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Director dealings: Bridgepoint chair buys almost £1m in shares

(Sharecast News) - Bridgepoint shares were in negative territory on Friday afternoon, after the company's chairman spent almost £1m on 400,000 of its shares. The FTSE 250 firm said William Jackson bought 300,000 shares in the first transaction on Wednesday, and 100,000 in the second on Thursday.

Both tranches of shares were acquired in single transactions on the London Stock Exchange.

In the first, Jackson paid 237.9p for each share for a total of £713,699.98, and in the second he paid 235.4p apiece to value the transaction at £235,400.01.

At 1335 BST, shares in Bridgepoint Group were down 3.75% at 215.8p.

Reporting by Josh White at Sharecast.com.

Top Director Buys

Bridgepoint Group (reg S) (BPT) Director name: Jackson,William Amount purchased: 300,000 @ 237.90p Value: £713,699.98

Big Yellow Group (BYG) Director name: Vetch,Nicholas Amount purchased: 22,000 @ 1,134.00p Value: £249,480.00

Bridgepoint Group (reg S) (BPT) Director name: Jackson,William Amount purchased: 100,000 @ 235.40p Value: £235,400.01

Wood Group (john) (WG.) Director name: Gilmartin ,Ken Amount purchased: 170,000 @ $1.57 Value: $220,087.42

S4 Capital (SFOR) Director name: Walker,Rupert Faure Amount purchased: 96,949 @ 158.39p Value: £153,557.52

Future (FUTR) Director name: Ladkin-Brand,Penny Amount purchased: 7,138 @ 1,387.00p Value: £99,004.06

Barratt Developments (BDEV) Director name: Scott,Mike Amount purchased: 15,744 @ 413.30p Value: £65,069.95

Redde Northgate (REDD) Director name: Pattullo ,John Amount purchased: 20,000 @ 318.66p Value: £63,731.12

Barratt Developments (BDEV) Director name: Allan,John Amount purchased: 12,000 @ 413.85p Value: £49,662.00

Future (FUTR) Director name: Byng-Thorne,Zillah Amount purchased: 2,100 @ 1,382.85p Value: £29,039.92

Future (FUTR) Director name: Byng-Thorne,Zillah Amount purchased: 1,276 @ 1,435.00p Value: £18,310.60

Cvs Group (CVSG) Director name: Connell,Richard A Amount purchased: 3,500 @ 16.18p Value: £566.30

Cvs Group (CVSG) Director name: Connell,Richard A Amount purchased: 1,000 @ 16.18p Value: £161.80

Centaur Media (CAU) Director name: Mukerji,Swagatam Amount purchased: 333 @ 45.00p Value: £149.85

Top Director Sells

Keywords Studios (KWS) Director name: Hauck,Jon Amount sold: 200 @ 2,336.00p Value: £4,672.00

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