Dealings by Directors and Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

  • 28 Mar 2011 10:50
Dealings by Directors and Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

(Disclosures made in accordance with DTR 3.1.2R)

The company was notified on 25 March 2011 that, on that day, the following ordinary shares of G4S plc were acquired by directors of and other persons discharging managerial responsibility (“PDMRs”) within G4S plc as result of the release of shares awarded in March 2008 under the company’s performance share plan and, in some cases, deferred shares relating to the company’s annual bonus scheme relating to the period ending 31 December 2007:

PDMR                           Shares vested
Nick Buckles                         585,600
Trevor Dighton                      289,011
Grahame Gibson                   319,152
Irene Cowden                       129,444
Graham Levinsohn                  25,197
Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen     115,623
Debbie McGrath                      36,702
Ken Niven                             114,645
David Taylor-Smith                 60,903
Willem van de Ven                  36,702


In each case (other than Mr van de Ven’s) sufficient numbers of such shares were sold to pay for the tax and national insurance contributions due in respect of the release of the shares and, in addition, Messrs Buckles and Levinsohn sold half of the remaining shares which had been released to them and Ms McGrath and Mr Gibson sold all of the rest of the shares which were released to them. After these sales, the PDMRs retained the following numbers of shares from the vesting:

PDMR                               Shares retained
Nick Buckles                             143,471
Trevor Dighton                         141,615
Irene Cowden                             63,426
Graham Levinsohn                       6,173
Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen           56,654
Ken Niven                                  56,175
David Taylor-Smith                    29,841
Willem van de Ven                     36,702


The deemed value of the shares in each case was £2.5016 per share:


Peter David
Company Secretary

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