Director/PDMR Shareholding

Released : 07/02/17 10:09

RNS Number : 2242W
Gattaca PLC
07 February 2017
 

 

7 February 2017

 

 

Gattaca plc (the 'Company')

Director / PDMR Shareholding

 

On 3 February 2017 (the "Grant Date") the Company granted the following conditional share awards over ordinary shares in the Company to its Executive Directors under the Matchtech Group PLC 2006 Long-Term Incentive Plan (the "LTIP"):

 

Name

Number of shares

Brian Wilkinson

97,403

Tony Dyer

61,688

Keith Lewis

61,688

The LTIP award is a conditional grant of shares, which only vests and becomes exercisable on the third anniversary of the Grant Date, subject to the Executive Director continuing to hold an office or employment within the Company and the achievement of an earnings per share and Total Shareholder Return targets over the three year period.  No consideration was paid for the grant of the share awards.

The Company also announces that on 3 February 2017:

Chief Executive Officer, Brian Wilkinson exercised 30,011 shares under the Company LTIP scheme and immediately sold in part 14,069 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company at an average price of 294.558 pence per share to cover the tax liability arising on the option exercise.  Mr Wilkinson's total interest in the Company increases to 150,850 shares being 0.5% of the Company's issued share capital;  

Chief Financial Officer, Tony Dyer:

·     exercised 29,627 shares under the Company LTIP scheme and immediately sold in part 13,882 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company at an average price of 294.558 pence per share to cover the tax liability arising on the option exercise; and

·     part-exercised nil-cost options to acquire 13,631 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company, such options having previously vested under the VCP, and immediately sold 6,407 shares at an average price of 294.558 pence per share to cover the tax liability arising on the option exercise. 

Mr Dyer's total interest in the Company increases to 403,090 shares being 1.3% of the Company's issued share capital; and 

Chief Operating Officer, Keith Lewis:

·     exercised 29,627 shares under the Company LTIP scheme and immediately sold in part 13,882 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company at an average price of 294.558 pence per share to cover the tax liability arising on the option exercise; and

·     part-exercised nil-cost options to acquire 13,631 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company, such options having previously vested under the VCP, and immediately sold 6,407 shares at an average price of 294.558 pence per share to cover the tax liability arising on the option exercise. 

Mr Lewis's total interest in the Company increases to 386,547 shares being 1.2% of the Company's issued share capital. 

The below notifications, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, gives further details of the transactions on 3 February 2017.

 

For further information please contact:

Gattaca plc                             

+44 (0) 1489 898989

Brian Wilkinson, Chief Executive Officer    

Tony Dyer, Chief Financial Officer   

     


Citigate Dewe Rogerson

+44 (0) 20 7638 9571

Rob Newman / Nick Hayns

 


Numis Securities Limited

+44 (0) 20 7260 1000

Michael Meade / Tom Ballard

 

 


 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name: Brian Wilkinson

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status: Chief Executive Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment: Initial Notification

3.

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name: Gattaca plc

b)

LEI: NA

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: Ordinary shares of 1p each.

Identification code: GB00B1FMDQ43

b)

Nature of the transaction: Exercise of nil-cost option to acquire ordinary shares of 1p each under the Company's 2006 Long Term Incentive Plan.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil cost

30,011

d)

Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume: 30,011

·      Price: Nil cost

e)

Date of the transaction:  02/03/2017

f)

Place of the transaction: XLON

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name: Brian Wilkinson

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status: Chief Executive Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment: Initial Notification

3.

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name: Gattaca plc

b)

LEI: NA

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: Ordinary shares of 1p each.

Identification code: GB00B1FMDQ43

b)

Nature of the transaction: Sale of ordinary shares of 1p each.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP 2.94

14,069

d)

Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume: 14,069

·      Price: GBP 2.94

e)

Date of the transaction:  02/03/2017

f)

Place of the transaction: XLON

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name: Tony Dyer

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status: Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment: Initial Notification

3.

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name: Gattaca plc

b)

LEI: NA

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: Ordinary shares of 1p each.

Identification code: GB00B1FMDQ43

b)

Nature of the transaction: Exercise of nil-cost option to acquire ordinary shares of 1p each under the Company's 2006 Long Term Incentive Plan.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil cost

29,627

d)

Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume: 29,627

·      Price: Nil cost

e)

Date of the transaction:  02/03/2017

f)

Place of the transaction: XLON

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name: Tony Dyer

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status: Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment: Initial Notification

3.

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name: Gattaca plc

b)

LEI: NA

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: Ordinary shares of 1p each.

Identification code: GB00B1FMDQ43

b)

Nature of the transaction: Part-exercise of nil-cost option to acquire ordinary shares of 1p each under the Company's 2011 Value Creation Plan.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil cost

13,631

d)

Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume: 13,631

·      Price: Nil cost

e)

Date of the transaction:  02/03/2017

f)

Place of the transaction: XLON

 

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name: Tony Dyer

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status: Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment: Initial Notification

3.

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name: Gattaca plc

b)

LEI: NA

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: Ordinary shares of 1p each.

Identification code: GB00B1FMDQ43

b)

Nature of the transaction: Sale of ordinary shares of 1p each.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP 2.94

20,289

d)

Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume: 20,289

·      Price: GBP 2.94

e)

Date of the transaction:  02/03/2017

f)

Place of the transaction: XLON

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name: Keith Lewis

 

2.

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status: Chief Operating Officer

 

b)

Initial notification/Amendment: Initial Notification

 

3.

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

Name: Gattaca plc

 

b)

LEI: NA

 

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: Ordinary shares of 1p each.

Identification code: GB00B1FMDQ43

 

b)

Nature of the transaction: Exercise of nil-cost option to acquire ordinary shares of 1p each under the Company's 2006 Long Term Incentive Plan.

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil cost

29,627

 

d)

Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume: 29,627

·      Price: Nil cost

 

e)

Date of the transaction:  02/03/2017

 

f)

Place of the transaction: XLON

 

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name: Keith Lewis

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status: Chief Operating Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment: Initial Notification

3.

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name: Gattaca plc

b)

LEI: NA

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: Ordinary shares of 1p each.

Identification code: GB00B1FMDQ43

b)

Nature of the transaction: Part-exercise of nil-cost option to acquire ordinary shares of 1p each under the Company's 2011 Value Creation Plan.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil cost

13,631

d)

Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume: 13,631

·      Price: Nil cost

e)

Date of the transaction:  02/03/2017

f)

Place of the transaction: XLON

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name: Keith Lewis

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status: Chief Operating Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment: Initial Notification

3.

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name: Gattaca plc

b)

LEI: NA

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: Ordinary shares of 1p each.

Identification code: GB00B1FMDQ43

b)

Nature of the transaction: Sale of ordinary shares of 1p each.

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP 2.94

20,289

d)

Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume: 20,289

·      Price: GBP 2.94

e)

Date of the transaction:  02/03/2017

f)

Place of the transaction: XLON

           


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