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Cohort PLC
14 October 2016
 

14 October 2016

COHORT PLC

Director Shareholdings

Andrew Thomis, Chief Executive

Cohort plc (the "Company") hereby notifies the market that, following the payment of the final dividend on 21 September 2016, dividends received in respect of ordinary shares of 10 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") held by Andrew and Yasmin Thomis in individual ISAs were automatically reinvested in Ordinary Shares on 11 October 2016 at a price of 334.5 pence per share. The number of Ordinary Shares held in the individual ISAs of Andrew and Yasmin Thomis increased by 273 Ordinary Shares and 289 Ordinary Shares respectively.

In addition, the dividends received in respect of the Ordinary Shares held by Yasmin Thomis in her individual nominee account were automatically reinvested in Ordinary Shares on 11 October 2016 at a price of 334.5 pence per share. The number of Ordinary Shares held in the individual nominee account of Yasmin Thomis increased by 259 Ordinary Shares.

Following these transactions, Andrew Thomis's interest and that of his persons closely associated in Ordinary Shares is 112,828, representing 0.28% of the total issued share capital of the Company.

Simon Walther, Finance Director

The Company also notifies the market that, following the payment of the final dividend on 21 September 2016, dividends received in respect of Ordinary Shares held by Simon Walther and Phillippa Walther-Caine in individual ISAs were automatically reinvested in Ordinary Shares on 11 October 2016 at a price of 334.5 pence per share. The number of Ordinary Shares held in the individual ISAs of Simon Walther and Phillippa Walther-Caine increased by 213 Ordinary Shares and 210 Ordinary Shares respectively

Following these transactions, Simon Walther's interest and that of his persons closely associated in Ordinary Shares is 103,802, representing 0.25% of the total issued share capital of the Company.

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Andrew Thomis

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive

b)

Initial notification/amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Full name of the entity

Cohort plc

b)

Legal Entity Identifier Code

213800WE61C73LZZNW11

4

Details of the transaction(s)

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares in Cohort plc with a nominal value of 10 pence each

b)

Identification Code

GB00B0YD2B94

c)

Nature of the transaction

Automatic reinvestment of dividends received on ordinary shares held in an individual ISA

d)

Currency

GBP - British Pound

e)

Price(s) and Volume(s)

273 shares at 334.5 pence

f)

Aggregated Information

-       Price

-       Volume

-       Total

N/A

g)

Date of transaction

11 October 2016

h)

Place of transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Yasmin Thomis

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Person closely associated with Andrew Thomis

b)

Initial notification/amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Full name of the entity

Cohort plc

b)

Legal Entity Identifier Code

213800WE61C73LZZNW11

4

Details of the transaction(s)

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares in Cohort plc with a nominal value of 10 pence each

b)

Identification Code

GB00B0YD2B94

c)

Nature of the transaction

Automatic reinvestment of dividends received on ordinary shares held in an individual ISA

d)

Currency

GBP - British Pound

e)

Price(s) and Volume(s)

289 shares at 334.5 pence

f)

Aggregated Information

-       Price

-       Volume

-       Total

N/A

g)

Date of transaction

11 October 2016

h)

Place of transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Yasmin Thomis

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Person closely associated with Andrew Thomis

b)

Initial notification/amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Full name of the entity

Cohort plc

b)

Legal Entity Identifier Code

213800WE61C73LZZNW11

4

Details of the transaction(s)

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares in Cohort plc with a nominal value of 10 pence each

b)

Identification Code

GB00B0YD2B94

c)

Nature of the transaction

Automatic reinvestment of dividends received on ordinary shares held in an individual nominee account

d)

Currency

GBP - British Pound

e)

Price(s) and Volume(s)

259 shares at 334.5 pence

f)

Aggregated Information

-       Price

-       Volume

-       Total

N/A

g)

Date of transaction

11 October 2016

h)

Place of transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Simon Walther

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Finance Director

b)

Initial notification/amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Full name of the entity

Cohort plc

b)

Legal Entity Identifier Code

213800WE61C73LZZNW11

4

Details of the transaction(s)

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares in Cohort plc with a nominal value of 10 pence each

b)

Identification Code

GB00B0YD2B94

c)

Nature of the transaction

Automatic reinvestment of dividends received on ordinary shares held in an individual ISA

d)

Currency

GBP - British Pound

e)

Price(s) and Volume(s)

213 shares at 334.5 pence

f)

Aggregated Information

-       Price

-       Volume

-       Total

N/A

g)

Date of transaction

11 October 2016

h)

Place of transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Phillippa Walther-Caine

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Finance Director

b)

Initial notification/amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Full name of the entity

Cohort plc

b)

Legal Entity Identifier Code

213800WE61C73LZZNW11

4

Details of the transaction(s)

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares in Cohort plc with a nominal value of 10 pence each

b)

Identification Code

GB00B0YD2B94

c)

Nature of the transaction

Automatic reinvestment of dividends received on ordinary shares held in an individual ISA

d)

Currency

GBP - British Pound

e)

Price(s) and Volume(s)

210 shares at 334.5 pence

f)

Aggregated Information

-       Price

-       Volume

-       Total

N/A

g)

Date of transaction

11 October 2016

h)

Place of transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

Ends

For further information, please contact:

Cohort plc


0118 909 0390

Andrew Thomis, Chief Executive
Simon Walther, Finance Director






Investec Bank plc


020 7597 5970

Keith Anderson / Daniel Adams






MHP Communications Limited


020 3128 8100

Reg Hoare / Jamie Ricketts / Ollie Hoare



 

NOTES TO EDITORS

Cohort plc

Cohort is an independent technology group working primarily for defence (air, land and sea), wider government and industry clients, through five market-facing subsidiary companies:

MASS - a specialist systems house with a focus on electronic warfare operational support, cyber defence and secure information systems. Based in Cambridgeshire, MASS was acquired by Cohort in August 2006;

MCL - an expert in sourcing, design and integration of surveillance and other electronic systems, as well as field support and training for the UK MOD and other government agencies. Based in Surrey, MCL has been part of the Group since July 2014;

SCS - a defence technical advisory business, providing a range of services, including independent technical evaluation of military aircraft safety, and design and delivery of large and small scale military training exercises. Owned by Cohort since flotation in March 2006;

SEA - an advanced systems and software business operating in the defence (naval systems, simulation, training and technology research), transport and offshore energy market sectors. Acquired by Cohort in October 2007.

EID - a Portugal based supplier of advanced electronics, communications and command and control products and systems for the global defence market, in which Cohort acquired a majority stake in June 2016.

Cohort was admitted to London's Alternative Investment Market in March 2006. It has its headquarters in Berkshire and employs in total around 800 core staff there and at its other operating company sites in Bristol, Cambridgeshire, Devon, Lincolnshire, Somerset, Surrey, Scotland and Portugal.

 


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