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Friday 07 December, 2018

B.P. Marsh &Partners

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 8854J
B.P. Marsh & Partners PLC
07 December 2018
 

 

 

 

Date: 7 December 2018

On behalf of: B.P. Marsh & Partners PLC ("B.P. Marsh", "the Company" or "the Group")

 

B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc

PDMR and Director Dealings

B.P. Marsh (AIM: BPM), the niche development capital provider to early stage financial services businesses, announces that it has been notified that Mr. Jonathan Newman, Group Finance Director, has purchased ordinary shares of 10 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") on 6 December 2018.

 

Jonathan Newman has purchased 4,302 Ordinary Shares for a price of 263.5p per share. As a result of the transaction, Jonathan will have a direct beneficial interest in 8,604 Ordinary Shares, together with a beneficial interest in 16,124 Ordinary Shares held in the Company's SIP Trust, representing in aggregate approximately 0.066% of the total voting rights of the Company.

 

Additionally, Jonathan as part of the Company's Joint Share Ownership Plan, has a beneficial interest (as a joint owner alongside RBC CEES Trustee Limited) over 167,465 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 0.45% of the total voting rights of the Company.

 

The information below, set out 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 AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Jonathan Newman

2

Reason for notification

a)

Position / status

Group Finance Director, PDMR

b)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial

3

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

a)

Name

B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc

b)

LEI

2138008G8EPE3HAHEM13

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

Ordinary shares of 10 pence each

 

Identification code

ISIN: GB00B0XLRJ79

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of Ordinary Shares via ISA

c)

Price(s) and volumes(s)

Price(s)

£2.635

Volume(s)

4,302

 

 

d)

Aggregated information

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

18-12-06

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM (XLON)

 

For further information:

 

B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc

www.bpmarsh.co.uk

Brian Marsh OBE / Camilla Kenyon

+44 (0)20 7233 3112



Nominated Adviser & Broker

Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited


Atholl Tweedie / Charles Leigh-Pemberton

+44 (0)20 7886 2500

Notes to Editors:

About B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc

B.P. Marsh's current portfolio contains eighteen companies. More detailed descriptions of the portfolio can be found at www.bpmarsh.co.uk.

Since formation over 25 years ago, the Company has assembled a management team with considerable experience both in the financial services sector and in managing private equity investments. Many of the directors have worked with each other in previous roles, and all have worked with each other for at least five years.

Prior to Brian Marsh's involvement in the Company, he spent many years in insurance broking and underwriting in Lloyd's as well as the London and overseas market. He has over 30 years' experience in building, buying and selling financial services businesses, particularly in the insurance sector.

Alice Foulk joined B.P. Marsh in September 2011 having started her career at a leading Life Assurance company. In 2014 she took over as Executive Assistant to the Chairman, running the Chairman's Office and established herself as a central part of the management team.

In February 2015 she was appointed as a Director of B.P. Marsh and a member of the Investment Committee. In January 2016 Alice was appointed Managing Director of B.P. Marsh.

In her position as Managing Director, Alice is responsible for the overall performance of the Company and monitoring the Company's overall progress towards achieving the objectives and goals of the Company, as set by the Board.

Dan Topping is the Chief Investment Officer of B.P. Marsh, having been appointed as a Director in 2011. He joined the Company in February 2007, following two years at an independent London accountancy practice. Dan is the Senior Executive with overall responsibility for the portfolio and investment strategy of B.P. Marsh.

Dan graduated from the University of Durham in 2005 and is a member of the Securities and Investment Institute and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

Dan is a standing member of the B.P. Marsh Investment and Valuation Committees and currently serves as a Board Director across the portfolio.

Camilla Kenyon (Millie) was appointed to the main Board in 2011, following her appointment as Head of Investor Relations in 2009. She has dual responsibilities within the Group, running both Investor Relations and the New Business Department and is Chair of the New Business Committee evaluating new investment opportunities.

Millie is nominee director in one investee company and is a member of the Investment Committee. She has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including numerous Board appointments and is a Member of the Investor Relations Society.

Jonathan Newman is a Chartered Management Accountant and is the Group Director of Finance and has over 20 years' experience in the financial services industry. Jon graduated from the University of Sheffield with an honours degree in Business Studies and joined the Group in November 1999, following two years at Euler Trade Indemnity and two years at a Chartered Accountants. Jon is a Member of the Chartered Global Management Accountants, the Chartered Management Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.

Jon was appointed a Director of B.P. Marsh & Company Limited in September 2001, and Group Finance Director in December 2003 and was instrumental in the admission of the Group to AIM in February 2006. Jon is a member of the B.P. Marsh Investment and Valuation Committees and currently serves as a Board Director for Walsingham Motor Insurance Limited, and provides senior financial support and advice to all companies within the Group's portfolio as well as evaluating new investment opportunities.

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