Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 0690G
Smart Metering Systems PLC
20 November 2020
 

Smart Metering Systems plc

("SMS" or "the Company")

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY/PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED

As required by Article 19 Of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 on market abuse, Smart Metering Systems plc (AIM: SMS.L) announces that it has received notification that on 20 November 2020, Alan Foy, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, transferred 4,080,608 ordinary shares of 1p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") to Metis Investments Limited, a person closely associated with him and of which he is a Director and shareholder, at a price of £5.91 per Ordinary Share.

 

Following this transaction, Alan Foy (together with persons closely associated with him) has an interest in 5,953,201 Ordinary Shares, representing 5.27% of the issued share capital of the Company.

The notification below provides further detail.

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

 

(a)  Alan Foy (as seller);

(b)  Metis Investments Limited, declared as being a person closely associated with Alan Foy, who is a Director and shareholder of the Company (being a person discharging managerial responsibility) and Director and shareholder of Metis Investments Limited (as purchaser).

2

Reason for notification

 


a)

Position/Status

 

(a)  Alan Foy, Director

(b)  Metis Investments Limited, declared as being a person closely associated with Alan Foy, who is a Director and shareholder of the Company (being a person discharging managerial responsibility) and Director and shareholder of Metis Investments Limited.

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

 

Initial Notification

3

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


a)

Name

 

Smart Metering Systems plc

b)

LEI

 

213800FGOUFSDPE33S71

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

4,080,608 ordinary shares of 1 pence each

 

AIM: SMS

b)

Nature of the transaction

Sale by a Director of shares to an entity declared as closely associated with that Director

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

591p

4,080,608

d)

Aggregated information

-       Aggregated volume

-       Price

4,080,608 ordinary shares at 591pence

e)

Date of the transaction

20 November 2020

 

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

 

For further information:

 

  Smart Metering Systems plc

0141 249 3850

  Alan Foy, Chief Executive Officer


  Dilip Kejriwal, Head of Investor Relations




  Cenkos Securities plc (Nomad and Joint Broker)

0131 220 6939 / 020 7397 8900

  Neil McDonald / Pete Lynch




  Investec Bank plc (Joint Broker)

020 7597 5970

  Christopher Baird / Henry Reast


 

  RBC Capital Markets (Joint Broker)

 

020 7653 4000

  Matthew Coakes / Evgeni Jordanov


 

  Instinctif Partners (PR Adviser)

  020 7457 2020

  Adrian Duffield / Kay Larsen / Chantal Woolcock

[email protected]

 

 

Notes to Editors

 

SMS plc (www.sms-plc.com) installs and manages smart meters, data and carbon reduction assets ("CaRe") to facilitate effective energy management. The Group manages and optimises these assets through its in-house technology and data analytical platform. As at 30 June 2020 SMS had 3.74 million meter and data assets under management.

Established in 1995, SMS provides a full end-to-end service, from funding and installation to management and maintenance, with a highly skilled workforce, deep engineering expertise and well-established industrial partnerships.

SMS is leading the smart energy revolution and the assets deployed remain at the heart of delivering and accelerating the UK government's net zero carbon ambition. In 2019, SMS was awarded the London Stock Exchange Green Economy Mark.

SMS plc is headquartered in Glasgow with a national presence across twelve UK locations.

SMS's shares are listed on AIM.

 

 

 

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