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SEPLAT Petroleum Development Co PLC
02 May 2019
 

Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc

2 May 2019

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc

2019 Share Awards granted under the 2014 Long Term Incentive Plan ("LTIP")

 

The following awards over ordinary shares of 0.5 Naira each ("Shares") of Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc ("Seplat") were granted under the Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc 2014 Long Term Incentive Plan ("LTIP") to Executive Directors of the Company on 2 May 2019 as set out below.

The awards will normally vest on 2 May 2022 being the third anniversary of the Award Date subject to relative TSR and underpin performance conditions.

 

Name

Position

Number of Shares over which  the award is granted*

Austin Avuru

Chief Executive Officer

1,335,665

Roger Brown

Chief Financial Officer

812,084

Effiong Okon

Operations Director

889,749

 

* In line with the approach approved by the Remuneration Committee, the number of shares to be granted was calculated by dividing the monetary value of the salary multiple relevant for each PDMR by the higher of the average share price over Q1 2019 or £1. As the average share price over Q1 2019 was £1.24, the calculation has been performed based on this share price.

 

On 2 May 2019 the Company also granted Deferred Share Awards in respect of the 2018 Annual Bonus over Shares of Seplat under the LTIP to Executive Directors of the Company as set out below. 

 

Name

Position

Number of Shares over which the award is granted*

Austin Avuru

Chief Executive Officer

193,785

Roger Brown

Chief Financial Officer

76,418

Effiong Okon

Operations Director

70,866

 

* The number of shares awarded was calculated by reference to Seplat's closing share price on 31 December 2018 of £1.14.

 

Under the Directors' Remuneration Policy approved by Seplat's shareholders at Seplat's 2018 Annual General Meeting, 25% of the directors' annual bonus paid for a financial year is deferred into an award over Shares and the Shares will normally be released on 31 December 2020 (two years following the end of the performance year in respect of which the Award is made) subject to continued employment in line with the LTIP rules and corporate governance best practice. No consideration was paid for the grant of these awards and no consideration is due on the vesting of awards.

 

The information set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of Article 19(3) of the EU Market Abuse Regulation No 596/2014.

 



 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Austin Avuru

2

Reason for the 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

Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc

b)

LEI

029200711C4S4CB2E982

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 Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc of 0.5 Naira each


NGSEPLAT0008

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of (a) the 2019 Annual LTIP Award and (b) Deferred Share Award in respect of 2018 Annual Bonus under the Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc 2014 Long Term Incentive Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)


Price(s)

Volume(s)

(a)

Nil

1,335,665

(b)

Nil

193,785

d)

Aggregated information

-

Aggregated volume

-

Price

 

1,529,450 ordinary shares of 0.5 Naira each


Nil consideration

e)

Date of the transaction

2 May 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 



 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Roger Brown

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc

b)

LEI

029200711C4S4CB2E982

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 Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc of 0.5 Naira each

NGSEPLAT0008

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of (a) the 2019 Annual LTIP Award and (b) Deferred Share Award in respect of 2018 Annual Bonus under the Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc 2014 Long Term Incentive Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)


Price(s)

Volume(s)

(a)

Nil

812,084

(b)

Nil

76,418

d)

Aggregated information

-

Aggregated volume

-

Price

 

888,502 ordinary shares of 0.5 Naira each


Nil consideration

e)

Date of the transaction

2 May 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue





 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Effiong Okon

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Operations Director

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc

b)

LEI

029200711C4S4CB2E982

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 Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc of 0.5 Naira each

NGSEPLAT0008

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of (a) the 2019 Annual LTIP Award and (b) Deferred Share Award in respect of 2018 Annual Bonus under the Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc 2014 Long Term Incentive Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)


Price(s)

Volume(s)

(a)

Nil

889,749

(b)

Nil

70,866

d)

Aggregated information

-

Aggregated volume

-

Price

 

960,615 ordinary shares of 0.5 Naira each


Nil consideration

e)

Date of the transaction

2 May 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

Enquiries:

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc


Dr. Mirian Kachikwu, General Counsel

Ngozi Osuzoka (company secretariat)

+234 1 277 0400 Ext 1110

+234 1 277 0444 Ext 1108

FTI Consulting


Ben Brewerton / Sara Powell

+44 (0) 203 727 1000
seplat@fticonsulting.com

 


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