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Christie Group PLC
14 September 2016

14 September 2016



Christie Group plc

("Christie Group" or the "Company")


PDMR notification


Christie Group plc (AIM: CTG.L), the leading provider of Professional Business Services and Stock & Inventory Systems & Services to the leisure, retail and care markets, has been notified that on 14 September 2016, David Barry Rugg, Chief Executive, who is considered to be a person discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMR"), purchased 15,000 ordinary shares of 2 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 90.00 pence per Ordinary Share.

Accordingly, Mr Rugg's beneficial and non-beneficial holdings in the Company have increased to 2,811,046 ordinary shares, representing approximately 10.6 per cent of the total voting rights of the Company.

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail. 


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



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated



David Barry Rugg


Reason for the notification



Chief Executive


Initial notification/ Amendment

Initial Notification


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



Christie Group plc


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


Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument Identification code

Ordinary Shares of 2 pence each

 ISIN: GB0001953156



Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares


Price(s) and volume(s)



No. of shares





Aggregated information
- Aggregated volume
- Price



Date of the transaction



Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM


For further information please contact:

Christie Group plc
Dan Prickett, Chief Financial Officer                                                                       020 7227 0700


Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited - Nominated Advisor & Broker
Dominic Morley / Charles Leigh-Pemberton                                                       020 7886 2500


About Christie Group:

Christie Group plc, quoted on AIM, is a leading professional business services group with 46 offices across the UK, Europe and Canada, catering to its specialist markets in the leisure, retail and care sectors.


Christie Group operates in two complementary business divisions: Professional Business Services (PBS) and Stock & Inventory Systems & Services (SISS). These divisions trade under the brand names: PBS - Christie & Co, Pinders, Christie Finance and Christie Insurance: SISS - Orridge, Venners and Vennersys.


Tracing its origins back to 1846, the Group has a long established reputation for offering essential services to client companies in agency, valuation services, investment, consultancy, project management, multi-functional trading systems and online ticketing services, stock audit and inventory management. The diversity of these services provides a natural balance to the Group's core agency business.


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