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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
02 November 2022
 

2 November 2022

 

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (the "Company")

 

Director/PDMR Shareholdings

 

Exercise of SAYE Option

 

On 1 November 2022, Penny Scott-Bayfield, Group Finance Director and PDMR, exercised her SAYE option under the Company's 2019 Sharesave Plan to buy a total of 9,740 ordinary shares of 1.25 pence in the Company at £1.848 per share.

 

The exercise will be satisfied through the transfer of shares from the Bloomsbury Employee Benefit Trust.

 

Following this transaction, the shareholding of Ms Scott-Bayfield in the Company will be as follows:

 

PDMR

 

Total shareholding in the Company

Percentage of the Company's issued share capital

Penny Scott-Bayfield

104,316 Ordinary Shares

0.128%

 

 

Notifications

 

The relevant notification set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Penny Scott-Bayfield

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

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

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

b)

LEI

213800ZL2PEC4C6UOQ53

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 1.25p Each

 

 

ISIN: GB0033147751

b)

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of an option to acquire ordinary shares under the Company's 2019 Sharesave Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

No. of shares

£1.848

9,740

d)

Aggregated information

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

1 November 2022

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

 

 

For further information, please contact:

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc


Maya Abu-Deeb, Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

maya.abu-deeb@bloomsbury.com

Hudson Sandler

+44 (0) 20 7796 4133

Dan de Belder / Hattie Dreyfus

bloomsbury@hudsonsandler.com



 

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