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Tuesday 02 October, 2018

boohoo group plc

2018 Share Incentive Plan

RNS Number : 7594C
boohoo group plc
02 October 2018

For Immediate Release

2 October 2018


boohoo group plc

("boohoo" or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries the "Group" or "the boohoo group")



2018 Share Incentive Plan


boohoo group plc, the leading online fashion retailer, announces that as part of the Company's commitment to encouraging all employees to be shareholders in the business, a total of 1,905,078 Ordinary Shares of 1 pence each ('Ordinary Shares') have been granted to employees.

A total of 2031 employees were found eligible and applied for the 2018 Share Incentive Plan ("2018 SIP") and have been granted 938 free Ordinary Shares each representing approximately £2,000 at the purchase price. The free shares were awarded on 27 September 2018 and are subject to a 3 year forfeiture period.

Neil Catto, a Director of the Company, has elected to participate in the 2018 SIP and is included in the total figures above. His individual award pursuant to the 2018 SIP is 938 shares.

Following this grant Neil's interest in Shares is as follows:


Shares held personally

Shares under option in LTIP

Shares held under SIP

Shares under option in SAYE

Total interest

% of issued share capital

Neil Catto








Following these grants the Company has a total of 30,968,196 Shares under option representing approximately 2.67% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company.

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



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated



Neil Catto


Reason for the notification






Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification



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



Boohoo 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, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 1p


ISIN: JE00BG6L7297


Nature of the transaction

Grant of free shares under the Company's Share Incentive Plan


Price(s) and volume(s)



1 pence



Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price



Date of the transaction

27 September 2018


Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM




boohoo group plc

Neil Catto, Chief Financial Officer

Tel: +44 (0)161 233 2050

Alistair Davies, Investor Relations

Tel: +44 (0)161 233 2050

Clara Melia, Investor Relations

Tel: +44 (0)20 3289 5520

Zeus Capital - Nominated adviser and joint broker

Nick Cowles/Andrew Jones (Corporate Finance)

Tel: +44 (0)161 831 1512

John Goold/Benjamin Robertson (Corporate Broking)

Tel: +44 (0)20 3829 5000

Jefferies Hoare Govett - Joint broker

Nick Adams/Max Jones

Tel: +44 (0)20 7029 8000

Buchanan - Financial PR adviser

[email protected]

Richard Oldworth/ Sophie Wills/ Maddie Seacombe/

Tel: +44 (0)20 7466 5000

Gemma Mostyn-Owen


About boohoo group plc

 "Leading the fashion eCommerce market"

Founded in Manchester in 2006, the group started life as, an inclusive and innovative brand targeting young, value-orientated customers. For over 10 years, boohoo has been pushing boundaries to bring its customers up-to-date and inspirational fashion, 24/7. boohoo has grown rapidly in the UK and internationally, expanding its offering with range extensions into menswear through boohooMAN.


In early 2017 the group extended its customer offering through the acquisitions of the vibrant fashion brand PrettyLittleThing, and free-thinking brand Nasty Gal. United by a shared customer value proposition, our brands design, source, market and sell great quality clothes, shoes and accessories at unbeatable prices. This investment proposition has helped us grow from a single brand, into a major multi-brand online retailer, leading the fashion eCommerce market for 16 to 30-year-olds around the world. Today the boohoo group sells to over 9.8 million customer accounts across all its brands in almost every country in the world. 


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