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DFS Furniture PLC (DFS)

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Friday 27 November, 2020

DFS Furniture PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 7943G
DFS Furniture PLC
27 November 2020
 

27 November 2020

DFS Furniture plc

Grant of Options under SAYE Scheme

 

Employee SAYE scheme and PDMR shareholding

DFS Furniture PLC, ("DFS" or the "Company"), is pleased to  announce that it has today granted share options to a PDMR and eligible employees of the Company under the Company's HMRC approved Save as You Earn scheme ("SAYE").

The SAYE 2020 plan ("2020 Plan") was open to all eligible employees of the Company, as defined in the rules of the SAYE scheme.   Pursuant to the scheme, the Company has granted options over 3,032,379 ordinary shares of £0.10 each ("SAYE 2020 Options").  

 

The SAYE 2020 Options have an exercise price, calculated in accordance with the rules of the SAYE, of £1.62 per share.  The SAYE 2020 Options will normally vest and become exercisable over a 3 year vesting period from the date of grant and can be exercised within six months following vesting. The exercise of options on maturity is not dependent upon performance criteria.

 

DFS has granted options over ordinary shares in the capital of the Company on 27 November 2020 2020 to the following Director under the SAYE Share Option Scheme

 

 

  Number of shares

Mike Schmidt

 Director

   11,111

 

 

DFS's SAYE Share Option Scheme was formally launched on 16 November 2015 and made available to all permanent UK & ROI employees.

 

The Notification of Dealing Forms set out below are provided in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

 

 Enquiries:

DFS:  (enquiries via Tulchan)

TULCHAN

Liz McDonald (Group Company Secretary)

 

James Macey-White

Phil Hutchinson (Investor Relations)

Jessica Reid

 

    Amber Ahluwalia

 

 

 

[email protected]

 

 

 

[email protected]

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

.   Mike Schmidt

 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

.  Chief Financial Officer

 

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

DFS Furniture plc

b)

LEI

213800GDSOBNKS1U1P93

 

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

Vesting of options to acquire DFS Furniture plc £0.10 ordinary shares  

 

ISIN: GB00BTC0LB89

 

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Grant of SAYE Option over Ordinary Shares under the Company's SAYE Plan 2020

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

A.  1.62   

B.  11,111

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

 / 

A.    N/A 

 

     B.  N/A 

   . 

e)

Date of the transaction

27 November 2020

f)

Place of the transaction  

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

 

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