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Great Portland Ests. (GPOR)

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Thursday 27 August, 2009

Great Portland Ests.

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 1440Y
Great Portland Estates PLC
27 August 2009
 



Company Announcements Office 

London Stock Exchange London.

EC2N1HP



27 August 2009 

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Great Portland Estates plc - Employee Benefit Trust



Great Portland Estates plc ('the Company')


Purchase of shares by the Great Portland Estates plc LTIP Employee Share Trust (the 'Trust')


The Board of Great Portland Estates plc announces that the Trust purchased the following ordinary

shares of 12.5p each ('Ordinary Shares') in thCompany:



Trade Date


Amount

Price per share  

Percentage of share capital

26 August 2009

752,451

278.5451p

0.2%

27 August 2009

246,584

273.16641p

0.1%


999,035




The Ordinary Shares held by the Trust are used to satisfy awards in the Company's Long-Term Incentive Plan and Share Matching Plan.


The Executive Directors are potential beneficiaries of the Trust and are deemed to be interested in the shares held by the Trust.


Following this transaction the Trust retains an interest in 1,022,179 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.33% of the Company's total issued ordinary share capital.


Contact:

Timon Drakesmith 

Finance Director 

020 7647 3034



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