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Monday 02 August, 2021

Pets at Home Grp

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 1451H
Pets At Home Group Plc
02 August 2021
 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 02 August 2021

Pets at Home Group plc: Director / PDMR Shareholding

 

Pets at Home Group plc, the UK's leading pet care business, announces that on 29 July 2021, Peter Pritchard, Chief Executive Officer, Mike Iddon, Chief Financial Officer and Louise Stonier, Chief People and Culture Officer, each a person discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMR") exercised the ordinary shares of 1 pence each in Pets at Home Group plc ("Shares") they each received this week under the second tranche of the 2017 Restricted Stock Plan ("RSP"). 

The shares represent 25% of the total share award granted to each PDMR under the RSP.  Each PDMR has sold a proportion of their shares to cover their tax liability.  The remainder of the shares received under the RSP have been retained by each PDMR.

1.  Peter Pritchard sold 23,715 out of a total of 49,793 Shares received to cover his tax liability, and retains 25,578 Shares. 

2.  Mike Iddon sold 19,762 out of a total of 41,077 Shares awarded to cover his tax liability and retains 21,315 Shares.

3.  Louise Stonier sold a 14,246 out of a total of 29,612 Shares awarded to cover her tax liability and retains 15,366 Shares.

Further details are set out in the attached notifications, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

 

 

1

Details of the director/person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Peter Pritchard

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Person Discharging Managerial Responsibility

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

Pets at Home Group plc

b)

LEI

2138003Y9ULD24PD3J93

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

Ordinary shares of 1 pence each in Pets at Home Group plc

 

 

 

ISIN  GB00BJ62K685

 

b)

Nature of the Transaction

Peter Pritchard has exercised his 2017 Restricted Stock Plan through a sell to cover the tax, acquiring 49,293 shares, selling 23,715 shares and retaining 25,578 shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

£4.788547

49,293 options

d)

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

 

 

Price

 

Aggregated volume

Aggregate Total

£4.788547 per share

49,193 shares acquired

23,715 shares sold

£236,041.85 

 

 

£113,560.39 

 

e)

Date of Transaction

29 July 2021

f)

Place of Transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

           

 

1

Details of the director/person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Mike Iddon

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Person Discharging Managerial Responsibility

Chief Finance Officer

 

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Pets at Home Group plc

b)

LEI

2138003Y9ULD24PD3J93

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

Ordinary shares of 1 pence each in Pets at Home Group plc

 

 

 

ISIN  GB00BJ62K685

 

b)

Nature of the Transaction

Mike Iddon has exercised his 2017 Restricted Stock Plan through a sell to cover the tax, acquiring 41,077 shares, selling 19,762 shares and retaining 21,315 shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

£4.779583

41,077 options

d)

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

 

 

Price

 

Aggregated volume

Aggregate Total

£4.779538 per share

41,077 shares acquired

19,762 shares sold

£196,330.93

 

 

£94,454.12

 

e)

Date of Transaction

29 July 2021

f)

Place of Transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

           

 

1

Details of the director/person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Louise Stonier

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Person Discharging Managerial Responsibility

Chief People and Culture Officer

 

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Pets at Home Group plc

b)

LEI

2138003Y9ULD24PD3J93

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

Ordinary shares of 1 pence each in Pets at Home Group plc

 

 

 

ISIN  GB00BJ62K685

 

b)

Nature of the Transaction

Louise Stonier has exercised her 2017 Restricted Stock Plan through a sell to cover the tax, acquiring 29,612 shares, selling 14,246 shares and retaining 15,366 shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

£4.815353 per share

29,612 options

d)

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

 

 

Price

 

Aggregated volume

Aggregate Total

£4.815353 per share

29,612 shares acquired

14,246 shares sold

£142,593.23 

 

 

£68,599.52 

 

e)

Date of Transaction

29 July 2021

f)

Place of Transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

           

 

Enquiries

Pets at Home Group Plc:

Lucy Williams, Company Secretary

+44 (0)161 468 6688

 

Investor Relations/Media Enquiries
Pets at Home Group Plc:

Roger Tejwani, Director of Investor Relations & External Communication
+44 (0)1279 927022

Natalie Cullington, Head of Media & Corporate Affairs

+44 (0)7786 927811  

 

About Pets at Home

Pets at Home Group plc is the UK's leading pet care business; our commitment is to make sure pets and their owners get the very best advice, products and care. Pet products are available online or from our 452 stores, many of which also have vet practices and grooming salons. Pets at Home also operates a UK leading small animal veterinary business, with 442 First Opinion practices located both in our stores and in standalone locations. For more information visit: http://investors.petsathome.com/

 

Disclaimer

This trading statement does not constitute an invitation to underwrite, subscribe for, or otherwise acquire or dispose of any Pets at Home Group plc shares or other securities nor should it form the basis of or be relied on in connection with any contract or commitment whatsoever. It does not constitute a recommendation regarding any securities. Past performance, including the price at which the Company's securities have been bought or sold in the past, is no guide to future performance and persons needing advice should consult an independent financial adviser. Certain statements in this trading statement constitute forward-looking statements. Any statement in this document that is not a statement of historical fact including, without limitation, those regarding the Company's future plans and expectations, operations, financial performance, financial condition and business is a forward-looking statement. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include, among other factors, changing economic, financial, business or other market conditions. These and other factors could adversely affect the outcome and financial effects of the plans and events described in this statement. As a result you are cautioned not to place reliance on such forward-looking statements. Nothing in this statement should be construed as a profit forecast.

 

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