Volex plc, the global supplier of complex assemblies for performance-critical applications and power products, was notified on 10 December 2019 that Daren Morris, Chief Financial Officer, exercised 200,000 of the 2016 share awards that vested in March this year under the rules of the 2009 Volex plc Performance Share Plan, through the Volex Group plc Employees' Share Trust (the "Trust").
On 10 December, the Trust sold 113,557 Ordinary Shares of 25 pence on Mr Morris's behalf at 136 pence per share in order to cover the 25 pence exercise price and the income tax and national insurance deductions due on the exercise, and transferred the remaining 86,443 Ordinary Shares to Mr Morris.
Following this exercise and sale, Mr Morris's shareholding in the Company has increased to 757,536 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.51 per cent of the Company's issued share capital.
This announcement is made in accordance with the requirements of Article 19(3) of the EU Market Abuse Regulation No 596/2014.
For further information please contact:
Volex plc +44 7909 995 887
Nat Rothschild, Executive Chairman
Daren Morris, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS BY DIRECTORS / PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED
Details of the Director / person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Reason for the notification
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Initial notification / Amendment
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
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 25 pence each
Nature of the transaction
Exercise of options and part sale
Price(s) and volume(s)
Exercise of 200,000 options to acquire shares at 25 pence per share and sale of 113,557 shares at a market prices of 136 pence per share.
- Aggregated volume
See 4 c) above
Date of the transaction
10 December 2019
Place of the transaction
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