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Friday 09 November, 2018

Vertu Motors PLC

Notification of Directors' interests

RNS Number : 8405G
Vertu Motors PLC
09 November 2018
 

9 November 2018

Vertu Motors plc

(the "Company")

Notification of Directors' interests

The Remuneration Committee of the Company approved grants of options over ordinary shares of 10p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") to David Crane, a director, and to other persons discharging managerial responsibility in the Company, under the Vertu 2007 Discretionary Option Plan ("CSOP Options").  The CSOP Options were issued as detailed below on 8 November 2018: 

 

 

 

 

PDMR

Number of Ordinary Shares subject to the CSOP Options

 

Resultant number of Ordinary Shares subject to options

 

Beneficial holding of Ordinary Shares excluding options*

 

David Crane

200,000

1,235,914

161,940

Karen Anderson

200,000

1,235,914

848,312

Ian Harrison

200,000

1,182,331

224,541

Colin Kent

200,000

1,152,331

421,323

Mike Rich

200,000

1,182,331

43,497

Chris Taylor

200,000

932,331

266,511

Jatinder Aujla

200,000

722,331

73,018

Stephen Gould

200,000

800,000

3,543

Leon Caruso

200,000

200,000

0

*includes shares held by persons closely associated with the PDMR.

Vesting of the CSOP Options is dependent upon achievement of an average share price over a 30 day period from August 2021 to August 2022.

The Company's issued share capital consists of 377,581,736 Ordinary Shares with voting rights.  The Company does not hold any Ordinary Shares in treasury.

 

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

DAVID CRANE

2.    

Reason for the notification

ISSUE OF CSOP OPTIONS

b)    

Position/status

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

c)    

Initial notification/Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3.    

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

d)    

Name

VERTU MOTORS PLC

e)    

LEI

213800GIKJEIUIGMI575

4.    

Details of transactions(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (vi) each place where transactions have been conducted

f)     

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument identification code

 

Identification code

ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC

 

 

GB00B1GK4645

g)    

Nature of the transaction

ACCEPTANCE OF OPTION OVER ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC, PURSUANT TO THE COMPANY'S CSOP PLAN

h)    

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price

Volume(s)

NIL

200,000

i)     

Aggregated information

 

-Aggregated volume

 

- Price

NOT APPLICABLE - SINGLE TRANSACTION

j)     

Date of the transaction

8 NOVEMBER 2018

k)    

Place of transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, AIM

 

1.    

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)    

Name

KAREN ANDERSON

2.    

Reason for the notification

ISSUE OF CSOP OPTIONS

b)    

Position/status

COMPANY SECRETARY

c)    

Initial notification/Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3.    

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

d)    

Name

VERTU MOTORS PLC

e)    

LEI

213800GIKJEIUIGMI575

4.    

Details of transactions(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (vi) each place where transactions have been conducted

f)     

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument identification code

 

Identification code

ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC

 

 

GB00B1GK4645

g)    

Nature of the transaction

ACCEPTANCE OF OPTION OVER ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC, PURSUANT TO THE COMPANY'S CSOP PLAN

h)    

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price

Volume(s)

NIL

200,000

i)     

Aggregated information

 

-Aggregated volume

 

- Price

NOT APPLICABLE - SINGLE TRANSACTION

j)     

Date of the transaction

8 NOVEMBER 2018

k)    

Place of transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, AIM

 

1.    

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)    

Name

IAN HARRISON

2.    

Reason for the notification

ISSUE OF CSOP OPTIONS

b)    

Position/status

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

c)    

Initial notification/Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3.    

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

d)    

Name

VERTU MOTORS PLC

e)    

LEI

213800GIKJEIUIGMI575

4.    

Details of transactions(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (vi) each place where transactions have been conducted

f)     

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument identification code

 

Identification code

ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC

 

 

GB00B1GK4645

g)    

Nature of the transaction

ACCEPTANCE OF OPTION OVER ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC, PURSUANT TO THE COMPANY'S CSOP PLAN

h)    

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price

Volume(s)

NIL

200,000

i)     

Aggregated information

 

-Aggregated volume

 

- Price

NOT APPLICABLE - SINGLE TRANSACTION

j)     

Date of the transaction

8 NOVEMBER 2018

k)    

Place of transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, AIM

 

1.    

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)    

Name

COLIN KENT

2.    

Reason for the notification

ISSUE OF CSOP OPTIONS

b)    

Position/status

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

c)    

Initial notification/Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3.    

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

d)    

Name

VERTU MOTORS PLC

e)    

LEI

213800GIKJEIUIGMI575

4.    

Details of transactions(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (vi) each place where transactions have been conducted

f)     

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument identification code

 

Identification code

ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC

 

 

GB00B1GK4645

g)    

Nature of the transaction

ACCEPTANCE OF OPTION OVER ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC, PURSUANT TO THE COMPANY'S CSOP PLAN

h)    

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price

Volume(s)

NIL

200,000

i)     

Aggregated information

 

-Aggregated volume

 

- Price

NOT APPLICABLE - SINGLE TRANSACTION

j)     

Date of the transaction

8 NOVEMBER 2018

k)    

Place of transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, AIM

 

1.    

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)    

Name

MIKE RICH

2.    

Reason for the notification

ISSUE OF CSOP OPTIONS

b)    

Position/status

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

c)    

Initial notification/Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3.    

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

d)    

Name

VERTU MOTORS PLC

e)    

LEI

213800GIKJEIUIGMI575

4.    

