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Robert Walters PLC (RWA)

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Wednesday 04 August, 2021

Robert Walters PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 5407H
Robert Walters PLC
04 August 2021
 

4 August 2021

ROBERT WALTERS PLC

(the "Company")

Directors' Shareholdings

 

The Company was informed on 3 August 2021 of the following dealings by certain Directors in ordinary shares of 20p each of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") that occurred on the same date.

 

 

Sale of ordinary shares

Robert Walters, Chief Executive Office of the Company, sold 425,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 660p per share.

 

 

Exercise of share options

Alan Bannatyne, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, exercised options to purchase 190,000 Ordinary Shares at an exercise price of 211p per shares, under the terms of The Robert Walters Executive Share Option Scheme, which were subsequently sold at 660p per share.

 

 

Directors' shareholdings

As a result of the exercise of these share options and subsequent share sales, there has therefore been a change in the overall shareholdings of each of these Directors as set out below:

 

Director

Shareholding prior to this announcement

% holding  in Company

Shareholding after this announcement

% holding in Company

Robert Walters

2,660,963

3.48

2,235,963

2.92

Alan Bannatyne

699,283

0.91

699,283

0.91

 

Robert Walters plc's issued share capital consists of 80,432,880 Ordinary Shares with voting rights. Robert Walters plc holds 4,074,000 Ordinary Shares in Treasury.

 

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in Robert Walters plc is 76,358,880.

 

The above figure of 76,358,880 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Robert Walters plc under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

 

 

Enquiries:

Robert Walters plc

Robert Walters, Chief Executive

Alan Bannatyne, Chief Financial Officer  +44 20 7379 3333

 

Williams Nicholson

Steffan Williams  +44 7767 345 563

 

 

 

 

 

 

APPENDIX

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

(a)

Name

Robert Walters

2.

Reason for the notification

(a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer

(b)

Initial notification/ Amendment

Initial notification

3.

Details of the issuer

(a)

Name

Robert Walters plc

(b)

LEI

213800LIE15BDEN3VW43

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

Ordinary Shares of 20p each

(b)

Identification code of the Financial Instrument

ISIN Code : GB0008475088

(c)

Nature of the transaction

On-market sale of ordinary shares in Robert Walters plc.

(d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)



660p

425,000









(e)

Aggregated information

-  Aggregated volume

-   Price

 

425,000 (sold) at 660p

 

(f)

Date of the transaction

3 August 2021

(g)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

(a)

Name

Alan Bannatyne

2.

Reason for the notification

(a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer

(b)

Initial notification/ Amendment

Initial notification

3.

Details of the issuer

(a)

Name

Robert Walters plc

(b)

LEI

213800LIE15BDEN3VW43

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

Ordinary Shares of 20p each

(b)

Identification code of the Financial Instrument

ISIN Code : GB0008475088

(c)

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of option to purchase shares under the terms of Robert Walters Executive Share Option Scheme and the on-market sale of ordinary shares in Robert Walters plc.

(d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)



211p

190,000



660p

190,000





(e)

Aggregated information

-  Aggregated volume

-   Price

 

190,000 (exercised) at 211p

190,000 (sold) at 660p

 

(f)

Date of the transaction

3 August 2021

(g)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

 

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