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RNS Number : 4328A
Sirius Minerals plc
29 May 2019


 29 May 2019


Sirius Minerals Plc

Director/PDMR Dealing & Holdings in Company

Sirius Minerals Plc ("Sirius" or the "Company") has been notified that, further to admission of the Firm Placing and Placing and Open Offer shares to the premium listing segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and to trading on London Stock Exchange plc's main market for listed securities on 23 May 2019, the following Directors/PDMRs have acquired shares in the Open Offer and in the following amounts:




Shares acquired

Resultant holding

Holding in Company (%)

Russell Scrimshaw1

Non-executive Chairman




Thomas Staley

Finance Director and CFO




Keith Clarke CBE

Non-executive director




Jane Lodge2

Non-executive director

214, 869



Elizabeth Noel Harwerth

Senior Independent Director




Nicholas King

General Counsel and Company Secretary (PDMR)




Simon Carter

Chief Development Officer (PDMR)





1.     Shares are held by Scrimshaw Nominees Pty Limited as trustee for The Scrimshaw Family Trust and Scrimshaw Nominees Superannuation Fund, of which Russell Scrimshaw, non-executive Chairman of the Company, is a beneficiary.

2.     Shares acquired represent 114,869 ordinary shares acquired through the Open Offer and 100,000 ordinary shares purchased on the open market on 24 May 2019 at an average price of 15.48p.

Holdings in Company

The Company has been notified that Chris Fraser, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, has maintained his beneficial interest in 123,747,368 ordinary shares of the Company.  As a result of admission of the Firm Placing and Placing and Open Offer shares to trading on 23 May 2019, he has a beneficial interest in the Company's ordinary shares that represents 1.77% of the issued share capital of the Company.

The Company has also been notified that John Hutton, Non-executive director, has maintained his beneficial interest in 30,856 ordinary shares of the Company.  As a result of admission of the Firm Placing and Placing and Open Offer shares to trading on 23 May 2019, he has a beneficial interest in the Company's ordinary shares that represents 0.0004% of the issued share capital of the Company.

The Company's website has been updated to reflect these changes.

For further information, please contact:

Sirius Minerals Plc

Investor Relations

Jennifer Wyllie, Tristan Pottas

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +44 845 524 0247

Media enquiries


Alex Simmons, Ed Brown

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +44 7970 174 353

Tel: +44 7540 412 298


About Sirius Minerals Plc

Sirius Minerals Plc is focused on the development of the Woodsmith Mine, which will access the world's largest and highest grade polyhalite deposit located in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom.  The Company's polyhalite product, POLY4, is a unique multi-nutrient fertilizer, which can be used to increase balanced fertilization around the world.  Sirius Minerals' shares are traded on the Premium List of the London Stock Exchange.  Its shares are also traded in the United States on the OTCQX through a sponsored ADR facility.  Further information on the Company can be found at: www.siriusminerals.com.

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Quick facts: Sirius Minerals PLC

Price: 3.544

Market: LSE
Market Cap: £248.77 m

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