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RNS Number : 3638T
Robinson PLC
17 July 2020

17 July 2020


Robinson plc


Grant of Options & PDMR Dealing


Robinson plc ("Robinson" or the "Group" stock code: RBN), the custom manufacturer of plastic and paperboard packaging based in Chesterfield, announces that on 16 July 2020 a total of 600,000 options ("Options") to acquire ordinary shares of 0.5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") were granted to Helene Roberts, CEO, pursuant to the Group's Incentive Plan 2016.


The Options are exercisable at a price of 118.5 pence per Ordinary Share, being the Company's closing share price on the day prior to the grant, and are subject to performance conditions linked to the Company's future profits. The Options were issued in two separate tranches, with the first tranche of 300,000 Options exercisable from the third anniversary of the issue date and lapse on the tenth anniversary (the "First Tranche"). The second tranche of 300,000 Options are exercisable from the fifth anniversary of the issue date and lapse on the tenth anniversary (the "Second Tranche"). The Options are subject to claw back and malus provisions.



For further information, please contact:


Robinson plc

Guy Robinson, Finance Director


Tel: 01246 389283


finnCap Limited

Ed Frisby / Giles Rolls, corporate finance

Tim Redfern / Tim Harper, ECM

Tel: 020 7220 0500


Note for Editors:


Headquartered in Chesterfield, with manufacturing facilities in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Stanton Hill (Nottinghamshire), Chesterfield, Warsaw and Lodz (Poland), Robinson currently employs around 320 people. It was formerly a family business, with its origins dating back over 181 years. Today the Group's main activity is the manufacture and sale of injection and blow moulded plastic packaging as well as rigid paperboard premium gift packaging. Robinson operates primarily within the food, household, drink, confectionery, cosmetic and toiletry sectors, providing niche or custom manufacture to major brands in the fast-moving consumer goods market, such as Unilever, Proctor & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, and McBride. The Group also has a substantial property portfolio with development potential.




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



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated



Helene Roberts


Reason for the Notification





Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification


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



Robinson plc





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


Description of the Financial instrument, type of instrument


Grant of Options over Ordinary shares of 0.5 pence each

Identification code



Nature of the transaction

Grant of Options


Price(s) and volume(s)

Exercise Price of Options


118.5 pence



Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume

·      Price


As above



Date of the transaction

16 July 2020


Place of the transaction

Outside of trading venue






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