Dealings by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

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Dealings by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

Dealings by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

22 March 2017

G4S PLC

(the “Company”)

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities ('PDMRs').

Vesting of shares under the 2014 Company’s Long Term Incentive Plan (“LTIP”)

On 20 March 2017, the following ordinary shares in the Company were acquired by one executive director and nine other PDMRs within the Company, following a vesting of shares awarded under the 2014 LTIP:

Name of PDMR/Executive director

Role

Number of shares vesting under 2014 LTIP

Ashley Almanza

Chief Executive Officer

735,852

Jenni Myles

Group HRD

31,687

Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen

Group General Counsel

166,186

Debbie Walker

Group Corporate Affairs Director

124,229

Graham Levinsohn

Regional CEO – Europe

163,706

Mel Brooks

Regional President –

Africa

136,420

Martin Alvarez

Regional President –

Latin America

123,647

John Kenning

Regional CEO – North America

142,765

Peter Neden

Regional President –

UK&I

37,205

Jon Corner

Regional President – Asia Pacific

20,709

In each case (except for Jon Corner) sufficient numbers of such shares were sold to pay for tax and other contributions due in respect of the release of the shares. 

After these sales, the PDMRs retained the following numbers of shares from the vesting:

Name of PDMR/Executive director

Role

Number of shares from 2014 LTIP retained after sale for tax purposes

Ashley Almanza

Chief Executive Officer

390,001

Jenni Myles

Group HRD

18,742

Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen

Group General Counsel

88,078

Debbie Walker

Group Corporate Affairs Director

65,841

Graham Levinsohn

Regional CEO – Europe

104,117

Mel Brooks

Regional President –

Africa

72,302

Martin Alvarez

Regional President –

Latin America

83,276

John Kenning

Regional CEO – North America

96,152

Peter Neden

Regional President –

UK&I

19,718

Release of deferred shares under 2013 bonus plan

On 20 March 2017, Jon Corner, a PDMR of the Company acquired 5,809 shares released under the 2013 deferred bonus plan.

The attached notifications, which have been made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulations, provide further detail.

Vesting of shares under the 2014 Company’s Long Term Incentive Plan

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Ashley Almanza - PDMR

2.

Reason for 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

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Acquisition of shares following vesting of the 2014 LTIP

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

735,852

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Ashley Almanza - PDMR

2.

Reason for 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

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Sale of sufficient number of shares vesting under the LTIP2014 to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.956

345,851

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Jenni Myles - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Group HR Director

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Acquisition of shares following vesting of the 2014 LTIP

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

31,687

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Jenni Myles - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Group HR Director

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Sale of a sufficient number of shares vesting under the LTIP2014 to cover tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.956

12,945

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Soren Lundsberg-Nielsen - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Group General Counsel

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Acquisition of shares following vesting of the 2014 LTIP

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

166,186

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Soren Lundsberg-Nielsen - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Group General Counsel

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Sale of a sufficient number of shares vesting under the LTIP2014 to cover tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.956

78,108

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Debbie Walker - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Group Corporate Affairs Director

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Acquisition of shares following vesting of the 2014 LTIP

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

124,229

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Debbie Walker - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Group Corporate Affairs Director

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Sale of a sufficient number of shares vesting under the LTIP2014 to cover tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.956

58,388

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Graham Levinsohn - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional CEO - Europe

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Acquisition of shares following vesting of the 2014 LTIP

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

163,706

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Graham Levinsohn - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional CEO - Europe

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Sale of sufficient number of shares vesting under the LTIP2014 to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.956

59,589

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Mel Brooks - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional President - Africa

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Acquisition of shares following vesting of the 2014 LTIP

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

136,420

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Mel Brooks - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional President - Africa

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Sale of sufficient number of shares vesting under the LTIP2014 to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.956

64,118

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Martin Alvarez - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional President – Latin America

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Acquisition of shares following vesting of the 2014 LTIP

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

123,647

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Martin Alvarez - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional President – Latin America

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Sale of sufficient number of shares vesting under the LTIP2014 to satisfy tax liabilities arising out of such vesting.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.956

40,371

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

John Kenning - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional CEO – North America

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Acquisition of shares following vesting of the 2014 LTIP

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

142,765

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

John Kenning - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional CEO – North America

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Sale of sufficient number of shares vesting under the LTIP2014 to satisfy tax liabilities arising out of such vesting.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.956

46,613

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Peter Neden - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional President – UK&I

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Acquisition of shares following vesting of the 2014 LTIP

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

37,205

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Peter Neden - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional President – UK&I

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

Sale of sufficient number of shares vesting under the LTIP2014 to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.956

17,487

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

Jon Corner - Vesting of shares under the 2014 Company’s LTIP and Release of deferred shares under 2013 bonus plan

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (‘PCA’)

a)

Name

Jon Corner - PDMR

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional President – Asia Pacific

b)

Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

G4S plc

b)

LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62

b)

Nature of the

transaction

  1. Acquisition of shares following the vesting of the 2014 LTIP
  1. Acquisition of shares following release of deferred shares relating to 2013 bonus plan

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

  1. Nil
  2. Nil

20,709

5,809

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

Price

26,518

Nil

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

20 March 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification:

Celine Barroche

Company Secretary

 

 

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