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Director dealings: Gupta family makes OPG sale-and-purchase, Kerry director sells awards

(Sharecast News) - OPG Power Ventures was at the top of the list of buyers on Friday, after it disclosed a £0.6m sale-and-purchase made by the Gupta family, of which its chairman Arvind Gupta is a member. The AIM-traded developer of power projects in India said three companies controlled by the family sold 8,903,617 shares at 6.5p each, netting them a total of £600,994.17.

At the same time, another company controlled by the family purchased 8,903,617 shares at 6.75p each.

As a result of the transactions, the Gupta family's shareholding in OPG was unchanged at 206,432,166 shares, or 51.51% of its total issued share capital.

On the selling side of things was food company Kerry Group, which disclosed a sale worth more than a quarter-of-a-million euros.

The London-listed company said executive director Gerry Behan had sold 2,602 shares for €96.02 each, valuing the transaction at a total of €250,468.53 (£209,819.06).

It said the sale was made on the back of a vesting of shares under its short- and long-term incentive plans, which saw Behan collecting 10,403 shares in the company.

Top Director Buys

Opg Power Ventures (OPG) Director name: Gupta,Arvind Amount purchased: 8,903,617 @ 6.75p Value: £600,994.17

Balfour Beatty (BBY) Director name: Quinn,Leo Amount purchased: 78,740 @ 239.54p Value: £188,613.80

Mycelx Technologies Corporation (di) (MYX) Director name: Lamb,Tom Amount purchased: 267,175 @ 50.00p Value: £133,587.50

Man Group (EMG) Director name: Cryan ,John Amount purchased: 40,000 @ 261.79p Value: £104,715.88

Admiral Group (ADM) Director name: Roberts,William Â"BillÂ" Amount purchased: 3,000 @ $33.53 Value: $82,947.14

Northbridge Industrial Services (NBI) Director name: Harris,Peter R Amount purchased: 20,000 @ 169.00p Value: £33,800.00

Proton Motor Power Systems (PPS) Director name: Bossi ,Antonio Amount purchased: 172,414 @ 17.00p Value: £29,310.38

Volution Group (FAN) Director name: Hollingworth,Paul Amount purchased: 4,778 @ 418.57p Value: £19,999.05

Mycelx Technologies Corporation (di) (MYX) Director name: Schnabl ,André Amount purchased: 38,167 @ 50.00p Value: £19,083.50

Mycelx Technologies Corporation (di) (MYX) Director name: Mixon,Connie Amount purchased: 38,167 @ 50.00p Value: £19,083.50

Srt Marine Systems (SRT) Director name: Tucker,Simon Richard Amount purchased: 30,165 @ 33.11p Value: £9,987.93

Jersey Electricity 'a' Shares (JEL) Director name: Dorman,Wendy Amount purchased: 1,700 @ 585.00p Value: £9,945.00

Macfarlane Group (MACF) Director name: Gulvanessian,Aleen Amount purchased: 7,915 @ 125.59p Value: £9,940.45

Itv (ITV) Director name: Manz,Anna Amount purchased: 12,226 @ 81.18p Value: £9,925.32

Audioboom Group (BOOM) Director name: Tobin,Michael Amount purchased: 526 @ 1,880.00p Value: £9,888.80

Iofina (IOF) Director name: Baller,Lance J Amount purchased: 50,000 @ 17.50p Value: £8,750.00

Bp (BP.) Director name: Auchincloss,Murray Amount purchased: 102 @ 371.55p Value: £378.98

Bp (BP.) Director name: Looney,Bernard Amount purchased: 83 @ 371.55p Value: £308.39

Schroders (SDR) Director name: Harrison ,Peter Amount purchased: 7 @ 3,006.39p Value: £210.45

Schroders (SDR) Director name: Keers,Richard Amount purchased: 7 @ 3,006.39p Value: £210.45

Judges Scientific (JDG) Director name: Lavelle,Mark Amount purchased: 3 @ 6,290.00p Value: £188.70

Sabre Insurance Group (SBRE) Director name: Carter,Geoffrey Richard Amount purchased: 75 @ 200.92p Value: £150.69

Centrica (CNA) Director name: OÂ'Shea,Chris Amount purchased: 193 @ 77.85p Value: £150.25

Centrica (CNA) Director name: Ringrose ,Kate Amount purchased: 193 @ 77.85p Value: £150.25

Firstgroup (FGP) Director name: Mangold,Ryan Amount purchased: 149 @ 100.30p Value: £149.45

Team17 Group (TM17) Director name: Crawford ,Mark Amount purchased: 30 @ 494.00p Value: £148.20

Easyjet (EZJ) Director name: Jarvis,Kenton Amount purchased: 29 @ 510.96p Value: £148.18

Mj Hudson Group Npv (MJH) Director name: Connell,Peter Amount purchased: 449 @ 33.00p Value: £148.17

Croda International (CRDA) Director name: Maiden,Jez K Amount purchased: 2 @ 7,160.00p Value: £143.20

Croda International (CRDA) Director name: Foots,Steve Amount purchased: 2 @ 7,160.00p Value: £143.20

Judges Scientific (JDG) Director name: Cicurel,David Amount purchased: 2 @ 6,290.00p Value: £125.80

Judges Scientific (JDG) Director name: Ormsby,Bradley Leonard Amount purchased: 2 @ 6,290.00p Value: £125.80

Glaxosmithkline (GSK) Director name: Walmsley,Emma Amount purchased: 8 @ 1,532.37p Value: £122.59

Centrica (CNA) Director name: Ringrose ,Kate Amount purchased: 22 @ 74.38p Value: £16.36

Top Director Sells

Kerry Group 'a' Shares (cdi) (KYGA) Director name: Behan,Gerry Amount sold: 2,602 @ 96.26 Value: 250,468.53

Opg Power Ventures (OPG) Director name: Gupta,Arvind Amount sold: 3,795,447 @ 6.50p Value: £246,704.05

Opg Power Ventures (OPG) Director name: Gupta,Arvind Amount sold: 2,839,085 @ 6.50p Value: £184,540.52

Opg Power Ventures (OPG) Director name: Gupta,Arvind Amount sold: 2,269,085 @ 6.50p Value: £147,490.52

Proton Motor Power Systems (PPS) Director name: Bossi ,Antonio Amount sold: 172,414 @ 17.00p Value: £29,310.38

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