Director/ PDMR Share Dealing

24 March 2022

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

RPS Group Plc ('the Company'), a leading multi-sector global professional services firm, announces that on 23 March 2022 John Douglas - Chief Executive Officer acquired 109,933 ordinary shares in the Company on the maturity of an award under the Employee Long Term Incentive Plan in the case of 50,000 shares at a price of £1.06 and in the case of 59,933 shares at a price of £1.10. In addition John Douglas acquired 102,754 ordinary shares in the Company on the maturity of an award under the Short Term Annual Bonus Plan at £1.06 per share. Mr Douglas now holds 941,761 shares through Rokahesu Pty Ltd (ATF The Douglas Family Trust) and a further 1,374,207 ordinary shares in his own account.

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 Douglas

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive 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

Vesting and exercise of shares and dividend reinvestment shares on their maturity under the RPS Group Plc Executive Long Term Incentive Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 Nil

 109,933

 

d)

Aggregated information

-

 Aggregated volume

 

-

Price

 

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

23 March 2022

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue


1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

John Douglas

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive 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

Vesting and exercise of shares and dividend reinvestment shares on their maturity under the RPS Group Plc Short Term Annual Bonus Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 Nil

 102,754

 

d)

Aggregated information

-

 Aggregated volume

 

-

Price

 

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

23 March 2022

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue