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Director dealings: Hill & Smith chair, SSP CEO make confident purchases

(Sharecast News) - Hill & Smith was on the list of director buys on Thursday after Alan Giddins, the executive chair, acquired 9,000 shares. Giddins paid 1,663.275778p for each share on 27 September, summing the investment up to £149,694.82.

On a similar note, SSP Group's group chief executive officer, Patrick Coveney, made a substantial purchase of 75,000 shares.

Those were priced at 199.3p each on 28 September, amounting to £149,475.00.

Both transactions were carried out at the London Stock Exchange.

At 1604 BST, shares in Hill & Smith were up 3.12% at 1,718p, while those in SSP Group were ahead 0.6% at 202p.

Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.

Top Director Buys

Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd (singapore Reg) (JAR) Director name: Witt,John R Amount purchased: 25,000 @ 4,648.88p Value: £1,409,424.20

Big Technologies (BIG) Director name: Morris,Daren John Amount purchased: 400,000 @ 210.00p Value: £839,999.96

Caledonia Investments (CLDN) Director name: Wyatt,William Amount purchased: 7,969 @ 3,476.00p Value: £277,002.43

Hill And Smith (HILS) Director name: Giddins,Alan Amount purchased: 9,000 @ 1,663.27p Value: £149,694.30

Ssp Group (SSPG) Director name: Coveney,Patrick Amount purchased: 75,000 @ 199.30p Value: £149,475.00

Caledonia Investments (CLDN) Director name: Wyatt,William Amount purchased: 3,000 @ 3,476.00p Value: £104,279.99

Caledonia Investments (CLDN) Director name: Wyatt,William Amount purchased: 3,000 @ 3,476.00p Value: £104,279.99

Phoenix Group Holdings (PHNX) Director name: Briggs,Andrew Amount purchased: 20,964 @ 477.00p Value: £99,998.28

Caledonia Investments (CLDN) Director name: Wyatt,William Amount purchased: 1,600 @ 3,476.00p Value: £55,616.00

Zoo Digital Group (ZOO) Director name: Green,Stuart Amount purchased: 125,000 @ 40.00p Value: £50,000.00

Drax Group (DRX) Director name: Gardiner,Will Amount purchased: 11,361 @ 429.81p Value: £48,830.71

Simec Atlantis Energy Limited (di) (SAE) Director name: Black,Duncan Amount purchased: 3,600,000 @ 1.15p Value: £41,400.00

Phoenix Group Holdings (PHNX) Director name: Barbour ,Alastair Amount purchased: 8,250 @ 475.77p Value: £39,251.02

Rolls-royce Holdings (RR.) Director name: Erginbilgic,Tufan Amount purchased: 14,282 @ 218.80p Value: £31,249.02

Caledonia Investments (CLDN) Director name: Wyatt,William Amount purchased: 700 @ 3,476.00p Value: £24,332.00

Caledonia Investments (CLDN) Director name: Wyatt,William Amount purchased: 700 @ 3,476.00p Value: £24,332.00

3i Group (III) Director name: Halai,Jasi Amount purchased: 1,147 @ 2,032.00p Value: £23,307.04

3i Group (III) Director name: Halai,Jasi Amount purchased: 878 @ 2,031.00p Value: £17,832.18

Ninety One (N91) Director name: Toit,Hendrik du Amount purchased: 10,335 @ 170.00p Value: £17,569.50

Rolls-royce Holdings (RR.) Director name: McCabe,Helen Amount purchased: 5,522 @ 218.80p Value: £12,082.14

Cpp Group (CPP) Director name: Pyper,Simon Amount purchased: 7,333 @ 136.00p Value: £9,972.88

3i Group (III) Director name: Halai,Jasi Amount purchased: 440 @ 2,032.00p Value: £8,940.80

3i Group (III) Director name: Halai,Jasi Amount purchased: 440 @ 2,031.00p Value: £8,936.40

3i Group (III) Director name: Halai,Jasi Amount purchased: 440 @ 2,031.00p Value: £8,936.40

Pharos Energy (PHAR) Director name: Brown,Jann M Amount purchased: 27,903 @ 23.46p Value: £6,546.04

Aviva (AV.) Director name: Lambert,Pippa Amount purchased: 1,400 @ 391.38p Value: £5,479.07

Pharos Energy (PHAR) Director name: Rivett,Sue Amount purchased: 4,155 @ 23.46p Value: £974.93

Marks & Spencer Group (MKS) Director name: Bickerstaffe,Katie Amount purchased: 64 @ 236.20p Value: £151.17

Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG) Director name: Greenwood,Jon Amount purchased: 84 @ 179.69p Value: £150.94

Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG) Director name: Manser,Neil Amount purchased: 83 @ 179.69p Value: £149.15

Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG) Director name: Greenwood,Jon Amount purchased: 42 @ n/a Value: n/a

Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG) Director name: Manser,Neil Amount purchased: 41 @ n/a Value: n/a

Top Director Sells

Caledonia Investments (CLDN) Director name: Wyatt,William Amount sold: 16,969 @ 3,472.50p Value: £589,248.50

3i Group (III) Director name: Halai,Jasi Amount sold: 1,332 @ 2,031.00p Value: £27,052.92

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