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Worldpay Group PLC
23 September 2016
 

23 September 2016

Worldpay Group plc (the "Company")

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS BY DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Grant of Awards under the Worldpay Group plc Performance Share Plan (the "PSP")

The Company announces that on 20 September 2016 Kevin McCarten, Chief Strategy Officer, was granted a conditional award of 159,771 Worldpay Group plc Ordinary Shares under the Worldpay Group plc PSP. The number of shares was calculated using a market price of 297.30 pence per share, being the average closing price on 15, 16 and 19 September 2016.

PDMR                                                   Number of Shares

Kevin McCarten                                          159,771

The conditional award of shares granted under the PSP will vest on 20 September 2019, subject to continued employment during the performance period and the achievement of key financial and strategic performance conditions which are aligned to the Company's strategic plan. The performance conditions are fully disclosed in the Remuneration Report of the Worldpay Group plc Annual Report and Accounts 2015, which was published early April 2016, a copy of which is available on the Company's website ( http://investors.worldpay.com ).

The FCA notification, made in accordance with requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation is appended and gives further details.

Enquiries:


Derek Woodward, Group Company Secretary

Tel: +44 (0) 7342 082 043



Media and investor relations:

Charles King, Investor Relations Director


Tel:
+44 (0) 203 664 6171

 

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

 

 

Kevin McCarten

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Chief Strategy  Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Worldpay Group plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

N/A

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 3pence each

 

 

ISIN: GB00BYYK2V80

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of award under the Worldpay Group plc Performance Share Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

297.30 p per share

 

159,771

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 

 

 

 

159,771

 

 

297.30 p per share

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

20 September 2016

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a trading venue

 


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