Safestyle UK PLC

Grant of Options

RNS Number : 6106B
Safestyle UK PLC
11 June 2021
 

11 June 2021

 

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 ("MAR"), and is disclosed in accordance with the Company's obligations under Article 17 of MAR.

 

Safestyle UK plc

("Safestyle" or the "Group")

Grant of Options

Safestyle UK plc, the leading retailer and manufacturer of PVCu replacement windows and doors for the UK homeowner market, announces that, on 10 June 2021, the Group granted to Mike Gallacher (Chief Executive Office) and Rob Neale (Chief Financial Officer) an aggregate of 732,307 nil-cost options over ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Group (the "Options") under the Safestyle UK plc 2017 Performance Share Plan as follows:

Name of individual

Number of Shares subject to option

% of issued share capital

Total number of options over Ordinary Shares

Director's interest in the Company's issued share capital (exc. options)

Mike Gallacher

461,538

0.34%

1,486,538

320,240

Rob Neale

270,769

0.20%

865,542

325,000

 

The options are subject to continued employment, achievement of EPS performance targets (as regards 75% of the award) and absolute Total Shareholder Return ('TSR') performance (as regards 25% of the award) for the year ending 31 December 2023.  The 2 targets incentivise the Executive Directors to deliver both earnings and share price growth.  

 

The EPS and TSR targets will be set out in the Group's Annal Report and Accounts for the year ending 31 December 2021 that will be issued following the Group's Preliminary Results Announcement at the end of March 2022. 

 

Subject to the achievement of the above targets, these options will vest 3 years from the date of the grant on 10 June 2024. 

 

In total 7,738,326 share options, which includes all existing options issued under the Group's sharesave schemes, are now outstanding representing approximately 5.7% per cent of the Company's current issued share capital.  The total number of Ordinary Shares currently in issue is 136,808,896.

 

The FCA notification, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation is appended below.

Enquiries:

Safestyle UK plc

Mike Gallacher, Chief Executive Officer

Rob Neale, Chief Financial Officer

 

via FTI Consulting

Zeus Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker)

Dan Bate / Daniel Harris / Dominic King

 

Tel: 0203 829 5000

Liberum Capital Limited (Joint Broker)

Neil Patel / Jamie Richards

 

Tel: 0203 100 2100

FTI Consulting (Financial PR)

Alex Beagley / James Styles / Sam Macpherson

 

Tel: 0203 727 1000

About Safestyle UK plc

The Group is the leading retailer and manufacturer of PVCu replacement windows and doors to the UK homeowner market.  For more information please visit www.safestyleukplc.co.uk or www.safestyle-windows.co.uk.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name:

 Mike Gallacher

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 participation, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name:

Safestyle UK plc

b)

LEI:


213800N1ZQBB3E7P8W75

4.

Details of 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:

Identification code:

Ordinary shares of £0.01

ISIN JE00BGP63272

b)

Nature of the transaction:

 

Grant of nil-cost share option

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil-cost

461,538

d)

Aggregated volume:

Price:

N/A

e)

Date of the Transaction:

10 June 2021

f)

Place of the Transaction:

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name:

Rob Neale

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/Status:

 

Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial Notification/Amendment:

 

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name:

Safestyle UK plc

b)

LEI:

213800N1ZQBB3E7P8W75

4.

Details of 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:

Identification code:

Ordinary shares of £0.01

ISIN JE00BGP63272

b)

Nature of the transaction:

 

Grant of nil-cost share option

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Volume(s)

Volume(s)

Nil-cost

270,769

d)

Aggregated volume:

Price:

N/A

e)

Date of the Transaction:

10 June 2021

f)

Place of the Transaction:

Outside a trading venue

 

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