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G4S plc UK DK : Director/PDMR Shareholding

21 March 2018

G4S PLC

(the "Company")

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMRs") and persons closely associated with them ("PCAs")

Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

The Company announces that it received notification that on 16 March 2018, PDMRs of the Company listed in the table below acquired ordinary shares in the Company released to them as a result of the vesting of an award of deferred shares under the Company`s 2014 bonus plan ("Deferred Shares").

Name of PDMR Role Number of deferred shares released under 2014 bonus scheme
Ashley Almanza Chief Executive Officer 246,022
Mel Brooks Regional President
Africa
20,847
Graham Levinsohn Regional CEO  Europe & Middle East 27,351
Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen Group General Counsel 54,016
Debbie Walker Group Corporate Affairs Director 38,454
Peter Neden Divisional CEO Care and Justice Services & UK Facilities Management  9,289

In each case sufficient numbers of such shares were sold to pay for tax and other contributions due in respect of the release of the shares. 

After these sales, the PDMRs retained the following numbers of shares from the vesting:

Name of PDMR Role Number of shares retained after sale to tax purposes
Ashley Almanza Chief Executive Officer 130,391
Mel Brooks Regional President, Africa 11,465
Graham Levinsohn Regional CEO  Europe & Middle East 17,395
Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen Group General Counsel 29,708
Debbie Walker Group Corporate Affairs Director 20,380
Peter Neden Divisional CEO Care and Justice Services & UK Facilities Management  4,923

Transfer of Deferred Shares of a PDMR to their PCA

The Company further announces that it received notification that on 21 March 2018, Mr Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen, had the 29,708 Deferred Shares he retained following the release of Deferred Shares transferred to a nominee account held by Line Lundsberg-Nielsen, who is a PCA. Line Lundsberg-Nielsen retains the beneficial ownership in these shares.

On the same day, Mr Peter Neden, had the 4,923 Deferred Shares he retained following the release of Deferred Shares transferred into a nominee account jointly held with Lisa Neden, who is a PCA. Peter and Lisa Neden retain beneficial ownership in these shares.

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


Ashley Almanza - Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

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

a)
Position/status
Chief Executive Officer - PDMR

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

Acquisition of shares following release of deferred shares relating to 2014 bonus plan.
c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 246,022

d)
Aggregated
Information
Aggregated volume

Price

Nil

GBP - Pound Sterling   
e)
Date of the
transaction
16 March 2018

f)
Place of the transaction
Outside a trading venue


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

a)
Position/status
Chief executive officer - PDMR

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

Sale of sufficient number of shares vesting under the 2014 deferred bonus to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

             

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
£2.512 115,631

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction
16 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue


Mel Brooks - Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

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

a)
Position/status
Regional President, Africa - PDMR

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

Acquisition of shares following release of deferred shares relating to 2014 bonus plan.
c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 20,847

d)
Aggregated
Information
Aggregated volume

Price

Nil

GBP - Pound Sterling   
e)
Date of the
transaction
16 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
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Regional President, Africa - PDMR

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

Sale of sufficient number of shares vesting under the 2014 deferred bonus to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

             

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
£2.512 9,382

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction
16 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue


Graham Levinsohn - Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

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

a)
Position/status
Regional CEO Europe & Middle East - PDMR

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

Acquisition of shares following release of deferred shares relating to 2014 bonus plan
c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 27,351

d)
Aggregated
Information
Aggregated volume

Price

Nil

GBP - Pound Sterling   
e)
Date of the
transaction
16 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
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Regional CEO Europe & Middle East - PDMR

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

Sale of sufficient number of shares vesting under the 2014 deferred bonus to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

             

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
£2.512 9,956

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction
16 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen - Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

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

a)
Position/status
Group General Counsel - PDMR

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

Acquisition of shares following release of deferred shares relating to 2014 bonus plan
c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
            Nil 54,016

d)
Aggregated
Information
Aggregated volume

Price

Nil

GBP - Pound Sterling   
e)
Date of the
transaction
16 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
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Group General Counsel - PDMR

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

Sale of sufficient number of shares vesting under the 2014 deferred bonus to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

             

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
£2.512 24,308

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction
16 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue


Peter Neden - Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

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

a)
Position/status
Divisional CEO Care and Justice Services & UK Facilities Management  - PDMR
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

Acquisition of shares following release of deferred shares relating to 2014 bonus plan.
c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 9,289

d)
Aggregated
Information
Aggregated volume

Price

Nil

GBP - Pound Sterling   
e)
Date of the
transaction
16 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
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Divisional CEO Care and Justice Services & UK Facilities Management  - PDMR
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

Sale of sufficient number of shares vesting under the 2014 deferred bonus to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

             

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
£2.512 4,366

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction
16 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue


Debbie Walker - Release of Deferred Shares under 2014 bonus plan

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

a)
Position/status
Group Corporate Affairs Director - PDMR

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

Acquisition of shares following release of deferred shares relating to 2014 bonus plan.
c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 38,454

d)
Aggregated
Information
Aggregated volume

Price

Nil

GBP - Pound Sterling   
e)
Date of the
transaction
16 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
2.
Reason for Notification

a)
Position/status
Group Corporate Affairs Director - PDMR

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

Sale of sufficient number of shares vesting under the 2014 deferred bonus to satisfy tax and NI liabilities arising out of such vesting.

             

c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
£2.512 18,074

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

n/a single transaction

GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction
16 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction
Outside a trading venue

Transfer of Deferred Shares from PDMRs to their PCAs

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

a)
Position/status
Group general counsel/PDMR

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

Transfer by Mr Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen of 29,708 ordinary shares in the Company in a nominee account with Platform Securities LLP held by Line Lundsberg-Nielsen, a PCA of Mr Lundsberg-Nielsen, for nil consideration. Line Lundsberg-Nielsen retains beneficial ownership in the shares.
c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 29,708

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A single transaction

Nil GBP - Pound Sterling  
e)
Date of the
transaction

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


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

a)
Position/status
PCA with 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

Transfer by Mr Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen of 29,708 ordinary shares in the Company in a nominee account with Platform Securities LLP held by Line Lundsberg-Nielsen, a PCA of Mr Lundsberg-Nielsen, for nil consideration. Line Lundsberg-Nielsen retains beneficial ownership in the shares.
c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 29,708

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A single transaction

Nil GBP - Pound Sterling   

e)
Date of the
transaction

21 March 2018
f)
Place of the
transaction

Outside a trading venue


Transfer of Deferred Shares of a PDMR to a joint nominee account

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

a)
Position/status
Divisional CEO Care and Justice Services & UK Facilities Management  - PDMR
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

Transfer by Peter Neden into joint ownership with Lisa Neden (his PCA), of 4,923 ordinary shares in the Company. The shares are held through a nominee, Platform Securities LLP. Peter and Lisa Neden retain beneficial ownership in the shares.
c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 4,923

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A single transaction

         
GBP - Pound Sterling   
e)
Date of the
transaction

21 March 2018
f)
Place of the
Transaction

Outside a trading venue


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

a)
Position/status
PCA to 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

Transfer by Peter Neden into joint ownership with Lisa Neden (his PCA) of 4,923 ordinary shares in the Company. The shares are held through a nominee, Platform Securities LLP. Peter and Lisa Neden retain beneficial ownership in the shares.
c)
Price(s) and
volume(s)

Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil 4,923

d)
Aggregated
Information

Aggregated volume
Price

N/A single transaction
GBP - Pound Sterling   
e)
Date of the
transaction
21 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



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