St. James’s Place plc (“SJP”)
SJP was notified on 24 August 2016 of the following changes in SJP shares held by the Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities (“PDMR) named below.
SJP Performance Share Plan 2005 (“PSP”)
On 24 August 2016 Mr Anthony Dunk exercised a nil cost unapproved PSP award.
Column 1 sets out the number of SJP awards exercised, column 2 sets out the number of SJP shares sold on 24 August 2016 at £9.6508 per share by Mr Dunk in order to settle income tax and National Insurance liabilities, column 3 sets out the number of additional SJP shares sold at £9.6508, and Column 4 sets out the number of SJP shares retained.
|Name of PDMR||Number of SJP shares exercised||Number of SJP shares sold to meet tax liability||Number of additional SJP shares sold||Number of SJP shares retained|
Below is the current holdings of the said PDMRs in SJP ordinary shares after the above transaction:
|Name of PDMR/Connected Person*||Number of SJP shares held|
(i) *The interests of the PDMR include those of his Persons Closely Associated (“PCAs”) as defined in Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (Market Abuse Regulation).
(ii) The interests of the PDMR include deferred bonus scheme awards held in trust for the PDMR which have not yet vested and are subject to forfeiture.
This notification is made in accordance with Article 19(3) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (Market Abuse Regulation).
With the exception of the changes notified in this announcement, the Executive Directors’ shareholdings in SJP are unchanged.
Deputy Company Secretary
St. James’s Place plc
25 August 2016