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Director dealings: Venture Life chair makes £50k share purchase

(Sharecast News) - Mouthwash and haemorrhoid cream specialist Venture Life Group was on the list of buys on Friday, after its chair spent almost £50k on shares. The AIM-traded consumer products company said non-executive chairman Paul McGreevy purchased 138,571 of its shares for 35p each, spending a total of £48,499.85.

It said that following the purchase, McGreevy had a beneficial interest in 287,439 of its shares, representing 0.23% of its issued share capital.

Elsewhere, distilling giant Diageo also disclosed a purchase made by its chairman, worth just over £8k.

The FTSE 100 maker of Don Julio tequila said Javier Ferrán bought 235 shares "under an arrangement with the company".

Ferrán paid 3,521p for each share, valuing the transaction at £8,274.35.

Reporting by Josh White at

Top Director Buys

Symphony International Holdings Ltd. (SIHL) Director name: Thadani,Anil Amount purchased: 905,317 @ $0.54 Value: $488,780.65

Symphony International Holdings Ltd. (SIHL) Director name: Thadani,Anil Amount purchased: 150,000 @ $0.55 Value: $82,500.00

Venture Life Group (VLG) Director name: McGreevy,Paul Amount purchased: 138,571 @ 35.00p Value: £48,499.85

Diageo (DGE) Director name: Ferrán,Javier Amount purchased: 235 @ 3,521.00p Value: £8,274.35

Coral Products (CRU) Director name: Grimmond,Joseph (Joe) Amount purchased: 25,000 @ 17.20p Value: £4,300.00

Prudential (PRU) Director name: FitzPatrick,Mark Amount purchased: 19 @ 1,037.94p Value: £197.21

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