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Director dealings: BAT non-exec invests, Keywords CFO covers tax bill

(Sharecast News) - British American Tobacco was at the top of the list of buys on Friday afternoon, after a non-executive director spent more than a quarter-of-a-million pounds on shares. The FTSE 100 cigarette maker said Savio Kwan bought 8,000 of its shares on Thursday for 3,321.87p each.

That valued the transaction at a total of £265,749.60.

On the selling side of things was Keywords Studios, after its chief financial officer sold a number of vested long-term incentive plan shares to satisfy withholding tax obligations.

The video game technical and creative service provider said Jon Hauk vested 543 shares under the incentive plan, before selling 266 of them.

It said those shares were sold for 2,278p each, valuing the transaction at £6,059.48.

Top Director Buys

British American Tobacco (BATS) Director name: Kwan ,Savio Amount purchased: 8,000 @ 3,321.87p Value: £265,749.60

Reach (RCH) Director name: Mullen,Jim Amount purchased: 80,527 @ 122.95p Value: £99,005.77

Jersey Oil And Gas (JOG) Director name: Benitz,Jason Andrew Amount purchased: 13,284 @ 271.00p Value: £35,999.64

Jersey Oil And Gas (JOG) Director name: Thomas,Les Amount purchased: 8,000 @ 267.50p Value: £21,400.00

Tritax Big Box Reit (BBOX) Director name: Brown,Elizabeth Amount purchased: 9,340 @ 213.00p Value: £19,894.20

Jersey Oil And Gas (JOG) Director name: Stanton,Marcus John Gregory Amount purchased: 2,000 @ 264.00p Value: £5,280.00

Getbusy (GETB) Director name: Haworth,Paul Amount purchased: 5,800 @ 64.95p Value: £3,767.10

Thruvision Group (THRU) Director name: Nurse,Katrina Amount purchased: 9,591 @ 33.50p Value: £3,212.99

Getbusy (GETB) Director name: Haworth,Paul Amount purchased: 4,200 @ 64.20p Value: £2,696.40

Oracle Power (ORCP) Director name: Memon,Naheed Amount purchased: 379,884 @ 0.33p Value: £1,253.62

Grainger (GRI) Director name: Gordon,Helen Amount purchased: 104 @ 288.00p Value: £299.52

Oracle Power (ORCP) Director name: Migge,Andreas Amount purchased: 75,977 @ 0.33p Value: £250.72

Oracle Power (ORCP) Director name: Hutchins ,David (Sam) Amount purchased: 57,742 @ 0.33p Value: £190.55

Oracle Power (ORCP) Director name: Steed,Mark Amount purchased: 43,307 @ 0.33p Value: £142.91

Top Director Sells

Keywords Studios (KWS) Director name: Hauck,Jon Amount sold: 266 @ 2,278.00p Value: £6,059.48

Thruvision Group (THRU) Director name: Nurse,Katrina Amount sold: 9,591 @ 33.10p Value: £3,174.62

Reporting by Josh White at Sharecast.com.

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