15 April 2002
The issuer advice is that the following replaces the Director Shareholder
Dealing announcement released today at 15:15 under RNS No. 5431U. The last
sentence in the last line of the 4th paragraph should read "Both of these
dealings were related to the above LTIP transactions." and not "Both of these
transactions were undertaken to meet the requirements of the Plan with regard to
Investment Shares held by the relevant directors." All other details remain
unchanged. The fully amended text appears below.
15 April 2002
DIRECTORS' DEALINGS - AMEC plc ("the Company")
Pursuant to our obligations under the Listing Rules, we hereby advise you that
the Company was today notified of dealings on 11 April 2002 by Directors in its
Ordinary Shares of 50p each as follows:-
AMEC Long Term Incentive Plan ("the Plan")
As a consequence of the fulfillment of the Total Shareholder Return and growth
in Earnings per Share performance conditions, in accordance with the rules of
the Plan, the AMEC Ordinary Shares detailed below, awarded to Directors in 1999
as Restricted Shares, became fully vested and free of restrictions on 11 April
2002. Bacon & Woodrow Trust Company (C.I.) Limited, as the Trustees of the Plan,
sold the Shares at 430.5p per Share, in part to meet the 40 per cent PAYE income
tax liability arising on the vesting of the awards and the balance of the
proceeds for the benefit of the Directors concerned.
Director Shares Vesting
Sir Peter Mason 94,765
Mr J D Early 49,274
Mr D Robson 61,561
Mr G E Payne 49,605
Additionally, in accordance with the terms of the Plan, the directors of AMEC
plc detailed below have been awarded the following Restricted Shares (being
Ordinary Shares of AMEC plc and as defined in the Rules of the Plan) on 11 April
2002 at 430.5p per share.
Director Restricted Shares
Sir Peter Mason 79,500
Mr J D Early 38,030
Mr P S Janson 30,187
Mr S J Siddall 43,890
Further, on 12 April 2002, Sir Peter Mason, director and Chief Executive of AMEC
plc, sold 4,969 ordinary shares in AMEC plc at 420p per share and on 11 April
2002, Mr. S J Siddall, Finance Director of AMEC plc, purchased 7,170 ordinary
shares in AMEC plc at 430.5p per share. Both of these dealings were related to
the above LTIP transactions.
As a result of the foregoing, the interests of the relevant directors are now as
Sir Peter Mason - 1,443,096 Ordinary Shares (comprising 86,458 Ordinary Shares,
1,051,388 Executive Options, 4,211 SAYE Options and 301,039 LTIP Restricted
Mr J D Early - 246,308 Ordinary Shares (comprising 49,382 Ordinary Shares,
50,000 Executive Options, 3,965 SAYE Options and 142,961 LTIP Restricted
Mr D Robson - 186,650 Ordinary Shares (comprising 53,788 Ordinary Shares, 342
SAYE Options, 132,520 LTIP Restricted Shares).
Mr G E Payne - 181,738 Ordinary Shares (comprising 68,101 Ordinary Shares, 4,284
SAYE Options, 109,353 LTIP Restricted Shares).
Mr P S Janson - 379,697 Ordinary Shares (comprising 108,793 Ordinary Shares,
200,000 Executive Options and 70,904 LTIP Restricted Shares).
Mr S J Siddall - 184,096 Ordinary Shares (comprising 10,413 Ordinary Shares,
97,902 Executive Options and 75,781 LTIP Restricted Shares).
C L Fidler
Assistant Company Secretary
15 April 2002
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