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Rio Tinto - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 6553T
Rio Tinto PLC
21 July 2020
 

Shareholdings of directors and persons discharging managerial responsibility (PDMR)

 

21 July 2020

 

As part of its dual listed company structure, Rio Tinto notifies dealings in Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited securities by PDMRs to both the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

 

Global Employee Share Plan (myShare)

 

Under myShare employees are able to purchase, on a quarterly basis, Rio Tinto plc ordinary shares of 10p each, Rio Tinto plc ADRs or Rio Tinto Limited ordinary shares ('shares'). Shares are purchased out of monthly deductions from salary, and participants are allocated an equivalent number of shares or ADRs free of charge ('matching shares' and 'matching ADRs'), conditional upon satisfying the terms of myShare.

 

The following PDMRs acquired Rio Tinto shares or ADRs under myShare and were allocated the same number of matching share awards or matching ADR awards as follows:

 

Security

Name of PDMR

Number of shares or ADRs

Matching shares or matching ADRs

Price per share or ADR

 

Date of transaction

Rio Tinto plc shares

Baatar, Bold

7.6392

7.6392

49.0889 GBP

17/07/2020

Rio Tinto plc shares

Barrios, Alfredo

15.1716

15.1716

49.0889 GBP

17/07/2020

Rio Tinto plc shares

Soirat, Arnaud

7.6392

7.6392

49.0889 GBP

17/07/2020

Rio Tinto plc shares

Stausholm, Jakob

7.6392

7.6392

49.0889 GBP

17/07/2020

 

UK Share Plan (UKSP)

 

The UKSP is an HMRC approved Share Incentive Plan under which qualifying UK employees are able to purchase, on a quarterly basis, Rio Tinto plc shares. Rio Tinto plc shares are purchased out of monthly deductions from salary, and participants are allocated an equivalent number of shares free of charge (UKSP matching shares). Qualifying UK employees are also awarded Free Shares once a year.

 

The following PDMRs purchased Rio Tinto plc shares under the UKSP and were allocated the same number of matching shares as follows:

 

Security

Name of PDMR

Number of Shares Acquired

Matching shares

Price per Share GBP

 

Date of transaction

Rio Tinto plc shares

Baatar, Bold

8

8

49.0889 GBP

17/07/2020

Rio Tinto plc

shares

Jacques,

Jean-Sébastien

1

1

49.0889 GBP

17/07/2020

Rio Tinto plc shares

Soirat, Arnaud

8

8

49.0889 GBP

17/07/2020

Rio Tinto plc shares

Stausholm, Jakob

8

8

49.0889 GBP

17/07/2020

 

FCA notifications in accordance with the EU Market Abuse Regulation have been issued to the London Stock Exchange contemporaneously with this release.

 

LEI: 213800YOEO5OQ72G2R82
Classification: 3.1. Information disclosed under article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation.

 

This announcement is authorised for release to the market by Rio Tinto's Group Company Secretary.

 

Steve Allen

Group Company Secretary

 

Tim Paine

Joint Company Secretary

Rio Tinto plc

6 St James's Square

London SW1Y 4AD

United Kingdom

 

T +44 20 7781 2000 
Registered in England

No. 719885

 

 

Rio Tinto Limited

Level 7, 360 Collins Street

Melbourne 3000

Australia

 

T +61 3 9283 3333

Registered in Australia

ABN 96 004 458 404

 

 


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