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Benchmark Hlgs PLC (BMK)

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Monday 09 March, 2020

Benchmark Hlgs PLC

DIRECTOR DEALINGS

RNS Number : 4712F
Benchmark Holdings PLC
09 March 2020
 

9 March 2020

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

DIRECTOR DEALINGS

The Company has been informed that Peter George, Executive Chairman, purchased 25,000 ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in Benchmark ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 35 pence per share on 4 March 2020, and purchased 58,000 ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in Benchmark Ordinary Shares at a price of 34.93 pence per share on 5 March 2020.

Following this transaction, Peter's total beneficial interest in the Company is 2,401,219 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 0.36 per cent. of the Company's issued share capital.

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail.

Notification and public disclosure of a transaction by a person discharging managerial responsibilities.

  1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Peter George

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Executive Chairman

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Benchmark Holdings plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

2138001UQHM4VZGXUJ19

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

 

 

0.1p ordinary shares

 


ISIN: GB00BGHPT808

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Purchase of shares

 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

35 pence

34.93 pence

25,000

58,000

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 

- Aggregated total

 

 

 

 

 

25,000

58,000

 

35 pence

34.93 pence

 

£8,750.00

£20,259.44

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

4 March 2020

5 March 2020

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

-Ends-

 

Benchmark Holdings plc

Tel: 020 7920 3150     

 

 

Ivonne Cantu, Investor Relations Director

 

Rachel Aninakwah, Communications

 

 

 

Numis

Tel: 020 7260 1000     

Freddie Barnfield/ Duncan Monteith (NOMAD)

 

MHP

 

Katie Hunt / Reg Hoare /Alistair de Kare-Silver 

 Tel: 020 3128 8742                           
07551 170 451

[email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

Notes to Editors:

Benchmark challenges the status quo in aquaculture. Since 2000, Benchmark has consistently worked to build a technology-rich platform in the areas of genetics, nutrition, animal health and knowledge services, to serve its customers, helping them take control of their biological environment to improve yield and efficiency in a sustainable way.

The Company has leading positions in its core markets and established R&D, manufacturing and distribution capabilities to serve all the major aquaculture markets. Benchmark operates in 27 countries in five continents and as at 30 November 2018, it employed 1,080 people. 

For further information on Benchmark please visit www.benchmarkplc.com

 

 

 


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