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G4S plc UK DK : Director/PDMR Shareholding

15 March 2018

G4S PLC

(the "Company")

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities (`PDMRs`).

Awards of conditional shares under the 2018 Company`s Long Term Incentive Plan

On 14 March 2018, the Company granted the following conditional allocations of its ordinary shares under the Company`s 2018 Long Term Incentive Plan ("LTIP") to two executive directors and ten other PDMRs:

Name of PDMR/Executive director Role Number of conditional shares granted under 2018 LTIP
Ashley Almanza

 
Chief Executive Officer 925,277
Tim Weller

 
Chief Financial Officer 507,065
Mel Brooks Regional President -
Africa
181,684
John Kenning Regional CEO -  Americas 303,705
Graham Levinsohn Regional CEO - Europe & Middle East 252,019
Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen Group General Counsel 208,967

 
Jenni Myles Group HRD 181,684

 
Peter Neden Divisional CEO -
Care and Justice Services and UK Facilities Management
206,764
Jesus Rosano Divisional CEO -
Global Cash Solutions
216,224
Stephane Verdoy

 
Group Sales & Marketing Director 150,584
Sanjay Verma Regional President -
Asia
185,333
Debbie Walker Group Corporate Affairs Director 156,950

Allocations vest after three years and are subject to performance and employment criteria. 

The attached notifications, which have been made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulations, provide further details.

1.
Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (`PCA`)
a)
Name
Ashley Almanza - PDMR
2.
Reason for 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
G4S plc
b)
LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12
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
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62
b)
Nature of the
transaction

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company`s long term incentive plan granted on 14 March 2018. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over  a three year period beginning in the deemed year of grant.

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 925,277

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A
GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the transaction

14 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

1.
Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (`PCA`)
a)
Name
Tim Weller - PDMR
2.
Reason for 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
G4S plc
b)
LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12
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

Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62
b)
Nature of the
transaction

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company`s long term incentive plan granted on 14 March 2018. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over  a three year period beginning in the deemed year of grant.

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 507,065

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A
GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction

14 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

1.
Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (`PCA`)
a)
Name
Mel Brooks - PDMR
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Regional President - Africa
b)
Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification
3.
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)
Name
G4S plc
b)
LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12
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

Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62
b)
Nature of the
transaction

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company`s long term incentive plan granted on 14 March 2018. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over  a three year period beginning in the deemed year of grant.

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 181,684

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A
GBP - Pound Sterling   
e)
Date of the
transaction
14 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

1.
Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (`PCA`)
a)
Name
John Kenning - PDMR
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Regional CEO - Americas
b)
Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification
3.
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)
Name
G4S plc
b)
LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12
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

Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62
b)
Nature of the
transaction

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company`s long term incentive plan granted on 14 March 2018. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over  a three year period beginning in the deemed year of grant.

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 303,705

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A
GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction

14 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

1.
Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (`PCA`)
a)
Name
Graham Levinsohn - PDMR
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Regional CEO - Europe & Middle East
b)
Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification
3.
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)
Name
G4S plc
b)
LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12
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

Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62
b)
Nature of the
transaction

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company`s long term incentive plan granted on 14 March 2018. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over  a three year period beginning in the deemed year of grant.

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 252,019

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A
GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction

14 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

1.
Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (`PCA`)
a)
Name
Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen - PDMR
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Group General Counsel
b)
Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification
3.
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)
Name
G4S plc
b)
LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12
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

Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62
b)
Nature of the
transaction

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company`s long term incentive plan granted on 14 March 2018. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over  a three year period beginning in the deemed year of grant.

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 208,967

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A
GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction

14 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

1.
Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (`PCA`)
a)
Name
Jenni Myles - PDMR
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Group HR Director
b)
Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification
3.
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)
Name
G4S plc
b)
LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12
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

Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62
b)
Nature of the
transaction

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company`s long term incentive plan granted on 14 March 2018. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over  a three year period beginning in the deemed year of grant.

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 181,684

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A
GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction

14 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

1.
Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (`PCA`)
a)
Name
Peter Neden - PDMR
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Divisional CEO Care and Justice Services & UK Facilities Management 
b)
Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification
3.
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)
Name
G4S plc
b)
LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12
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

Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62
b)
Nature of the
transaction

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company`s long term incentive plan granted on 14 March 2018. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over  a three year period beginning in the deemed year of grant.

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 206,764

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A
GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction

14 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

1.
Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (`PCA`)
a)
Name
Jesus Rosano - PDMR
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Divisional CEO - Global Cash Solutions
b)
Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification
3.
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)
Name
G4S plc
b)
LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12
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

Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62
b)
Nature of the
transaction

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company`s long term incentive plan granted on 14 March 2018. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over  a three year period beginning in the deemed year of grant.

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 216,224

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A
GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction

14 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

1.
Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (`PCA`)
a)
Name
Stephane Verdoy - PDMR
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Group Sales & Marketing Director
b)
Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification
3.
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)
Name
G4S plc
b)
LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12
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

Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62
b)
Nature of the
transaction

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company`s long term incentive plan granted on 14 March 2018. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over  a three year period beginning in the deemed year of grant.

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 150,584

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A
GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction

14 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

1.
Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (`PCA`)
a)
Name
Sanjay Verma - PDMR
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Regional President - Asia
b)
Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification
3.
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)
Name
G4S plc
b)
LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12
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

Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62
b)
Nature of the
transaction

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company`s long term incentive plan granted on 14 March 2018. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over  a three year period beginning in the deemed year of grant.

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 185,333

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A
GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction

14 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

1.
Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them (`PCA`)
a)
Name
Debbie Walker - PDMR
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Group Corporate Affairs Director
b)
Initial notification/ amendment

Initial notification
3.
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)
Name
G4S plc
b)
LEI

549300L3KWKK8X35QR12
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

Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

GB00B01FL62
b)
Nature of the
transaction

A conditional award of ordinary shares of G4S plc under the Company`s long term incentive plan granted on 14 March 2018. The vesting of such award will be subject to the achievement of performance conditions measured over  a three year period beginning in the deemed year of grant.

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 156,950

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A
GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
Transaction
14 March 2018
f)
Place of the
Transaction
Outside a trading venue

Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification:

Celine Barroche
Company Secretary



This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients.

The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: G4S plc UK DK via GlobeNewswire

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