TIDMSSPG

RNS Number : 6265V

SSP Group PLC

15 April 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 213800QGNIWTXFMENJ24

15 April 2021

SSP Group plc

(the "Company")

Notification of transaction by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility ("PDMR") and/or their connected person

The Company was notified that the following transactions were made by persons discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMRs") and/or persons closely associated with PDMRs ("PCAs") in connection with the 12 for 25 rights issue of new ordinary shares in the Company, announced on 17 March 2021.

 
 1.    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
        closely associated 
 (a)   Name                       Simon Smith 
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 2.    Reason for the notification 
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 (a)   Position/status            Chief Executive Officer 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (b)   Initial notification/      Initial notification 
        Amendment 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 3.    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 (a)   Name                       SSP Group plc 
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 (b)   LEI                        213800QGNIWTXFMENJ24 
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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             Nil Paid Rights relating to ordinary 
        the financial              shares of 1(17) /(200) pence each in 
        instrument, type           SSP Group plc 
        of instrument 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (b)   Identification             GB00BNKBD935 
        code 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (c)   Nature of the              Sale of Nil Paid Rights in order to 
        transaction                meet the costs of taking up entitlements 
                                   to new ordinary shares being offered 
                                   in the rights issue announced on 17 
                                   March 2021. 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (d)   Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                    Nil Paid Rights sold 
                                     Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                     GBP1.461    14 
                                                ---------- 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (e)   Aggregated information 
         *    Price                 Sale of 14 Nil Paid Rights at GBP1.461 
                                    pence per right for a total of GBP20.45 
                                    in order to meet the costs of taking 
         *    Volume                up entitlements to new ordinary shares 
                                    being offered in the rights issue announced 
                                    on 17 March 2021 
         *    Total 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (f)   Date of the transaction    12 April 2021 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (g)   Place of the transaction   London Stock Exchange, Main Market 
                                   (XLON) 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 
 
 1.    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
        closely associated 
 (a)   Name                       Danielle Smith 
      -------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 2.    Reason for the notification 
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 (a)   Position/status            PCA of Chief Executive Officer 
      -------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 (b)   Initial notification/      Initial notification 
        Amendment 
      -------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 3.    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      -------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 (a)   Name                       SSP Group plc 
      -------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 (b)   LEI                        213800QGNIWTXFMENJ24 
      -------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 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             Nil Paid Rights relating to ordinary 
        the financial              shares of 1(17) /(200) pence each in 
        instrument, type           SSP Group plc 
        of instrument 
      -------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 (b)   Identification             GB00BNKBD935 
        code 
      -------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 (c)   Nature of the              Sale of Nil Paid Rights in order to 
        transaction                meet the costs of taking up entitlements 
                                   to new ordinary shares being offered 
                                   in the rights issue announced on 17 
                                   March 2021. 
      -------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 (d)   Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                    Nil Paid Rights sold 
                                     Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                     GBP1.461    90,828 
                                                ---------- 
      -------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 (e)   Aggregated information 
         *    Price                 Sale of 90,828 Nil Paid Rights at GBP1.461 
                                    pence per right for a total of GBP132,699.71 
                                    in order to meet the costs of taking 
         *    Volume                up entitlements to new ordinary shares 
                                    being offered in the rights issue announced 
                                    on 17 March 2021 
         *    Total 
      -------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 (f)   Date of the transaction    12 April 2021 
      -------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 (g)   Place of the transaction   London Stock Exchange, Main Market 
                                   (XLON) 
      -------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 
 
 1.    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
        closely associated 
 (a)   Name                       Jonathan Davies 
      -------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 2.    Reason for the notification 
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 (a)   Position/status            Chief Financial Officer 
      -------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 (b)   Initial notification/      Initial notification 
        Amendment 
      -------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 3.    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 (a)   Name                       SSP Group plc 
      -------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 (b)   LEI                        213800QGNIWTXFMENJ24 
      -------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 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             Nil Paid Rights relating to ordinary 
        the financial              shares of 1(17) /(200) pence each in 
        instrument, type           SSP Group plc 
        of instrument 
      -------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 (b)   Identification             GB00BNKBD935 
        code 
      -------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 (c)   Nature of the              Sale of Nil Paid Rights in order to 
        transaction                meet the costs of taking up entitlements 
                                   to new ordinary shares being offered 
                                   in the rights issue announced on 17 
                                   March 2021. 
      -------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 (d)   Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                    Nil Paid Rights sold 
                                     Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                     GBP1.461    75,301 
                                                ---------- 
      -------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 (e)   Aggregated information 
         *    Price                 Sale of 75,301 Nil Paid Rights at GBP1.461 
                                    pence per right for a total of GBP110,014.76, 
                                    in order to meet the costs of taking 
         *    Volume                up entitlements to new ordinary shares 
                                    being offered in the rights issue announced 
                                    on 17 March 2021 
         *    Total 
      -------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 (f)   Date of the transaction    12 April 2021 
      -------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 (g)   Place of the transaction   London Stock Exchange, Main Market 
                                   (XLON) 
      -------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 
 
