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CareTech Holdings (CTH)


Friday 18 December, 2020

CareTech Holdings

PDMR Dealing

RNS Number : 0867J
CareTech Holdings PLC
18 December 2020

For immediate release

18 December 2020




CareTech Holdings PLC

("CareTech" or "the Company")



PDMR Dealing



CareTech Holdings PLC (AIM: CTH), a pioneering provider of specialist social care and education services to adults and children in the UK, announces that John Ivers, Chief Operating Officer, has sold 57,000 ordinary shares of 0.5 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares), held under the terms of the Company's Executive Shared Ownership Plan 2016 (the "Share Plan"), which was announced on 30 March 2016. The 57,000 Ordinary Shares issued pursuant to the Share Plan ("Plan Shares") and vested on 24 March 2019 following fulfilment of vesting criteria, have been sold by Mr Ivers at a price of 489 pence per Ordinary Share ("Sale"). Following the Sale, Mr Ivers' has 243,000 Ordinary Shares remaining under the Share Plan.


Following the Sale, Mr Ivers and his connected parties will have a total beneficial interest of 302,040 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.3% of the issued share capital of the Company.



The information set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of Article 19(3) of the EU Market Abuse Regulation No 596/2014.


Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMRs") and persons closely associated ("PCAs") with them.



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated  



John Ivers


Reason for the notification




Chief Operating Officer, PDMR


Initial notification /Amendment 

Initial Notification


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



CareTech Holdings PLC







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



Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of 0.5 pence each


Identification code 



Nature of the transactions 


Sale of Plan Shares




Price(s) and volume(s)

Price: 489 pence

Volume: 57,000



Aggregated information 

- Aggregated volume

- Price





Date of the transactions 

17 December 2020


Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM Market (XLON)



For further information, please contact:


CareTech Holdings PLC                                          01707 601800

Farouq Sheikh, Executive Chairman

Christopher Dickinson, Group Finance Director


Consilium Strategic Communications                   020 3709 5700

Mary-Jane Elliott

Chris Welsh

Angela Gray


Panmure Gordon (Nomad and Joint Broker)        020 7886 2500

Emma Earl

Freddy Crossley

Charles Leigh-Pemberton


Numis (Joint Broker)                                               020 7260 1000

Jonathan Wilcox

James Black

Duncan Monteith


About CareTech

CareTech Holdings PLC is a leading provider of specialist social care services supporting around 5,000 adults and children with a wide range of complex needs in more than 550 day services the UK employing more than 10,000 staff; and an emerging presence in international markets.

Committed to the highest standards of care and care governance, CareTech's innovative Care Pathway covers Foster care, Children's Services, Adults Services and Technology Solutions.

CareTech, which was founded in 1993, began trading on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in October 2005 under the ticker symbol CTH.

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