The UK’s leading multi-redemption voucher and prepaid gift card business

Director/PDMR Shareholding

20 August 2013

RNS Number : 1365M
Park Group PLC
20 August 2013


('Park' or 'the Company')

Awards under Approved and Unapproved share option schemes

Park (AIM: PKG.L), the UK's leading gift voucher and prepaid gift card provider, today announces that it has made an award to certain Executive Directors and senior employees under the approved executive share option plan (AESOS) and the unapproved share option scheme (UESOS).

The number of shares to be issued under these awards total 1,117,592 ordinary shares of 2p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares"). These comprise 592,592 shares at a subscription price of 20.25p (AESOS) and 525,000 shares at a subscription price of 29.0p (UESOS).

The share awards to Executive Directors are set out below:


Executive Director

Number of Ordinary Shares to be awarded under AESOS

Gary Woods


Martin Stewart


The Company has also today been notified that Mr M Stewart has transferred 148,148 ordinary shares of 2 pence in Park Group plc into the name of his wife Paula Christine Stewart for nil consideration and that Mr G Woods has transferred 148,148 ordinary shares of 2 pence in Park Group plc into the name of his wife Lesley Woods for nil consideration

Following these awards, the Executive Directors set out below will have beneficial interests in the Company amounting to:

Beneficial holder

Number of Ordinary Shares held in the Company

Percentage interest in the Company

Gary Woods



Martin Stewart



Accordingly, application has been made for 1,117,592 Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM. The shares will rank pari passu with the existing issued shares of the Company and dealings are expected to commence on 27 August 2013.

Following Admission, the Company's enlarged issued share capital will be 178,870,067 Ordinary Shares. This figure of 178,870,067 ordinary shares may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change in their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

For further information please contact:

Park Group plc

Arden Partners plc

Tavistock Communications

Chris Houghton

Martin Stewart

Adrian Trimmings

Jamie Cameron

John West

Andrew Dunn

Tel: 0151 653 1700

Tel: 020 7614 5917

Tel: 020 7920 3150