (ROO) Director name: Miller,Adam Amount sold: 40,500 @ 91.00p Value: £36,855.00

Rotork (ROR) Director name: Huynh,Kiet Amount sold: 11,820 @ 270.40p Value: £31,961.28

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