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RNS Number : 9130Q
Robert Walters PLC
02 March 2021
 

2 March 2021

ROBERT WALTERS PLC

(the "Company")

Directors' Shareholdings

2021 PSP awards

The Company announces that the following awards were made to the Executive Directors under the 2014 Robert Walters Performance Share Plan on 2 March 2021:

Director

No. of Ordinary Shares awarded

Robert Walters

217,406

Alan Bannatyne

132,762

Total

350,168

 

The awards, which were made in the form of options at nil cost, are subject to performance conditions. Vesting will normally not occur before three years have elapsed.

 

Vesting of deferred bonus shares

The Company was informed on 2 March 2021 of the following transfers of Ordinary Shares pursuant to the vesting of awards previously deferred as part of the Executive Directors' respective bonuses for the financial year ended 31 December 2018 as announced on 1 March 2019 and the financial year ended 31 December 2019 as announced on 3 March 2020 respectively.

Directors

2019 Deferred Ordinary Shares vested

2020 Deferred Ordinary Shares vested

Total Deferred Ordinary Shares vested

Robert Walters

13,262

3,400

16,662

Alan Bannatyne

8,097

2,080

10,177

Total

21,359

5,480

26,839

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directors' Shareholdings

There has therefore been an increase in the overall shareholdings of each of the Executive Directors as a result of these dealings and individual shareholdings before and after are set out below:

Director

Shareholding prior to this announcement

% holding  in Company

Shareholding after this announcement

% holding in Company

Robert Walters

2,644,301

3.47

2,660,963

3.49

Alan Bannatyne

689,106

0.90

699,283

0.91

 

Robert Walters plc's issued share capital now consists of 80,273,455 Ordinary Shares with voting rights. Robert Walters plc holds 4,074,000 Ordinary Shares in Treasury.

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in Robert Walters plc is 76,199,455.

The above figure of 76,199,455 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Robert Walters plc under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Further information

Robert Walters plc

Robert Walters, Chief Executive

Alan Bannatyne, Chief Financial Officer

 

+44 (0) 20 7379 3333

Williams Nicolson

Steffan Williams

 

+44 7767 345 563

www.robertwaltersgroup.com    

 

 

 

APPENDIX

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

(a)

Name

Robert Walters

2.

Reason for the notification

(a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer

(b)

Initial notification/ Amendment

Initial notification

3.

Details of the issuer

(a)

Name

Robert Walters plc

(b)

LEI

213800LIE15BDEN3VW43

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

Ordinary Shares of 20p each

(b)

Identification code of the Financial Instrument

ISIN Code : GB0008475088

(c)

Nature of the transaction

Ordinary Shares received/exercised under the deferred bonus scheme.

(d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

0p

16,662

 

 

 

 

(e)

Aggregated information

-            Aggregated volume

-           Price

 

 

16,662 (deferred bonus)

0p

(f)

Date of the transaction

2 March 2021

(g)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

(a)

Name

Alan Bannatyne

2.

Reason for the notification

(a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer

(b)

Initial notification/ Amendment

Initial notification

3.

Details of the issuer

(a)

Name

Robert Walters plc

(b)

LEI

213800LIE15BDEN3VW43

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

Ordinary Shares of 20p each

(b)

Identification code of the Financial Instrument

ISIN Code : GB0008475088

(c)

Nature of the transaction

Ordinary Shares received/exercised under the deferred bonus scheme.

(d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

0p

10,177

 

 

 

 

(e)

Aggregated information

-            Aggregated volume

-           Price

 

 

10,177 (deferred bonus)

0p

(f)

Date of the transaction

2 March 2021

(g)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

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