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Merlin Entertainments plc
05 April 2018
 

Merlin Entertainments plc

 

5 April 2018

 

 

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF

PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

PERFORMANCE SHARE PLAN (PSP)

VESTING OF 2015 AWARD

 

The following disclosure is made in accordance with Article 19(3) of the Market Abuse Regulation.

 

 

The Company announces that, as a result of the relevant performance conditions having being partially satisfied, the awards granted in April 2015 under the Company's PSP vested in part on 3 April 2018. The overall vesting percentage for these awards was 14.0%.

 

Following such vesting, the following persons (PDMRs) sold a proportion of the shares that vested in order to satisfy their income tax and national insurance liabilities arising on vesting at a price of 341.091 pence per share.

 

The following sets out the shares that vested on 3 April 2018, the number of shares sold following such vesting and, following such sales, the respective beneficial holdings in the Company to which voting rights are attached for each of the persons listed below:

 

PDMR

Number of 2015 PSP Awards

vesting *

Number of Shares sold to meet tax liabilities

Total Shareholding after sale

Holding % of Issued Share Capital

Nick Varney

48,160

25,232

6,677,917

0.655%

Mark Allsop

8,697

4,119

93,988

0.009%

Mark Fisher

12,673

6,002

2,302,144

0.226%

John Jakobsen

12,673

6,002

778,872

0.076%

Nick Mackenzie

12,673

6,002

1,421,387

0.139%

Fraser Montgomery

5,407

2,561

136,654

0.013%

Hans Aksel Pedersen

5,454

1,339

310,344

0.030%

Justin Platt

3,313

1,569

77,970

0.008%

 

* includes accrued dividends

 

 

 

For further information please contact:

Matthew Jowett

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Merlin Entertainments plc

00 44 1202 634955

 

5 April 2018


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