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Nichols PLC (NICL)

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Tuesday 01 December, 2020

Nichols PLC

PDMR Dealing & Director's Interest

RNS Number : 0921H
Nichols PLC
01 December 2020

Nichols plc

(the "Company" or "Group')

PDMR Dealing & Director's Interest

Nichols plc, the diversified soft drinks Group, announces that it was notified on 27 November 2020 that Nick Yates, PDMR and Sales and Operations Director for Vimto Out of Home , exercised options over 1,577 ordinary shares of 10p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") on 27 November 2020, under the Company's 2015 SAYE Scheme , at an exercise price of 950.9 pence per Ordinary Share.

As a result of the above transaction, Nick Yates' interest in the Company is 1,577 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.004% of the issued share capital.

Further to the appointment of James Nichols to the Board on 22 July, the Company can also confirm that Mr Nichols holds an interest in the Company of 835,476  Ordinary Shares representing 2.26 % of the issued share capital.



  Marnie Millard, Group Chief Executive Officer

  Andrew Milne, Group Chief Operating Officer

  David Rattigan, Group Chief Financial Officer


  Nichols plc

  Telephone: 0192 522 2222


  Alex Brennan / Hattie Dreyfus

Steve Pearce / Rachel Hayes

  Hudson Sandler

N+1 Singer (Nominated Adviser & Broker)

  Telephone: 0207 796 4133

Telephone: 0207 496 3000

  Email:  [email protected]



Notes to Editors:

Nichols plc is an international soft drinks business with sales in over 85 countries, selling products in both the Still and Carbonate categories. The Group is home to the iconic Vimto brand which is popular in the UK and around the world, particularly in the Middle East and Africa. Other brands in its portfolio include Feel Good, Starslush, ICEE, Levi Roots and Sunkist.


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







Nick Yates



Reason for the notification







PDMR ( Sales and Operations Director)



Initial notification /Amendment



Initial Notification



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







Nichols 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

Ordinary Shares of 10p each



Identification code

ISIN Code: GB0006389398



Nature of the transaction



Exercise of options under the 2015 SAYE Scheme



Price(s) and volume(s)












950.9 pence










Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

N/A - Single transaction



- Price






Date of the transaction


27 November 2020



Place of the transaction



Off market


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