 1.    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
        closely associated 
 (a)   Name                        Gail Davies 
      --------------------------  ------------------------------------------- 
 2.    Reason for the notification 
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 (a)   Position/status             PCA of Chief Financial Officer 
      --------------------------  ------------------------------------------- 
 (b)   Initial notification/       Initial notification 
        Amendment 
      --------------------------  ------------------------------------------- 
 3.    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 (a)   Name                        SSP Group plc 
      --------------------------  ------------------------------------------- 
 (b)   LEI                         213800QGNIWTXFMENJ24 
      --------------------------  ------------------------------------------- 
 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              Nil Paid Rights relating to ordinary 
        the financial               shares of 1(17) /(200) pence each in 
        instrument, type            SSP Group plc 
        of instrument 
      --------------------------  ------------------------------------------- 
 (b)   Identification              GB00BNKBD935 
        code 
      --------------------------  ------------------------------------------- 
 (c)   Nature of the               Sale of Nil Paid Rights in order to 
        transaction                 meet the costs of taking up entitlements 
                                    to new ordinary shares being offered 
                                    in the rights issue announced on 17 
                                    March 2021. 
      --------------------------  ------------------------------------------- 
 (d)   Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                     Nil Paid Rights sold 
                                      Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                      GBP1.461    136,413 
                                                 ---------- 
      --------------------------  ------------------------------------------- 
 (e)   Aggregated information 
         *    Price                  Sale of 136,413 Nil Paid Rights at 
                                     GBP1.461 pence per right for a total 
                                     of GBP199,299.39 in order to meet the 
         *    Volume                 costs of taking up entitlements to 
                                     new ordinary shares being offered in 
                                     the rights issue announced on 17 March 
         *    Total                  2021 
      --------------------------  ------------------------------------------- 
 (f)   Date of the transaction     12 April 2021 
      --------------------------  ------------------------------------------- 
 (g)   Place of the transaction    London Stock Exchange, Main Market 
                                    (XLON) 
      --------------------------  ------------------------------------------- 
 
 
 1.    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
        closely associated 
 (a)   Name                       Victoria Angela 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 2.    Reason for the notification 
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 (a)   Position/status            PCA of Chief Executive Officer - Asia 
                                   Pacific 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (b)   Initial notification/      Initial notification 
        Amendment 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 3.    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 (a)   Name                       SSP Group plc 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (b)   LEI                        213800QGNIWTXFMENJ24 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 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             Nil Paid Rights relating to ordinary 
        the financial              shares of 1(17) /(200) pence each in 
        instrument, type           SSP Group plc 
        of instrument 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (b)   Identification             GB00BNKBD935 
        code 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (c)   Nature of the              Sale of Nil Paid Rights in order to 
        transaction                meet the costs of taking up entitlements 
                                   to new ordinary shares being offered 
                                   in the rights issue announced on 17 
                                   March 2021. 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (d)   Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                    Nil Paid Rights sold 
                                     Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                     GBP1.461    35,553 
                                                ---------- 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (e)   Aggregated information 
         *    Price                 Sale of 35,553 Nil Paid Rights at GBP1.461 
                                    pence per right for a total of GBP51,942.93 
                                    in order to meet the costs of taking 
         *    Volume                up entitlements to new ordinary shares 
                                    being offered in the rights issue announced 
                                    on 17 March 2021 
         *    Total 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (f)   Date of the transaction    12 April 2021 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 (g)   Place of the transaction   London Stock Exchange, Main Market 
                                   (XLON) 
      -------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 

For further information, please contact:

SSP Group plc

Helen Byrne, Company Secretary

Tel: +44 (0) 207 543 3404

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