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ABCAM Plc
03 October 2016
 

 

For immediate release

3 October 2016

ABCAM PLC

("Abcam" or the "Company")

Director/PDMR Shareholding Notification

Cambridge, UK: Abcam plc (AIM: ABC), a global leader in the supply of life science research tools, was notified on 30 September 2016 of the following dealings in Abcam's shares on that date by certain Directors of the Company as follows:

 

·      Murray Hennessy, Chairman, purchased 5,895 Ordinary Shares of 0.2 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 837.11 pence per share. Following this transaction, Mr Hennessy's total interest in the Company has increased to a total of 36,819 Ordinary Shares.

·      Louise Patten, Senior Independent Director, purchased 12,378 Ordinary Shares at a price of 836 pence per share. Following this transaction, Lady Patten's total interest in the Company has increased to a total of 38,456 Ordinary Shares.

·      Alan Hirzel, Chief Executive Officer, had a total of 10,538 Ordinary Shares issued to him under the Annual Bonus Plan, following the expiry on 23 September 2016 of the holding period of a deferred award of conditional shares originally granted on 4 November 2014.  All shares have been retained by Mr Hirzel. Following this transaction, Mr Hirzel's total in the Company has increased to a total of 37,438 Ordinary Shares.

 

The notifications for Mr Hennessy, Lady Patten and Mr Hirzel can be found below. This announcement is made in accordance with Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014.

 

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For further information, please contact:

Abcam

+ 44 (0) 1223 696 000

Suzanne Smith, Company Secretary

 


J.P.Morgan Cazenove - Nominated Advisor & Corporate Broker

+ 44 (0) 20 7742 4000

James Mitford / Christopher Cargill


FTI Consulting

+ 44 (0) 20 3727 1000

Ben Atwell / Brett Pollard / Natalie Garland-Collins


 

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Mr Murray Hennessy

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chairman

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name

Abcam plc

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

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 0.2 pence each

 

 

 

GB00B6774699

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

837.11p

5,895


e)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

- Aggregated total

 

5,895

837.11p

£49,347.63

f)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2016

g)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Lady Louise Patten

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Senior Independent Director

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name

Abcam plc

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

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 0.2 pence each

 

 

 

GB00B6774699

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

836p

12,378


e)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

- Aggregated total

 

12,378

836p

£103,480.08

f)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2016

g)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Mr Alan Hirzel

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name

Abcam plc

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

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 0.2 pence each

 

 

 

GB00B6774699

b)

Nature of the transaction

Issue of Conditional shares under the Annual Bonus Plan

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

10,538




e)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

- Aggregated total

 

10,538

Nil

Nil

f)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2016

g)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 


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