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Friday 09 July, 2021

Smith (DS) PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 7934E
Smith (DS) PLC
09 July 2021
 

DS Smith Plc ("the Company")

Transactions in shares by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ("PDMRs")

9 July 2021

On 8 July 2021 the Company granted in accordance with the provisions of the Company's approved Remuneration Policy the following nil-cost options over Ordinary Shares of 10p each ("Shares") under the terms of the DS Smith 2008 Performance Share Plan ("PSP") and the DS Smith Deferred Share Bonus Plan ("DSBP").

 

Name

Maximum number of Shares subject to award under PSP

Number of Shares subject to award under DSBP

Miles Roberts

411,635

177,529

Adrian Marsh

229,953

83,672

Stefano Rossi

110,253

47,805

Colin McIntyre

101,616

49,301

 

These awards will normally vest on the third anniversary of grant, being 8 July 2024. The awards under the PSP are subject to performance conditions and a holding period applies to the Executive Directors from the vesting date in respect of any Shares which vest under these awards.

 

The forms required under the Market Abuse Regulation follow.

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

 MILES WILLIAM ROBERTS

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

 

GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

DS SMITH PLC

b)

 

LEI

39RSBE4RCI4M15BLWH36

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 10 PENCE EACH

 

 

SMDS

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of nil cost options under the Company's Performance Share Plan and Deferred Share Bonus Plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£NIL

411,635

£NIL

177,529

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

 

589,164

£NIL

e)

 

Date of the transaction

8 July 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

LONDON

 

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

 ADRIAN ROSS THOMAS MARSH

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

 

GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

DS SMITH PLC

b)

 

LEI

39RSBE4RCI4M15BLWH36

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 10 PENCE EACH

 

 

SMDS

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of nil cost options under the Company's Performance Share Plan and Deferred Share Bonus Plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£NIL

229,953

£NIL

83,672

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

 

313,625

£NIL

e)

 

Date of the transaction

8 July 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

LONDON

 

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

STEFANO ROSSI

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE PACKAGING

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

DS SMITH PLC

b)

 

LEI

39RSBE4RCI4M15BLWH36

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 10 PENCE EACH

 

 

SMDS

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of nil cost options under the Company's Performance Share Plan and Deferred Share Bonus Plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£NIL

110,253

£NIL

47,805

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

 

158,058

£NIL

e)

 

Date of the transaction

8 July 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

LONDON

 

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

 COLIN STUART MCINTYRE

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE SUPPLY ENGINE

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

DS SMITH PLC

b)

 

LEI

39RSBE4RCI4M15BLWH36

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 10 PENCE EACH

 

 

SMDS

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of nil cost options under the Company's Performance Share Plan and Deferred Share Bonus Plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£NIL

101,616

£NIL

49,301

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

 

150,917

£NIL

e)

 

Date of the transaction

8 July 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

LONDON

 

 

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