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Petra Diamonds Limited
19 May 2017
 

 

 

 

19 May 2017

LSE: PDL

 

Petra Diamonds Limited
("Petra," "the Company" or "the Group")

                                                                                                             

Notification of Transaction of Director / PDMR

 

 

Petra Diamonds Limited announces the following transaction of a Director/Person Discharging Managerial Responsibility ("PDMR").

 

The transaction below took place on 19 May 2017 in London and was notified to the Company on the same day.  The transaction relates to the exercise of option awards and the subsequent sale of shares. 

 

EXERCISE OF OPTIONS FROM THE 2005 SHARE OPTION PLAN, AND SUBSEQUENT SALE:

 

NAME

AWARD TYPE

NO. OF OPTIONS EXERCISED

EXERCISE PRICE PER OPTION

DESCRIPTION OF SHARES

NUMBER OF SHARES SOLD / ISC*

SALE PRICE  PER SHARE

Adonis Pouroulis

2005 Share Option Plan

250,000

27.5p

Ordinary shares
of 10p each

250,000 / 0.047%

133.12p

*Issued Share Capital (ISC)

The Company issued 250,000 ordinary shares of 10p each ("new Ordinary Shares") with voting rights. The new Ordinary Shares are covered under the Company's existing six month block listing return.  The Company's issued share capital post the issue of the new Ordinary Shares consisted of 530,491,218 ordinary shares of 10p each with voting rights. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in Petra is 530,491,218.  

The above figure of 530,491,218 Ordinary Shares may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in (or a change to their interest in) Petra under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Following the exercise of option awards and subsequent sale, Adonis Pouroulis holds 7,735,000 shares, representing 1.46% of the total issued share capital.

 

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For further information, please contact:

 

Petra Diamonds, London                                         Telephone: +44 20 7494 8203

Cathy Malins                                                               [email protected] 

Cornelia Grant                                                             [email protected]

 

 

 

About Petra Diamonds Limited

Petra Diamonds is a leading independent diamond mining group and an increasingly important supplier of rough diamonds to the international market. The Company has interests in five producing operations: three underground mines in South Africa (Finsch, Cullinan and Koffiefontein), the Kimberley Ekapa Mining joint venture (including the Kimberley Underground mine and extensive tailings retreatment operations) and one open pit mine in Tanzania (Williamson).  It also maintains an exploration programme in Botswana.

 

Petra has a core objective to steadily increase annual production to ca. 5.3 million carats by FY 2019. The Group has a significant resource base in excess of 300 million carats.

 

Petra conducts all operations according to the highest ethical standards and will only operate in countries which are members of the Kimberley Process. Petra is quoted with a premium listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker 'PDL' and is a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index. For more information, visit www.petradiamonds.com.

 

 

 

a)  

1.  

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)  

Name

Adonis Pouroulis

2.  

Reason for the notification

a)  

Position/status

Non-Executive Chairman

b)  

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3.  

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

a)  

Name

Petra Diamonds Limited

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

Ordinary shares of 10p each

 

b)  

Nature of the transaction

Sale of ordinary shares

c)  

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

133.12p

250,000

d)  

Aggregated information

 

-     Aggregated volume

-     Price

 

 

 

250,000

133.12p

e)  

Date of the transaction

19/05/2017

f)   

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 


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