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Portmeirion Group (PMP)


Thursday 03 June, 2021

Portmeirion Group

Exercise of Options and PDMR Shareholdings

RNS Number : 7748A
Portmeirion Group PLC
03 June 2021



3 June 2021



Portmeirion Group PLC

(the "Company" and the "Group")


Exercise of Options, Transfer of Treasury Shares and PDMR Shareholdings


The Portmeirion Group 2018 Deferred Incentive Share Option Plan (the "Deferred Plan") Exercises


The Company announces that, on 2 June 2021, the following Executive Directors exercised options which were granted on 21 May 2018 pursuant to the Deferred Plan to subscribe for and retain a total of 4,667 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") as detailed below:



Number of

options exercised

Total exercise


Total number of Ordinary Shares held following exercise of options


% of Company's issued share capital following exercise of options

Mike Raybould, Chief Executive





Mick Knapper, Operations Director






In addition, a former employee of the Company exercised 3,663 options granted on 21 May 2018 under the Deferred Plan.


Accordingly, the Company transferred 8,330 Ordinary Shares on 2 June 2021 from shares held in treasury by the Company in respect of the above exercises.


Following the above transfer of treasury stock, the total number of Ordinary Shares held by the Company in treasury is 218,645 and the Company will have 14,204,087 Ordinary Shares in issue and 13,985,442 Ordinary Shares with voting rights. The figure of 13,985,442 Ordinary Shares may be used by shareholders of Portmeirion Group PLC as the denominator for the calculations to determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.


The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail.




Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated with them.



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated




Mike Raybould - Chief Executive

Mick Knapper - Operations Director


Reason for the notification



See 1(a) above for all positions - all classified as PDMRs of the Company


Initial notification/Amendment

Initial Notification


Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor



Portmeirion Group PLC





Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted


Description of the financial instrument

Ordinary Shares of 5 pence each


Identification code



Nature of the transactions

Exercise of options over Ordinary Shares


Price(s) and volume(s)

Exercise price of £1 per all 2,917 Deferred Plan options over Ordinary Shares exercised by Mike Raybould.


Exercise price of £1 per all 1,750 Deferred Plan options over Ordinary Shares exercised by Mick Knapper.



Aggregated information

-  Aggregated volume

-  Price




Date of the transactions

2 June 2021


Place of the transactions

Outside a trading venue


Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification:


Moira MacDonald

Company Secretary to Portmeirion Group PLC








Portmeirion Group PLC:



Mike Raybould

+44 (0) 1782 743443

[email protected]

Chief Executive

David Sproston


+44 (0) 1782 743443


[email protected]

Group Finance Director




Hudson Sandler:



Dan de Belder

+44 (0) 207 796 4133

[email protected]

Nick Moore




[email protected]


Panmure Gordon

(Nominated Adviser and Broker):


+44 (0) 207 886 2500


Freddy Crossley

Corporate Finance


Rupert Dearden

Corporate Broking



N+1 Singer

(Joint Broker):


+44 (0) 207 496 3000


Peter Steel

Investment Banking


Rachel Hayes



Sebastian Burke

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