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Animalcare Group PLC
13 October 2016


Animalcare Group plc (the 'Company')


13 October 2016


Director/PDMR Shareholding / Additional Listing


On 12 October 2016, following option exercises under the Company's EMI Scheme, 90,000 new ordinary shares of 20p each ('Ordinary Shares') have been issued.

Of these, 60,000 shares were allotted to Iain Menneer, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, and 30,000 shares were allotted to Chris Brewster, the Company's Chief Financial Officer. Dr Menneer and Mr Brewster then sold 37,615 Ordinary Shares and 14,785 Ordinary Shares respectively in order to cover their respective costs of exercise and associated tax liabilities.   

Both transactions took place on 12 October 2016 and were completed at a price of 280 pence per Ordinary Share.

Following this exercise Dr Menneer now holds 44,501 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.2% and Mr Brewster now holds 28,048 Ordinary Shares representing 0.13%.    

Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the admission of the 90,000 new Ordinary Shares to trading on AIM. It is expected that admission will become effective and dealings will commence in the new Ordinary Shares on or around 18 October 2016.  

Subsequent to admission there will be 21,222,110 Ordinary Shares in issue with voting rights. No shares are held in treasury.  

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMRs") and persons closely associated with them.



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 




Iain Menneer - Chief Executive Officer

Chris Brewster - Chief Financial Officer




Reason for the notification





See 1(a) above for positions - all classified as PDMRs of the Company



Initial notification /Amendment


Initial Notification



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





Animalcare Group plc







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



Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument


Ordinary Shares


Identification code 





Nature of the transactions 


(A) Exercise of options over Ordinary Shares

(B) Sale of Ordinary Shares




Price(s) and volume(s)

In respect of (A):


Exercise price of 167.5 pence per Ordinary Share for Iain Menner

Exercise price of 130 pence per Ordinary Share for Chris Brewster


Iain Menneer - Options over 60,000 Ordinary Shares

Chris Brewster - Options over 30,000 Ordinary Shares

In respect of (B):

Price - 280 pence per Ordinary Share


Iain Menneer - 37,615 Ordinary Shares

Chris Brewster - 14,785 Ordinary Shares




Aggregated information 

- Aggregated volume

- Price





Date of the transactions 

12 October 2016 for all transactions



Place of the transaction

In respect of (A): outside a trading venue

In respect of (B): London Stock Exchange, AIM Market (XLON)


Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification.

Chris Brewster

Company Secretary to Animalcare Group plc

For further information, please contact:  


Animalcare Group plc

Chris Brewster, Chief Financial Officer


01904 487453

Panmure Gordon (Nominated Adviser & Broker)

Freddy Crossley

Peter Steel

Tel: 0207 886 2500

Tel: 0113 357 1150


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