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Benchmark Holdings PLC
05 June 2020
 

5 June 2020

 

BENCHMARK HOLDINGS PLC
("Benchmark" or the "Company")

DIRECTOR SHARE OPTIONS 

Benchmark Holdings plc announces that on 2 June 2020 options over Ordinary Shares of 0.1 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") were granted to Trond Williksen, Chief Executive Officer and Septima Maguire, Chief Financial Officer, under the Company Share Option Plan (CSOP). 

Options over a total of 1,500,000 Ordinary Shares were granted to Trond Williksen; and options over a total of 600,000 Ordinary Shares were granted to Septima Maguire.  Following this grant, Trond Williksen holds options over a total of 1,500,000 Ordinary Shares in the Company, representing approximately 0.22% of the Company's issued share capital. Following this grant, Septima Maguire remains interested in 264,914 Ordinary Shares and holds options over a total of 1,000,000 Ordinary Shares in the Company, representing approximately 0.04% and 0.15% of Benchmark's issued share capital respectively.  

The options granted have a vesting period of three years, may be exercised up to the tenth anniversary of grant, have an exercise price of 31.5 pence per Ordinary Share, and are not subject to performance criteria.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities: 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

 

a) 

 

Name 

 

Trond Williksen

 

Reason for the notification 

 

a) 

 

Position/status 

 

Chief Executive Officer 

b) 

 

Initial notification/Amendment 

 

Initial

 

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

 

a) 

 

Name

 

Benchmark Holdings plc

b) 

 

LEI 

n/a

 

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 

 

Options over 0.1p ordinary shares


ISIN: GB00BGHPT808 

b) 

 

Nature of the transaction 

 

Issue of share options under Company Share Option Plan (CSOP)

c) 

 

Price(s) and volume(s) 

 

 

Exercise price

 

Volume(s)

31.5 pence

1,500,000

d) 

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume 

- Price 

 

Volume: 1,500,000

Price: Nil

e) 

 

Date of the transaction 

 

 2 June 2020

f) 

 

Place of the transaction 

 

Off exchange

 

 

 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

 

a) 

 

Name 

 

Septima Maguire 

 

Reason for the notification 

 

a) 

 

Position/status 

 

Chief Financial Officer 

b) 

 

Initial notification/Amendment 

 

Initial

 

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

 

a) 

 

Name

 

Benchmark Holdings plc

b) 

 

LEI 

n/a

 

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 

 

Options over 0.1p ordinary shares


ISIN: GB00BGHPT808 

b) 

 

Nature of the transaction 

 

Issue of share options under Company Share Option Plan (CSOP)

c) 

 

Price(s) and volume(s) 

 

 

Exercise price

 

Volume(s)

31.5 pence

600,000

d) 

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume 

- Price 

 

Volume: 600,000

Price: Nil

e) 

 

Date of the transaction 

 

2 June 2020

f) 

 

Place of the transaction 

 

Off exchange

 

 

 


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