Genus

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 6372M
Genus PLC
17 September 2019
 

17 September 2019

 

Genus plc

 

Director/PDMR Shareholding

 

Genus plc (LSE: GNS) announces that, further to the vesting of conditional nil-cost options on 14 September 2018 under the Genus 2014 Performance Share Plan (the 'PSP') and the Genus Deferred Share Bonus Plan (the 'DSBP') as listed in table A and table B below respectively, a member of the Genus Executive Leadership Team ('GELT') sold ordinary shares in Genus on 13 September 2019 on the London Stock Exchange to offset income tax and social security liabilities due on the exercises and retained the balance of ordinary shares. 

 

The below notifications, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, gives further detail of the number of nil-cost options exercised and ordinary shares sold on 13 September 2019.

 

For further information please contact:

 

Genus:

Vaughn Walton, Deputy Company Secretary                                                                      Tel: +44 (0)1256 347100

 

Table A - GELT 2004 Performance Share Plan Exercises

1.           

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a.            

Name

Jerry Thompson

2.            

Reason for the notification

a.            

Position/status

Chief Operating Officer Genus ABS Beef

b.            

Initial notification

/Amendment

 

Initial notification

3.            

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

a.           

Name

Genus plc

b.           

LEI

54930022EOITNKSIGH56

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 10p each

 

 

GB0002074580

b.            

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of 12,823 nil-cost options under the PSP.

c.            

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

0p

12,823

      

d.            

Aggregated information

·     Aggregated volume

·     Price

 

 

 

Average price(s)

 

Total volume(s)

0p

12,823

 

e.            

Date of the transaction

2019-09-13

f.            

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue.

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 10p each

 

 

GB0002074580

b.

Nature of the transaction

Sale of 5,034 shares arising from the exercise of nil-cost options under the PSP to offset income tax and social security liabilities due on the exercise.

c.

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

2,855p

5,034

      

d.

Aggregated information

·     Aggregated volume

·     Price

 

 

Average price(s)

 

Total volume(s)

2,855p

5,034

 

e.

Date of the transaction

2019-09-13

f.

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 

       

 

Table B - GELT Deferred Share Bonus Plan Exercises  

1.   

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a.            

Name

Jerry Thompson

2.           

Reason for the notification

a.           

Position/status

Chief Operating Officer Genus ABS Beef

b.           

Initial notification

/Amendment

Initial notification

3.           

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

a.           

Name

Genus plc

b.          

LEI

54930022EOITNKSIGH56

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 10p each

 

 

GB0002074580

b.           

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of 1,833 nil-cost options under the DSBP.

 

 

 

 

c.            

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

0p

1,833

  

d.           

Aggregated information

·     Aggregated volume

·     Price

 

 

Average price(s)

 

Total volume(s)

0p

1,833

 

e.           

Date of the transaction

2019-09-13

f.            

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue.

 

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 10p each

 

 

GB0002074580

b.   

 

Nature of the transaction

Sale of 720 shares arising from the exercise of nil-cost options under the DSBP to offset income tax and social security liabilities due on the exercise.

 

c.    

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

2,855p

720

  

d.   

 

Aggregated information

·     Aggregated volume

·     Price

 

 

Average price(s)

 

Total volume(s)

2,855p

720

 

e.

Date of the transaction

2019-09-13

f.

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 


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