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Premier Foods plc
09 August 2018
 

9 August 2018

 

Premier Foods plc (the "Company")

 

Notification of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities (PDMRs) and persons closely associated

 

 

2018 Deferred Bonus Plan Award

Pursuant to the Company's shareholder-approved Remuneration Policy, one-third of any annual bonus awarded to executive directors is delivered in the form of shares deferred for a three year period. On 8 August 2018 (the "Grant Date") executive directors of the Company were granted deferred bonus awards, over shares of 10p each in the Company, under the Premier Foods Deferred Bonus Plan (the "DBP") as part of their annual bonus award for the financial year ended 31 March 2018, as set out below.

 

Name

Title

Number of shares subject to options

Gavin Darby

Chief Executive Officer

299,291

Alastair Murray

Chief Financial Officer

124,565

 

Each deferred bonus award is structured as a nil cost option to acquire shares for nil consideration. They will normally vest and become exercisable under the DBP on the third anniversary of the Grant Date and remain exercisable until the tenth anniversary of the Grant Date. No consideration was paid for the grant of the deferred bonus awards and no consideration shall be payable when a deferred bonus award is exercised. 

 

 

2018 Long Term Incentive Plan Award

On 8 August 2018 (the "Grant Date") executive directors and members of the Executive Leadership Team of the Company (each a person discharging managerial responsibilities) were granted Performance Share Awards, over ordinary shares of 10p each in the Company, under the Premier Foods Long Term Incentive Plan (the "LTIP"), as set out below.

 

Name

Title

Number of shares subject to options

Gavin Darby

Chief Executive Officer

3,420,473

Alastair Murray

Chief Financial Officer

1,525,287

Jette Andersen

Managing Director, International

498,411

Mark Hughes

Procurement & Central Operations Director

588,705

Alex Whitehouse

Managing Director, UK

772,538

David Wilkinson

Human Resources & Communications Director

535,792

 

Each Performance Share Award is structured as a nil cost option to acquire shares for nil consideration. They will normally vest and become exercisable under the LTIP on the third anniversary of the Grant Date and remain exercisable until the day before the seventh anniversary of the Grant Date, subject to the participant continuing to hold an office or employment within the group and the achievement of two independent performance conditions. The first condition comprises of a relative total shareholder return based condition that will apply to two-thirds of the total number of shares held under an award and the second is an adjusted earnings per share based target that will apply to one-third of the total number of shares held under an award. No consideration was paid for the grant of the Performance Share Awards and no consideration shall be payable when a Performance Share Award is exercised. 

 

The notifications set out below are provided in accordance with the requirements of the Market Abuse Regulation.

 

 

ENQUIRIES:

 

For further information please contact:

Simon Wilbraham

Company Secretary

+44 (0) 1727 815 850

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Gavin Darby

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Premier Foods plc

b)

LEI

213800ZD5I8XHNMCJA67

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each ("Shares") in the capital of Premier Foods plc

ISIN: GB00B7N0K053

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of award under the Premier Foods plc Deferred Bonus Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

299,291

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

8 August 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Alastair Murray

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Premier Foods plc

b)

LEI

213800ZD5I8XHNMCJA67

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each ("Shares") in the capital of Premier Foods plc

ISIN: GB00B7N0K053

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of award under the Premier Foods plc Deferred Bonus Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

124,565

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

8 August 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Gavin Darby

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Premier Foods plc

b)

LEI

213800ZD5I8XHNMCJA67

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each ("Shares") in the capital of Premier Foods plc


ISIN: GB00B7N0K053

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of a Performance Share Award under the Premier Foods plc Long Term Incentive Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

3,420,473

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

8 August 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Alastair Murray

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Premier Foods plc

b)

LEI

213800ZD5I8XHNMCJA67

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each ("Shares") in the capital of Premier Foods plc


ISIN: GB00B7N0K053

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of a Performance Share Award under the Premier Foods plc Long Term Incentive Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

1,525,287

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

8 August 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Jette Andersen

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Managing Director, International

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Premier Foods plc

b)

LEI

213800ZD5I8XHNMCJA67

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each ("Shares") in the capital of Premier Foods plc


ISIN: GB00B7N0K053

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of a Performance Share Award under the Premier Foods plc Long Term Incentive Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

498,411

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

8 August 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Mark Hughes

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Procurement & Central Operations Director

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Premier Foods plc

b)

LEI

213800ZD5I8XHNMCJA67

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each ("Shares") in the capital of Premier Foods plc


ISIN: GB00B7N0K053

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of a Performance Share Award under the Premier Foods plc Long Term Incentive Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

588,705

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

8 August 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Alex Whitehouse

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Managing Director, UK

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Premier Foods plc

b)

LEI

213800ZD5I8XHNMCJA67

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each ("Shares") in the capital of Premier Foods plc


ISIN: GB00B7N0K053

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of a Performance Share Award under the Premier Foods plc Long Term Incentive Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

772,538

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

8 August 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

David Wilkinson

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Human Resources & Communications Director

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Premier Foods plc

b)

LEI

213800ZD5I8XHNMCJA67

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each ("Shares") in the capital of Premier Foods plc


ISIN: GB00B7N0K053

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of a Performance Share Award under the Premier Foods plc Long Term Incentive Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

535,792

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

 

e)

Date of the transaction

8 August 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 


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