RNS Number : 2010F
Persimmon PLC
05 March 2020
 

5 March 2020

Persimmon Plc (the "Company")

 

Director/PDMR Shareholding

 

On 4 March 2020 Dave Jenkinson, Group Chief Executive, and Mike Killoran, Group Finance Director exercised options over shares awarded to them under the Company's Bonus Share Scheme for annual bonus earned for the 2017 financial year.  Also on 4 March 2020 in connection with these option exercises, both Executive Directors sold ordinary shares in the Company to settle tax liabilities arising on the exercise of these options.

The below notification, made in accordance with the requirements of article 19.3 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, gives further details:

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

Dave Jenkinson

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Group Chief Executive

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

Persimmon Plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800XI72Y57UWN6F31

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

 


Transaction 1


a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of 10p each



Identification code

GB0006825383



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Acquisition of shares following exercise of an option under the Persimmon Plc Annual Bonus Share Scheme

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price(s)

Volume(s)




Nil

4,333







d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

N/A Single transaction



- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

04/03/2020

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

Outside of a main market


Transaction 2


a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of 10p each



Identification code

GB0006825383



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Sale of shares to meet tax and commission charges (balance shares retained) following exercise of an option under the Persimmon Plc Annual Bonus Share Scheme

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price(s)

Volume(s)




£30.16

2,167

 







d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

N/A Single transaction



- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

04/03/2020

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON); Main Market

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

Mike Killoran

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Group Finance Director

 

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

Persimmon Plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800XI72Y57UWN6F31

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

 


Transaction 1


a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of 10p each



Identification code

GB0006825383



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Acquisition of shares following exercise of an option under the Persimmon Plc Annual Bonus Share Scheme

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price(s)

Volume(s)




Nil

4,306







d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

N/A Single transaction



- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

04/03/2020

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

Outside of a main market


Transaction 2


a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of 10p each



Identification code

GB0006825383



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Sale of shares to meet tax and commission charges (balance shares retained) following exercise of an option under the Persimmon Plc Annual Bonus Share Scheme

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price(s)

Volume(s)




£30.16

2,153

 







d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

N/A Single transaction



- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

04/03/2020

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON); Main Market

 

Tracy Davison

Company Secretary


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