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Spectris's boss and chairman pick up some shares

(Sharecast News) - Spectris's boss and chairman both picked up some shares in the precision instrumentation and controls manufacturer at the start of the third quarter.

According to the company, chief executive officer, Andrew Heath, purchased 2,873 shares at approximately 3,454p each for a total transaction amount of £99,244.91.

Also on 1 August, chairman Mark Williamson bought a further £49,477.38.

Top Director Buys

Segro (SGRO) Director name: Harrison ,Andy Amount purchased: 104,514 @ 760.50p Value: £794,828.97

Spectris (SXS) Director name: Heath ,Andrew Amount purchased: 2,873 @ 3,454.40p Value: £99,244.91

3i Group (III) Director name: Hutchison,David Amount purchased: 3,819 @ 1,967.00p Value: £75,119.73

Vanquis Banking Group 20 (VANQ) Director name: Estlin,Sir Peter Amount purchased: 50,000 @ 121.97p Value: £60,985.00

Vanquis Banking Group 20 (VANQ) Director name: Estlin,Sir Peter Amount purchased: 50,000 @ 120.87p Value: £60,435.00

Montanaro Uk Smaller Companies Inv Trust (MTU) Director name: Copple,Arthur Amount purchased: 50,000 @ 100.25p Value: £50,124.00

Spectris (SXS) Director name: Williamson,Mark Amount purchased: 1,436 @ 3,445.50p Value: £49,477.38

Redde Northgate (REDD) Director name: Butcher,Mark Amount purchased: 10,000 @ 346.15p Value: £34,614.90

3i Group (III) Director name: McKellar,Peter Amount purchased: 819 @ 1,967.00p Value: £16,109.73

3i Group (III) Director name: Knox,Lesley Amount purchased: 819 @ 1,967.00p Value: £16,109.73

3i Group (III) Director name: McConville,Coline Amount purchased: 819 @ 1,967.00p Value: £16,109.73

3i Group (III) Director name: Schaapveld,Alexandra Amount purchased: 819 @ 1,967.00p Value: £16,109.73

3i Group (III) Director name: Daintith,Stephen Amount purchased: 819 @ 1,967.00p Value: £16,109.73

Smiths Group (SMIN) Director name: Buckley,George Amount purchased: 738 @ 1,694.50p Value: £12,505.41

Safestyle Uk (SFE) Director name: Neale,Robert Amount purchased: 100,000 @ 11.86p Value: £11,864.30

Rentokil Initial (RTO) Director name: Johnson,Sally Amount purchased: 1,563 @ 632.20p Value: £9,881.29

Volta Finance Limited (VTA) Director name: Kershaw,Dagmar Kent Amount purchased: 1,183 @ 5.14 Value: 6,080.62

Safestyle Uk (SFE) Director name: Neale,Robert Amount purchased: 50,000 @ 11.44p Value: £5,717.95

Safestyle Uk (SFE) Director name: Neale,Robert Amount purchased: 50,000 @ 11.30p Value: £5,650.00

Secured Income Fund (SSIF) Director name: Stevenson ,David Amount purchased: 100,000 @ 5.50p Value: £5,500.00

Volta Finance Limited (VTA) Director name: Page,Stephen Le Amount purchased: 1,006 @ 5.14 Value: 5,170.84

Volta Finance Limited (VTA) Director name: Ogoundele,Yedau Amount purchased: 828 @ 5.14 Value: 4,255.92

Volta Finance Limited (VTA) Director name: Harrison,Graham Amount purchased: 828 @ 5.14 Value: 4,255.92

Touchstone Exploration Inc Npv (di) (TXP) Director name: Baay,Paul R. Amount purchased: 4,562 @ $1.37 Value: $3,697.54

Smiths Group (SMIN) Director name: Hoeing,Karin Amount purchased: 193 @ 1,694.50p Value: £3,270.38

Mortgage Advice Bureau (holdings) (MAB1) Director name: Imlach,Nathan James McLean Amount purchased: 285 @ 660.00p Value: £1,881.00

Smiths Group (SMIN) Director name: Howes,Richard Amount purchased: 104 @ 1,694.50p Value: £1,762.28

Volta Finance Limited (VTA) Director name: Peacegood,Joanne Amount purchased: 279 @ 5.14 Value: 1,434.06

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Shell (SHEL) Director name: Taraporevala,Cyrus Amount sold: 9,750 @ $30.34 Value: $243,952.20

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