REG - Aberdeen Asset Mngmt - Director/PDMR Shareholding

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RNS Number : 3278N
Aberdeen Asset Management PLC
27 September 2012
 



SCHEDULE 11

NOTIFICATION OF INTERESTS OF DIRECTORS AND CONNECTED PERSONS

 

1. Name of company

 

ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT PLC

 

2. Name of director

 

a)  Martin JAMES Gilbert

 

3. Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding of the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18 or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

 

OWN NAME

 

4. Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of shares held by each of them (if notified)

 

HSDL NOMINEES LIMITED

 

5. Please state whether notification relates to a person(s) connected with the director named in 2 above and identify the connected person(s)

 

N/A

 

6. Please state the nature of the transaction. For PEP transactions please indicate whether general/single co PEP and if discretionary/non discretionary

 

N/A

 

7. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired

 

N/A

 

8. Percentage of issued class

 

N/A

 

9. Number of shares/amount of stock disposed

 

500,000 ORDINARY SHARES OF £0.10

 

10. Percentage of issued class

 

0.04%

 

11. Class of security

 

ORDINARY SHARES OF £0.10

 

12. Price per share

 

308.2 PENCE

 

13. Date of transaction

 

26 SEPTEMBER 2012

 

14. Date company informed

 

26 SEPTEMBER 2012

 

15. Total holding following this notification

 

2,267,508 ORDINARY SHARES OF £0.10

 

16. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

 

0.2%

 

If a director has been granted options by the company please complete the following boxes.

 

17. Date of grant

 

N/A

 

18. Period during which or date on which exercisable

 

N/A

 

19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

 

N/A

 

20. Description of shares or debentures involved: class, number

 

N/A

 

21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be fixed at time of exercise

 

N/A

 

22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following this notification

 

N/A

 

23. Any additional information

 

THESE SHARES WERE SOLD FOR PORTFOLIO DIVERSIFICATION.

 

MR GILBERT ALSO HAS AN UNCONDITIONAL ENTITLEMENT TO 3,012,781 ORDINARY SHARES IN RESPECT OF AWARDS MADE AS PART OF THE COMPANY'S DEFERRED BONUS ARRANGEMENTS IN 2007, 2008, 2009 AND 2010 WHICH HAVE REACHED THEIR EARLIEST VESTING DATES MR GILBERT'S AGGREGATE UNCONDITIONAL INTEREST IN THE COMPANY'S SHARES IS THEREFORE 5,280,289 SHARES (0.5%).

 

MR GILBERT ALSO HAS CONDITIONAL ENTITLEMENT TO 2,701,127 (0.23%) ORDINARY SHARES IN RESPECT OF AWARDS MADE AS PART OF THE COMPANY'S DEFERRED BONUS ARRANGEMENTS IN 2009, 2010 AND 2011 WHICH WILL VEST OVER THE PERIOD TO DECEMBER 2014.

 

24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

 

SCOTT MASSIE, COMPANY SECRETARY, 01224 631999

 

25. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification

 

SCOTT MASSIE

 

Date of Notification

 

27 SEPTEMBER 2012

 

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