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Director dealings: Playtech CEO picks up shares, RS Group non-exec invests

(Sharecast News) - Playtech found itself on the list of director buys on Friday, after its chief executive officer spent almost £0.3m on shares. The company said Mor Weizer bought 44,425 shares on 25 May, in a single transaction on the London Stock Exchange.

He paid 620.07p for each share, valuing the transaction at £275,464.01.

"This purchase was made in accordance with the requirements of the company's remuneration policy, under which a proportion of the annual bonus is deferred into shares for two years," Playtech said in its disclosure.

Elsewhere, a non-executive director at RS Group spent more than £90k on shares in two separate transactions.

In the first transaction, David Sleath picked up 6,222 shares at 803.5p each, valuing the transaction at £49,993.77.

The second purchase saw Sleath buy 5,226 shares for 803.6p apiece, making that purchase worth £41,996.14.

RS Group said both transactions were made on 25 May on the London Stock Exchange.

At 1411 BST, shares in RS Group were up 0.13% at 798.9p, while those in Playtech were down 0.96% at 619p.

Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.

DIRECTOR SELLS

Company: Frasers Group Name: MASH Holdings Volume: 200,000 Price: 800p Value: £1,600,000.00

Company: Frasers Group Name: Michael Ashley Volume: 100,000 Price: 900p Value: £900,000.00

Company: London Stock Exchange Group Name: York Holdings II Volume: 10,208 Price: 8,287.07p Value: £845,944.11

DIRECTOR BUYS

Company: Frasers Group Name: Michael Ashley Volume: 100,000 Price: 901p Value: £901,000.00

Company: Frasers Group Name: Michael Ashley Volume: 100,000 Price: 684p Value: £684,000.00

Company: Playtech Name: Mor Weizer Volume: 44,425 Price: 620.07p Value: £275,464.01

Company: HarbourVest Global Private Equity Name: Ed Warner Volume: 5,000 Price: 2,159p Value: £107,950.00

Company: Intermediate Capital Group Name: David Bicarregui Volume: 5,000 Price: 1,344.87p Value: £67,243.50

Company: RS Group Name: David Sleath Volume: 6,222 Price: 803.5p Value: £49,993.77

Company: RS Group Name: David Sleath Volume: 5,226 Price: 803.6p Value: £41,996.14

Company: Virgin Money UK Name: Sara Weller Volume: 20,000 Price: 151.87p Value: £30,373.60

Company: Fidelity Special Values Name: Ominder Dhillon Volume: 4,000 Price: 277.9p Value: £11,115.96

Company: Lloyds Banking Group Name: Jasyjot Singh Volume: 20,326 Price: 47.14p Value: £9,581.68

Company: C&C Group Name: Vineet Bhalla Volume: 5,000 Price: 141.4p Value: £7,070.00

Company: Lloyds Banking Group Name: Janet Pope Volume: 2,278 Price: 47.4p Value: £1,079.66

Company: Lloyds Banking Group Name: Stephen Shelley Volume: 1,994 Price: 47.4p Value: £945.06

Company: Lloyds Banking Group Name: Kate Cheetham Volume: 1,799 Price: 47.4p Value: £852.64

Company: Lloyds Banking Group Name: Antonio Lorenzo Volume: 1,211 Price: 47.4p Value: £573.96

Company: Lloyds Banking Group Name: John Winter Volume: 853 Price: 47.14p Value: £402.10

Company: Lloyds Banking Group Name: Jasyjot Singh Volume: 97 Price: 47.4p Value: £45.97

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