Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 1623W
William Hill PLC
21 April 2021
 

21 April 2021

WILLIAM HILL PLC (The 'Company')

DIRECTOR/PDMR SHAREHOLDING

 

The following information is given in accordance with Article 19.3 of the Market Abuse Regulation and is made on behalf Ulrik Bengtsson a PDMR, in William Hill PLC under article 19.1 of the Market Abuse Regulation ('MAR').  The shares described below were transferred to Ulrik Bengtsson in settlement of his award under the Company's Executive Deferred Share Bonus Plan, which vested in accordance with its terms upon the sanction by the High Court of Justice in England and Wales of the scheme of arrangement in connection with the recommended cash acquisition of the Company by Caesars UK Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment, Inc. on 20 April 2021.

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

Ulrik Bengtsson

 

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Chief Executive

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

William Hill PLC

b)

 

LEI

213800MDW41W5UZQIX82

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 10 pence each

 



Identification code

ISIN: GB0031698896

 

SEDOL: 3169889

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Vesting of award under the Company's Executive Deferred Share Bonus Plan ("EDSBP") of 189,257 ordinary shares granted on 9 March 2020.

 

Sufficient shares were sold on exercise to cover the resulting tax liability with the remaining shareholding retained.

 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

 


 

Price

EDSBP (i)

Sold to cover tax liability (ii)

Shares retained

 


 

£2.719

189,257

89,264

99,993

 


 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

(i)  189,257

(ii) 89,264



- Price

(i)  £514,590

(ii) £242,709



e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

20 April 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

XLON

 

 

OAM: Additional Regulated Information
William Hill LEI: 213800MDW41W5UZQIX82

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