Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 1541Z
M. P. Evans Group PLC
20 January 2022
 

NOTIFICATION AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE EU MARKET ABUSE REGULATION OF TRANSACTIONS BY PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM

 

M.P. Evans Group Plc

(the "Company" or "M.P. Evans")

 

PDMR transaction

 

PDMR transaction

 

The Company has been notified of the exercise of share options under the M.P. Evans Group PLC Long Term Incentive Scheme by Mr MH Coulson director of the Company.  Mr MH Coulson exercised his share options over 5,826 Shares granted at nil cost per Share and due to expire on 10 January 2029. These awards were satisfied out of shares held by the Trustee of the M.P. Evans Group 2018 Employees' Benefit Trust.

 

Simultaneously, Mr MH Coulson sold 2,726 Shares at 824p per Share in order to fund the tax and national insurance liabilities resulting from the exercise of the share options. In addition, Mr MH Coulson transferred the remaining 3,100 Shares to Mrs N Coulson, Mr MH Coulson's wife.

 

 

 1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Matthew Harrison Coulson

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status   

 

Chief executive

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

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

 

a)

Name

 

M.P.Evans Group PLC

b)

LEI

 2138003IBXJUCR4SZG26

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

 

Shares of 10 pence per share in M.P.Evans Group PLC ("Shares").

 

Identification code: ISIN GB007538100

 

b)

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of options over Shares

Sale of Shares

Transfer of Shares

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Exercise of share options over Shares:

Price(s)             Nil

Volume(s)         5,826

 

Sale of Shares:

Price(s)             824p

Volume(s)         2,726

 

Transfer of Shares:

Price(s)             Nil

Volume(s)         3,100

 

 

d)

Aggregated information   

 

N/A

 

e)

Date of transaction

20 January 2022

 

f)

Place of transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON); AIM

 

20 January 2022

Enquiries:

M.P. Evans Group PLC

+44 (0)1892 516333

Peter Hadsley-Chaplin

Executive Chairman

Matthew Coulson

Chief executive



Peel Hunt LLP (Nomad and joint broker)

+44 (0)20 7418 8900

Dan Webster


Andrew Clark




finnCap (Joint broker)

+44 (0)20 7220 0500

Tim Redfern


Harriet Ward




Hudson Sandler (Financial PR)

+44 (0)20 7796 4133

Charlie Jack


Elfie Kent


 

 

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