RNS Number : 2471P
Polypipe Group PLC
24 May 2018
 

Polypipe Group plc (the "Company")

Notification of transaction by Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities

The Company announces that today, 24 May 2018, Martin Payne, Chief Executive Officer and a Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities, exercised a nil-cost option over 11,035 ordinary shares of £0.001 each in the capital of the Company ('Shares'), in accordance with the Deferred Share Award that was granted to him on 31 May 2016, full details of which were included in a regulatory announcement released on 31 May 2016 and in the Company's 2016 Annual Report and Accounts. The Company's Employee Benefit Trust has today transferred 5,849 Shares to Mr. Payne which represents the net number of Shares due to him after the addition of dividend shares and the appropriate tax and national insurance liabilities were taken into account. Mr. Payne now holds an interest in a total of 115,575 Shares in the Company.

The notification below, which has been made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail.

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

 

 

Martin Payne

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Chief Executive Officer/Director and PDMR

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Polypipe Group plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

2138005IF1N2RKJ6KO18

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 ("Shares") of £0.001 each in the capital of Polypipe Group plc

 

 

GB00BKRC5K31

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Acquisition of Shares for no consideration pursuant to the exercise of nil-cost options granted as a Deferred Share Award on 31 May 2016.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

Nil

 

10,449 - Number of Shares vesting and over which option was exercised.

 

586 - Number of Shares awarded at vesting in lieu of dividends paid during the vesting period

 

5,849 - Number of Shares acquired after reduction for appropriate tax and national insurance liabilities.

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

24 May 2018

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside of a Trading Venue

 

Enquiries:

Emma Versluys, Company Secretary

44 (0) 1709 770 000


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