Company Announcements

Purchase of shares for Employee Benefit Trust

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Wincanton PLC
20 December 2021

20 December 2021






Purchase of shares for Employee Benefit Trust


Wincanton plc (the "Company" or the "Group") has been notified by the Trustee of the Wincanton Employee Benefit Trust ('EBT') that the EBT has purchased a total of 250,000 Ordinary Shares of 10p each in the Company.




Number of shares

Price per share (pence)

14 December 2021




15 December 2021




16 December 2021




17 December 2021





The average price of the purchases was 340.542 pence per share.

The shares will be held in the EBT, which is a discretionary trust for the benefit of the Group's employees. The shares will be used to satisfy the exercise of share options by employees, including PDMRs of the Company.

Further to this purchase, the EBT holds a total of 565,291 Ordinary Shares which represents 0.45% of the Company's issued share capital. The issued share capital in the Company is 124,543,670.





About Wincanton 

Wincanton is a leading British supply chain solutions company. The Group provides business critical services including storage, handling and distribution; high volume eFulfilment; retailer 'dark stores'; two-person home delivery; fleet and transport management; and network optimisation for many of the UK's best known companies.

It is active across a range of markets including food and consumer goods; retail and manufacturing; eCommerce; the public sector; major infrastructure; building materials; fuel; and defence. With almost 100 years' heritage, Wincanton's 20,000-strong team operates from more than 200 sites across the country, utilising 3,500 vehicles.

For further information please contact:

Wincanton plc                                                              Tel: +44 1249 710 000


Lyn Colloff, Company Secretary 


Headland                                                                     Tel: +44 20 3805 4822

Susanna Voyle/ Henry Wallers


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