RNS Number : 8560S
Grafton Group PLC
05 December 2012
 

Notification of Transactions of (1) Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and (2) Persons closely associated with Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

 This form is intended for use by an issuer making a notification required by Rules 7.2 and 7.3 of the Central Bank of Ireland's Market Abuse Rules in relation to a person falling within either of the above categories of individual. These categories are defined in Regulation 12 (8) of the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005 and are detailed as part of this form.

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

 

1

Name of the Issuer

GRAFTON GROUP PLC

2

Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities

MICHAEL CHADWICK 

3

State whether notification relates to a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities named in 2 and identify the connected person

N/A

4

Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

NOTIFICATION IS IN RESPECT OF THE PERSON REFERRED TO IN 2 ABOVE

 

5

Description of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them

GRAFTON UNITS

6

Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them, held by each shareholder

MICHAEL CHADWICK

 

7

State the nature of the transaction

SALE AND PURCHASE OF 1,355,024 GRAFTON UNITS

8

Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them acquired

NOT APPLICABLE

9

Number of shares, derivatives  or other financial instruments linked to them  disposed of

NOT APPLICABLE

10

Price per share or derivative or other financial instrument linked to them or value of transaction

  €3.69 PER GRAFTON UNIT

11

Date and place of transaction

5th  DECEMBER 2012, DUBLIN

12

Date issuer informed of transaction

5th DECEMBER 2012

13

Any additional information

MICHAEL CHADWICK IS ALSO AN EXECUTOR OF AN ESTATE WHICH HOLDS 2,490,330 GRAFTON UNITS - 1.07%

14

Name of contact and telephone number for queries

BERNADETTE HYLAND, PH: +353 1 216 06 00


 

Person authorised on behalf of the issuer responsible for making the notification__Bernadette Hyland

 

Date of notification __5th December 2012

 

Information required under Irish Stock Exchange Listing Rule 6.10

The following additional information is required to be disclosed under ISE Listing Rule 6.10 in respect of interests in securities of a director or secretary or their connected persons.  An issuer is not being required to submit the information below to the Central Bank in respect of any PDMR who is also a director/secretary/connected persons.

15

Name of director or secretary (if not required to be stated in box 2)

AS PER BOX 2

 

16

State whether the notification relates to a single

transaction being notified in accordance with the Market Abuse Rules and ISE LR 6.10

YES

 

 

17

Description of class of share

GRAFTON UNITS

 

 

 

18

Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

NOT APPLICABLE

 

 

 

19

Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

NOT APPLICABLE

 

 

 

20

Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

MICHAEL CHADWICK'S INTEREST BEFORE AND AFTER THE TRANSACTION REMAINS UNCHANGED AT 22,079,441  GRAFTON UNITS - 9.52%

 

If a person whose interests are required to be disclosed under ISE Listing Rule 6.10 has been granted options by the issuer, please complete the following boxes:

21

Date of grant

 

NOT APPLICABLE

22

Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

NOT APPLICABLE

23

Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

 

NOT APPLICABLE

 

24

Description of shares involved (class and number)

 

NOT APPLICABLE

 

25

Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

NOT APPLICABLE

26

Total number of shares over which options are held following notification

NOT APPLICABLE

 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Bernadette Hyland

 

Date of notification 5th December 2012

 

The duly designated officer of the issuer responsible for making this notification acknowledges and confirms that he/she is aware that the information as has been provided in response to the questions 15 to 26 above is not information which has been required by or which has been requested by the Central Bank, and is information which is required to be provided to the Irish Stock Exchange only.

 

 

 

This announcement has been issued through the Companies Announcement Service of

the Irish Stock Exchange.

 

 

 


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