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RNS Number : 4529U
Keywords Studios PLC
03 December 2021
 

3 December 2021

  

Keywords Studios plc ("Keywords Studios", "the Company")

 

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

Conditional Award of Shares

Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, today announces that under the terms of the Company's long term incentive plan ("LTIP") the following awards were granted to Bertrand Bodson, Chief Executive Officer, on 1 December 2021.

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Bertrand Bodson

 

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer

 

b)

Initial Notification/ Amendment

Initial notification

 

3

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

a)

Name

Keywords Studios PLC

 

b)

LEI

2138007VR9ZYCWS7VE12

 

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 and identification code

Ordinary shares of 1 pence each in Keywords Studios PLC (ISIN: GB00BBQ38507)

b)

Nature of the transaction  

Grant of nil-cost option over 61,156 ordinary shares under the Company's LTIP vesting in 5 May 2024, subject to performance conditions

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP 0.01

61,156

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregate volume of shares: 61,156

Aggregate price of shares: GBP 611.56

 

e)

Date of the transaction

2021-12-01 (UTC)

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

Vesting of the above LTIP award is subject to the achievement of performance conditions based on the Company's Total Shareholder Return ("TSR") versus the FTSE 250 Index over the 3-year performance period. Threshold vesting (25% of the award) will vest for TSR in line with the Index and full vesting will be earned for exceeding the Index TSR by 20% over the performance period.

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Bertrand Bodson

 

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer

 

b)

Initial Notification/ Amendment

Initial notification

 

3

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

a)

Name

Keywords Studios PLC

 

b)

LEI

2138007VR9ZYCWS7VE12

 

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 and identification code

Ordinary shares of 1 pence each in Keywords Studios PLC (ISIN: GB00BBQ38507)

b)

Nature of the transaction  

Grant of conditional award over 22,239 ordinary shares under the Company's LTIP, subject to continued employment for three years from the date of grant

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP 0.01

22,239

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregate volume of shares: 22,239

Aggregate price of shares: GBP 222.39

 

e)

Date of the transaction

2021-12-01 (UTC)

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

ENDS

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