Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 3208B
AJ Bell PLC
09 June 2021

AJ Bell plc

("AJ Bell", the "Company")

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

The Company announces that it has been notified of the below transactions (Transactions). 

(1)  On 4 June 2021: 

a) Andy Bell, a director/person discharging managerial responsibility in the Company (PDMR), purchased 1,085 ordinary shares of £0.000125 each in the Company (Ordinary Shares) for £4.314879 per Ordinary Share;   

b)  Tracey Bell, a person closely associated (PCA) with Andy Bell, purchased 687 Ordinary Shares for £4.314879 per Ordinary Share;  

c)  Kieran Bell, a PCA with Andy Bell, purchased 723 Ordinary Shares for £4.314879 per Ordinary Share;

d)  Connor Bell, a PCA with Andy Bell, purchased 723 Ordinary Shares for £4.314879 per Ordinary Share;  

e)  Paige Bell, a PCA with Andy Bell, purchased 1,085 Ordinary Shares for £4.314879 per Ordinary Share; 

f)  Jemma Bell, a PCA with Andy Bell, purchased 398 Ordinary Shares for £4.314879 per Ordinary Share; and  

g)  Blythe Investments, a PCA with Andy Bell, purchased 67,638 Ordinary Shares for £4.314879 per Ordinary Share. 

(2)  On 4 June 2021, Fergus Lyons, a PDMR, purchased 72,340 Ordinary Shares for £4.314879 per Ordinary Share. 

(3)  On 7 June 2021: 

a)  Andy Bell, a PDMR, purchased 5,611 Ordinary Shares for £4.483308 per Ordinary Share;   

b)  Tracey Bell, a PCA with Andy Bell, purchased 3,546 Ordinary Shares for £4.483308 per Ordinary Share;  

c)  Kieran Bell, a PCA with Andy Bell, purchased 3,738 Ordinary Shares for £4.483308  per Ordinary Share;  

d)  Connor Bell, a PCA with Andy Bell, purchased 3,738 Ordinary Shares for £4.483308  per Ordinary Share;  

e)  Paige Bell, a PCA with Andy Bell, purchased 5,609 Ordinary Shares for £4.483308  per Ordinary Share; 

f)  Jemma Bell, a PCA with Andy Bell, purchased 2,053 Ordinary Shares for £4.483308  per Ordinary Share; and  

g)  Blythe Investments, a PCA with Andy Bell, purchased 273,205 Ordinary Shares for £4.483308 per Ordinary Share. 

(4) On 7 June 2021, Fergus Lyons, a PDMR, purchased 297,500 Ordinary Shares for £4.483308 per    Ordinary Share. 

(5)  Following completion of the Transactions, each of the PDMRs named in column (1) of the below table is interested in the number of Ordinary Shares in the Company and percentage of the Company's issued share capital set alongside their respective names in columns (2) and (3) of the below table.

(1)

(2)

(3)

PDMR

Number of shares in which interested

% of issued share capital

Andy Bell

93,471,016

22.772

Fergus Lyons

13,762,236

3.353

The notifications below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provide further details.

ENQUIRIES

 

AJ Bell  

 

· Bruce Robinson, Company Secretary  +44 (0) 780 234 4859

 

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

Andrew James Bell

2

Reason for the 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

AJ Bell plc

 

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of £0.000125 each

 

GB00BFZNLB60

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

  £4.314879

1,085

e)

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

· Aggregated Price

 

 

N/A single transaction

f)

Date of the transaction

4 June 2021

g)

Place of the transaction

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

Tracey Anne Bell

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

PCA with 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

AJ Bell plc

 

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of £0.000125 each

 

 GB00BFZNLB60

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of Ordinary Shares

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

  £4.314879

687

e)

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

· Aggregated Price

 

 

N/A single transaction

f)

Date of the transaction

4 June 2021

g)

Place of the transaction

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  

Kieran Charles George Bell

Reason for the notification  

a) 

Position/status

PCA with Chief Executive Officer/PDMR

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial Notification

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

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)  

Price(s)

Volume(s)

  £4.314879

723

 

e) 

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

· Aggregated Price

 

 

N/A single transaction

f) 

Date of the transaction  

4 June 2021

g)

Place of the transaction  

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  

Connor Andrew Bell

Reason for the notification  

a) 

Position/status

PCA with 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

AJ Bell plc

b)

LEI

213800VNKA7DPWXWJJ36

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

c)  

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£4.314879

723

 

e) 

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume  

· Price    

 

