Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding & Total Voting Rights

Source: RNS
RNS Number : 2793J
Topps Tiles PLC
03 December 2018
 

 

Topps Tiles plc

(the "Company")

 

Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ("PDMRs")

 

and

 

Total Voting Rights

PDMR Transaction

The Company has received notice that, on 30 November 2018, a PDMR, Matthew Williams, exercised nil-cost share options in respect of 1,517,613 ordinary shares of 3.33 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") in accordance with the rules of the Topps Tiles 2013 Long Term Incentive Plan (the "Exercise").

Following the Exercise, the Company received notice that Matthew Williams had sold 714,710 Ordinary Shares.

Total Voting Rights

To satisfy the Exercise, The Topps Tiles Employee Benefit Trust (the "EBT") was requested to transfer 1,517,613  Ordinary Shares. Following this transfer the EBT now holds 1,518,694 Ordinary Shares and has waived its right to exercise its voting rights and to receive dividends in respect of the 1,518,694 Ordinary Shares. Accordingly, the total number of voting rights in the Company will be 194,922,277. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

The notification set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name 

  Matthew Williams

 

 

 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

  Chief Executive Officer

 

 

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

  Initial

3

 

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

a)

Name

  Topps Tiles PLC

 

b)

LEI

  2138009NA4KINTLN7Q97

 

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 3.33 pence each

 

 

Identification Code

GB00B185P5K83

b)

Nature of the transaction

 Exercise of nil cost options and sale to discharge tax and NI liability

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price

Volume

Nil

Exercise of nil cost options over 1,517,613 ordinary shares

64.5500 pence

Sale of 714,710 ordinary shares

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

 

 714,710 ordinary shares

 64.5500 pence

 

e)

Date of the transaction

 30 November 2018

 

f)

Place of the transaction

  London Stock Exchange

 

 


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