Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities (“PDMRs”) and persons closely associated with them (“PCAs”)
City Building

G4S PLC

(the “Company”)

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities (“PDMRs”) and persons closely associated with them (“PCAs”)

Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

The Company announces that it received notification that on 16 March 2018, PDMRs of the Company listed in the table below acquired ordinary shares in the Company released to them as a result of the vesting of an award of deferred shares under the Company’s 2014 bonus plan (“Deferred Shares”).

 

Name of PDMR

Role

Number of deferred shares released under 2014 bonus scheme

Ashley Almanza

Chief Executive Officer

246,022

Mel Brooks

Regional President

Africa

20,847

Graham Levinsohn

Regional CEO Europe & Middle East

27,351

Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen

Group General Counsel

54,016

Debbie Walker

Group Corporate Affairs Director

38,454

Peter Neden

Divisional CEO Care and Justice Services & UK Facilities Management

9,289

In each case 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

Role

Number of shares retained after sale to tax purposes

Ashley Almanza

Chief Executive Officer

130,391

Mel Brooks

Regional President, Africa

11,465

Graham Levinsohn

Regional CEO Europe & Middle East

17,395

Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen

Group General Counsel

29,708

Debbie Walker

Group Corporate Affairs Director

20,380

Peter Neden

Divisional CEO Care and Justice Services & UK Facilities Management

4,923

Transfer of Deferred Shares of a PDMR to their PCA

The Company further announces that it received notification that on 21 March 2018, Mr Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen, had the 29,708 Deferred Shares he retained following the release of Deferred Shares transferred to a nominee account held by Line Lundsberg-Nielsen, who is a PCA. Line Lundsberg-Nielsen retains the beneficial ownership in these shares.

On the same day, Mr Peter Neden, had the 4,923 Deferred Shares he retained following the release of Deferred Shares transferred into a nominee account jointly held with Lisa Neden, who is a PCA. Peter and Lisa Neden retain beneficial ownership in these shares.

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


Ashley Almanza - Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Ashley Almanza

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer - PDMR

 

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 release of deferred shares relating to 2014 bonus plan.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

246,022

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

Nil

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

16 March 2018

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Ashley Almanza

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Chief executive officer - PDMR

 

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 2014 deferred bonus to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

 

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.512

115,631

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

 

Aggregated volume

Price

 

n/a single transaction

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

 

e)

Date of the

transaction

16 March 2018

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

Mel Brooks - Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Mel Brooks

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Regional President, Africa - PDMR

 

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 release of deferred shares relating to 2014 bonus plan.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

20,847

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

Nil

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

16 March 2018

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Mel Brooks

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Regional President, Africa - PDMR

 

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 2014 deferred bonus to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

 

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.512

9,382

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

 

Aggregated volume

Price

 

n/a single transaction

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

 

e)

Date of the

transaction

16 March 2018

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

Graham Levinsohn - Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Graham Levinsohn

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Regional CEO Europe & Middle East - PDMR

 

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 release of deferred shares relating to 2014 bonus plan

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

27,351

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

Nil

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

16 March 2018

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

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

a)

Name

Graham Levinsohn

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Regional CEO Europe & Middle East - PDMR

 

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 2014 deferred bonus to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

 

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.512

9,956

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

 

Aggregated volume

Price

 

n/a single transaction

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

 

e)

Date of the

transaction

16 March 2018

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen - Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Group General Counsel - PDMR

 

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 release of deferred shares relating to 2014 bonus plan

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

54,016

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

Nil

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

16 March 2018

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

1.

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

a)

Name

Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Group General Counsel - PDMR

 

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 2014 deferred bonus to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

 

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.512

24,308

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

 

Aggregated volume

Price

 

n/a single transaction

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

 

e)

Date of the

transaction

16 March 2018

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue


Peter Neden - Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Peter Neden

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Divisional CEO Care and Justice Services & UK Facilities Management - PDMR

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 release of deferred shares relating to 2014 bonus plan.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

9,289

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

Nil

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

16 March 2018

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Peter Neden

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Divisional CEO Care and Justice Services & UK Facilities Management - PDMR

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 2014 deferred bonus to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

 

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.512

4,366

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

 

Aggregated volume

Price

 

n/a single transaction

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

 

e)

Date of the

transaction

16 March 2018

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

Debbie Walker - Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Debbie Walker

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Group Corporate Affairs Director - PDMR

 

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 release of deferred shares relating to 2014 bonus plan.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

38,454

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

Nil

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

16 March 2018

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Debbie Walker

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Group Corporate Affairs Director - PDMR

 

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 2014 deferred bonus to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

 

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£2.512

18,074

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

 

Aggregated volume

Price

 

n/a single transaction

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

 

e)

Date of the

transaction

16 March 2018

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

Transfer of Deferred Shares from PDMRs to their PCAs

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Group general counsel/PDMR

 

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

 

Transfer by Mr Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen of 29,708 ordinary shares in the Company in a nominee account with Platform Securities LLP held by Line Lundsberg-Nielsen, a PCA of Mr Lundsberg-Nielsen, for nil consideration. Line Lundsberg-Nielsen retains beneficial ownership in the shares.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

29,708

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

 

Aggregated volume

Price

N/A single transaction

 

Nil GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

 

21 March 2018

f)

Place of the

transaction

Outside a trading venue


 

1.

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

a)

Name

Line Lundsberg-Nielsen

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

PCA with 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

 

Transfer by Mr Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen of 29,708 ordinary shares in the Company in a nominee account with Platform Securities LLP held by Line Lundsberg-Nielsen, a PCA of Mr Lundsberg-Nielsen, for nil consideration. Line Lundsberg-Nielsen retains beneficial ownership in the shares.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

29,708

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

 

Aggregated volume

Price

N/A single transaction

 

Nil GBP - Pound Sterling

 

e)

Date of the

transaction

 

21 March 2018

f)

Place of the

transaction

 

Outside a trading venue

 

Transfer of Deferred Shares of a PDMR to a joint nominee account

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Peter Neden

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

Divisional CEO Care and Justice Services & UK Facilities Management - PDMR

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

 

Transfer by Peter Neden into joint ownership with Lisa Neden (his PCA), of 4,923 ordinary shares in the Company. The shares are held through a nominee, Platform Securities LLP. Peter and Lisa Neden retain beneficial ownership in the shares.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

4,923

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

 

Aggregated volume

Price

N/A single transaction

 

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

 

21 March 2018

f)

Place of the

Transaction

 

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Lisa Neden

2.

Reason for Notification

 

a)

Position/status

PCA to Divisional CEO Care and Justice Services & UK Facilities Management

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

 

Transfer by Peter Neden into joint ownership with Lisa Neden (his PCA) of 4,923 ordinary shares in the Company. The shares are held through a nominee, Platform Securities LLP. Peter and Lisa Neden retain beneficial ownership in the shares.

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

4,923

 

d)

Aggregated

Information

 

Aggregated volume

Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the

transaction

21 March 2018

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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