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Director dealings: Great Portland, EAT board members make purchases

(Sharecast News) - Great Portland Estates was among the companies on the list of buys on Thursday, after an executive director was linked to a near-£30k share purchase. The company said Elizabeth Ann Nicholson picked up 6,376 shares on 14 June, in a single transaction on the London Stock Exchange.

Nicholson paid 468p for each share, valuing the transaction at a total of £29,839.68.

In its disclosure, Great Portland Estates said Elizabeth Ann Nicholson is a "person closely associated" with its executive director, Dan Nicholson.

Elsewhere, European Assets Trust reported a director purchase of 25,000 shares.

The firm said board director Stuart Paterson bought 25,000 shares on 14 June as well, also in a single purchase on London's market.

Paterson paid 91.6991p for each share, giving the investment a total value of £22,924.78.

At 1227 BST, shares in Great Portland Estates were down 0.95% at 457p, while those in European Assets Trust were flat at 91p.

Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.

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London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Director name: Brand,Martin Amount purchased: 11,972 @ 8,654.34p Value: �1,036,097.63

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Great Portland Estates (GPE) Director name: Nicholson,Dan Amount purchased: 6,376 @ 468.00p Value: �29,839.68

European Assets Trust (EAT) Director name: Paterson ,Stuart Amount purchased: 25,000 @ 91.70p Value: �22,924.77

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British Land Company (BLND) Director name: Mistry,Bhavesh Amount purchased: 44 @ 338.12p Value: �148.77

Superdry (SDRY) Director name: Wills,Shaun Amount purchased: 1 @ 79.40p Value: �0.79

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Burberry Group (BRBY) Director name: Akeroyd,Jonathan Amount sold: 38,312 @ 2,258.26p Value: �865,184.56

Investec (INVP) Director name: Whelan,Ciaran Amount sold: 174,027 @ 476.26p Value: �828,829.20

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