The company has been advised that, on 17 March 2009, certain directors of G4S plc acquired ordinary shares of G4S plc as a result of the vesting of shares awarded under the company’s annual bonus scheme relating to the 12 month period ending 31 December 2005.
The transactions were as follows:
Nick Buckles acquired 102,917 shares.
Trevor Dighton acquired 57,632 shares.
Grahame Gibson acquired 92,134 shares.
In each case the deemed value of the shares was £1.912 per share.
In addition the directors have been awarded the following deferred shares in respect of the 2008 annual bonus scheme, such shares being due to vest in March 2012:
Nick Buckles – 133,255 shares
Trevor Dighton – 83,173 shares
Grahame Gibson – 82,658 shares
As a result of these transactions, the respective interests of Messrs Buckles, Dighton and Gibson in ordinary shares of G4S plc are now 1,389,988, 923,564 and 745,887.