Press Release 26 November 2015
Personal Group Holdings plc
(“Personal Group”, the “Company” or the “Group”)
Issue of Equity and Options under the LTIP
Personal Group Holdings Plc (AIM: PGH), a leading provider of employee benefits, employee related insurance products and financial services in the UK, announces the allotment of shares in relation to the Company’s Long Term Incentive Plan (“LTIP”).
As announced on 18 December 2012, the Company stated that it had implemented an LTIP to reward directors and certain other senior employees in a way that aligns the interests of LTIP participants with the interests of shareholders, as well as with the Group’s long-term strategic plan. Details of this are disclosed in the Group’s interim statement for the period ended 30 June 2015.
The Company has allotted a total of 15,289 new ordinary shares of 5p each in the Company (“Ordinary Shares”) in connection with an award made to a senior employee which has now crystallised under the Company’s LTIP. Application will be made for the 15,289 Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM (“Admission”) and it is expected that Admission will take place on 2 December 2015.
Further to the award above, Mark Scanlon, the Company’s Chief Executive, has been awarded an option over 305,793 Ordinary Shares under the Company’s LTIP which can be exercised in the next year at an exercise value of nil. The award was conditional upon the achievement of certain performance conditions in relation to the increase in the market capitalisation of the Company.
Following the above, Mark Scanlon remains interested in 27,799 Ordinary Shares representing 0.1% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company.
Following Admission, the Company will have 30,374,737 Ordinary Shares in issue. The Company does not hold any Ordinary Shares in treasury. Therefore the total number of Ordinary Shares in the Company with voting rights is 30,374,737.
For more information please contact:
Personal Group Holdings Plc
Mark Scanlon, Chief Executive
Mike Dugdale, Chief Financial Officer +44 (0)1908 605 000
Cenkos Securities Plc
Max Hartley / Stephen Keys (Nomad) +44 (0)20 7397 8900
Russell Kerr (Sales)
Quincy Allan / Alex Shaw +44 (0)20 7398 7700