St. James’s Place plc (“SJP”)
SJP was notified on 24 October 2017 of the following changes in SJP shares held by the Executive Directors named below.
SJP Performance Share Plan 2005 (“PSP”) and linked Company Share Option Plan 2010 (“CSOP”)
On 26 March 2014 the following Executive Directors (“the Directors”) were awarded a CSOP-linked award, whereby they were granted a nil-cost unapproved option pursuant to the PSP and a linked HMRC-approved CSOP share option:
Andrew Croft, Chief Financial Officer
Ian Gascoigne, Managing Director
David Lamb, Managing Director
The Directors exercised the linked CSOP award on 24 October 2017 with an exercise price of £8.515 per share and, as a result, their linked PSP awards automatically lapsed in respect of the number of shares equal in value to the gain realised upon exercise of the linked CSOP award.
Column 1 sets out the number of SJP shares acquired as a result of the exercise of the linked CSOP award on 24 October 2017, and column 2 sets out the number of SJP shares sold on 24 October 2017 at £11.81 pence per share by the Directors. Column 3 sets out the number of shares that have lapsed under the linked PSP award as a result of these exercises, and Column 4 sets out the number of PSP award shares retained under the linked PSP award.
|Name of Director||Number of SJP shares acquired on exercise of CSOP option||Number of SJP shares sold||Number of SJP shares that have lapsed under the linked PSP award||Number of SJP shares retained under the linked PSP award|
On 26 March 2014 the Directors were awarded nil cost unapproved PSP awards. On 24 October 2017 the Directors exercised those awards, as set out in the table below.
Column 1 sets out the number of SJP shares exercised, column 2 sets out the number of SJP shares sold on 24 October 2017 at a price of £11.72 pence per share by the Directors in order to settle income tax and National Insurance liabilities, and column 3 sets out the number of additional SJP shares sold by the Directors at £11.72. Column 4 sets out the number of SJP shares retained.
|Name of Director||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|
Following the above transactions, Ian Gascoigne gifted at nil cost 19,537 SJP shares to Gail Gascoigne, a Person Closely Associated with him, on 24 October 2017.
This notification is made in accordance with EU Market Abuse Regulation.
Classification: 3.1 Additional regulated information required to be disclosed under the laws of a Member State
Deputy Company Secretary, Tel: +44 (0)1285 717237
25 October 2017