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Director dealings: BAT non-exec invests, LondonMetric directors cover tax bills

(Sharecast News) - Cigarette giant British American Tobacco was on the list of buys on Tuesday, after a non-executive director spent more than £40k on shares. The company said Veronique Laury purchased 1,650 shares on 19 June, in a single transaction on the London Stock Exchange.

Laury paid 2,593.5p for each share, valuing the transaction at a total of £42,792.75.

On the selling side of the ledger was LondonMetric Property, which disclosed the vesting of 2020 long-term incentive plan shares and the subsequent sale of them for five different directors.

The firm said Andrew Jones vested 499,295 shares and sold 235,375 to cover tax liabilities, while Martin McGann vested 258,741 and offloaded 121,975.

Both Valentine Beresford and Mark Stirling vested 267,406 and sold 126,059 shares each, while Andrew Smith vested 142,919 shares and sold 67,375 to cover his tax bill.

LondonMetric said the shares were disposed of on 19 June, at an average price of 175.15p each.

At 1521 BST, shares in British American Tobacco were up 0.06% at 2,572p, while those on LondonMetric Property were off 0.56% at 173.32p.

Reporting by Josh White for

Top Director Buys

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Director name: Brand,Martin Amount purchased: 14,103 @ 8,686.11p Value: �1,225,002.08

British American Tobacco (BATS) Director name: Laury,Veronique Amount purchased: 1,650 @ 2,593.50p Value: �42,792.75

Windar Photonics (WPHO) Director name: Hodges,Paul Amount purchased: 100,000 @ 30.00p Value: �30,000.00

The Mission Group (TMG) Director name: Lund ,Mark Amount purchased: 50,000 @ 50.00p Value: �25,000.00

Taseko Mines Limited Npv (di) (TKO) Director name: Hallbauer,Russell Amount purchased: 65,000 @ $0.35 Value: $19,027.79

Aura Energy Limited Npv (di) (AURA) Director name: Mitchell,Phil Amount purchased: 162,162 @ $0.19 Value: $15,878.89

Aura Energy Limited Npv (di) (AURA) Director name: Woodall ,David Amount purchased: 162,162 @ $0.19 Value: $15,878.89

Aura Energy Limited Npv (di) (AURA) Director name: Dixon,Bryan Amount purchased: 108,108 @ $0.19 Value: $10,585.93

Cadogan Energy Solutions (CAD) Director name: Khallouf,Fady Amount purchased: 450,000 @ 1.60p Value: �7,200.00

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (cdi) (GTE) Director name: Guidry,Gary Amount purchased: 694 @ $5.44 Value: $3,113.19

Britvic (BVIC) Director name: Litherland,Simon Amount purchased: 17 @ 885.88p Value: �150.60

Howden Joinery Group (HWDN) Director name: Livingston,Andrew Amount purchased: 22 @ 678.00p Value: �149.16

Pennon Group (PNN) Director name: Boote,Paul Amount purchased: 19 @ 770.26p Value: �146.35

Top Director Sells

Londonmetric Property (LMP) Director name: Jones,Andrew Amount sold: 235,375 @ 175.15p Value: �412,259.31

Londonmetric Property (LMP) Director name: McGann,Martin Amount sold: 121,975 @ 175.15p Value: �213,639.21

Workspace Group (WKP) Director name: Clemett,Graham Amount sold: 33,165 @ 498.10p Value: �165,194.86

Frenkel Topping Group (FEN) Director name: Fraser,Richard Amount sold: 185,000 @ 70.50p Value: �130,425.00

Workspace Group (WKP) Director name: Benson,David Amount sold: 22,821 @ 498.10p Value: �113,671.40

United Utilities Group (UU.) Director name: Beardmore,Louise Amount sold: 4,053 @ 1,035.56p Value: �41,971.25

United Utilities Group (UU.) Director name: Aspin,Phil Amount sold: 2,174 @ 1,035.56p Value: �22,513.08

Touchstone Exploration Inc Npv (di) (TXP) Director name: Vredenburg,Harrie Amount sold: 2,600 @ $1.01 Value: $1,553.57

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