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Liontrust Asset Management PLC
07 September 2016
 

7 September 2016

 

Stock Exchange Announcement

LIONTRUST ASSET MANAGEMENT PLC

Notification of transactions of directors/persons discharging managerial responsibilities

 

The information contained in this notification is disclosed in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

 

Liontrust Asset Management Plc (the "Company") was informed on 6 September 2016 of the following transactions in the Company's ordinary shares of 1p ("Shares") by PDMR's and a person closely associated ("PCA") with them.

 

Following these transactions:

 

1.    Adrian Collins and his PCA's have an interest in 206,249 Shares and 48,220 options, representing 0.45% and 0.11% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company respectively;

 

2.    John Ions has an interest in 831,495 share options, representing 1.83% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company; and

 

3.    Vinay Abrol has an interest in 540,841 share options, representing 1.19% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company.

 

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them.

 

1

Details of PDMR/person closely associated with them ("PCA")

(a)

Name

Adrian Collins

(b)

Position / status

Chairman

(c)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial Notification

2

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

Liontrust Asset Management Plc Ordinary Share of 1p

Identification code for Liontrust Asset Management Plc  ordinary shares: GB0007388407

(b)

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of options granted pursuant to the Deferred Bonus and Variable Allocation Plan and subsequent sale of those ordinary shares issued in connection with that exercise

(c)

Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

Nil

13,623 options exercised

 

348p

13,623 Ordinary shares sold

 

 

 

 

 

(d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A

(e)

Date of the transaction

2016-09-05 for option exercise

2016-09-06 for shares sold

 

(f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

1

Details of PDMR/person closely associated with them ("PCA")

(a)

Name

Jennifer Collins

(b)

Position / status

Notification concerns a PCA with Adrian Collins, Chairman

(c)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial Notification

2

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

Liontrust Asset Management Plc Ordinary Share of 1p

(b)

Nature of the transaction

Disposal

 

(c)

Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

348p

200,000

 

 

 

 

 

(d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A

(e)

Date of the transaction

2016-09-06

(f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

1

Details of PDMR/person closely associated with them ("PCA")

(a)

Name

John Ions

(b)

Position / status

Chief Executive

(c)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial Notification

2

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

Liontrust Asset Management Plc Ordinary Share of 1p

Identification code for Liontrust Asset Management Plc  ordinary shares: GB0007388407

(b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of nil-priced options over Liontrust Asset Management Plc Ordinary Share of 1p pursuant to the Liontrust Long Term Incentive Plan

(c)

Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

Nil

295,353

 

 

 

 

 

(d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A

(e)

Date of the transaction

2016-09-05

(f)

Place of the transaction

N/a

 

1

Details of PDMR/person closely associated with them ("PCA")

(a)

Name

Vinay Abrol

(b)

Position / status

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

(c)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial Notification

2

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

Liontrust Asset Management Plc Ordinary Share of 1p

Identification code for Liontrust Asset Management Plc  ordinary shares: GB0007388407

(b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of nil-priced options over Liontrust Asset Management Plc Ordinary Share of 1p pursuant to the Liontrust Long Term Incentive Plan

(c)

Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

Nil

194,648

 

 

 

 

 

(d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A

(e)

Date of the transaction

2016-09-05

(f)

Place of the transaction

N/a

 

For further information please contact:

 

Liontrust Asset Management                                                     020 7412 1700

John Ions, Vinay Abrol                                                                  www.liontrust.co.uk

Simon Hildrey - Head of Marketing & Communications

 

Numis Securities Limited                                                             020 7260 1000

Charles Farquhar, Andrew Holloway

 

Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited                                       020 3037 2000

Advisory - Jonny Allison, Kavita Choitram

Corporate Broking - Nicholas Harland, Nick Donovan

 

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