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Tuesday 27 August, 2019

boohoo group plc

2019 Share Incentive Plan

RNS Number : 3199K
boohoo group plc
27 August 2019
 

For Immediate Release

27 August 2019



 

boohoo group plc

("boohoo" or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries the "Group" or "the boohoo group")

 

 

2019 Share Incentive Plan

 

boohoo group plc (AIM: BOO), a leading online fashion group, announces that as part of the Company's commitment to encouraging all employees to be shareholders in the business, a total of 2,071,212 Ordinary Shares of 1 pence each ('Ordinary Shares') have been granted to employees.

A total of 2343 employees were found eligible and applied for the 2019 Share Incentive Plan ("2019 SIP") and have been granted 884 free Ordinary Shares each, representing approximately £2000 at the purchase price. The free shares were awarded on 23 August 2019 and are subject to a 3 year forfeiture period.

John Lyttle and Neil Catto, both Directors of the Company, have elected to participate in the 2019 SIP, and are included in the total figures above, their individual awards pursuant to the 2019 SIP being 884 shares each.

Following this grant Neil Catto's and John Lyttle's interests in shares in boohoo group plc are as follows (excluding any shares in boohoo holdings limited):

Director

Shares held personally

Shares under option in LTIP

Shares under option

Shares held under SIP

Shares under option in SAYE

Total interest

% of issued share capital

Neil Catto

64,773

671,603

  0

11,393

9,137

756,906

0.065%

John Lyttle

0

0

  357,446

884

0

358,330

0.031%

 

Following these grants the Company has a total of 35,180,533 Shares under option representing approximately 3.019% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company.

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

John Lyttle

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

CEO

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

 

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

a)

Name

boohoo group plc

b)

LEI

213800SZF3KFCECWY243

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 1p

 

ISIN: JE00BG6L7297

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of free shares under the Company's Share Incentive Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.261187

884



d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price


N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

23 August 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Neil Catto

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

CFO

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

 

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

a)

Name

boohoo group plc

b)

LEI

213800SZF3KFCECWY243

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 1p

 

ISIN: JE00BG6L7297

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of free shares under the Company's Share Incentive Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.261187

884



d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price


N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

23 August 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

 

Enquiries




boohoo group plc


Neil Catto, Chief Financial Officer

Tel: +44 (0)161 233 2050

Alistair Davies, Investor Relations

Tel: +44 (0)161 233 2050

Clara Melia, Investor Relations

Tel: +44 (0)20 3289 5520



Zeus Capital - Nominated adviser and joint broker


Nick Cowles/Andrew Jones (Corporate Finance)

Tel: +44 (0)161 831 1512

John Goold/Benjamin Robertson (Corporate Broking)

Tel: +44 (0)20 3829 5000



Jefferies Hoare Govett - Joint broker


Philip Noblet/Max Jones

Tel: +44 (0)20 7029 8000



Buchanan - Financial PR adviser

[email protected]

Richard Oldworth/ Sophie Wills/ Kim van Beeck

Tel: +44 (0)20 7466 5000



About boohoo group plc

"Leading the fashion eCommerce market"

Founded in Manchester in 2006 by Mahmud Kamani and Carol Kane, for over 10 years, boohoo group has been pushing boundaries to bring its customers up-to-date and inspirational fashion, 24/7.

boohoo is an inclusive and innovative brand targeting young, value-orientated customers. boohoo has grown rapidly in the UK and internationally, expanding its offering with range extensions and a shift into menswear, through boohooMAN.

In early 2017 the group extended its customer offering through the acquisitions of the vibrant fashion brand PrettyLittleThing, and free-thinking brand Nasty Gal, and in March 2019 acquired the MissPap brand. United by a shared customer value proposition, our brands design, source, market and sell great quality clothes, shoes and accessories at unbeatable prices.

In August 2019, the group announced the acquisition of the online businesses for renowned British fashion brands Karen Millen and Coast, further extending the group's reach and target market. As at 28 February 2019, the boohoo group had around 13 million active customer accounts across all its brands around the world.


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