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2 October 2013
Centrica plc (‘the Company’)
Total Voting Rights and Director/PDMR Shareholding
Total Voting Rights
In conformity with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules (‘the Rules’), we notify the market of the following:
As at 30 September 2013, the issued capital of Centrica plc (the ‘Company’) comprised 5,133,807,743 Ordinary Shares, of 614/81 pence (‘Shares’). This figure excludes 66,121,949 Shares held in treasury. All of the issued Shares carry voting rights of one vote per share.
The figure of 5,133,807,743 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Rules.
Purchase of Shares by Directors of the Company and Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility (‘PDMRs’) under its Share Incentive Plan (‘SIP’).
The SIP trustee, Equiniti Share Plan Trustees Limited (the ‘Trustee’), notified the Company on
2 October 2013 that:
(1) The following Directors and other Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility for the Company acquired Shares under the SIP on 1 October 2013 held through the Trustee:
|Number||Aggregate Shares held|
|of Shares||Beneficially (across all accounts|
|Directors||Acquired (a)||following acquisition) (b)|
|Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility|
(a) The ‘Number of Shares Acquired’ for each of the above Directors includes 34 Partnership shares acquired at 368.52 pence per share and 17 Matching shares acquired at 367.87 pence per share (33 Partnership shares and 16 Matching shares for Mark Hanafin due to a lower residual cash balance from the previous months purchase). Both the Partnership and Matching elements are registered in the name of the Trustee.
(b) Excluding vested but unexercised nil cost options.
(2) The Trustee had transferred 20,000 shares from Equiniti Corporate Nominees Limited AESOP1 (Allocated shares) to Equiniti Corporate Nominees Limited AESOP2 (Unallocated shares). The transfer was made following the forfeiture of shares, under the rules of the SIP, by participants who have left the group since the last purchase and the shares had been used towards the current month’s allocation of Matching shares.
Head of Company Secretarial Services
The SIP is made available to all UK employees and operates as follows:
Source: Centrica plc
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