N/A single transaction 

f)

Date of the transaction  

 4 June 2021

g)  

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  

Paige Jenna Bell

2

Reason for the notification  

a) 

Position/status

   

PCA with 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

AJ Bell plc

b) 

LEI  

213800VNKA7DPWXWJJ36

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

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)  

Price(s)

Volume(s)

  £4.314879

1,085

 

e)

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

 

· Price 

   

 

N/A single transaction

f)

Date of the transaction  

4 June 2021

g)

Place of the transaction    

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  

Jemma Bell

Reason for the notification  

a) 

Position/status

PCA with 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

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

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£4.314879

398

 

e)

Aggregated information  

· Aggregated volume  

 

· Price    

 

N/A single transaction 

f)

Date of the transaction  

4 June 2021

g)

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  

Blythe Investments

2

Reason for the notification  

a) 

Position/status

PCA with 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

AJ Bell plc

b) 

LEI  

213800VNKA7DPWXWJJ36

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

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)  

Price(s)

Volume(s)

   £4.314879

67,638

 

e)

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

 

· Price 

   

 

N/A single transaction

f)

Date of the transaction  

4 June 2021

g)

Place of the transaction    

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  

Fergus John Lyons 

Reason for the notification  

a) 

Position/status

AJ Bell Investcentre Managing 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

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

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£4.314879

72,340

 

e)

Aggregated information  

· Aggregated volume  

· Price    

 

N/A single transaction 

f)

Date of the transaction  

4 June 2021

g)

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

Andrew James Bell

 

2

Reason for the 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

AJ Bell plc

 

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of £0.000125 each

 

GB00BFZNLB60

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

  £4.483308

5,611

e)

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

· Aggregated Price

 

 

N/A single transaction

f)

Date of the transaction

7 June 2021

g)

Place of the transaction

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

Tracey Anne Bell

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

PCA with 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

AJ Bell plc

 

b)

Legal Entity Identifier

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

Identification code

Ordinary shares of £0.000125 each

 

 GB00BFZNLB60

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of Ordinary Shares

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

  £4.483308

3,546

e)

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

· Aggregated Price

 

 

N/A single transaction

f)

Date of the transaction

7 June 2021

g)

Place of the transaction

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  

Kieran Charles George Bell

Reason for the notification  

a) 

Position/status

PCA with Chief Executive Officer/PDMR

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial Notification

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

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)  

Price(s)

Volume(s)

  £4.483308

3,738

 

e) 

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

· Aggregated Price

 

 

N/A single transaction

f) 

Date of the transaction  

7 June 2021

g)

Place of the transaction  

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  

Connor Andrew Bell

Reason for the notification  

a) 

Position/status

PCA with 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

AJ Bell plc

b)

LEI

213800VNKA7DPWXWJJ36

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

c)  

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£4.483308

3,738

 

e) 

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume  

· Price    

 

N/A single transaction 

f)

Date of the transaction  

 7 June 2021

g)  

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  

Paige Jenna Bell

2

Reason for the notification  

a) 

Position/status

   

PCA with 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

AJ Bell plc

b) 

LEI  

213800VNKA7DPWXWJJ36

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

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)  

Price(s)

Volume(s)

  £4.483308

5,609

 

e)

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

 

· Price 

   

 

N/A single transaction

f)

Date of the transaction  

7 June 2021

g)

Place of the transaction    

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  

Jemma Bell

Reason for the notification  

a) 

Position/status

PCA with 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

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

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£4.483308

2,053

 

e)

Aggregated information  

· Aggregated volume  

 

· Price    

 

N/A single transaction 

f)

Date of the transaction  

7 June 2021

g)

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  

Blythe Investments

2

Reason for the notification  

a) 

Position/status

PCA with 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

AJ Bell plc

b) 

LEI  

213800VNKA7DPWXWJJ36

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

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)  

Price(s)

Volume(s)

   £4.483308

273,205

 

e)

Aggregated information

· Aggregated volume

 

· Price 

   

 

N/A single transaction

f)

Date of the transaction  

7 June 2021

g)

Place of the transaction    

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  

Fergus John Lyons 

Reason for the notification  

a) 

Position/status

AJ Bell Investcentre Managing 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

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

c)

Currency

GBP

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£4.483308

297,500

 

e)

Aggregated information  

· Aggregated volume  

· Price    

 

N/A single transaction 

f)

Date of the transaction  

7 June 2021

g)

Place of the transactions  

London Stock Exchange

 

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

Date of notification: 9 June 2021 

 

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