Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 9655Q
AJ Bell PLC
24 June 2020
 

 

AJ Bell plc (Company)

Director/PDMR/PCA Transaction - Initial Notification

The Company announces that it has been notified that:

a)  Louis Petherick, a person discharging managerial responsibility (PDMR) in the Company, has transferred by way of gift 50,890 ordinary shares of £0.000125 each (Ordinary Shares) in the Company to Laura Petherick, a person closely associated (PCA) with him.  The transfer took place on 22 June 2020 .  

 

b)  Laura Petherick has:

 

(i)  in order to effect a "Bed and ISA" transaction, sold 5,188 Ordinary Shares at a price of £3.835 per Ordinary Share and then repurchased, into her Individual Savings Account (ISA), the same number of 5,188 Ordinary Shares at a price of £3.835 per Ordinary Share; and

 

(ii)  in order to effect "Bed and Junior ISA" transactions in favour of her children, both of whom are a PCA with Louis Petherick, sold 4,702 Ordinary Shares at a price of £3.83 per Ordinary Share; and

 

c)  Louis Petherick, in order to effect to those "Bed and Junior ISA" transactions in favour of his children, has purchased, into:

 

(i)  a Junior Individual Savings Account (JuniorISA), in the name of his son, William Richard Petherick , 2,351 Ordinary Shares at a price of £3.8301 per Ordinary Share; and

 

(ii)  a Junior ISA in the name of his son, Samuel Casper Petherick , 2,351 Ordinary Shares at a price of £3.8301 per Ordinary Share.

The transactions at b) and c) above all took place on 23 June 2020.

The transactions were entered into in accordance with exceptions from the lock up arrangements applicable to Management Selling Shareholders (as defined in the prospectus published in relation to the initial public offering of the Company's shares on 27 November 2018 (Prospectus), as described in paragraph 10 of Part 7 (Details of the Offer) of the Prospectus, of two years in respect of 50% of their shareholdings at Admission (as defined in the Prospectus). Notwithstanding the transactions, the Ordinary Shares remain subject to the terms of such lock up arrangements.

Following the transactions, there has been no change in the number of shares in which Louis Petherick has an interest.

This announcement, including the notification below, is made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

 

Name  

Louis Petherick

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

   

Chief Risk 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

AJ Bell plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800VNKA7DPWXWJJ36

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, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of £0.000125 each 


Identification code

 

GB00BFZNLB60  

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Transfer of Shares to spouse/PCA by way of gift

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 GBP 0

50,890

 

 d)

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

 

· Price

 

   

Not applicable

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction  

22 June 2020

f)

 

Place of the transaction  

 

Outside of a trading venue

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

 

Name  

Laura Helen Petherick

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

   

PCA of Louis Petherick, Chief Risk 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

AJ Bell plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800VNKA7DPWXWJJ36

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, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of £0.000125 each 


Identification code

 

GB00BFZNLB60  

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Receipt of Ordinary Shares from spouse/PDMR by way of gift

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 GBP  0

50,890

 

 d)

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

 

· Price

 

   

Not applicable

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction  

22 June 2020

f)

 

Place of the transaction  

 

Outside of a trading venue

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

 

Name  

Laura Helen Petherick 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

   

PCA of Louis Petherick, Chief Risk 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

AJ Bell plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800VNKA7DPWXWJJ36

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, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of £0.000125 each


Identification code

 

GB00BFZNLB60  

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Sale of Ordinary Shares.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP  3.835

5,188

 

 d)

Aggregated information

 

· Aggregated volume

 

· Price  

 

 

 

Not applicable

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction  

23 June 2020

f)

 

Place of the transactions  

 

London Stock Exchange

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

 

Name  

Laura Helen Petherick 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

   

PCA of Louis Petherick, Chief Risk 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

AJ Bell plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800VNKA7DPWXWJJ36

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, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of £0.000125 each


Identification code

 

GB00BFZNLB60  

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Purchase of Ordinary Shares via Laura Helen Petherick ISA.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP  3.83

4,702

 

 d)

Aggregated information

 

· Aggregated volume

 

· Price  

 

 

 

Not applicable

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction  

23 June 2020

f)

 

Place of the transactions  

 

London Stock Exchange

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

 

Name  

Louis Petherick 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

   

Chief Risk 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

AJ Bell plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800VNKA7DPWXWJJ36

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, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of £0.000125 each


Identification code

 

GB00BFZNLB60  

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Purchase of:

(i)  Ordinary Shares via William Richard Petherick Junior ISA; and

 

(ii)  Ordinary Shares via Samuel Casper Petherick Junior ISA.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP  3.8301

2,351

GBP  3.8031

2,351

 

 d)

Aggregated information

 

· Aggregated volume

 

· Price  

 

 

 

4,702

 

GBP  18,009.1302

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction  

23 June 2020

f)

 

Place of the transactions  

 

London Stock Exchange

Name of officer of issuer responsible for making notification: Bruce Robinson (Company Secretary)

Date of notification:  24 June 2020 

 


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