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Friday 09 November, 2018

Sophos Group Plc

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 9523G
Sophos Group Plc
09 November 2018
 

Sophos Group plc

(the Company)

 

9 November 2018

 

Notification of Transaction by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities

 

On 9 November 2018, restricted share units (RSU) vested under the Sophos Group Long Term Incentive Plan 2015 (LTIP). The RSUs were granted on 7 August 2015 and 14 June 2016.

 

The following PDMRs have completed the sale of ordinary shares of 3p each in the capital of the Company (Shares) to cover the tax obligations falling due:

 

PDMR

Type of award

Number vested

Number of shares sold to cover tax obligations falling due

Shares retained

 

Kris Hagerman

 

RSU

133,936

66,408

67,528

Nick Bray

 

RSU

58,485

27,490

30,995

 

Following this transaction, Kris Hagerman and Nick Bray have total beneficial interests over 2,633,095 and 340,894 Shares, respectively.

 

The information set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of Article 19(3) of the EU Market Abuse Regulation No 596/2014 and provides further detail.

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Kris Hagerman

2 

Reason for the notification 

a) 

Position/status 

Chief Executive / Director

b) 

Initial notification /Amendment 

Initial notification

3

 

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

a) 

Name 

Sophos Group plc

b) 

LEI 

21380078ZKBCC75BO206

4 

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 

a) 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code 

Ordinary shares of 3p each in Sophos Group plc (Shares)

 

 

GB00BYZFZ918

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Sale of Shares to cover the tax obligations falling due in relation to the vesting of RSU under the Sophos Group Long Term Incentive Plan 2015 (LTIP).

 

c) 

Price(s) and volume(s) 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£3.55 per share

66,408

 

d)

 

Aggregated information 

 

- Aggregated volume 

 

- Price 

 

 

Total number of Shares sold by the PDMR on

9 November 2018: 66,408

 

Total price: £235,748.4

 

e) 

Date of the transaction 

9 November 2018

f)

Place of the transaction 

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Nick Bray

2 

Reason for the notification 

a) 

Position/status 

Chief Financial Officer / Director

b) 

Initial notification /Amendment 

Initial notification

3

 

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

a) 

Name 

Sophos Group plc

b) 

LEI 

21380078ZKBCC75BO206

4 

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 

a) 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code 

Ordinary shares of 3p each in Sophos Group plc (Shares)

 

 

GB00BYZFZ918

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Sale of Shares to cover the tax obligations falling due in relation to the vesting of RSU under the Sophos Group Long Term Incentive Plan 2015 (LTIP).

 

c) 

Price(s) and volume(s) 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£3.55 per share

27,490

  

d)

 

Aggregated information 

 

- Aggregated volume 

 

- Price 

 

 

Total number of Shares sold by PDMR on

9 November 2018: 27,490

 

Total price: £97,589.50

 

e) 

Date of the transaction 

9 November 2018

f)

Place of the transaction 

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

Name of contact and telephone number for queries:

 

Chloe Barry

Group Company Secretary

01235 559933

 

www.sophos.com 


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