Director/PDMR Shareholding

LONDON--()--

9 April 2018

Next Fifteen Communications Group plc

(“Next 15” or the “Company”)

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CONNECTED PERSONS

The Company announces that on Friday 6 April the following transactions were made by the directors of Next 15 in the Ordinary shares of 2.5p each of the Company (“Ordinary Shares”):

Mr Tim Dyson, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, received 150,000 Ordinary Shares at nil cost following the vesting of performance shares awarded on 14 November 2014 under the Next Fifteen Communications Group plc Long-Term Incentive Plan.

Mr Peter Harris, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, received 150,000 Ordinary Shares at nil cost following the vesting of performance shares awarded on 14 November 2014 under the Next Fifteen Communications Group plc Long-Term Incentive Plan.

On the same day, following the above transactions:

Mr Tim Dyson, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, sold 150,000 Ordinary Shares in London at a price of 450p per share. Following this transaction, Mr. Dyson is interested in a total of 5,077,997 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 6.50% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Mr Peter Harris, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, today sold 50,000 Ordinary Shares in London at a price of 450p per share in order to satisfy the tax liability arising on vesting of the award above. Following this transaction, Mr. Harris is interested in a total of 242,372 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 0.31% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Following the transactions described above, the Company will have 78,163,128 Ordinary Shares in issue. No shares are held in treasury.

Enquiries:

Next Fifteen Communications Group plc              
Nick Lee Morrison, General Counsel & Company Secretary +44 (0) 20 7908 6444
 
Investec Bank plc
Keith Anderson/Neil Coleman/Darren Vickers +44 (0) 20 7597 5970

The notification set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

1.   Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them ("PCA")
a) Name   Tim Dyson
2. Reason for the notification
a) Position/ status Chief Executive Officer
b) Initial notification / amendment Initial notification.
3. Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Next Fifteen Group Communications PLC
b) LEI: 213800BK9MBUZUUPMZ63
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 the transactions have been conducted.
a) Description of the financial instrument Ordinary Shares of 2.5p each.

ISIN: GB0030026057

b) Nature of the transaction Acquisition of Ordinary Shares pursuant to vestings under the Next Fifteen Communication Group PLC Long Term Incentive Plan, for nil consideration.
c) Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

 

 

£nil

 

 

Volume(s)

 

150,000

d) Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

Vesting of 150,000 Ordinary Shares at nil cost.
e) Date of the transaction 06 April 2018
f) Place of the transaction Outside a trading venue.
1.   Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them ("PCA")
a) Name   Peter Harris

2.

Reason for the notification

a) Position/ status Chief Finance Officer
b) Initial notification / amendment Initial notification.
3. Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Next Fifteen Group Communications PLC
b) LEI: 213800BK9MBUZUUPMZ63
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 the transactions have been conducted.
a) Description of the financial instrument Ordinary Shares of 2.5p each.

ISIN: GB0030026057

b) Nature of the transaction Vesting of performance shares awarded under the Next Fifteen Communications Group PLC LTIP at nil cost.
c) Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

 

£nil

 

 

Volume(s)

 

150,000

d) Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

Vesting of 150,000 Ordinary Shares at nil cost.
e) Date of the transaction 06 April 2018
f) Place of the transaction Outside a trading venue.
1.   Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them ("PCA")
a) Name   Tim Dyson

2.

Reason for the notification

a) Position/ status Chief Executive Officer
b) Initial notification / amendment Initial notification.
3. Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Next Fifteen Group Communications PLC
b) LEI: 213800BK9MBUZUUPMZ63
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 the transactions have been conducted.
a) Description of the financial instrument Ordinary Shares of 2.5p each.

ISIN: GB0030026057

b) Nature of the transaction Sale of Ordinary Shares.
c) Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

 

 

£4.50

 

 

Volume(s)

 

150,000

d) Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

150,000 Ordinary Shares were sold at £4.50 each with an aggregated volume price of £675,000.
e) Date of the transaction 06 April 2018
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange (AIM)
1.   Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them ("PCA")
a) Name   Peter Harris

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/ status

Chief Finance Officer
b) Initial notification / amendment Initial notification.
3. Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Next Fifteen Group Communications PLC
b) LEI: 213800BK9MBUZUUPMZ63
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 the transactions have been conducted.
a) Description of the financial instrument Ordinary Shares of 2.5p each.

ISIN: GB0030026057

b) Nature of the transaction Sale of Ordinary Shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

 

 

£4.50

 

 

Volume(s)

 

50,000

d) Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

50,000 Ordinary Shares were sold at £4.50 each with an aggregated volume price of £225,000.
e) Date of the transaction 06 April 2018
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange (AIM)

Short Name: Next Fifteen Comm
Category Code: DSH
Sequence Number: 644623
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180409T161135+0100

Contacts

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Contacts

Next Fifteen Communications Plc