Sage Group plc

12/07/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/07/2017 11:41

Director/PDMR Shareholding

DIRECTOR/PDMR SHAREHOLDING

7 December 2017

The Sage Group plc. (the Company)

Notification of Transactions of Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities

This notification relates to transactions notified in accordance with articles 19(3) of the Market Abuse Regulation.

On 7 December 2017 the persons named below, who are Directors and/or members of the Executive Committee of The Sage Group plc., were granted awards over ordinary shares of 1pence each inThe Sage Group plc. under the Sage Group plc 2015 Performance Share Plan. The maximum number of shares that may be acquired on the vesting of the award is specified opposite each participant's name. No price is payable either on the grant or vesting of an award. The awards will normally vest, subject to the satisfaction of performance conditions and continued employment, on 7 December 2020. Awards made to Executive Directors (marked with an asterisk) are subject to an additional two year holding period and shares would therefore normally vest on 7 December 2022. Awards are subject to malus and clawback.

Executive Committee Member

Maximum number of ordinary shares of 1pence each inThe Sage Group plc. that may be acquired on vesting of award

Stephen Kelly*

266,272

Steve Hare*

171,597

Vicki Bradin

47,337

Amanda Cusdin

27,613

Blair Crump

171,814

Ron McMurtrie

44,887

Klaus-Michael Vogelberg

72,320

Sanjay Almeida

88,361

ANNEX

Template for notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Stephen Kelly

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

The Sage Group plc.

b)

LEI

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of share award

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

760.50 pence

266,272

d)

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price

e)

Date of the transaction

7 December 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Steve Hare

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

The Sage Group plc.

b)

LEI

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of share award

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

760.50 pence

171,597

d)

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price

e)

Date of the transaction

7 December 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Vicki Bradin

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

General Counsel and Company Secretary

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

The Sage Group plc.

b)

LEI

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of share award

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

760.50 pence

47,337

d)

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price

e)

Date of the transaction

7 December 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Amanda Cusdin

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief People Officer (Interim)

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

The Sage Group plc.

b)

LEI

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of share award

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

760.50 pence

27,613

d)

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price

e)

Date of the transaction

7 December 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Blair Crump

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

President

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

The Sage Group plc.

b)

LEI

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of share award

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

760.50 pence

171,814

d)

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price

e)

Date of the transaction

7 December 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Ron McMurtrie

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Marketing Officer (Interim)

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

The Sage Group plc.

b)

LEI

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of share award

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

760.50 pence

44,887

d)

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price

e)

Date of the transaction

7 December 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Klaus-Michael Vogelberg

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Marketing Officer (Interim)

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

The Sage Group plc.

b)

LEI

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of share award

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

760.50 pence

72,320

d)

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price

e)

Date of the transaction

7 December 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Sanjay Almeida

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Product Delivery Officer

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

The Sage Group plc.

b)

LEI

2138005RN5XYLTF8G138

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

Identification code

ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of share award

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

760.50 pence

88,361

d)

Aggregated information

N/A - single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price

e)

Date of the transaction

7 December 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange