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FIRSTGROUP PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding

FirstGroup plc

5 March 2020

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Exercise  under the Save As You Earn Plan ("SAYE")

FirstGroup plc (the "Company") announces that it was today notified that Jimmy Groombridge, Group Employee Director, had exercised an option to acquire 5,436 ordinary shares in the Company at an option price of 86.08 pence per ordinary share. The SAYE option, which had been granted on 13 December 2016, matured on 1 February 2020.

The transaction listed above took place in London (XLON) on 4 March 2020 and the notification below is made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

Other Information

Information provided in accordance with the requirements of the FCA’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rule (DGTR) 6.2.2AR:

Legal Entity Identifier:  549300DEJZCPWA4HKM93

Classification as per DGTR 6 Annex 1R: 2.2

Enquiries
Kemi Waterton-Zhou
Assistant Company Secretary, FirstGroup plc
+44 (0) 7970183974

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
 
Jimmy Groombridge
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status
 
Director
b) Initial notification /Amendment Initial
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name FirstGroup plc
b) LEI 549300DEJZCPWA4HKM93

   

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 5p each


GB0003452173
b) Nature of the transaction
 
Exercise of options under the FirstGroup SAYE.
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
 
Price(s) Volume(s)
£0.8608


 
5,436



 
d) Date of the transaction 04/03/2020
e) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange (XLON)
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