Press Release 7 June 2016
Personal Group Holdings plc
("Personal Group", the "Company" or the "Group")
Exercise of Options and Issue of Equity 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 following transactions in relation to the Company's Long Term Incentive Plan ("LTIP1").
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 plan, LTIP1, are disclosed in the Group's financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2015. Exercise of Options The Company has been informed today by Mark Scanlon, Chief Executive Officer, of the exercise of options over 100,000 Ordinary Shares in the Company at a price of nil pence per share. These options had been granted under LTIP1 as detailed in the announcement on 25 November 2015. These shares were immediately sold at £5.15 per Ordinary Share. Following this transaction, Mark Scanlon has an interest of 27,979 Ordinary Shares representing 0.09% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company and retains options over 205,793 ordinary shares at an exercise value of nil. Issue of Equity The Company has allotted a total of 100,000 new Ordinary Shares of 5p each ("New Shares") in connection with the above exercise. Application will be made for the New Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM ("Admission") and it is expected that Admission will take place on 13 June 2016. Following Admission, the Company will have 30,546,416 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 30,546,416.
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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 Alex Shaw +44 (0)20 7398 7700 firstname.lastname@example.org www.abchurch-group.com