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Director dealings: LSE director's firm sells down again, VOF investment manager buys in

(Sharecast News) - London Stock Exchange Group was once again at the top of the list of director sells on Wednesday, after a company linked to one of its directors offloaded more than £0.75m of shares. The firm said York Holdings II sold 9,015 shares on 9 May, as part of the third tranche of its share buyback programme announced on 20 March.

It said Martin Brand, one of the directors of LSEG, was also a director of York Holdings II.

The shares were sold for 8,362.83p, valuing the transaction at £753,909.12.

On the buying side of the ledger was VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund, with a share purchase worth almost £0.13m.

The company said Asia Investment and Finance purchased 30,000 shares on 5 May for 417.77p apiece, for a total value of £125,330.10.

Asia Investment and Finance is a subsidiary of VinaCapital Group, which acts as the investment manager of VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund.

After the transaction, VinaCapital Group held 3,094,275 VOF shares, representing 1.93% of its total voting rights.

At 1339 BST, shares in London Stock Exchange Group were up 0.43% at 8,416p, while those in VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund were down 0.12% at 424.5p.

Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.

DIRECTOR SELLS

Company: London Stock Exchange Group Name: York Holdings II Volume: 9,015 Price: 8,362.83p Value: £753,909.12

DIRECTOR BUYS

Company: VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Name: Asia Investment and Finance Volume: 30,000 Price: 417.77p Value: £125,330.10

Company: InterContinental Hotels Group Name: Sharon Rothstein Volume: 1,200 Price: $68.70 Value: $82,440.00

Company: InterContinental Hotels Group Name: Sharon Rothstein Volume: 625 Price: $69.12 Value: $43,200.00

Company: IP Group Name: Christopher Glasson Volume: 35,882 Price: 55.15p Value: £19,788.92

Company: InterContinental Hotels Group Name: Sharon Rothstein Volume: 175 Price: $69.04 Value: $12,082.00

Company: IP Group Name: Christopher Glasson Volume: 13,808 Price: 55.05p Value: £7,601.30

Company: Spirent Communications Name: Eric Updyke Volume: 4,508 Price: 152.65p Value: £6,881.31

Company: Allianz Technology Trust Name: Neeta Patel Volume: 216 Price: 228.77p Value: £494.14

Company: Assura Name: Jonathan Murphy Volume: 637 Price: 51.03p Value: £325.06

Company: Assura Name: Jayne Cottam Volume: 637 Price: 51.03p Value: £325.06

Company: Assura Name: Orla Ball Volume: 637 Price: 51.03p Value: £325.06

Company: Assura Name: Robert James Volume: 637 Price: 51.03p Value: £325.06

Company: SSE Name: Gregor Alexander Volume: 11 Price: 1,860.97p Value: £204.71

Company: SSE Name: Rob McDonald Volume: 11 Price: 1,860.97p Value: £204.71

Company: SSE Name: Sam Peacock Volume: 11 Price: 1,860.97p Value: £204.71

Company: SSE Name: Liz Tanner Volume: 11 Price: 1,860.97p Value: £204.71

Company: SSE Name: Alistair Phillips-Davies Volume: 9 Price: 1,860.97p Value: £167.49

Company: SSE Price: John Stewart Volume: 9 Price: 1,860.97p Value: £167.49

Company: AG Barr Name: Stuart Lorimer Volume: 29 Price: 526p Value: £152.54

Company: AG Barr Name: Jonathan Kemp Volume: 29 Price: 526p Value: £152.54

Company: AG Barr Name: Karl Donnan Volume: 29 Price: 526p Value: £152.54

Company: Softcat Name: Graeme Watt Volume: 11 Price: 1,362p Value: £149.82

Company: Softcat Name: Graham Charlton Volume: 11 Price: 1,362p Value: £149.82

Company: AG Barr Name: Roger White Volume: 28 Price: 526p Value: £147.28

Company: SSE Name: Martin Pibworth Volume: 4 Price: 1,860.97p Value: £74.44

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