Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 9581Q
Kier Group PLC
01 November 2021
 

1 NOVEMBER 2021

 

KIER GROUP PLC

 

Notifications of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities

 

Kier Group plc (the "Company") announces that on 29 October 2021, beneficial interests in the ordinary shares in the capital of the Company ("Shares") were awarded to the persons discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMRs), as set out in the table below, in connection with the Company's bonus arrangements for the financial year ended 30 June 2021. Legal title to the Shares will be held on trust by the Kier Group 1999 Employee Benefit Trust (the "Trustee"). The Trustee will hold the Shares on trust for such individuals until 29 October 2024 (subject to the rules of the bonus arrangements). The price at which the beneficial interests in the Shares were allocated was £1.084 per Share, being the closing price of a share in the capital of the Company on 28 October 2021.

 

The Company further announces that, on 29 October 2021, grants of options for Shares were made to the PDMRs, as set out in the table below, under the Kier Group plc Sharesave Scheme 2016. The savings contract will commence on 1 December 2021 for 3 years and the share price applicable to the options is £0.96 per Share.

 

 

PDMR

Date of transaction

Number of deferred shares awarded

Number of Sharesave options

granted

Mr A O B Davies

29 October 2021

109,092

5,625

Mr S J Kesterton

29 October 2021

98,702

5,625

Mr L J Cummins

29 October 2021

38,151

5,625

Mr G Incutti

29 October 2021

22,441

5,625

Mr B S McNicholas

29 October 2021

23,788

-

Mr M R Pengelly

29 October 2021

26,930

-

Mr H L Redfern

29 October 2021

21,544

5,625

Mr L P Thomas

29 October 2021

24,040

5,625

Ms S Timms

29 October 2021

-

937

Mr S J Togwell

29 October 2021

28,276

-

 

 

 

The following notifications are made in accordance with the requirements of Article 19(3) of the UK Market Abuse Regulation. The Company's Legal Entity Identifier ("LEI") is 2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48.

 

For enquiries please contact:

Jaime Tham

Company Secretary

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Andrew Davies

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Chief Executive

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Award of deferred shares - allocation of beneficial interests in shares in connection with the Company's bonus arrangements for the financial year ended 30 June 2021.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£1.084

109,092

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

109,092 shares

£1.084 per share

 

e)

Date and time of the transaction

  2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange XLON

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

  Andrew Davies

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Chief Executive

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc      

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Grant of options under the Kier Group plc Sharesave Scheme 2016

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£0.96

5,625

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

5,625 shares

£0.96 per share

 

e)

Date of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

Outside a trading venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Simon Kesterton

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Award of deferred shares - allocation of beneficial interests in shares in connection with the Company's bonus arrangements for the financial year ended 30 June 2021.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£1.084

98,702

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

98,702 shares

£1.084 per share

 

e)

Date and time of the transaction

  2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange XLON

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Simon Kesterton

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc      

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Grant of options under the Kier Group plc Sharesave Scheme 2016

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£0.96

5,625

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

5,625 shares

£0.96 per share

 

e)

Date of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

Outside a trading venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Liam Cummins

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Group Managing Director - Construction

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Award of deferred shares - allocation of beneficial interests in shares in connection with the Company's bonus arrangements for the financial year ended 30 June 2021.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£1.084

38,151

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

38,151 shares

£1.084 per share

 

e)

Date and time of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange XLON

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Liam Cummins

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Group Managing Director - Construction

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc      

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Grant of options under the Kier Group plc Sharesave Scheme 2016

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£0.96

5,625

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

5,625 shares

£0.96 per share

 

e)

Date of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

Outside a trading venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Giuseppe Incutti

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Group Managing Director - Highways

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Award of deferred shares - allocation of beneficial interests in shares in connection with the Company's bonus arrangements for the financial year ended 30 June 2021.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£1.084

22,441

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

22,441 shares

£1.084 per share

 

e)

Date and time of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange XLON

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Giuseppe Incutti

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Group Managing Director - Highways

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc      

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Grant of options under the Kier Group plc Sharesave Scheme 2016

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£0.96

5,625

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

5,625 shares

£0.96 per share

 

e)

Date of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Barry McNicholas

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Group Managing Director - Utilities

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Award of deferred shares - allocation of beneficial interests in shares in connection with the Company's bonus arrangements for the financial year ended 30 June 2021.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£1.084

23,788

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

23,788 shares

£1.084 per share

 

e)

Date and time of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange XLON

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Mark Pengelly

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Group Managing Director - Infrastructure

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Award of deferred shares - allocation of beneficial interests in shares in connection with the Company's bonus arrangements for the financial year ended 30 June 2021.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£1.084

26,930

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

26,930 shares

£1.084 per share

 

e)

Date and time of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange XLON

 

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Helen Redfern

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Group HR Director

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Award of deferred shares - allocation of beneficial interests in shares in connection with the Company's bonus arrangements for the financial year ended 30 June 2021.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£1.084

21,544

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

21,544 shares

£1.084 per share

 

e)

Date and time of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange XLON

 

 

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Helen Redfern

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Group HR Director

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc      

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Grant of options under the Kier Group plc Sharesave Scheme 2016

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£0.96

5,625

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

5,625 shares

£0.96 per share

 

e)

Date of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Leigh Thomas

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Managing Director - Kier Property

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Award of deferred shares - allocation of beneficial interests in shares in connection with the Company's bonus arrangements for the financial year ended 30 June 2021.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£1.084

24,040

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

24,040 shares

£1.084 per share

 

e)

Date and time of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange XLON

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Leigh Thomas

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

 Managing Director - Kier Property

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc      

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Grant of options under the Kier Group plc Sharesave Scheme 2016

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£0.96

5,625

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

5,625 shares

£0.96 per share

 

e)

Date of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Sophie Timms

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

 Corporate Affairs Director

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc      

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Grant of options under the Kier Group plc Sharesave Scheme 2016

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£0.96

937

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

937 shares

£0.96 per share

 

e)

Date of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name        

Stuart Togwell

 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Group Commercial Director

b)

Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of issuer

a)

Name

Kier Group plc

b)

LEI

2138002RKCU2OM4Y7O48

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 in Kier Group plc

 

 

GB0004915632

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Award of deferred shares - allocation of beneficial interests in shares in connection with the Company's bonus arrangements for the financial year ended 30 June 2021.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£1.084

28,276

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

28,276 shares

£1.084 per share

 

e)

Date and time of the transaction

2021-10-29

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange XLON

 

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