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Bank of Georgia Group PLC
31 December 2019
London, 31 December 2019
Bank of Georgia Group PLC announces market purchase of shares for its Employee Benefit Trust
The following amendments have been made to the announcement 'Bank of Georgia Group PLC announces market purchase of shares for its Employee Benefit Trust' released on 30 December 2019.
-- The amount of shares purchased has been changed from 5,000 to 7,000 Bank of Georgia Group PLC ordinary shares, at an average price of GBP16.36 (rounded to two decimal points) per share.
-- Upon settlement of the above transaction, the Trust will hold a total of 434,060 Shares, which is changed from the originally reported 432,060 Shares.
All other details remain unchanged.
The full amended text is shown below.
Bank of Georgia Group PLC (the Group) was notified by Sanne Fiduciary Services Limited (Sanne), acting as trustee of the BOG Group Employee Trust (the Trust), that Sanne, through a broker-managed buyback programme, purchased in the market 7,000 Bank of Georgia Group PLC ordinary shares with a nominal value of GBP0.01 each (Shares) at an average price of GBP16.36 (rounded to two decimal points) per Share, traded on 27 December 2019 with a settlement date of 31 December 2019.
The Trust holds the Shares for the purpose of satisfying awards to be awarded to beneficiaries of the Trust. The executive directors and persons discharging managerial responsibility of the Group are potential beneficiaries under the Trust and are therefore treated as having an interest in such Shares.
Upon settlement of the above transaction, the Trust will hold a total of 434,060 Shares, representing approximately 0.88% of the Group's issued ordinary share capital.
Of the 434,060 Shares held by the Trust, no Shares are allocated to existing awards.
Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification:
Link Company Matters Limited, Company Secretary
About Bank of Georgia Group PLC
Bank of Georgia Group PLC ("Bank of Georgia Group" or the "Group" - LSE: BGEO LN) is a UK incorporated holding company, which comprises: a) retail banking and payment services, b) corporate and investment banking and wealth management operations and c) banking operations in Belarus ("BNB"). JSC Bank of Georgia ("Bank of Georgia", "BOG" or the "Bank"), the leading universal bank in Georgia, is the core entity of the Group. The Group targets to benefit from superior growth of the Georgian economy through both its retail banking and corporate and investment banking services and aims to deliver on its strategy, which is based on at least 20% ROAE and c.15% growth of its loan book.
JSC Bank of Georgia has, as of
the date hereof, the following
Fitch Ratings 'BB-/B'
Moody's 'Ba3/NP' (FC)
& 'Ba2/NP' (LC)
For further information, please visit www.bankofgeorgiagroup.com or contact:
Archil Gachechiladze Michael Oliver Sulkhan Gvalia Natia Kalandarishvili
CEO Adviser to the CFO Head of Investor
+995 322 444 444
+995 322 444 144 +44 203 178 4034 +995 322 444 108 (9282)
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