Transaction in Own Shares-CENTRALNIC GROUP PLC

Transaction in Own Shares-CENTRALNIC GROUP PLC

Transaction in Own Shares


CentralNic Group plc (AIM: CNIC), the global internet company that derives recurring revenue from privacy-safe, AI based customer journeys that help online consumers make informed choices, announces that on 19 July 2023 it purchased 14,676 ordinary shares of £0.001 each in the Company (the "Repurchased Shares"), pursuant to the share buyback programme (the "Buyback Programme") that was announced on 15 May 2023, as follows (together the "Transaction"):

Date of purchase

19 July 2023

Number of ordinary shares purchased


Highest price paid per ordinary share

129 pence

Lowest price paid per ordinary share

128 pence

Volume weighted average price paid per ordinary share

128.4359 pence

Total Voting Rights


Following the Transaction, the issued share capital of the Company remains unchanged at 288,660,084 and the Company now holds 7,772,968 shares in treasury. The total voting rights in the Company is now 280,887,116 which may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, CentralNic under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

The Company will make further announcements in due course following the completion of any further purchases pursuant to the Buyback Programme.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 details of the purchase of its own ordinary shares by CentralNic, which were all executed through the Company's broker, Zeus Capital Limited, are set out below:

Schedule of Purchases: 


Shares purchased:        

CentralNic Group plc  (ISIN: GB00BCCW4X83)

Date of purchases:        

19 July 2023

Aggregate information:


Aggregated Volume

Volume-weighted average price (pence)





London Stock Exchange

Individual transactions:







128.0000 pence

14:43 UK



129.0000 pence

16:20 UK



129.0000 pence

16:27 UK



129.0000 pence

16:28 UK


CentralNic Group plc


+44 (0) 203 388 0600

Michael Riedl, Chief Executive Officer

William Green, Chief Financial Officer

Zeus (NOMAD and Joint Broker)


Nick Cowles / Jamie Peel / James Edis (Investment Banking)

+44 (0) 161 831 1512

Dominic King (Corporate Broking)

+44 (0) 203 829 5000

Berenberg (Joint Broker)

+44 (0) 203 207 7800

Mark Whitmore / Richard Andrews / Alix Mecklenburg-Solodkoff                          

SEC Newgate (for Media)

+44 (0) 203 757 6880

Bob Huxford / Alice Cho / Harry Handyside / Tom Carnegie

About CentralNic Group Plc


CentralNic is a leading global internet solutions company that operates in two highly attractive markets: high-growth digital advertising (Online Marketing segment) and domain name management solutions (Online Presence segment). The company's Online Marketing segment creates privacy-safe and AI-generated online consumer journeys that convert general interest online media users into confident high conviction consumers through advertorial and review websites. The Online Presence segment is a critical constituent of the global online presence and productivity tool ecosystem, where CentralNic serves as the primary distribution channel for a wide range of digital products. The company's high-quality earnings come from subscription recurring revenues in the Online Presence segment and revenue share on rolling utility-style contracts in the Online Marketing segment. The Online Marketing market has a long-term average growth rate of +20%, making it an attractive growth market. With a proven business model, scalable technology, and a track record of delivering accretive M&A, CentralNic has become a global consolidator.

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