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Benchmark Hlgs PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding - Replacement

RNS Number : 3123P
Benchmark Holdings PLC
08 June 2020
 

CORRECTION:  This is the same Director Dealings announcement as released at 10.43am today as by the Company - RNS number 2653P - corrected for the total share capital held by Yngve Myhre, Non-Executive Director, in number of Ordinary Shares and as a percentage of the Company's issued share capital following his director dealing. All other details remain the same. The full amended text is shown below.

8 June 2020

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

DIRECTOR DEALINGS

The Company has been informed that Peter George, Non-Executive Chairman, purchased 600,000 ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in Benchmark ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 34 pence per share on 5 June 2020.  Also, the Company has been informed that Yngve Myhre, Non-Executive Director, purchased 200,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 34.1 pence per share on 5 June 2020.

Following these purchases, Peter George's total beneficial interest in the Company is 3,001,219 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 0.45 per cent. of the Company's issued share capital; and Yngve Myhre's total beneficial interest in the Company is 800,000 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 0.12 per cent. of the Company's issued share capital.

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail.

Notification and public disclosure of a transaction by a person discharging managerial responsibilities.

 1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Peter George

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Non-Executive Chairman

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Benchmark Holdings plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

2138001UQHM4VZGXUJ19

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

 

 

0.1p ordinary shares

 

ISIN: GB00BGHPT808

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Purchase of shares

 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

34 pence

 

600,000

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

- Price

 

- Aggregated total

 

 

 

 

 

600,000

 

34 pence

 

£204,000.00

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

5 June 2020

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Yngve Myhre

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Non-Executive Director

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Benchmark Holdings plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

2138001UQHM4VZGXUJ19

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

 

 

0.1p ordinary shares

 

ISIN: GB00BGHPT808

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Purchase of shares

 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

34.1 pence

200,000

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

- Price

 

- Aggregated total

 

 

 

 

 

200,000

 

34.1 pence

 

£68,200.00

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

5 June 2020

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

 

-Ends-

 

Benchmark Holdings plc

Tel: 020 7920 3150

 

 

Ivonne Cantu, Investor Relations Director

 

Rachel Aninakwah, Communications

 

 

 

Numis (Broker and NOMAD)

Tel: 020 7260 1000

James Black / Freddie Barnfield/ Duncan Monteith

 

MHP

 

Katie Hunt / Reg Hoare /Alistair de Kare-Silver     

                          Tel: 020 3128 8742                                 
07551 170 451

[email protected]

 

                          

 

 

 

Notes to Editors:

Benchmark challenges the status quo in aquaculture. Since 2000, Benchmark has consistently worked to build a technology-rich platform in the areas of genetics, nutrition, animal health and knowledge services, to serve its customers, helping them take control of their biological environment to improve yield and efficiency in a sustainable way.

The Company has leading positions in its core markets and established R&D, manufacturing and distribution capabilities to serve all the major aquaculture markets. Benchmark operates in 27 countries in five continents and as at 30 November 2018, it employed 1,080 people. 

For further information on Benchmark please visit www.benchmarkplc.com

 

 

 


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