Director/PDMR Share Awards

10 March 2017

RPS Group Plc (the "Company") announces that on 9 March 2017 awards of shares as nil cost options were made to Alan Hearne and Gary Young, both Executive Directors of the Company, under the RPS Group Plc Executive Long Term Incentive Plan (the "ELTIP"). The number of shares to constitute these awards was calculated by reference to the average of the Company's closing share price over the period 6-8 March 2017. The options will be exercisable in three years' time subject to the rules of the ELTIP and to performance conditions relating to total shareholder return, growth in earnings per share and cash collection. Details of the awards are set out in the Notification of Dealing Forms found below.

In addition on 9 March 2017 awards of shares as nil cost options were made to Alan Hearne and Gary Young under the RPS Group Plc Bonus Plan (the "Plan"). The number of shares to constitute these awards was also calculated by reference to the average of the Company's closing share price over the period 6-8 March 2017. These awards relate to deferral of bonus earned under the Plan in respect of the year-ended 31 December 2016 and subject to the rules of the Plan will be exercisable in two years time. Details of these awards are also set out in the Notification of Dealing Forms set out below.

This notification is made in accordance with the Market Abuse Directive.

10 March 2017

 

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Nicholas Rowe, Company Secretary Tel: 01235 863 206