Investor Relations

Director/PDMR Share Awards

Director/PDMR Share Awards

09 March 2018

RPS Group Plc (the "Company") announces that on 8 March 2018 awards of shares as nil cost options were made to John Douglas 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 5-7 March 2018. 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 8 March 2018 awards of shares as nil cost options were made to John Douglas and Gary Young under the RPS Group Plc Short Term Annual 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 5-7 March 2018. These awards relate to deferral of bonus earned under the Plan in respect of the year-ended 31 December 2017 and subject to the rules of the Plan will be exercisable in three 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.

9 March 2018

 

ENQUIRIES  
Nicholas Rowe, Company Secretary Tel: 01235 863 206
   

NOTIFICATION OF DEALINGS FORM

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
a) Name John Douglas
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Group Chief Executive
b) Initial notification/Amendment Initial notification
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name RPS Group Plc
b) LEI 213800BHEVF3ZB6NG750
4 Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
Identification code
Nil cost share option in respect of ordinary shares of 3p each
GB0007594764
b) Nature of the transaction Award of a nil cost option over ordinary shares under the RPS Group Plc Executive Long Term Incentive Plan
c) Price(s) and volume(s) Price(s): Nil
Volume(s): 296,017
d) Aggregated information
-Aggregated volume
-Price
N/A
e) Date of the transaction 8 March 2018
f) Place of the transaction Outside a trading venue

NOTIFICATION OF DEALINGS FORM

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
a) Name Gary Young
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Group Finance Director
b) Initial notification/Amendment Initial notification
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name RPS Group Plc
b) LEI 213800BHEVF3ZB6NG750
4 Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
Identification code
Nil cost share option in respect of ordinary shares of 3p each
GB0007594764
b) Nature of the transaction Award of a nil cost option over ordinary shares under the RPS Group Plc Executive Long Term Incentive Plan
c) Price(s) and volume(s) Price(s): Nil
Volume(s): 157,576
d) Aggregated information
-Aggregated volume
-Price
N/A
e) Date of the transaction 8 March 2018
f) Place of the transaction Outside a trading venue

NOTIFICATION OF DEALINGS FORM

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
a) Name John Douglas
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Group Chief Executive
b) Initial notification/Amendment Initial notification
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name RPS Group Plc
b) LEI 213800BHEVF3ZB6NG750
4 Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
Identification code
Nil cost share option in respect of ordinary shares of 3p each
GB0007594764
b) Nature of the transaction Award of a nil cost option over ordinary shares under the RPS Group Plc Bonus Plan by way of deferral of bonus
c) Price(s) and volume(s) Price(s): Nil
Volume(s): 56,789
d) Aggregated information
-Aggregated volume
-Price
N/A
e) Date of the transaction 8 March 2018
f) Place of the transaction Outside a trading venue

NOTIFICATION OF DEALINGS FORM

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
a) Name Gary Young
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Group Finance Director
b) Initial notification/Amendment Initial notification
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name RPS Group Plc
b) LEI 213800BHEVF3ZB6NG750
4 Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
Identification code
Nil cost share option in respect of ordinary shares of 3p each
GB0007594764
b) Nature of the transaction Award of a nil cost option over ordinary shares under the RPS Group Plc Bonus Plan by way of deferral of bonus
c) Price(s) and volume(s) Price(s): Nil
Volume(s): 25,403
d) Aggregated information
-Aggregated volume
-Price
N/A
e) Date of the transaction 8 March 2018
f) Place of the transaction Outside a trading venue

 

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