Stuart Paterson, a non-executive director at Devro has beefed up his holding in the sausage skin manufacturer, soon after the company issued a bullish trading update.
He bought 20,000 shares at 91.8p a time, and now has 50,000.
Last week Devro said that it has performed in line with expectations since January and that it anticipates another year of progress.
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Its shares are up by about 11% on the year, an impressive performance in current markets.
Paterson, who is chief financial officer at the local newspaper group Johnston Press, joined Devro in 2006.
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