Aberdeen Standard boss buys £500,000 of shares

Standard Life Private Equity Trust plc said on Tuesday that Peter McKellar, global head of private markets at Aberdeen Standard Investments, bought 135,000 shares in the trust worth £500,400. 

McKellar bought 100,000 shares in Standard Life Private Equity Trust at 366p each and 35,000 shares at 384p each.

Standard Life Private Equity Trust shares were trading 1.4% higher in London on Tuesday night at around 390p each.

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