24 February 2012 For immediate release
Novae Group plc ("Novae")
Purchase of own shares
Novae announces that on 24 February 2012 it purchased 20,000 Ordinary shares of £1.125 each at a price of 357 pence per share representing 0.03% of the Company's current issued ordinary share capital. These 20,000 Ordinary shares are to be held in treasury.
For the purposes of the Financial Services Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the total number of Ordinary shares in issue as at the date of this notice (excluding 617,900 Ordinary Shares held in treasury) is 64,467,740.
The figure of 64,467,740 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they can determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest, in the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
For further information:
Matthew Fosh - Novae Group plc 020 7903 7300
Nick Miles - M:Communications 020 7920 2330