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PDMR Dealing and Issue of Equity

Tuesday July 12, 2016

Investor News

Personal Group Holdings plc 

("Personal Group", the "Company" or the "Group")

PDMR Dealing and Issue of Equity

Personal Group Holdings Plc (AIM: PGH), a leading provider of employee benefits, employee related insurance products and financial services in the UK, announces that Ashley Doody, Chief Information Officer, exercised options over 26,334 Ordinary Shares in the Company at a price of nil pence per share. These options had been granted under the Company’s Long Term Incentive Plan. These shares were immediately sold at £5.01 per Ordinary Share. Following this transaction, Ashley Doody has an interest of 740 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.002% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company. The Company has allotted a total of 26,334 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 11 July 2016. Following Admission, the Company will have 30,572,750 Ordinary Shares in issue admitted to trading on AIM. The below notification made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail.

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Ashley Doody
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Chief Information Officer
b) Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Personal Group Holdings Plc
b) LEI (Pending)
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 transactions have been conducted
a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument Identification code Ordinary shares of 5p each in Personal Group Holdings plc Identification code for Personal Group Holdings Plc ordinary shares: GB0002760279
b) Nature of the transaction Exercise of options granted under the Personal Group Holdings PLC Long Term Incentive Plan and subsequent sale of those ordinary shares issued in connection with that exercise
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price(s)   Volume(s)
Nil   26,334 options exercised  
£5.01 each 26,334 ordinary shares sold
d) Aggregated information - Aggregated volume - Price N/A    
e) Date of the transaction 4 July 2016
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

  Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them. 

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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 / Nessyah Hart +44 (0)20 7398 7700


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