Source - GNW

4 October 2016

The Weir Group PLC

Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ("PDMRs") and Persons Closely Associated with them

The Weir Group PLC (the "Company") hereby announces that it received notification on 4 October 2016 from Keith Cochrane, PDMR, that on 3 October 2016 he sold 50,000 shares in the Company at a price of £17.3066 per share.

The total shareholding held by Keith Cochrane following the disposal is 265,181 shares.

This notification relates to a transaction notified in accordance with the Market Abuse Regulation, further details below:

1.Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/ person closely associated
a)Name Keith Cochrane
2.Reason for the notification
a) Position/status PDMR
b) Initial notification/ Amendment Initial Notification
3.Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name The Weir Group PLC
b) LEI 549300KDR56WHY9I3D10
4.Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

  Identification code
Ordinary shares of 12.5p each fully paid



b) Nature of the transaction Sale of shares


 c) Price(s) and volume(s) Price(s) Volume(s)
£17.3066 50,000
d) Aggregated information
  • Aggregated volume
  • Price
N/A Single transaction
e) Date of the transaction 3 October 2016
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange Main Market (XLON)

For further information, please contact:

Gillian Kyle
Deputy Company Secretary
Telephone: 0141 308 3771

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The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: The Weir Group PLC via Globenewswire