RNS Number : 0413F
08 June 2012
8 June 2012
Directors' Interests in the shares of BTG plc
The Company has made the following awards to the executive directors under the Company's share plans
1. Share awards
(a) On 1 June 2012 the Company made the following grants of share options in BTG plc under the BTG Executive Share Option Plan 2009 at an exercise price of 386.00p, the closing mid market price on the day before grant:
Louise Makin 122,288
Rolf Soderstrom 90,673
The options will normally be capable of exercise three years after the date of grant, subject to continued employment and the satisfaction of performance conditions as set out below. The awards represent 100% of salary calculated at the exercise price. The number of shares that will be exercisable will depend on the extent to which the performance conditions are achieved.
(b) On 1 June 2012 the Company made the following conditional awards of shares in BTG plc under the Performance Share Plan 2006:
Louise Makin 124,042
Rolf Soderstrom 91,974
The awards will normally vest after three years, subject to continued employment and the satisfaction of performance conditions as set out below. The awards represent 100% of salary calculated at 380.54p (being the average of five days' closing mid-market share prices ending on 31 May). The number of shares that will vest will depend on the extent to which the performance conditions are achieved.
2. Performance conditions
· The performance conditions for both the share options and performance shares are based on Trading Profit and Total Shareholder Return targets in equal proportions over a fixed three-year period.
· The balance of shares that do not vest at the end of the three-year period, following the testing of the performance conditions, will lapse at that time.
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