CIVITAS SOCIAL HOUSING PLC

(“Civitas” or the “Company”)

TRANSACTION IN OWN SHARES

 

 

On 10 October 2019, Civitas Social Housing PLC (“Civitas” or the “Company”), the leading supported living and social housing REIT, bought into treasury 100,000 ordinary shares of 0.01p each in the capital of the Company (“Ordinary Shares“) at a price of 84.2p per Ordinary Share.

 

Total Voting Rights

Following the transaction, the Company’s issued share capital is 622,461,380 Ordinary Shares. The Company holds 440,000 Ordinary Shares in treasury, which do not carry any voting rights. Accordingly, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 622,021,380 Ordinary Shares. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the purposes of calculating whether or not they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

 

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Civitas Housing Advisors Limited

Paul Bridge                               Tel: +44 (0)20 3058 4844

Andrew Dawber                   Tel: +44 (0)20 3058 4846

 

Cenkos Securities PLC

Sapna Shah                              Tel: +44 (0)20 7397 1922

Tom Scrivens                           Tel: +44 (0)20 7397 1915

 

Liberum Capital Limited

Steve Pearce                            Tel: +44 (0) 20 3100 2222 

Gillian Martin

 

Buchanan

Helen Tarbet / Henry Harrison-Topham           Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000

Henry Wilson / Hannah Ratcliff                           civitas@buchanan.uk.com

 

 

Notes:

Civitas Social Housing PLC is the first Real Estate Investment Trust offering pure play exposure to social housing across the UK.  The Company is advised by Civitas Housing Advisors Limited, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under Firms Reference Number 815699. The Company is listed on the premium listing segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and was admitted to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange in November 2016.