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Friday 18 June, 2021

Safestyle UK PLC

Exercise of Options, Director Dealing and TVR

RNS Number : 4179C
Safestyle UK PLC
18 June 2021
 

18 June 2021

 

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.  Upon the publication of this announcement via the Regulatory Information Service, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

 

Safestyle UK plc

("Safestyle", the "Company" or the "Group")

Exercise of Options, Director Dealing and Total Voting Rights

Safestyle UK plc, the leading retailer and manufacturer of PVCu replacement windows and doors for the UK homeowner market, announces that, on 18 June 2021, it allotted 1,556,482 new ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Group ("Shares") following the exercise of nil-cost Restricted Share options granted under the Safestyle UK plc 2017 Performance Share Plan, as disclosed in the RNS announcement dated 23 October 2020.  The allotment has been made to two Directors of the Company, Mike Gallacher (Chief Executive Office) and Rob Neale (Chief Financial Officer) (together the "Exercising PDMRs"), as well as other Group employees.

The Exercising PDMRs have exercised, in aggregate, 812,500 Shares and have sold 381,875 Shares to cover their income tax and National Insurance liabilities arising from the exercise.

Save for those Shares sold today by the Exercising PDMRs and other Group employees to satisfy tax liabilities arising from the exercise, no other Shares allotted as part of the exercise are permitted to be sold until 18 June 2022.

Following the dealings described above, the Exercising PDMRs' interests in the Company are set out below:

Director / PDMR

Current holding of Shares

 

Options exercised

Shares sold to cover tax liabilities

New holding of Shares

% of total voting rights in the Company

Mike Gallacher

320,240

550,000

258,500

611,740

0.44%

Rob Neale

325,000

262,500

123,375

464,125

0.34%

 

Total Voting Rights

Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the 1,556,482 new Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM ("Admission").  It is expected that Admission will become effective at 8.00 a.m. on 21 June 2021.

 

Following Admission, the total number of Shares and voting rights in the Company will be 138,365,378. There are no Shares held in treasury.  This figure 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, the share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Enquiries:

Safestyle UK plc

Mike Gallacher, Chief Executive Officer

Rob Neale, Chief Financial Officer

 

via FTI Consulting

Zeus Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker)

Dan Bate / Daniel Harris / Dominic King

 

Tel: 0203 829 5000

Liberum Capital Limited (Joint Broker)

Neil Patel / Jamie Richards

 

Tel: 0203 100 2100

FTI Consulting (Financial PR)

Alex Beagley / James Styles / Sam Macpherson

 

Tel: 0203 727 1000

[email protected]

About Safestyle UK plc

The Group is the leading retailer and manufacturer of PVCu replacement windows and doors to the UK homeowner market.  For more information please visit www.safestyleukplc.co.uk or www.safestyle-windows.co.uk.

 

The notification below is made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.

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 Gallacher

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 participation, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name:

Safestyle UK plc

b)

LEI:


213800N1ZQBB3E7P8W75

4.

Details of 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:

Identification code:

Ordinary shares of £0.01

ISIN JE00BGP63272

b)

Nature of the transaction:

 

i)  Exercise of nil-cost share options

ii)  Sale of shares to satisfy tax liabilities

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):


Price(s)

Volume(s)

i)

Nil

550,000

ii)

60p

258,500

d)

Aggregated volume:

Price:

As above

e)

Date of the Transaction:

18 June 2021

f)

Place of the Transaction:

i)  Off market

ii)  London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name:

Rob Neale

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 participation, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name:

Safestyle UK plc

b)

LEI:


213800N1ZQBB3E7P8W75

4.

Details of 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:

Identification code:

Ordinary shares of £0.01

ISIN JE00BGP63272

b)

Nature of the transaction:

 

i)  Exercise of nil-cost share options

ii)  Sale of shares to satisfy tax liabilities

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):


Price(s)

Volume(s)

i)

Nil

262,500

ii)

60p

123,375

d)

Aggregated volume:

Price:

As above

e)

Date of the Transaction:

18 June 2021

f)

Place of the Transaction:

i)  Off market

ii)  London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

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