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Portmeirion RNS Release

Executive Share Option Grants


RNS Number : 5893L
Portmeirion Group PLC
28 April 2015
 

 

 

 

Portmeirion Group PLC

(the "Company")

(the "Group")

 

 

 

Executive Share Option Grants

and

Directors' Dealings

 

28 April 2015

 

Executive Share Option Grants

The Company announces that, on 27 April 2015, it granted options to Directors and senior managers over a total of 165,000 Ordinary Shares pursuant to The Portmeirion 2012 Approved Share Option Plan and The Portmeirion 2012 Unapproved Share Option Plan (the '2012 Plans').  The options are subject to the achievement of performance criteria as determined by the Remuneration Committee, and as required under the 2012 Plans.  The options granted on 27 April 2015 are normally only exercisable if the increase in the average of the Group's basic adjusted (for changes in accounting standards and exceptional items) earnings per share for each of the three years ending 31 December 2015, 31 December 2016 and 31 December 2017 is at least 10% higher than that for the year ended 31 December 2014.The following Directors of the Company were granted options as detailed below:

 


Number of options granted

Exercise price per Ordinary Share

Exercise period

Philip Atherton

33,000

£9.35

28 April 2018 - 26 April 2025

Lawrence Bryan

49,500

£9.35

28 April 2018 - 26 April 2025

Brett Phillips

33,000

£9.35

28 April 2018 - 26 April 2025

 

The total number of Ordinary Shares over which each Director holds options following this notification is:

 


Total number of options

over Ordinary Shares

Philip Atherton

94,494

Lawrence Bryan

159,473

Brett Phillips

96,027

 

Directors' Dealings

 

The Company also announces that it was notified that The Portmeirion Employees' Share Trust (the 'Trust') on 27 April 2015 purchased 119,377 Ordinary Shares from Lawrence Bryan at a price of £9.35 per Ordinary Share and 30,000 Ordinary Shares from Brett Phillips (10,000 in his name and 20,000 registered in the name of his wife, Delia Phillips) at a price of £9.35 per Ordinary Share.  Following the sale, the Directors hold a beneficial interest in the following number of Ordinary Shares:



 

 


Total number of

Ordinary Shares held

% of the issued share capital of the Company with voting rights

Lawrence Bryan

124,228

1.16%

Brett Phillips

90,548

0.84%

 

The remainder of the Ordinary Shares required to satisfy the above share option grants will be newly issued shares or shares transferred from those held in treasury by the Company.

 

 

 

ENQUIRIES:

 

Portmeirion Group PLC:

Dick Steele

Non-executive Chairman

+44 (0) 1782 744 721

[email protected]




Brett Phillips

+44 (0) 1782 744 721

[email protected]

Group Finance Director

 





Bell Pottinger



Dan de Belder

+44 (0) 203 772 2561

[email protected]

Kashara Taylor

+44 (0) 203 772 2593

[email protected]




Panmure Gordon (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

+44 (0) 207 886 2500


Freddy Crossley / Duncan Monteith


Corporate Finance

Tom Salvesen / Maisie Atkinson


Corporate Broking

 


This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
 
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