Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 6044F
Smith (DS) PLC
15 July 2019
 

DS Smith Plc ("the Company")

Transactions in shares by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ("PDMRs")

 15 July 2019

The following notification and announcement made under article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation ('MAR') relate to granting of options to PDMRs under the DS Smith 2008 Performance Share Plan ("PSP") and the DS Smith Deferred Share Bonus Plan ("DSBP").

 

On 15 July 2019 the Company granted in accordance with the provisions of the Company's approved Remuneration Policy the following nil-cost options over Ordinary Shares of 10p each ("Shares") under the terms of the PSP and the DSBP:

 

Name

Position

Maximum number of Shares subject to award under PSP

Number of Shares subject to award under DSBP

Miles Roberts

Executive Director and PDMR

481,039

157,055

Adrian Marsh

Executive Director and PDMR

235,098

74,015

Stefano Rossi

PDMR

120,965

40,026

Colin McIntyre

PDMR

110,064

40,239

 

 

These awards will normally vest on the third anniversary of grant, being 15 July 2022. The awards under the PSP are subject to performance conditions and a two-year holding period applies to the Executive Directors from the vesting date in respect of any Shares which vest under this PSP award.

 

 

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

 MILES WILLIAM ROBERTS

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

 

DS SMITH PLC

b)

 

LEI

39RSBE4RCI4M15BLWH36

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 10 PENCE EACH

 

 

SMDS

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of nil cost options under the Company's Performance Share Plan and Deferred Share Bonus Plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£NIL

481,039

£NIL

157,055

 

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

 

638,094

£NIL

e)

 

Date of the transaction

15 July 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

LONDON

 

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

 ADRIAN ROSS THOMAS MARSH

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

 

GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

DS SMITH PLC

b)

 

LEI

39RSBE4RCI4M15BLWH36

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 10 PENCE EACH

 

 

SMDS

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of nil cost options under the Company's Performance Share Plan and Deferred Share Bonus Plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£NIL

235,098

£NIL

74,015

 

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

 

309,113

£NIL

e)

 

Date of the transaction

15 July 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

LONDON

 

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

STEFANO ROSSI

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

 

CEO PACKAGING EUROPE

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

DS SMITH PLC

b)

 

LEI

39RSBE4RCI4M15BLWH36

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 10 PENCE EACH

 

 

SMDS

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of nil cost options under the Company's Performance Share Plan and Deferred Share Bonus Plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£NIL

120,965

£NIL

40,026

 

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

 

160,991

£NIL

e)

 

Date of the transaction

15 July 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

LONDON

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

 COLIN STUART MCINTYRE

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE SUPPLY CHAIN

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

DS SMITH PLC

b)

 

LEI

39RSBE4RCI4M15BLWH36

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 10 PENCE EACH

 

 

SMDS

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of nil cost options under the Company's Performance Share Plan and Deferred Share Bonus Plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£NIL

110,064

£NIL

40,239

 

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

 

150,303

£NIL

e)

 

Date of the transaction

15 July 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

LONDON

 

 


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