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DWF Group PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 9362Z
DWF Group PLC
24 September 2020
 

 

DWF Group plc

("DWF" or "the Company")

LEI: 213800O9QREOHTOGQ266

24 September 2020

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities ('PDMRs')

On 23 September 2020, the Company granted to each of the PDMRs listed in the table below a LTIP award over such number of Ordinary Shares of 1p each in the Company (Shares) as is set out below (the Awards). The Awards are conditional awards granted under the DWF Group plc Equity Incentive Plan (the EIP).

Name

Maximum number of Shares under Award

Executive Director


Sir Nigel Knowles

1,303,034

Chris Stefani

561,955

Matthew Doughty

526,833

The Awards will vest after three years, in accordance with the EIP rules, subject to continued employment and the satisfaction of the performance conditions relating to earnings per share ("EPS") growth, return on capital employed ("ROCE") growth and cash conversion ("CC") rate over a three-year performance period from 1 May 2020 to 30 April 2023.

As disclosed in the Company's 2020 Annual Report, after careful consideration of the impact on the global economy of COVID-19 target setting for the 2020 Awards has been deferred for six months from the date of grant. Targets for these Awards will be set and disclosed no later than 23 March 2021.

In accordance with the EIP rules, the vested Shares will be subject to a two-year holding period before the Shares are released. No consideration was paid for the grant of the award and no price is payable on the exercise of the award. For the purposes of this award, the volume weighted average price for the 5 days immediately preceding the date of grant of £0.7118 was used.

The notifications set out below are provided in accordance with the requirements of Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

For further information please contact:

Mollie Stoker                                      +44 (0)20 7645 4352

Company Secretary                           

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Sir Nigel Knowles

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

DWF Group plc

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

213800O9QREOHTOGQ266

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 £0.01 each

 ISIN: GB00BJMD6M39

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of Conditional Award over such number of Ordinary Shares of 1p each

c)

Currency

GBP

 

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

nil

1,303,034

e)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Aggregated Price

- Aggregated Total

 n/a

 

 

f)

Date of the transaction

2020-09-23

g)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a trading venue

 



 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Chris Stefani

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

DWF Group plc

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

213800O9QREOHTOGQ266

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 £0.01 each

 ISIN: GB00BJMD6M39

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of Conditional Award over such number of Ordinary Shares of 1p each

c)

Currency

GBP

 

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

nil

561,955

e)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Aggregated Price

- Aggregated Total

 n/a

 

 

f)

Date of the transaction

2020-09-23

g)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a trading venue

 



 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Matthew Doughty

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Partner Director

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

DWF Group plc

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

213800O9QREOHTOGQ266

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 £0.01 each

 ISIN: GB00BJMD6M39

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of Conditional Award over such number of Ordinary Shares of 1p each

c)

Currency

GBP

 

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

nil

526,833

e)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Aggregated Price

- Aggregated Total

 n/a

 

 

f)

Date of the transaction

2020-09-23

g)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a trading venue

 

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