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Dunelm Group plc
21 September 2016
 

21 September 2016

 

Dunelm Group plc

(the "Company")

 

Notification of Transactions of Connected Parties to Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities 

 

The Company has been notified that on 19 and 20 September 2016 the following transactions took place:

 

On 19 September 2016, WA Capital Limited ("WA Capital"), a company controlled by Will Adderley, Deputy Chairman, and Nadine Adderley his wife, transferred 18,000,000 ordinary shares having a par value of 1 pence each in the capital of the Company, constituting 8.9 % of the Company's issued ordinary share capital, to WA Capital Investments Limited ("WA Capital Investments"), a wholly owned subsidiary of WA Capital, at market value. There was no change in the ultimate beneficial ownership of the shares in the Company as a result of this transfer.

On 20 September 2016, WA Capital Investments entered into a loan facility with Barclays Bank plc ("the Bank"), and granted a security interest in favour of the Bank over 18,000,000 ordinary shares having a par value of 1 pence each in the capital of the Company, constituting 8.9% of the Company's issued share capital, as security for any amounts which may be due from time to time under the facility.

WA Capital Investments remains the beneficial owner of the shares subject to the pledge, and retains full voting rights. As such, Will Adderley retains an interest in 55,301,779 shares in the Company, which is unchanged as a result of this announcement, and represents 27.4% of the Company's issued ordinary share capital. Full details of his shareholding are set out below:


Holding of Dunelm ordinary shares

WA Capital Limited

36,161,779

WA Capital Investments Limited

 

18,000,000                 

The Stoneygate Trust

967,250

The Paddocks Discretionary Settlement

 

172,750

Total holding

55,301,779

 

Pursuant to the agreement entered into between WA Capital and UBS AG in connection with the sale of shares by WA Capital, announced by the Company on 13 April 2016, WA Capital agreed not to dispose of, or grant any rights over, any shares in the Company prior to 13 October 2016.  In connection with the loan facility above, UBS AG has agreed to waive this restriction in relation to 18,000,000 ordinary shares.

 

Ends

 

For further information, please contact

 

Dunelm Group plc

Dawn Durrant, Company Secretary

 

011 6264 4439

 

 

MHP Communications

 

 

John Olsen

020 3128 8759

Simon Hockridge


 

NOTIFICATION AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF TRANSACTIONS BY PDMRS AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

WA Capital Limited

 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

 

Person closely associated with Will Adderley, Deputy Chairman

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

 

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name

Dunelm Group plc

 

b)

LEI

213800WCQWE13T5DUV19 

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

 

 

ISINGB00BICQ739

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Transfer to WA Capital Investments Limited , a wholly owned subsidiary of WA Capital Limited and person closely associated with Will Adderley, Deputy Chairman

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 


Price(s)

Volume(s)

1

875p

18,000,000

d)

Aggregated information

-         Aggregated volume

-         Price


NA

e)

Date of the transaction

 

2016-09- 19

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 

 

 

NOTIFICATION AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF TRANSACTIONS BY PDMRS AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

WA Capital Investments Limited

 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

 

Person closely associated with Will Adderley, Deputy Chairman

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

 

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name

Dunelm Group plc

 

b)

LEI

213800WCQWE13T5DUV19 

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

 

 

ISINGB00BICQ739

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Security interest in favour of Barclays Bank plc

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 


Price(s)

Volume(s)

1

N/A

18,000,000

d)

Aggregated information

-         Aggregated volume

-         Price


NA

e)

Date of the transaction

 

2016-09-20

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 

 

 

 


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