Director/PDMR Share Dealing

17 March 2021

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

RPS, a leading multi-sector global professional services firm, announces that on 16 March 2021 an award of Shares were made to John Tompson, John Chubb, Paul Aitken, Halvard Kilde, Doug Matthys, Ross Thompson, Liza Kane, Chantalle Meijer and Alastair Rutter, all PDMR's of the Company, under the RPS Group plc Performance Share Plan (the 'Plan'). The shares awarded will vest in three years' time subject to the rules of the Plan.

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

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

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

John Tompson

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer - Energy

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

 

 

GB0007594764

b)

Nature of the transaction

Award of shares under the RPS Group Plc Performance Share Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 Nil

43,252

d)

Aggregated information

-

 Aggregated volume

-

Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

16 March 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a Trading Venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

John Chubb

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer - Consulting - UK & Ireland

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

 

 

GB0007594764

b)

Nature of the transaction

Award of shares under the RPS Group Plc Performance Share Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 Nil

43,252

d)

Aggregated information

-

 Aggregated volume

-

Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

16 March 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a Trading Venue

 

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 Officer - 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

 

 

GB0007594764

b)

Nature of the transaction

Award of shares under the RPS Group Plc Performance Share Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 Nil

43,252

d)

Aggregated information

-

 Aggregated volume

-

Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

16 March 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a Trading Venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Halvard Kilde

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer - Norway

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

 

 

GB0007594764

b)

Nature of the transaction

Award of shares under the RPS Group Plc Performance Share Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 Nil

43,252

d)

Aggregated information

-

 Aggregated volume

-

Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

16 March 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a Trading Venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Doug Matthys

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer - North America

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

 

 

GB0007594764

b)

Nature of the transaction

Award of shares under the RPS Group Plc Performance Share Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 Nil

43,252

d)

Aggregated information

-

 Aggregated volume

-

Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

16 March 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a Trading Venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Ross Thompson

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer - AAP

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

 

 

GB0007594764

b)

Nature of the transaction

Award of shares under the RPS Group Plc Performance Share Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 Nil

43,252

d)

Aggregated information

-

 Aggregated volume

-

Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

16 March 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a Trading Venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Liza Kane

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Group People 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

Ordinary shares of 3p each in RPS Group Plc

 

 

GB0007594764

b)

Nature of the transaction

Award of shares under the RPS Group Plc Performance Share Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 Nil

43,252

d)

Aggregated information

-

 Aggregated volume

-

Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

16 March 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a Trading Venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Chantalle Meijer

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Group Marketing 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

Ordinary shares of 3p each in RPS Group Plc

 

 

GB0007594764

b)

Nature of the transaction

Award of shares under the RPS Group Plc Performance Share Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 Nil

43,252

d)

Aggregated information

-

 Aggregated volume

-

Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

16 March 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a Trading Venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Alastair Rutter

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Information Officer

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

 

 

GB0007594764

b)

Nature of the transaction

Award of shares under the RPS Group Plc Performance Share Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 Nil

43,252

d)

Aggregated information

-

 Aggregated volume

-

Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

16 March 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a Trading Venue