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Knights Group Holdings PLC
20 July 2021
 

20 July 2021

Knights Group Holdings plc

 

("Knights", the "Company" or the "Group")

 

NOTIFICATION OF DEALING WITH GRANT OF AWARDS TO PDMR

 

On 19 July 2021, the following Performance Share Awards over ordinary shares of 0.2p in Knights were granted under the Knights Group Holdings Plc omnibus plan to the following persons discharging managerial responsibilities:

 

PDMR

No. of shares under Award

Type of Award

Kate Lewis

50,114

Performance Share Award

Richard King

50,114

Performance Share Award

 

The award will ordinarily become exercisable (or vest as relevant) on 1 July 2024 subject to the grantee's continued service and only to the extent to which the adjusted earnings per share condition set for the award is satisfied.  

 

Details of the full notification received by the Company are set out below:

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Kate Lewis

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

PDMR and 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

 

 

Knights Group Holdings Plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

213800URB59EOGJKT919

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



Identification code

GB00BFYF6298



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of nil cost Performance Share Award under the Knights Group Holdings Plc Omnibus Plan which subject to continued service and the extent to which the earnings per share performance conditions are met shall vest on 1 July 2024.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price(s)

Volume(s)




£4.39

50,114







d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

50,114



- Price

£4.39



e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

19 July 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

England

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Richard King

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

PDMR and Chief Operations Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial Notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Knights Group Holdings Plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

213800URB59EOGJKT919

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



Identification code

GB00BFYF6298



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of nil cost Performance Share Award under the Knights Group Holdings Plc Omnibus Plan which subject to continued service and the extent to which the earnings per share performance conditions are met shall vest on 1 July 2024.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price(s)

Volume(s)




£4.39

50,114







d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

50,114



- Price

£4.39



e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

19 July 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

England

 

 

These notifications are made under article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation ("MAR") relating to certain transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMR") and persons closely associated with them ("PCA") in the shares of the Company.

 

Ends

 

 

Notes to Editors

Knights is a fast-growing, legal and professional services business, ranked within the UK's top 100 largest law firms by revenue. Knights was one of the first law firms in the UK to move from the traditional partnership model to a corporate structure in 2012 and has since grown rapidly. Knights has specialists in all key areas of corporate and commercial law so that it can offer end-to-end support to businesses of all sizes and in all sectors. It is focussed on key UK markets outside London and currently operates from 16 offices located in Birmingham, Cheltenham, Chester, Crawley, Exeter, Leeds, Leicester, Maidstone, Manchester, Nottingham, Oxford, Sheffield, Stoke, Weybridge, Wilmslow and York.

 

 

 

Enquiries 

 

Knights

David Beech, CEO

via MHP Communications

Numis (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Stuart Skinner, Kevin Cruickshank, George Shiel

+44 20 7260 1000

MHP Communications (Media enquiries)

Andrew Jaques, Katie Hunt, Rachel Mann

+44 20 3128 8794

knights@mhpc.com

 

 

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