Director/PDMR Shareholding

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

Awards of conditional shares under the 2020 Company’s Long Term Incentive Plan (“LTIP”)

On 3 April 2020, the Company granted the following conditional allocations of its ordinary shares under the Company's 2020 LTIP to two executive directors and eight other PDMRs:

Name of PDMR/Executive director

Role

Number of conditional shares granted under 2020 LTIP

Ashley Almanza

Chief Executive Officer

2,569,167

Tim Weller

Chief Financial Officer

1,407,942

Mel Brooks

Regional President – Africa

517,084

John Kenning

Regional CEO – Americas

1,083,837

Graham Levinsohn

Regional CEO – Europe & Middle East

799,738

Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen

Group General Counsel

580,227

Jesus Rosano

CEO –Global Cash Solutions

722,698

Stephane Verdoy

Group Sales & Marketing Director

439,027

Sanjay Verma

Regional President – Asia

612,425

Debbie Walker

Group Corporate Affairs Director

435,795

Allocations vest after three years and are subject to performance and employment criteria. 

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

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

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company’s LTIP granted on 3 April 2020. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over a three year period beginning in the year of grant.

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)



Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

2,569,167

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the Transaction

3 April 2020

f)

Place of the Transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Tim Weller

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Financial 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

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company’s LTIP granted on 3 April 2020. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over a three year period beginning in the year of grant.

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)



Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

1,407,942

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the Transaction

3 April 2020

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

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company’s LTIP granted on 3 April 2020. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over a three year period beginning in the year of grant.

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)



Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

517,084

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the Transaction

3 April 2020

f)

Place of the Transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1.

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

a)

Name

John Kenning

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional CEO - Americas/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

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company’s LTIP granted on 3 April 2020. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over a three year period beginning in the year of grant.

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)



Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

1,083,837

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the Transaction

3 April 2020

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

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company’s LTIP granted on 3 April 2020. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over a three year period beginning in the year of grant.

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)



Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

799,738

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the Transaction

3 April 2020

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

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company’s LTIP granted on 3 April 2020. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over a three year period beginning in the year of grant.

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)



Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

580,227

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the Transaction

3 April 2020

f)

Place of the Transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Jesus Rosano

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

CEO – Global Cash Solutions/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

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company’s LTIP granted on 3 April 2020. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over a three year period beginning in the year of grant.

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)



Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

722,698

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the Transaction

3 April 2020

f)

Place of the Transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Stephane Verdoy

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Group Sales and Marketing 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

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company’s LTIP granted on 3 April 2020. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over a three year period beginning in the year of grant.

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)



Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

439,027

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the Transaction

3 April 2020

f)

Place of the Transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Sanjay Verma

2.

Reason for Notification

a)

Position/status

Regional President - Asia/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

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company’s LTIP granted on 3 April 2020. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over a three year period beginning in the year of grant.

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)



Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

612,425

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the Transaction

3 April 2020

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

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company’s LTIP granted on 3 April 2020. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over a three year period beginning in the year of grant.

 

c)

Price(s) and

volume(s)



Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

435,795

d)

Aggregated

Information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling

e)

Date of the Transaction

3 April 2020

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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