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Director dealings: Knights Group execs make purchases, Goldplat non-exec sells shares

(Sharecast News) - Knights Group was at the top of the list of director buys on Thursday, after it disclosed a number of purchases, including two made by its chief executive and chief financial officers. The AIM-traded firm said CEO David Beech bought 936,345 shares at 106.53p each, spending a total of £997,504.28.

At the same time, CFO Kate Lewis purchased 38,643 shares for 103.25p apiece, valuing that transaction at £39,898.90.

The purchases came on the same day Knights Group reported a strong end to its financial year, and announced the acquisition of Coffin Mew.

On the selling side of the ledger, Goldplat disclosed a sale made by a non-executive director worth more than £30k.

The AIM-traded company said Gerard Kisbey-Green sold 398,333 shares on Tuesday for 7.7p each, for a total value of £30,671.64.

Following the transaction, Kisbey-Green's shareholding totalled 1,693,334 shares, representing 1.01% of its voting rights.

Top Director Buys

Knights Group Holdings (KGH) Director name: Beech,David Andrew Amount purchased: 936,345 @ 106.53p Value: £997,504.28

Alphawave Ip Group (AWE) Director name: Sutardja,Sehat Amount purchased: 500,000 @ 142.99p Value: £714,950.03

Darktrace (DARK) Director name: Gustafsson,Poppy Amount purchased: 29,496 @ 336.50p Value: £99,254.04

Future (FUTR) Director name: Byng-Thorne,Zillah Amount purchased: 5,182 @ 1,912.83p Value: £99,122.85

Volex (VLX) Director name: Rothschild,Nathaniel Amount purchased: 30,000 @ 259.90p Value: £77,970.00

Audioboom Group (BOOM) Director name: Tobin,Michael Amount purchased: 3,901 @ 1,513.00p Value: £59,022.13

Convatec Group (CTEC) Director name: Mason ,Jonny Amount purchased: 22,000 @ 223.80p Value: £49,236.00

Knights Group Holdings (KGH) Director name: Lewis,Kate Louise Amount purchased: 38,643 @ 103.25p Value: £39,898.90

Premier Foods (PFD) Director name: Leggett,Duncan Amount purchased: 17,442 @ 113.80p Value: £19,849.00

Angling Direct (ANG) Director name: Torrance,Andy Amount purchased: 25,000 @ 53.00p Value: £13,250.00

Premier Foods (PFD) Director name: Whitehouse,Alex Amount purchased: 9,663 @ 113.80p Value: £10,996.49

European Assets Trust (EAT) Director name: Bond,Julia Amount purchased: 6,090 @ 98.52p Value: £5,999.64

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (cdi) (GTE) Director name: Guidry,Gary Amount purchased: 2,500 @ $1.56 Value: $3,215.96

Johnson Matthey (JMAT) Director name: Oxley,Stephen Amount purchased: 15 @ 2,349.18p Value: £352.38

Top Director Sells

Spirent Communications (SPT) Director name: Updyke ,Eric Amount sold: 183,735 @ 226.00p Value: £415,241.10

Spirent Communications (SPT) Director name: Bell,Paula Amount sold: 116,875 @ 226.00p Value: £264,137.50

Macfarlane Group (MACF) Director name: Atkinson,Peter Amount sold: 168,642 @ 117.62p Value: £198,365.15

Macfarlane Group (MACF) Director name: Gray,Ivor Amount sold: 29,860 @ 117.62p Value: £35,122.82

Goldplat (GDP) Director name: Kisbey-Green,Gerard Amount sold: 398,333 @ 7.70p Value: £30,671.64

Premier Foods (PFD) Director name: Leggett,Duncan Amount sold: 17,651 @ 113.60p Value: £20,051.54

Premier Foods (PFD) Director name: Whitehouse,Alex Amount sold: 9,514 @ 113.60p Value: £10,807.90

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