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Benchmark Hlgs PLC (BMK)

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Wednesday 08 December, 2021

Benchmark Hlgs PLC

DIRECTOR SHARE OPTIONS

RNS Number : 0004V
Benchmark Holdings PLC
08 December 2021
 

BENCHMARK HOLDINGS PLC
("Benchmark" or the "Company")

DIRECTOR SHARE OPTIONS 

Benchmark Holdings plc announces that on Tuesday 7 December 2021, and in accordance with the intention disclosed in its Annual Report and Accounts published on 2 December 2021, options over Ordinary Shares of 0.1 pence each in Benchmark ("Ordinary Shares") were granted to Trond Williksen, Chief Executive Officer and Septima Maguire, Chief Financial Officer, under the Company Share Option Plan (CSOP). 

Options over a total of 647,360 Ordinary Shares were granted to Trond Williksen; and options over a total of 412,693 Ordinary Shares were granted to Septima Maguire. Following this grant, Trond Williksen remains interested in 220,000 Ordinary Shares and holds options over a total of 2,744,375 Ordinary Shares in the Company, representing approximately 0.03% and 0.39% of Benchmark's existing issued share capital respectively.  Following this grant, Septima Maguire remains interested in 342,028 Ordinary Shares and holds options over a total of 1,793,290 Ordinary Shares in the Company, representing approximately 0.05% and 0.25 % of Benchmark's existing issued share capital respectively. 

The options granted have a vesting period of three years, may be exercised up to the tenth anniversary of grant, have an exercise price of 0.1 pence per Ordinary Share, and are subject to performance criteria.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities:  

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

 

a) 

 

Name 

 

Trond Williksen

 

Reason for the notification 

 

a) 

 

Position/status 

 

Chief Executive Officer 

b) 

 

Initial notification/Amendment 

 

Initial

 

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

 

a) 

 

Name

 

Benchmark Holdings plc

b) 

 

LEI 

n/a

 

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 

 

0.1p ordinary shares



ISIN: GB00BGHPT808 

b) 

 

Nature of the transaction 

 

Issue of share options under Company Share Option Plan (CSOP)

c) 

 

Price(s) and volume(s) 

 

 

Exercise price

 

Volume(s)

0.1 pence

647,360

d) 

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume 

- Price 

 

Volume:  647,360

Price: Nil

e) 

 

Date of the transaction 

 

7 December 2021

f) 

 

Place of the transaction 

 

Outside of trading venue

 

 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

 

a) 

 

Name 

 

Septima Maguire 

 

Reason for the notification 

 

a) 

 

Position/status 

 

Chief Financial Officer 

b) 

 

Initial notification/Amendment 

 

Initial

 

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

 

a) 

 

Name

 

Benchmark Holdings plc

b) 

 

LEI 

n/a

 

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 

 

0.1p ordinary shares



ISIN: GB00BGHPT808 

b) 

 

Nature of the transaction 

 

Issue of share options under Company Share Option Plan (CSOP)

c) 

 

Price(s) and volume(s) 

 

 

Exercise price

 

Volume(s)

0.1 pence

412,693

d) 

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume 

- Price 

 

Volume:  412,693

Price: Nil

e) 

 

Date of the transaction 

 

7 December 2021

f) 

 

Place of the transaction 

 

Outside of trading venue

 

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