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Monday 06 December, 2021

Sage Group PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 7350U
Sage Group PLC
06 December 2021
 

DIRECTOR/ PDMR SHAREHOLDING

 

6 December 2021

 

 

The Sage Group plc. ("Sage")

 

 

Notification of Transactions of Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities

 

This notification relates to transactions notified in accordance with article 19 of the UK Market Abuse Regulation.

 

On 2 December 2021 the persons named below, who are Directors and members of the Executive Committee of Sage including a PCA ("PDMRs and PCA"), were granted awards over ordinary shares of 14/77 pence each in Sage under each of

· The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus Plan (DSBP);

· The Sage Group plc 2015 Performance Share Plan (PSP); and

· The Sage Group plc 2019 Restricted Share Plan (RSP)

respectively as shown below (the "Awards"). The maximum number of shares that may be acquired on the vesting of the Awards is specified opposite each participant's name below.

 

No price is payable either on the grant or vesting of the Awards.

 

The Awards will vest on 2 December 2024, subject to continued employment and performance conditions, as applicable to each Awards.

 

The Awards are subject to malus (withholding) and recovery (clawback).

 

 

PDMRs and PCA

Maximum number of ordinary shares of 14/77 pence each in Sage that may be acquired on vesting of the Awards

DSBP

PSP

RSP

Total

Steve Hare

35,188



35,188

Jonathan Howell

24,754



24,754

Aaron Harris

9,453

64,185


73,638

Cath Keers

14,271

76,589


90,860

Amanda Cusdin

9,514

66,058


75,572

Derk Bleeker

9,137

68,930


78,067

Lee Perkins

19,747

121,744


141,491

Vicki Bradin

8,858

61,271


70,129

Sue Goble

8,077



8,077

Nikola McNicol-Kenney*



13,849

13,849

 

* PCA to Lee Perkins



 

ANNEX

 

Templates for 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

 

 

Steve Hare

 

 

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 participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

The Sage Group plc.

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Ordinary shares



Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of share awards under The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price

Volume




nil

35,188







d)

 

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction



- Aggregated volume




- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

2 December 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Jonathan Howell

 

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

 

 

The Sage Group plc.

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Ordinary shares



Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of share awards under The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price

Volume




nil

24,754







d)

 

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction



- Aggregated volume




- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

2 December 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Aaron Harris

 

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Chief Technology Officer

 

 

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

The Sage Group plc.

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Ordinary shares



Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of share awards under The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus Plan and The Sage Group plc 2015 Performance Share Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price

Volume




nil

73,638







d)

 

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction



- Aggregated volume




- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

2 December 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Cath Keers

 

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Chief Marketing Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

The Sage Group plc.

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Ordinary shares



Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Grant of share awards under The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus Plan and The Sage Group plc 2015 Performance Share Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price

Volume




nil

90,860







d)

 

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction



- Aggregated volume




- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

2 December 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Amanda Cusdin

 

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Chief People Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

The Sage Group plc.

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Ordinary shares



Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of share awards under The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus Plan and The Sage Group plc 2015 Performance Share Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price

Volume




nil

75,572







d)

 

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction



- Aggregated volume




- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

2 December 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Derk Bleeker

 

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Chief Strategy and Development Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

The Sage Group plc.

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Ordinary shares



Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of share awards under The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus Plan and The Sage Group plc 2015 Performance Share Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price

Volume




nil

78,067







d)

 

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction



- Aggregated volume




- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

2 December 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Lee Perkins

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Chief Operating Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

The Sage Group plc.

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Ordinary shares



Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of share awards under The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus Plan and The Sage Group plc 2015 Performance Share Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price

Volume




nil

141,491







d)

 

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction



- Aggregated volume




- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

2 December 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Vicki Bradin

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

General Counsel and Company Secretary

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

The Sage Group plc.

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Ordinary shares



Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of share awards under The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus Plan and The Sage Group plc 2015 Performance Share Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price

Volume




nil

70,129







d)

 

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction



- Aggregated volume




- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

2 December 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Sue Goble

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Chief Customer Success Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

The Sage Group plc.

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Ordinary shares



Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of share awards under The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price

Volume




nil

8,077







d)

 

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction



- Aggregated volume




- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

2 December 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Nikola McNicol-Kenney

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

PCA to Lee Perkins

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

The Sage Group plc.

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Ordinary shares



Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of share awards under The Sage Group plc 2019 Restricted Share Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price

Volume




nil

13,849







d)

 

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction



- Aggregated volume




- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

2 December 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

Name of contact:

Mohor Roy

Telephone number of contact:

+ 44(0) 203 810 7200

 

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