Press Release 1 April 2016
Personal Group Holdings Plc
("the Company" or "the Group")
The Company has today been informed that on 31 March 2016, Chris Curling, Non-Executive Chairman, transferred 5,500 ordinary shares in the Company to his wife for nil consideration. In addition, the Company has also been informed that Chris Curling transferred 2,796 ordinary shares in the Company from his personal holding into his ISA on 30 March 2016. Following these transactions, Chris Curling’s beneficial interest in the Company (including his wife’s holding of 5,500 shares) remains unchanged at 26,346 ordinary shares, representing approximately 0.09% of the issued share capital of the Company.
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For more information please contact: Personal Group Holdings Plc 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) Media enquiries: Abchurch Communications Quincy Allan / Alex Shaw +44 (0)20 7398 7700 email@example.com www.abchurch-group.com Notes to Editors With over 30 years' experience of looking after its customers' employees, Personal Group Holdings Plc (AIM: PGH) is a leading provider of employee benefits and employee related insurance products, offering benefits programmes to over 2 million employees across the UK. Personal Group's innovative approach to using technology to deliver its programmes, combined with its face-to-face method of communicating with employees, makes its offering compelling to blue chip clients across the UK as a way of attracting, retaining and motivating employees. The Group tailors its packages to include insurance products such as hospital and convalescence plans, death benefit and income protection plans, as well as lifestyle benefits such as holiday and retail discounts, health and wellbeing benefits and a range of tax efficient benefits. Personal Group can also supply home technology via salary sacrifice through its subsidiary Let’s Connect. Offering the latest iPads and other tablets, home computers and laptops, smart phones and smart TVs is a highly engaging benefit from which both the employer and employee can profit. In April 2015 the Group established its own Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) called Personal Group Mobile Ltd. which was achieved through the acquisition of the assets of shebang Technologies Ltd. This means that home technology, including handsets and airtime, can be provided via salary sacrifice with a reduction of c10-47% on costs to its client’s employees. Personal Group has a strong client base across a range of sectors including transport, where it works with the likes of Network Rail, Stagecoach and EYMS Group Ltd, and healthcare, where clients include Four Seasons Health Care, Priory Group and Spire Healthcare. The Group also covers logistics, with companies such as TNT Express and Bibby, and motoring with Manheim and JCT600 as clients. In addition the Group also has a strong presence in food manufacturing and service and clients include 2 Sisters Food Group and Young's Seafood. With over 520 clients the Group has grown considerably and provides engaging and effective benefits packages across a breadth of sectors.