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Clarkson PLC (CKN)

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Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Clarkson PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 4930V
Clarkson PLC
14 April 2021
 

 

 

Clarkson PLC

("Clarksons" or "the Company")

 

14 April 2021

 

Director/PDMR Shareholdings

This notification is made in accordance with the Market Abuse Regulation.

 

Grant of Deferred Share Awards

The Company announces that on 13 April 2021, in fulfilment of the 10% deferred element of the 2020 bonus, as disclosed in the 2020 annual report, the following Deferred Share Awards over ordinary shares of 25p each in the Company were granted under the Clarkson PLC 2014 Long Term Incentive Plan (the "Plan") to Executive Directors of the Company.

 

The vesting of these awards is subject to continued employment and they will normally vest on 13 April 2025.

 

Director

Number of shares under award

Form of award

Mr Andi Case

8,253

Restricted shares

Mr Jeff Woyda

2,134

Restricted shares

 

 

Grant of Performance Awards

Also on 13 April 2021, the following Performance Awards over ordinary shares of 25p each in the Company were granted under the Plan, as disclosed in the 2020 annual report.

 

Vesting of these awards is subject to the fulfilment of certain performance conditions over a three-year period and continued employment, followed by a two-year holding period. Under the Plan rules, the Remuneration Committee has full discretion to ensure that the final outturn reflects all relevant factors, including consideration of any windfall gains.

 

Director

Number of shares under award

Form of award

Mr Andi Case

28,576

Nil Cost Option

Mr Jeff Woyda

18,184

Nil Cost Option

 

 

Following the above transactions, which are detailed in the attached PDMR Notification Dealing Forms, the Directors' interests in the Company's share capital is as follows:

 

Director

Ordinary shares

% of issued share capital

Restricted shares

% of issued share capital

Performance-related options*

SAYE options

% of

issued

share capital

Mr Andi Case

514,458

1.69%

47,702

0.16%

122,797

-

0.40%

Mr Jeff Woyda

80,602

0.27%

11,812

0.04%

76,102

813

0.25%

* Includes the vesting outcome of the award granted on 14 May 2018, which formally vests on 14 May 2021. This was based on performance over a three-year period to 31 December 2020, the outcome of which has already been measured and disclosed in the 2020 annual report.

 

 

For further details please contact:

 

Company enquiries:

Deborah Abrehart

Company Secretary

 

Tel: +44(0)20 7334 3185

 

Camarco:

Billy Clegg

Jennifer Renwick

 

Tel: +44(0)20 3757 4983 / 4994

 

 

About Clarkson PLC

 

Clarkson PLC is the world's leading provider of integrated services and investment banking capabilities to the shipping and offshore markets, facilitating global trade.

Founded in 1852, Clarksons offers its diverse and growing client base an unrivalled range of shipbroking services, sector research, on-hand logistical support and full investment banking capabilities in all key shipping and offshore sectors. Clarksons continues to drive innovation across its business, developing digital solutions which underpin the Group's unrivalled expertise and knowledge with leading technology.

The Group employs over 1,600 people in 53 different offices across its four divisions and is number one or two in all its market segments.

The Company has delivered 18 years of consecutive dividend growth. The highly cash-generative nature of the business, supported by a strong balance sheet, has enabled Clarksons to continue to invest to position the business to capitalise on the upturn in its markets.

Clarksons is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker CKN and is a member of the FTSE 250 Index.

For more information, visit www.clarksons.com

 

 

PDMR DEALING NOTIFICATION TEMPLATE

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

Andi Leigh Case

 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer

 

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Clarkson PLC

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

2138007G6BGTEHI3OT22

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 25p each in Clarkson PLC

Identification code

GB0002018363

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of Deferred Share Award (restricted shares) under the Clarkson PLC 2014 Long Term Incentive Plan in respect of deferred bonus.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£28.87

8,253

 

 

d)

Aggregated information

Not applicable - single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price

e)

Date of the transaction

13 April 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Jeffrey David Woyda

 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

 

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Clarkson PLC

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

2138007G6BGTEHI3OT22

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 25p each in Clarkson PLC

Identification code

GB0002018363

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of Deferred Share Award (restricted shares) under the Clarkson PLC 2014 Long Term Incentive Plan in respect of deferred bonus.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£28.87

2,134

 

d)

Aggregated information

Not applicable - single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price

e)

Date of the transaction

13 April 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

PDMR DEALING NOTIFICATION TEMPLATE

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

Andi Leigh Case

 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer

 

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Clarkson PLC

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

2138007G6BGTEHI3OT22

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 25p each in Clarkson PLC

Identification code

GB0002018363

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of Performance Award (in the form of a nil cost option) under the Clarkson PLC 2014 Long Term Incentive Plan.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£28.87

28,576

 

 

d)

Aggregated information

Not applicable - single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price

e)

Date of the transaction

13 April 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Jeffrey David Woyda

 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

 

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Clarkson PLC

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

2138007G6BGTEHI3OT22

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 25p each in Clarkson PLC

Identification code

GB0002018363

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of Performance Award (in the form of a nil cost option) under the Clarkson PLC 2014 Long Term Incentive Plan.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£28.87

18,184

 

d)

Aggregated information

Not applicable - single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price

e)

Date of the transaction

13 April 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

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