ALLISTER Langlands has spent nearly pound(s)100,000 increasing his stake in materials testing business Exova Group.
Mr Langlands, formerly the chief executive and chairman at Wood Group, has been the senior independent non-executive director on the board at Exova since its initial public offering in April this year.
A stock market filing revealed he purchased 50,000 shares in the Edinburgh company this week at pound(s)1.925 each, a total of pound(s)96,250. That increased his holding in Exova to 140,909 shares, which is worth around pound(s)266,000.
Separately, Goals Soccer Centres non-executive Philip Burks paid almost pound(s)240,000 for an additional 109,000 shares in the East Kilbride based five-a-side football business.
Mr Burks, who paid 220p per share, now has a holding of 372,478 shares.