TIDMBATS

RNS Number : 1889V

British American Tobacco PLC

12 April 2021

British American Tobacco p.l.c.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

Conditional Share Awards

On 29 March 2021, the Company granted awards of British American Tobacco p.l.c. 25p ordinary shares (the "Shares") to persons discharging managerial responsibilities (the "Participants") listed below under the British American Tobacco Restricted Share Plan at an award price of 2,794 pence per Share. Awards under the British American Tobacco Restricted Share Plan will vest after three years and no further performance conditions apply in that period.

 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
       / person closely associated 
 a)   Name                         Jerome Abelman 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status              Director, Legal & External Affairs 
                                    and General Counsel 
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 b)   Initial notification 
       /Amendment                    Initial notification 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name                         British American Tobacco p.l.c. 
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 b)   LEI                          213800FKA5MF17RJKT63 
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 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 
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 a)   Description of the 
       financial instrument, 
       type of instrument            Ordinary shares of 25p each 
 
       Identification code           GB0002875804 
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 b)   Nature of the transaction    Award of shares under the Restricted 
                                    Share Plan 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)        Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                     GBP27.94    10,139 
                                                ---------- 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information 
 
       - Aggregated volume           10,139 
 
       - Price                       GBP27.94 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction      2021-03-29 
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 f)   Place of the transaction     London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
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 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
       / person closely associated 
 a)   Name                         Marina Bellini 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status              Director, Digital and Information 
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 b)   Initial notification 
       /Amendment                    Initial notification 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name                         British American Tobacco p.l.c. 
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 b)   LEI                          213800FKA5MF17RJKT63 
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 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 
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 a)   Description of the 
       financial instrument, 
       type of instrument            Ordinary shares of 25p each 
 
       Identification code           GB0002875804 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction    Award of shares under the Restricted 
                                    Share Plan 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)        Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                     GBP27.94    10,433 
                                                ---------- 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information 
 
       - Aggregated volume           10,433 
 
       - Price                       GBP27.94 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction      2021-03-29 
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 f)   Place of the transaction     London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
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 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
       / person closely associated 
 a)   Name                        Luciano Comin 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status             Regional Director, Americas and Sub-Saharan 
                                   Africa 
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 b)   Initial notification        Initial notification 
       /Amendment 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name                        British American Tobacco p.l.c. 
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 b)   LEI                         213800FKA5MF17RJKT63 
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 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           Ordinary shares of 25p each 
 
       Identification code 
                                    GB0002875804 
     --------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction   Award of shares under the Restricted 
                                   Share Plan 
     --------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)       Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                    GBP27.94    9,448 
                                               ---------- 
     --------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information 
 
       - Aggregated volume          9,448 
 
       - Price                      GBP27.94 
     --------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction     2021-03-29 
     --------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction    London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
     --------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 
 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name                            Zafar Khan 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status                Director, Operations 
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 b)   Initial notification           Initial notification 
       /Amendment 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name                           British American Tobacco p.l.c. 
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 b)   LEI                            213800FKA5MF17RJKT63 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 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 
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 a)   Description of the 
       financial instrument, 
       type of instrument 
                                      Ordinary shares of 25p each 
       Identification code 
 
                                      GB0002875804 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction      Award of shares under the Restricted 
                                      Share Plan 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)          Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                       GBP27.94    8,043 
                                                  ---------- 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information 
 
       - Aggregated volume             8,043 
 
       - Price                         GBP27.94 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction        2021-03-29 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction       London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
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 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
       / person closely associated 
 a)   Name                         Hae In Kim 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status              Director, Talent and Culture 
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 b)   Initial notification 
       /Amendment                    Initial notification 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name                         British American Tobacco p.l.c. 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                          213800FKA5MF17RJKT63 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 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            Ordinary shares of 25p each 
 
       Identification code           GB0002875804 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction    Award of shares under the Restricted 
                                    Share Plan 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)        Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                     GBP27.94    9,251 
                                                ---------- 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information 
 
