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Transaction in own shares
Man Group plc (the "Company") announces that on 17 February 2017 it purchased for cancellation 185,378 of its ordinary shares with a weighted average price of 141.0848 pence per ordinary share pursuant to its $100 million share repurchase programme, details of which were announced on 14 October 2016. The highest price paid per share was 141.8 pence and the lowest price paid per share was 140.1 pence. Details of the relevant repurchase transactions are set out below:
Description of shares: Man Group plc - ordinary shares 3 3/7 cents
Number of shares repurchased: 185,378
Date of transaction: 17 February 2017
Time of transaction: 08:05 - 16:35
Broker: Merrill Lynch International
Since the commencement of the share repurchase programme, the Company has repurchased 37,361,391 ordinary shares in aggregate at a weighted average price of 123.3050 pence per share.
Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 1,671,699,172.
The Company does not hold any shares in treasury.
All transactions under this programme will be published on the Company's website (www.man.com) on a weekly basis.
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