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Booker Group PLC (BOK)

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Friday 28 May, 2010

Booker Group PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 7347M
Booker Group PLC
28 May 2010
 



For Immediate Release                                                     

28 May 2010

 

 

Booker Group plc ("the Company")

 

Directors' Dealings

 

 

The Company has been notified that on 28 May 2010:

 

-        Charles Wilson sold 15m ordinary shares of 1p each ("Ordinary Shares") representing approximately 1.00% of the issued share capital of the Company and has retained 108,241,986 Ordinary Shares (representing approximately 7.24% of the issued share capital of the Company);

 

-        Jonathan Prentis sold 5m Ordinary Shares representing approximately 0.33% of the issued share capital of the Company and has retained 10,363,486 Ordinary Shares (representing approximately 0.69% of the issued share capital of the Company);

 

-        Bryan Drew sold 5m Ordinary Shares representing approximately 0.33% of the issued share capital of the Company and has retained 11,863,486 Ordinary Shares (representing approximately 0.79% of the issued share capital of the Company); and

 

-        Bryn Satherley sold 5m Ordinary Shares representing approximately 0.33% of the issued share capital of the Company and has retained 10,363,486 Ordinary Shares (representing approximately 0.69% of the issued share capital of the Company).

 

In each case, these disposals were effected at a price of 41 pence per Ordinary Share.

 

The Company has also been notified that each of Charles Wilson, Jonathan Prentis, Bryan Drew and Bryn Satherley, being Executive Directors of the Company who in aggregate beneficially own 140,832,444 Ordinary Shares (representing approximately 9.43% of the issued share capital of the Company) as at 28 May 2010, expect to retain their remaining interests in the Ordinary Shares of the Company until at least 28 May 2011.

 

In accordance with DTR 3.1.2R, the Company has been notified that on 28 May 2010, Mark Aylwin, an Executive Director of the Company, transferred 1,673,170 Ordinary Shares to his wife.  His beneficial interest in the issued share capital of the Company is unchanged.

 

 

 

For further information contact:

 

Tulchan Communications (PR Adviser to Booker Group plc)

020 7353 4200

Susanna Voyle

Lucy Legh

 


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