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Rio Tinto (RIO)

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Friday 20 April, 2012

Rio Tinto

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 8086B
Rio Tinto PLC
20 April 2012

Rio Tinto plc

Director/PDMR Shareholding

20 April 2012







Rio Tinto Share Ownership Plan ("SOP")


The SOP is an HMRC approved Share Incentive Plan under which qualifying UK employees are able to purchase ordinary shares of 10p each in the Company out of monthly deductions from salary and are allocated an equivalent number of matching shares. 


Rio Tinto plc offers participants in the SOP the opportunity to use their cash dividends to buy Rio Tinto plc shares in the market.  These shares are known as Dividend shares.


On 19 April 2012, Rio Tinto plc was notified that, the following person discharging managerial responsibility ('PDMR') acquired Dividend shares under the SOP.



No of shares acquired

Price per share GBP


Date acquired

Hugo Bague



19 April 2012


This announcement is made in accordance with the requirements of the Financial Services Authority Disclosure and Transparency Rules 3.1.2 to 3.1.5.





For further information, please contact:


Secretarial Department

Pat Sims

Share Plan Manager

Office: +44 (0) 20 7781 1910






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