       - Aggregated volume           9,251 
 
       - Price                       GBP27.94 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction      2021-03-29 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction     London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
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 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
       / person closely associated 
 a)   Name                         Paul Lageweg 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status              Director, New Categories 
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 b)   Initial notification 
       /Amendment                    Initial notification 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name                         British American Tobacco p.l.c. 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                          213800FKA5MF17RJKT63 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 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            Ordinary shares of 25p each 
 
       Identification code           GB0002875804 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction    Award of shares under the Restricted 
                                    Share Plan 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)        Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                     GBP27.94    9,470 
                                                ---------- 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information 
 
       - Aggregated volume           9,470 
 
       - Price                       GBP27.94 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction      2021-03-29 
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 f)   Place of the transaction     London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
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 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
       / person closely associated 
 a)   Name                         Michael Dijanosic 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status              Regional Director, Asia-Pacific and 
                                    Middle East 
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 b)   Initial notification 
       /Amendment                    Initial notification 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name                         British American Tobacco p.l.c. 
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 b)   LEI                          213800FKA5MF17RJKT63 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 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            Ordinary shares of 25p each 
 
       Identification code           GB0002875804 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction    Award of shares under the Restricted 
                                    Share Plan 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)        Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                     GBP27.94    8,267 
                                                ---------- 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information 
 
       - Aggregated volume           8,267 
 
       - Price                       GBP27.94 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction      2021-03-29 
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 f)   Place of the transaction     London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
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 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name                           David O'Reilly 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status                Director, Scientific Research 
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 b)   Initial notification           Initial notification 
       /Amendment 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name                           British American Tobacco p.l.c. 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                            213800FKA5MF17RJKT63 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 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 
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 a)   Description of the 
       financial instrument, 
       type of instrument 
                                      Ordinary shares of 25p each 
       Identification code 
 
                                      GB0002875804 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction      Award of shares under the Restricted 
                                      Share Plan 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)          Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                       GBP27.94    8,192 
                                                  ---------- 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information 
 
       - Aggregated volume             8,192 
 
       - Price                         GBP27.94 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction        2021-03-29 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction       London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 
 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name                           Guy Meldrum 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status                President and CEO, Reynolds American 
                                      Inc. 
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 b)   Initial notification           Initial notification 
       /Amendment 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name                           British American Tobacco p.l.c. 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                            213800FKA5MF17RJKT63 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 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 
                                      Ordinary shares of 25p each 
       Identification code 
 
                                      GB0002875804 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction      Award of shares under the Restricted 
                                      Share Plan 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)          Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                       GBP27.94    11,417 
                                                  ---------- 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information 
 
       - Aggregated volume             11,417 
 
       - Price                         GBP27.94 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction        2021-03-29 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction       London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
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 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
       / person closely associated 
 a)   Name                         Johan Vandermeulen 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status              Regional Director, Europe and North 
                                    Africa 
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 b)   Initial notification         Initial notification 
       /Amendment 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
     ------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                         British American Tobacco p.l.c. 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                          213800FKA5MF17RJKT63 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 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            Ordinary shares of 25p each 
 
       Identification code           GB0002875804 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction    Award of shares under the Restricted 
                                    Share Plan 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)        Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                     GBP27.94    10,649 
                                                ---------- 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information 
 
       - Aggregated volume           10,649 
 
       - Price                       GBP27.94 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction      2021-03-29 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction     London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
     ---------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 
 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name                            Kingsley Wheaton 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status                Chief Marketing Officer 
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 b)   Initial notification           Initial notification 
       /Amendment 
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 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                           British American Tobacco p.l.c. 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                            213800FKA5MF17RJKT63 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 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,          Ordinary shares of 25p each 
       type of instrument 
 
       Identification code            GB0002875804 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction      Award of shares under the Restricted 
                                      Share Plan 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)          Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                       GBP27.94    12,722 
                                                  ---------- 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information 
 
       - Aggregated volume             12,722 
 
       - Price                         GBP27.94 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction        2021-03-29 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction       London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
     -----------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 
 
 Name of officer of issuer responsible for making notification: 
  Oliver Martin 
  Date of notification: 12 April 2021 
 
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