Director/PDMR Share Dealing

29 October 2018

RPS, a leading multi-sector global professional services firm, announces that on 26 October 2018 William Paul Aitken, Chief Executive - Services UK & Netherlands and a PDMR, purchased 10,000 Ordinary Shares of the Company at a price of £1.4299 per share.

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

Further details are set out in the Notification of Dealing Forms below:

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them.

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
a) Name William Paul Aitken
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Chief Executive - Services UK & Netherlands
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
Ordinary shares of 3p each in RPS Group Plc

b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of Ordinary Shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s) Price(s) Volume(s)
£1.4299 10,000
d) Aggregated information
-Aggregated volume
e) Date of the transaction 26 October 2018
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange


For further information:
RPS Group plc
Nick Rowe, Company Secretary Tel: +44 (0) 1235 438 016
Media enquiries:
Henry Harrison-Topham / Maddie Seacombe Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000
[email protected]


Notes to Editors

Founded in 1970, RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 consultants and service providers. Located in 125 countries across all six continents RPS defines, designs and manages projects that create shared value for a complex, urbanising and resource scarce world.

The Group delivers a broad range of services in six sectors:  property, energy, transport, water, defence & government services and resources. Services provided across RPS' six sectors cover twelve service clusters: project & programme management, design & development, water services, environment, advisory & management consulting, exploration & development, planning & approvals, heath, safety & risk, oceans & coastal, laboratories, training and communication & creative services.

RPS stands out for its clients by using its deep expertise to solve problems that matter, making them easy to understand. Making complex easy.

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