Director/PDMR Shareholding

Released : 01 Mar 2016 12:19

RNS Number : 6441Q
Bgeo Group PLC
01 March 2016


London, 1 March 2016





BGEO Group Plc (BGEO) was notified yesterday, 29 Friday 2016, that Irakli Burdiladze and George Chiladze, each a Person Discharging Managerial Responsibility (PDMR), had exercised nil cost options to acquire BGEO ordinary shares (BGEO Shares) with a nominal value of £0.01 per share BGEO Share (Nil Cost Options) pursuant to the executive equity compensation plan .


On 29 February 2016, Mr Burdiladze exercised 29,000 Nil Cost Options. A total of 5,800 BGEO Shares were withheld to meet tax liabilities, resulting in Mr Burdiladze receiving 23,200 BGEO Shares.


On 26 February 2016, Mr Chiladze exercised 12,495 Nil Cost Options. A total of 2,499 BGEO Shares were withheld to meet tax liabilities, resulting in Mr Chiladze receiving 9,996 BGEO Shares.


This notice is given in fulfillment of the obligation under DTR3.1.4 (1)(a)R.


Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification:


Kate Bennett Rea, Company Secretary





About BGEO Group PLC

BGEO Group PLC is a UK incorporated holding company of a Georgia-based banking group with an investment arm. Its primary business is the leading Georgian bank JSC Bank of Georgia, which has a market share of 33.4% (based on total assets), 32.0% (based on total loans) and 33.0% (based on client deposits). The banking business offers a broad range of retail banking, corporate banking, investment management and P&C insurance services. As of 31 December 2015, the bank served approximately 2.0 million client accounts through one of the largest distribution networks in Georgia, with 266 branches, the country's largest ATM network, comprising 746 ATMs, 2,589 Express pay (self-service) terminals and a full-service remote banking platform and a modern call center. The investment business primarily consists of the largest healthcare group in Georgia (Georgia Healthcare Group), real estate business (m2) and utility business (Georgia Global Utilities).


Bank of Georgia has, as of the date hereof, the following credit ratings:

Standard & Poor's





'B1/NP' (FC) & 'Ba3/NP' (LC)


For further information, please visit or contact: 

Irakli Gilauri

Michael Oliver

Ekaterina (Eka) Shavgulidze

Group CEO

Adviser to the CEO

Head of Investor Relations

+995 322 444 109

          +44 203 178 4034

         +995 322 444 205



This news report is presented for general informational purposes only and should not be construed as an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities


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