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Benchmark Holdings PLC
02 December 2020
 

2 December 2020

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

DIRECTOR DEALINGS

The Company has been informed that Susan Searle, Non-Executive Director, purchased 8,800 ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in Benchmark ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 54.3 pence per share for her Individual Savings Account ("ISA") on 30 November 2020.   Susan also purchased 3,500 ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in Benchmark Ordinary Shares at a price of 56.75 pence per share for her ISA on 1 December 2020.

The Company has also been informed that Fraser Searle, the husband of Susan Searle, purchased 14,200 ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in Benchmark Ordinary Shares at a price of 54.25 pence per share on 30 November 2020.

Following this transaction, Susan Searle, together with her husband, has a total beneficial interest in the Company of 224,625 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 0.03 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

 

Susan Searle

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Non-Executive Director

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 - ISA

 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

54.3 pence

56.75 pence

 

8,800

3,500

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 

- Aggregated total

 

 

 

 

 

8,800 

3,500

 

54.3 pence

56.75 pence

 


£4,778.40

£1,986.25

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

30 November 2020

1 December 2020

 

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

 

 1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Fraser Searle

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

 

 

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 - ISA

 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

54.25 pence

 

14,200

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

- Price

 

 

- Aggregated total

 

 

 

 

 

14,200

 

54.25 pence

 

 

£7,703.50

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

30 November 2020

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

-Ends-

 

Benchmark Holdings plc

Tel: 020 3696 0630

Ivonne Cantu, Investor Relations Director

 

Rachel Aninakwah, Communications

 

 

 

Numis (Broker and NOMAD)

Tel: 020 7260 1000

James Black / Freddie Barnfield/ Duncan Monteith

 

   
   

MHP

 

Katie Hunt / Reg Hoare /Alistair de Kare-Silver     

Tel: 020 3128 8742     
07551 170 451   

benchmark@mhpc.com

 

                          

 

 

 

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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