Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 2685O
Character Group PLC
06 October 2021
 

 

 

Wednesday, 6 October 2021

 

 

The Character Group plc

Designers, developers and international distributor of toys, games and giftware

(the "Company")

 

Directors' share dealings

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging

managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

 

and

Total voting rights

 

 

The Character Group plc (AIM: CCT), has today received notices from Mr Michael Hyde (the Managing Director of the Group's Far East Operations) and Mr Kiran Shah (the Joint-Managing Director of the Company and Group Finance Director) notifying the Company of share transactions effected respectively by them on 6 October 2021 as follows:

 

·    Mr Hyde has disclosed that he has gifted and transferred 40,793 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") to charity for nil consideration. Following this transaction, Mr Hyde's interest in shares in the Company is 268,888 Ordinary Shares, which represents approximately 1.26 % of the Company's issued voting Ordinary Share capital.

 

·    Mr Shah has disclosed that he has sold 30,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 510p per share and, through his personal ISA account, has purchased 30,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 510p per share. Following these transactions, Mr Shah's interest in Ordinary Shares remains unchanged at 2,166,720 Ordinary Shares, which represents approximately 10.13% of the Company's issued voting Ordinary Share capital.

 

The information set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of Article 19(3) of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014.

 

1.             

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a.            

Name

Michael Hyde

2.             

Reason for the notification

a.             

Position/status

Managing Director, Far East Operations

b.             

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification




3.             

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

a.             

Name

The Character Group plc

b.             

LEI

213800HY6EB8T8VWWE73

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 5 pence

 

GB0008976119

b.             

Nature of the transaction

Gift of shares

c.             

Price(s) and volume(s)

Name

Price(s)

Volume

Michael Hyde

Nil (gifted)

40,793

d.             

Aggregated information

·      Aggregated volume

·      Price

Not applicable.

e.             



f.             

Date of the transaction

6 October 2021

g.             

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a.            

Name

Kiran Shah

2.             

Reason for the notification

a.             

Position/status

Joint Managing Director and Group Finance Director

b.             

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification




3.             

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

a.             

Name

The Character Group plc

b.             

LEI

213800HY6EB8T8VWWE73

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 5 pence

 

GB0008976119

b.             

Nature of the transaction

Sale and purchase of shares

c.             

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume

510p

30,000

510p

30,000

d.             

Aggregated information

·      Aggregated volume

·      Price

 

30,000 Ordinary Shares (sold) at 510 pence per Ordinary Share

30,000 Ordinary Shares (bought) at 510 pence per Ordinary Share

e.             

Date of the transaction

6 October 2021

f.             

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

Total voting rights (TVR)

As at the date of this announcement, the Company's issued share capital consists of 23,608,501 Ordinary Shares of which 2,226,220 are held in treasury. Therefore, the total number of Ordinary Shares carrying voting rights in Character Group is 21,382,281. This figure of 21,382,281 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest, or a change to their interest, in the Company under the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

 

 

ENQUIRIES:


The Character Group plc

Kiran Shah, Company Secretary

Office:      +44 (0) 208 329 3377

Email:  info@charactergroup.plc.uk


Panmure Gordon

(Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker)

Atholl Tweedie, Investment Banking

Charles Leigh-Pemberton, Corporate Broking

Tel:  +44 (0) 20 7886 2500


Allenby Capital Limited

(Joint Broker)

Nick Athanas, Corporate Finance

Amrit Nahal, Sales & Corporate Broking

Tel:  +44 (0) 20 3328 5656




TooleyStreet Communications Limited

(Investor and media relations)

Fiona Tooley

Tel:  +44 (0) 7785 703523

Email: fiona@tooleystreet.com

 

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