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Friday 27 April, 2018

GlobalData PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 3647M
GlobalData PLC
27 April 2018
 

 

GlobalData plc ("GlobalData" or the "Company")

 Director / PDMR Dealings

 

GlobalData announces that it was notified today that following completion of the acquisition of Research Views, RBC cees Trustees Limited, acting in their capacity as Trustees of The GlobalData Employee Benefit Trust (the "EBT"), acquired 2,333,333 ordinary shares today from the vendors of Research Views (a company previously controlled by Mike Danson, Wayne Lloyd and other minority shareholders) at a price of 585 pence per share to satisfy the future vesting of share awards under the Group's employee share schemes, as permitted under the Lock-in Arrangements ("the EBT Share Purchase"). 

Under the EBT Share Purchase, the Company has been notified today that on 27 April 2018 Mike Danson, Wayne Lloyd (and persons connected to him) sold 2,013,877 ordinary shares at a price of 585 pence per share to meet tax liabilities that fall due as a result of the sale of Research Views to the Company.

Details of the ordinary shares sold by Directors/PDMRs and their connected parties and their interests in ordinary shares following the disposals are set out below: 

Director/PDMR

Ordinary Shares sold

Interest in Ordinary Shares

Percentage of issued Ordinary Shares

Mike Danson

1,433,877

81,028,349

68.6%

Wayne Lloyd (and connected parties)

580,000

6,670,918

5.6%

 

Capitalised terms used but not defined in this announcement have the meanings set out in the circular to shareholders published on 29 March 2018.

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) 596/2014.

Enquiries:

GlobalData Plc

Bernard Cragg, Executive Chairman

Graham Lilley, Chief Financial Officer

 

0207 936 6400

 

N+1 Singer

James Maxwell

James White

 

0207 496 3000

 

Hudson Sandler

Nick Lyon

 

0207 796 4133

 

 

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 Danson

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

PDMR

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

GlobalData plc

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005I669UO6PJXM24

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 1/14p each

 

GB00B87ZTG26

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

Sale of ordinary shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

585p

1,433,877

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 

 

Not applicable

 

 

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

27 April 2018

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

Wayne Lloyd

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

PDMR

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

GlobalData plc

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005I669UO6PJXM24

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 1/14p each

 

GB00B87ZTG26

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

Sale of ordinary shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

585p

290,000

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 

 

Not applicable

 

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

27 April 2018

f)

 

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

Nicola Lloyd (wife of Wayne Lloyd)

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

 

PCA

 

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

GlobalData plc

b)

 

LEI

 

2138005I669UO6PJXM24

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 1/14p each

 

GB00B87ZTG26

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

Sale of ordinary shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

585p

290,000

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 

Not applicable

 

 

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

27 April 2018

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange

 


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