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WH Smith PLC (SMWH)

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Tuesday 07 April, 2020

WH Smith PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 0781J
WH Smith PLC
07 April 2020
 

Date 7 April 2020

WH Smith PLC

(the "Company")

Notification of transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility ("PDMRs")

Further to the Company's announcement on 7 April 2020 of the successful completion of the placing of new Ordinary shares (the "Placing") and the related subscription for new Ordinary shares by certain directors and members of the senior management team of the Company (the "Subscription"), the Company announces that as part of the Subscription, 40,468 new Ordinary shares were issued to Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities of the Company as follows:

Name

Number of Ordinary shares

Henry Staunton

9,523

Suzanne Baxter

952

Annemarie Durbin

952

Simon Emeny

952

Maurice Thompson

952

Carl Cowling

7,142

Robert Moorhead

4,761

Ian Houghton

4,761

Toby Keir

2,380

Philip McNally

1,904

Wendy Stroud

1,428

Peter Swann

2,857

Sean Toal

1,904

 

The notification set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

 

1.  Henry Staunton

2.  Suzanne Baxter

3.  Annemarie Durbin

4.  Simon Emeny

5.  Maurice Thompson

6.  Carl Cowling

7.  Robert Moorhead

8.  Ian Houghton

9.  Toby Keir

10.  Philip McNally

11.  Wendy Stroud

12.  Peter Swann

13.  Sean Toal

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

 

1.  Chairman

2.  Non-Executive Director

3.  Non-Executive Director

4.  Non-Executive Director

5.  Non-Executive Director

6.  Group Chief Executive

7.  CFO/COO

8.  Company Secretary/Legal Director

9.  MD Travel UK

10.  MD Travel International

11.  Group HR Director

12.  Group Operations Director

13.  MD High Street

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

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

 

a)

Name

WH Smith PLC

 

b)

LEI

 

2138001KJNGUJ34G7X91

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 226/67 pence

 

 

ISIN: GB00B2PDGW16

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Subscription of Ordinary shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s) per share

Volume(s)

 

1.  £10.50

2.  £10.50

3.  £10.50

4.  £10.50

5.  £10.50

6.  £10.50

7.  £10.50

8.  £10.50

9.  £10.50

10.  £10.50

11.  £10.50

12.  £10.50

13.  £10.50

1.  9,523

2.  952

3.  952

4.  952

5.  952

6.  7,142

7.  4,761

8.  4,761

9.  2,380

10.  1,904

11.  1,428

12.  2,857

13.  1,904

 

 

d)

Aggregated information

 

-  Price

 

-  Volume

 

-  Total Price

 

Price(s) per share

Volume(s)

 

Total Aggregate Price

1. 10.50

2. 10.50

3.    £10.50

4. 10.50

5.    £10.50

6. 10.50

7. 10.50

8. 10.50

9.  £10.50

10.  £10.50

11.  £10.50

12.  £10.50

13.  £10.50

1.  9,523

2.  952

3.  952

4.  952

5.  952

6.  7,142

7.  4,761

8.  4,761

9.  2,380

10.  1,904

11.  1,428

12.  2,857

13.  1,904

1.    £100,000

2.  £10,000

3.  £10,000

4.  £10,000

5.  £10,000

6.  £75,000

7.  £50,000

8.  £50,000

9.  £25,000

10.  £20,000

11.  £15,000

12.  £30,000

13.  £20,000

 

e)

Date of the transaction

 

2020-04-07

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 

 


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