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Genus PLC
11 October 2016
 

11 October 2016

 

Genus plc

 

Director/PDMR Shareholding

 

Genus plc (LSE: GNS) announces that, further to the vesting of share options under the Genus Deferred Share Bonus Plan (the 'DSBP'), the Genus 2004 Executive Share Option Plan (the 'ESOP') and the Genus 2004 Performance Share Plan (the 'PSP') as listed in table A, table B and table C below respectively, a member of the Genus Executive Leadership Team ('GELT') sold ordinary shares in Genus on 6 October 2016 and 11 October 2016 on the London Stock Exchange to partly offset income tax and social security liabilities due on the exercises.  A total of 10,000 ordinary shares have been retained by the GELT member. 

 

The below notifications, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, give further detail of the number of share options exercised and ordinary shares sold on 6 October 2016 and 11 October 2016.

 

For further information please contact:

 

Genus:

Cara Crichton, Deputy Company Secretary                                                                           Tel: +44 (0)1256 347100

 

 

Table A - GELT Deferred Share Bonus Plan Exercise  

1.   

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a.            

Name

Jerry Thompson

 

2.           

Reason for the notification

a.           

Position/status

Chief Operating Officer - Genus ABS Beef

 

b.           

Initial notification

/Amendment

Initial notification

3.           

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

a.           

Name

Genus plc

b.          

LEI

54930022EOITNKSIGH56

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 10p each

 

 

GB0002074580

b.           

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of 2,092 nil-cost options under the DSBP.

 

c.            

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

0p

2,092

  

d.           

Aggregated information

·     Aggregated volume

·     Price

 

 

Average price(s)

 

Total volume(s)

873.66p

19,637

e.           

Date of the transaction

2016-10-06

f.            

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 

 

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.   

a.

Description of the

Financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each

 

 

GB0002074580

b.   

b.

Nature of the transaction

Sale of 2,092 shares arising from the exercise of nil-cost options under the DSBP.

 

c.    

c.

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

1,993p

2,092

  

d.   

d.

Aggregated information

·     Aggregated volume

·     Price

 

 

Average price(s)

 

Total volume(s)

1,991.78p

11,022

e.

Date of the transaction

2016-10-06

f.

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 

 

Table B - GELT 2004 Executive Share Option Plan Exercise  

1.   

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a.            

Name

Jerry Thompson

 

2.           

Reason for the notification

a.           

Position/status

Chief Operating Officer - Genus ABS Beef

 

b.           

Initial notification

/Amendment

Initial notification

3.           

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

a.           

Name

Genus plc

b.          

LEI

54930022EOITNKSIGH56

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 10p each

 

 

GB0002074580

b.           

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of 17,545 market value share options under the ESOP.

 

c.            

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

977.83p

17,545

  

d.           

Aggregated information

·     Aggregated volume

·     Price

 

 

Average price(s)

 

Total volume(s)

873.66p

19,637

e.           

Date of the transaction

2016-10-06

f.            

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 

 

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

e.   

a.

Description of the

Financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each

 

 

GB0002074580

f.    

b.

Nature of the transaction

Sale of 8,930 shares arising from the exercise of market value share options under the ESOP.

 

g.   

c.

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

1,991.5p

8,930

  

h.   

d.

Aggregated information

·     Aggregated volume

·     Price

 

 

Average price(s)

 

Total volume(s)

1,991.78

11,022

e.

Date of the transaction

2016-10-06

f.

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 

 

 

 

 

Table C - GELT 2004 Performance Share Plan Exercise

1.           

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a.            

Name

Jerry Thompson

2.            

Reason for the notification

a.            

Position/status

Chief Operating Officer - Genus ABS Beef

 

b.            

Initial notification

/Amendment

 

Initial notification

3.            

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

a.           

Name

Genus plc

b.           

LEI

54930022EOITNKSIGH56

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 10p each

 

 

GB0002074580

b.            

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of 18,771 nil-cost options under the PSP.

 

c.            

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

0p

18,771

 

      

d.            

Aggregated information

·     Aggregated volume

·     Price

 

 

n/a

e.            

Date of the transaction

2016-10-11

f.            

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

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 10p each

 

 

GB0002074580

b.

Nature of the transaction

Sale of 8,771 shares arising from the exercise of nil-cost options under the PSP to partly offset income tax and social security liabilities due on the exercise.  The balance of 10,000 shares following the exercise has been retained by Jerry Thompson.

 

c.

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

1,950.61p

8,771

   

d.

Aggregated information

·     Aggregated volume

·     Price

 

 

n/a

e.

Date of the transaction

2016-10-11

f.

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 

 


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