Details of transactions(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (vi) each place where transactions have been conducted

f)     

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument identification code

 

Identification code

ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC

 

 

GB00B1GK4645

g)    

Nature of the transaction

ACCEPTANCE OF OPTION OVER ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC, PURSUANT TO THE COMPANY'S CSOP PLAN

h)    

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price

Volume(s)

NIL

200,000

i)     

Aggregated information

 

-Aggregated volume

 

- Price

NOT APPLICABLE - SINGLE TRANSACTION

j)     

Date of the transaction

8 NOVEMBER 2018

k)    

Place of transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, AIM

 

1.    

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)    

Name

JATINDER AUJLA

2.    

Reason for the notification

ISSUE OF CSOP OPTIONS

b)    

Position/status

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

c)    

Initial notification/Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3.    

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

d)    

Name

VERTU MOTORS PLC

e)    

LEI

213800GIKJEIUIGMI575

4.    

Details of transactions(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (vi) each place where transactions have been conducted

f)     

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument identification code

 

Identification code

ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC

 

 

GB00B1GK4645

g)    

Nature of the transaction

ACCEPTANCE OF OPTION OVER ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC, PURSUANT TO THE COMPANY'S CSOP PLAN

h)    

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price

Volume(s)

NIL

200,000

i)     

Aggregated information

 

-Aggregated volume

 

- Price

NOT APPLICABLE - SINGLE TRANSACTION

j)     

Date of the transaction

8 NOVEMBER 2018

k)    

Place of transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, AIM

 

1.    

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)    

Name

CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR

2.    

Reason for the notification

ISSUE OF CSOP OPTIONS

b)    

Position/status

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

c)    

Initial notification/Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3.    

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

d)    

Name

VERTU MOTORS PLC

e)    

LEI

213800GIKJEIUIGMI575

4.    

Details of transactions(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (vi) each place where transactions have been conducted

f)     

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument identification code

 

Identification code

ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC

 

 

GB00B1GK4645

g)    

Nature of the transaction

ACCEPTANCE OF OPTION OVER ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC, PURSUANT TO THE COMPANY'S CSOP PLAN

h)    

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price

Volume(s)

NIL

200,000

i)     

Aggregated information

 

-Aggregated volume

 

- Price

NOT APPLICABLE - SINGLE TRANSACTION

j)     

Date of the transaction

8 NOVEMBER 2018

k)    

Place of transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, AIM

 

1.    

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)    

Name

STEPHEN GOULD

2.    

Reason for the notification

ISSUE OF CSOP OPTIONS

b)    

Position/status

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

c)    

Initial notification/Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3.    

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

d)    

Name

VERTU MOTORS PLC

e)    

LEI

213800GIKJEIUIGMI575

4.    

Details of transactions(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (vi) each place where transactions have been conducted

f)     

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument identification code

 

Identification code

ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC

 

 

GB00B1GK4645

g)    

Nature of the transaction

ACCEPTANCE OF OPTION OVER ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC, PURSUANT TO THE COMPANY'S CSOP PLAN

h)    

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price

Volume(s)

NIL

200,000

i)     

Aggregated information

 

-Aggregated volume

 

- Price

NOT APPLICABLE - SINGLE TRANSACTION

j)     

Date of the transaction

8 NOVEMBER 2018

k)    

Place of transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, AIM

 

1.    

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)    

Name

LEONARDO CARUSO

2.    

Reason for the notification

ISSUE OF CSOP OPTIONS

b)    

Position/status

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

c)    

Initial notification/Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3.    

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

d)    

Name

VERTU MOTORS PLC

e)    

LEI

213800GIKJEIUIGMI575

4.    

Details of transactions(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (vi) each place where transactions have been conducted

f)     

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument identification code

 

Identification code

ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC

 

 

GB00B1GK4645

g)    

Nature of the transaction

ACCEPTANCE OF OPTION OVER ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH IN VERTU MOTORS PLC, PURSUANT TO THE COMPANY'S CSOP PLAN

h)    

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price

Volume(s)

NIL

200,000

i)     

Aggregated information

 

-Aggregated volume

 

- Price

NOT APPLICABLE - SINGLE TRANSACTION

j)     

Date of the transaction

8 NOVEMBER 2018

k)    

Place of transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, AIM

 

 

 

- Ends -

For further information please contact:

 

Vertu Motors plc
Robert Forrester, CEO
Michael Sherwin, CFO

Tel: 0191 491 2111
Tel: 0191 491 2112

 

Zeus Capital Limited
Nicholas How

Andrew Jones

Dominic King

Tel: 020 3829 5000

 

Camarco

Billy Clegg

Tom Huddart

Tel: 020 3757 4983

 

 

Notes to Editors

Vertu Motors is the sixth largest automotive retailer in the UK with a network of 125 sales outlets across the UK.  Its dealerships operate predominantly under the Bristol Street Motors, Vertu, Farnell and Macklin Motors brand names.

Vertu Motors was established in November 2006 with the strategy to consolidate the UK motor retail sector.  It is intended that the Group will continue to acquire motor retail operations to grow a scaled dealership group.  The Group's acquisition strategy is supplemented by a focused organic growth strategy to drive operational efficiencies through its national dealership network. The Group currently operates 122 franchised sales outlets and 3 non-franchised sales operations from 106 locations across the UK.

Vertu's Mission Statement is to "deliver an outstanding customer motoring experience through honesty and trust". 

Vertu Motors Group websites - www.vertumotors.com / www.vertucareers.com

Vertu brand websites - www.bristolstreet.co.uk / www.vertuhonda.com / www.vertutoyota.com / www.macklinmotors.co.uk / www.farnelllandrover.com / www.farnelljaguar.com / www.vertuvolkswagen.com / www.vertumercedes-benz.com / www.hughes-group.net

 


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