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Provident Financial PLC
17 December 2018
 

Provident Financial plc ("the Company")

Director/PDMR Transaction - Initial Notification

 

The Company announces that it was notified on 14 December 2018, of the following acquisitions ("Dealings") in the Company's ordinary shares of 20 8/11p each ("Ordinary Shares") by Yorkshire Building Society Trustees Provident Financial Group on behalf of David Michael Merrett and Kenneth John Mullen, who are all directors/persons discharging managerial responsibility in the Company.  The Dealings took place on 14 December 2018 at a price of £6.12 per Ordinary Share:

 

Director/ PDMR

Beneficial holding of Ordinary Shares prior to the Dealing

% of issued share capital prior to the Dealing

Ordinary Shares acquired by Director / PDMR

Resultant Beneficial holding of Ordinary Shares after the Dealing

Resultant % of issued share capital after the Dealing

David Michael Merrett

14,659 unrestricted shares and 10,892 restricted shares

0.006%

0.004%

25 partnership shares and 6 matching shares (unrestricted shares)

14,690 unrestricted shares and 10,892 restricted shares

0.006%

0.004%

Kenneth John Mullen

14,523 unrestricted shares and 53,931 restricted shares

0.006%

0.021%

 

24 partnership shares and 6 matching shares (unrestricted shares)

14,553 unrestricted shares and 53,931 restricted shares

0.006%

0.021%

 

 

 

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

 

David Michael Merrett

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

PDMR

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

Provident Financial plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800U93SZC44VXN635

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 20 8/11p

 

GB00B1Z4ST84

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Acquisition of shares under the Provident Financial Share Incentive Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

£6.12

31

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

 

- Price

 

 

 

31

 

£189.72

e)

 

Date of the transaction

14 December 2018

f)

 

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

 

Kenneth John Mullen

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

PDMR

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

Provident Financial plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800U93SZC44VXN635

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 20 8/11p

 

GB00B1Z4ST84

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Acquisition of shares under the Provident Financial Share Incentive Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

£6.12

30

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

 

- Price

 

 

 

30

 

£183.60

e)

 

Date of the transaction

14 December 2018

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange

 

Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification:

David Whincup, Deputy Company Secretary

Date of Notification:

17 December 2018


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