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Diurnal Group PLC
05 April 2018
 

5 April 2018

 

Diurnal Group plc

("Diurnal" or the "Company")

 

Director Dealings

 

Diurnal Group plc (AIM: DNL), the specialty pharmaceutical company targeting patient needs in chronic endocrine (hormonal) diseases, announces the following Directors' share sale and re-purchase transactions, undertaken for tax planning purposes:

 

Peter Allen, Chairman, today sold 10,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in Diurnal Group plc ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 202 pence per Ordinary Share and his SIPP purchased 10,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 202 pence per Ordinary Share. Following the transactions, Peter Allen's total beneficial interest remains unchanged at 84,722 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.14% of the total voting rights.

 

Sam Williams, Non-executive Director, today sold 5,500 Ordinary Shares at a price of 199 pence per Ordinary Share and his ISA purchased 5,500 Ordinary Shares at a price of 199 pence per Ordinary Share. Following the transactions, Sam Williams' total beneficial interest remains unchanged at 52,248 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.09% of the total voting rights.

 

For further information, please visit www.diurnal.co.uk or contact:



Diurnal Group plc

+44 (0)20 3727 1000

Martin Whitaker, Chief Executive Officer


Richard Bungay, Chief Financial Officer




Numis Securities Ltd (Nominated Adviser)

+44 (0)20 7260 1000

Nominated Adviser: Michael Meade,  Paul Gillam, Freddie Barnfield


Corporate Broking: James Black




Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited (Joint Broker)

+44 (0) 20 7886 2500

Corporate Finance: Freddy Crossley


Corporate Broking: Tom Salvesen




FTI Consulting

+44 (0)20 3727 1000

Simon Conway


Victoria Foster Mitchell


 

 

Notes to Editors

 

About Diurnal Group plc

Founded in 2004, Diurnal is a UK-based specialty pharma company developing high quality products for the global market for the life-long treatment of chronic endocrine conditions, including Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and Adrenal Insufficiency. Its expertise and innovative research activities focus on circadian-based endocrinology to yield novel product candidates in the rare and chronic endocrine disease arena.

 

For further information about Diurnal, please visit www.diurnal.co.uk

 

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 Peter Allen

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Chairman

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

Diurnal Group plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800I2HNUNZN1LDH29

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 5 pence each in Diurnal Group plc



Identification code

GB00BDB6Q760



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Sale

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price(s)

Volume(s)




202p

10,000







d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

N/A - single transaction



- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

5 April 2018

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

XLON

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 Peter Allen

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Chairman

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

Diurnal Group plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800I2HNUNZN1LDH29

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 5 pence each in Diurnal Group plc



Identification code

GB00BDB6Q760



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Purchase

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price(s)

Volume(s)




202p

10,000







d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

N/A - single transaction



- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

5 April 2018

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

XLON

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 Sam Williams

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Non-executive Director

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

Diurnal Group plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800I2HNUNZN1LDH29

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 5 pence each in Diurnal Group plc



Identification code

GB00BDB6Q760



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Sale

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price(s)

Volume(s)




199p

5,500







d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

N/A - single transaction



- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

5 April 2018

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

XLON

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 Sam Williams

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Non-executive Director

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

Diurnal Group plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800I2HNUNZN1LDH29

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 5 pence each in Diurnal Group plc



Identification code

GB00BDB6Q760



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Purchase

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price(s)

Volume(s)




199p

5,500







d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

N/A - single transaction



- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

5 April 2018

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

XLON

 


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