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Director dealings: Capricorn CEO nets £1m from tender offer, Brand Architekts chair invests

(Sharecast News) - Cosmetics company Brand Architekts disclosed a purchase worth over £0.23m on Thursday, made by its non-executive chairman.

The AIM-traded firm said Roger McDowell bought 300,000 of its shares on Wednesday, at a price of 77.75p each, valuing the purchase at £233,249.99.

Following the transaction, Brand Architekts said McDowell's beneficial interest in the company totalled 1,249,105 of its shares, representing 7.25% of its issued share capital.

Capricorn Energy was at the top of a short list of sells, meanwhile, reporting a transaction worth more than £1m made by its chief executive officer.

The FTSE 250 firm said Simon Thomson had sold 451,560 shares under its tender offer, for 223p each.

That valued the sale at £1,006,978.81, with the company disclosing that after the transaction, Thomson had an interest in 698,759 of its shares, or 0.215% of its issued capital.

He also had 1,136,751 vested but unexercised awards, and 2,488.956 unvested awards still subject to performance conditions.

Top Director Buys

River And Mercantile Group (RIV) Director name: Duncan,Alex Hoctor Amount purchased: 188,679 @ 265.00p Value: £499,999.37

Taseko Mines Limited Npv (di) (TKO) Director name: Dickinson,Robert Amount purchased: 100,000 @ $2.93 Value: $241,609.64

(ART) Director name: Hunter,Mark Roderick Amount purchased: 330,000 @ 72.58p Value: £239,513.99

Brand Architekts Group (BAR) Director name: McDowell,Roger Amount purchased: 300,000 @ 77.75p Value: £233,249.99

Brand Architekts Group (BAR) Director name: McDowell,Roger Amount purchased: 300,000 @ 77.75p Value: £233,249.99

Sourcebio International (SBI) Director name: LeCoque,Jay Amount purchased: 100,000 @ 129.50p Value: £129,500.00

Redrow (RDW) Director name: Akers,Richard Amount purchased: 10,000 @ 513.94p Value: £51,394.00

Diaceutics (DXRX) Director name: Roberts,Nick Amount purchased: 39,179 @ 101.50p Value: £39,766.68

Horizonte Minerals (HZM) Director name: Walker,Allan Amount purchased: 566,367 @ 6.99p Value: £39,589.05

Spectris (SXS) Director name: Wiklund,Kjersti Amount purchased: 1,500 @ 2,494.55p Value: £37,418.28

Edinburgh Worldwide Inv Trust (EWI) Director name: Simpson-Dent,Jonathan Amount purchased: 10,000 @ 216.10p Value: £21,610.00

Diaceutics (DXRX) Director name: Hindson,Richard Charles Amount purchased: 20,000 @ 101.00p Value: £20,200.00

Liontrust Asset Management (LIO) Director name: Shelley,Rebecca Ann Amount purchased: 1,544 @ 1,294.71p Value: £19,990.32

Redrow (RDW) Director name: Richmond,Barbara Amount purchased: 3,750 @ 531.50p Value: £19,931.25

Mercantile Investment Trust (the) (MRC) Director name: Tigue,Jeremy Amount purchased: 9,158 @ 217.16p Value: £19,887.51

Mears Group (MER) Director name: Smith,Andrew C M Amount purchased: 9,900 @ 200.78p Value: £19,877.22

Redrow (RDW) Director name: Tant,Oliver Amount purchased: 3,803 @ 521.00p Value: £19,813.63

Mears Group (MER) Director name: Smith,Andrew C M Amount purchased: 9,767 @ 199.78p Value: £19,512.51

Diaceutics (DXRX) Director name: Davis,Deborah Amount purchased: 15,000 @ 101.00p Value: £15,150.00

Hiscox Limited (di) (HSX) Director name: Keogh,Colin D Amount purchased: 1,459 @ 982.00p Value: £14,327.38

Baillie Gifford Uk Growth Trust (BGUK) Director name: Pitt,Cathy Amount purchased: 5,362 @ 185.42p Value: £9,942.43

Velocity Composites (VEL) Director name: Beaden,Andrew Amount purchased: 50,000 @ 17.25p Value: £8,625.00

Diaceutics (DXRX) Director name: Davis,Deborah Amount purchased: 5,000 @ 102.00p Value: £5,100.00

Oxford Biodynamics (OBD) Director name: Wakefield,Matthew Amount purchased: 25,000 @ 18.90p Value: £4,725.00

Oxford Biodynamics (OBD) Director name: Wakefield,Matthew Amount purchased: 25,000 @ 16.40p Value: £4,100.00

Ninety One (N91) Director name: McFarland,Kim Mary Amount purchased: 698 @ 257.80p Value: £1,799.44

Velocity Composites (VEL) Director name: Beaden,Andrew Amount purchased: 10,000 @ 17.33p Value: £1,733.00

Mears Group (MER) Director name: Smith,Andrew C M Amount purchased: 500 @ 200.00p Value: £1,000.00

I(x) Net Zero Npv (IX.) Director name: Oyer,Steven Michael Amount purchased: 1,000 @ 74.00p Value: £740.00

Grainger (GRI) Director name: Gordon,Helen Amount purchased: 98 @ 303.00p Value: £296.94

Close Brothers Group (CBG) Director name: Sainsbury,Adrian Amount purchased: 13 @ 1,223.25p Value: £159.02

Howden Joinery Group (HWDN) Director name: Hayes,Paul Amount purchased: 20 @ 756.40p Value: £151.28

Avon Protection (AVON) Director name: Ingrey-Counter,Miles Amount purchased: 11 @ 1,330.00p Value: £146.30

Rathbone Group (RAT) Director name: Mathias,Jennifer Amount purchased: 7 @ 2,045.00p Value: £143.15

Rathbone Group (RAT) Director name: Stockton,Paul Amount purchased: 7 @ 2,045.00p Value: £143.15

British American Tobacco (BATS) Director name: Marroco,Tadeu Amount purchased: 4 @ 3,264.15p Value: £130.57

Top Director Sells

Capricorn Energy (CNE) Director name: Thomson,Simon Amount sold: 451,560 @ 223.00p Value: £1,006,978.81

Redrow (RDW) Director name: Richmond,Barbara Amount sold: 3,750 @ 531.70p Value: £19,938.75

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