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Director dealings: On the Beach, PayPoint non-execs make purchases

(Sharecast News) - On the Beach Group was among those reporting director buys on Monday, after its founder and non-executive director was linked to a purchase. The online travel retailer said Hawksford Trustees Jersey - a 'person closely associated' with Simon Cooper - notified the company on 11 August that Cooper had purchased 2,823,862 shares at price of 88.0907p each, for a total value of £2,487,559.80.

Following the purchase, Simon Cooper had an interest in 12,521,226 of the firm's shares, representing 7.51% of its issued share capital.

Of that, 10,427,589 were held by Hawksford Trustees Jersey, and 2,093,637 were held by Cooper himself.

Elsewhere, PayPoint also disclosed a share purchase made by a non-executive director, with Ben Wishart picking up 3,500 shares in a market transaction.

The company said Wishart bought the shares on 14 August for a price of 553p each, valuing the transaction at £19,355.00.

At the close on Monday, shares in On the Beach Group were up 13.85% at 104.4p, while those in PayPoint were 0.91% firmer at 555p.

Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.

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Angus Energy (ANGS) Director name: Herbert,Richard Amount purchased: 3,300,000 @ 75.43p Value: �2,489,321.98

On The Beach Group (OTB) Director name: Cooper ,Simon Amount purchased: 2,823,862 @ 88.09p Value: �2,487,559.80

Angus Energy (ANGS) Director name: Lucan,George Amount purchased: 1,300,000 @ 75.43p Value: �980,641.99

Gaming Realms (GMR) Director name: Blandford,Mark Amount purchased: 250,000 @ 35.00p Value: �87,500.00

Foresight Solar Fund Limited (FSFL) Director name: Ohlsson,Alex Amount purchased: 50,000 @ 96.66p Value: �48,329.50

Gaming Realms (GMR) Director name: Blandford,Mark Amount purchased: 100,000 @ 35.58p Value: �35,580.00

Paypoint (PAY) Director name: Wishart,Ben Amount purchased: 3,500 @ 553.00p Value: �19,355.00

Foresight Solar Fund Limited (FSFL) Director name: Ambler,Christopher Amount purchased: 15,529 @ 96.58p Value: �14,998.27

Lunglife Ai, Inc (di) (LLAI) Director name: Anderson,David Mark Amount purchased: 12,123 @ 69.84p Value: �8,466.70

Lunglife Ai, Inc (di) (LLAI) Director name: Pagano,Paul Carmelo Amount purchased: 12,123 @ 69.84p Value: �8,466.70

Fdm Group (holdings) (FDM) Director name: Flavell,Sheila Amount purchased: 193 @ 518.00p Value: �999.74

Fdm Group (holdings) (FDM) Director name: McLaren ,Michael (Mike) Amount purchased: 96 @ 518.00p Value: �497.28

Bp (BP.) Director name: Auchincloss,Murray Amount purchased: 77 @ 492.65p Value: �379.34

Bp (BP.) Director name: Looney,Bernard Amount purchased: 63 @ 492.65p Value: �310.37

Mortgage Advice Bureau (holdings) (MAB1) Director name: Tilley,Lucy Amount purchased: 46 @ 650.00p Value: �299.00

Mortgage Advice Bureau (holdings) (MAB1) Director name: Thompson,Ben Amount purchased: 46 @ 650.00p Value: �299.00

United Utilities Group (UU.) Director name: Beardmore,Louise Amount purchased: 18 @ 965.85p Value: �173.85

United Utilities Group (UU.) Director name: Aspin,Phil Amount purchased: 18 @ 965.85p Value: �173.85

Team17 Group (TM17) Director name: Crawford ,Mark Amount purchased: 47 @ 324.00p Value: �152.28

Rotork (ROR) Director name: Davis,Jonathan Amount purchased: 51 @ 294.20p Value: �150.04

Zotefoams (ZTF) Director name: Stirling,David Amount purchased: 40 @ 375.00p Value: �150.00

Zotefoams (ZTF) Director name: McGrath ,Gary Amount purchased: 40 @ 375.00p Value: �150.00

Xp Factory (XPF) Director name: Harpham,Richard Amount purchased: 834 @ 17.97p Value: �149.91

Xp Factory (XPF) Director name: Bird,Graham Amount purchased: 834 @ 17.97p Value: �149.91

Dr. Martens (DOCS) Director name: Wilson,Kenny Amount purchased: 97 @ 154.30p Value: �149.67

Dr. Martens (DOCS) Director name: Mortimore,Jon Amount purchased: 97 @ 154.30p Value: �149.67

Montanaro Uk Smaller Companies Inv Trust (MTU) Director name: Powley,Barbara Amount purchased: 138 @ 103.00p Value: �142.14

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