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Character Group PLC
23 October 2023
 

 

23 October 2023

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

The Character Group plc (AIM: CCT), has received notifications from  Mr Kiran Shah (the Joint-Managing Director of the Company and Group Finance Director) and from Jon Diver (the Joint-Managing Director of the Company) notifying the Company of share transactions effected by them.

 

 

1.     On Friday, 20 October 2023 Mr Shah advised that he has sold 60,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 269.95p per share and a further 9,600 Ordinary Shares at a price of 270p and has purchased 60,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 270p per share through his self-invested personal pension and 9,600 Ordinary Shares in his personal ISA account also at a price of 270p per share. Following these transactions, Mr Shah's interest in Ordinary Shares remains unchanged at 1,928,766 Ordinary Shares, which represents approximately 9.96% of the Company's issued voting Ordinary Share capital.

 

2.     Today (23 October) Mr Diver advised that he has sold 50,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 270p per share and has purchased 50,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 270.06p per share through his self-invested personal pension. Following these transactions, Mr Diver's interest in Ordinary Shares remains unchanged at 1,284,089 Ordinary Shares, which represents approximately 6.63% 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

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

(a) Sales and (b) purchase of shares

c.             

Price(s) and volume(s)


Price(s)

Volume

(a) (sale)

269.95p

60,000

(a) (sale)

270p

9,600

(b) (purchase)

270p

69,600

d.             

Aggregated information

·      Aggregated volume

·      Price

 

69,600 Ordinary Shares (sold) at £187,890

69,600 Ordinary Shares (bought) at £187,920

e.             

Date of the transaction

20 October 2023

f.             

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 


 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

g.            

Name

Jon Diver

5.             

Reason for the notification

a.             

Position/status

Joint Managing Director

b.             

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

 



6.             

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

a.            

Name

The Character Group plc

b.            

LEI

213800HY6EB8T8VWWE73

7.             

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

(a) Sales and (b) purchase of shares

c.             

Price(s) and volume(s)


Price(s)

Volume

(a) (sale)

270p

50,000

(b) (purchase)

270.06p

50,000

d.             

Aggregated information

·      Aggregated volume

·      Price

 

50,000 Ordinary Shares (sold) at £135,000

50,000 Ordinary Shares (bought) at £135,030

e.             

Date of the transaction

23 October 2023

f.             

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

 

 

ENQUIRIES:

The Character Group plc

Jon Diver, Joint Managing Director

Kiran Shah, Joint Managing Director

Office:     +44 (0) 208 329 3377

Mobile:   +44 (0) 7831 802219 (JD)

Mobile:   +44 (0) 7956 278522 (KS)

Email: info@charactergroup.plc.uk


 

Panmure Gordon

(Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker)

Atholl Tweedie, Investment Banking

Rupert Dearden, 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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