BHP Billiton PLC (BLT) - Notice of Change of Interests - J M Yeager RNS Number : 7905N BHP Billiton PLC 03 October 2012 Company Secretariat 3 October 2012 To: Australian Securities Exchange cc: New York Stock Exchange London Stock Exchange JSE Limited Notification of Change of Interests of Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility (Listing Rules & Disclosure and Transparency Rules of the UK Listing Authority) Name of entities BHP Billiton Limited BHP Billiton Plc ABN 49 004 028 077 REG NO 3196209 As part of a dual listed company structure, the Group voluntarily notifies all stock exchanges on which either BHP Billiton Limited or BHP Billiton Plc have primary or secondary listings, all those interests of directors and persons discharging managerial responsibilities of both entities in the securities of both entities (and changes to those interests) which are required to be disclosed under the Listing Rules and Disclosure and Transparency Rules of the United Kingdom Listing Authority and the Group's Securities Dealing document. We (the entities) advise the following information under the UK Listing Authority Disclosure and Transparency Rule 3.1.4 and as agent for the person discharging managerial responsibilities in accordance with the Group's Securities Dealing document. Name of person discharging Mr J M Yeager managerial responsibilities Date of last notice 3 April 2012 Date issuer informed of 3 October 2012 transaction Date and place of transaction 3 October 2012 (Australian Securities Exchange) Nature of transaction The acquisition of 187,702 ordinary shares in BHP Billiton Limited following the exercise of Performance Shares under the 2007 Long Term Incentive Plan and 31,442 ordinary shares in BHP Billiton Limited following the exercise of 2010 Deferred Shares under the Group Incentive Scheme. In addition, an on-market sale of 80,350 ordinary shares on the Australian Securities Exchange, made in order to meet expected tax obligations. Part 1 - Change of relevant interests in securities Included in this Part are: · in the case of a trust, interests in the trust made available by the responsible entity of the trust; · details of the circumstance giving rise to the relevant interest; · details and estimated valuation if the consideration is non-cash; and · changes in the relevant interest of Connected Persons of the director. Direct or indirect interest Direct Nature of indirect interest Mr Yeager has an indirect interest in 292 ordinary shares in BHP Billiton Limited (including registered holder) (held as 146 BHP Billiton Limited ADRs) held by Computershare Nominees on behalf of Shareplus participants as Acquired Shares under the scheme. Shareplus is an all employee share purchase plan of the BHP Billiton Group. Mr Yeager also holds an indirect interest in 900 ordinary shares in BHP Billiton (held as 450 BHP Billiton Limited ADRs) held by Cede & Company, and they are held on behalf of Mr Yeager as beneficial owner. Date of change 3 October 2012 No. of securities held prior to 425,903 (Direct) change 1,192 (Indirect) Class Ordinary Shares in BHP Billiton Limited Number acquired 219,144 Number disposed 80,350 Value/Consideration Exercise of 219,144 at nil cost Sale of 80,350 at $33.41 No. of securities held after change 564,697 (Direct) 1,192 (Indirect) Nature of change The acquisition of 187,702 ordinary shares in BHP Billiton Limited following the Example: on-market trade, exercise of Performance Shares under the off-market trade, exercise of 2007 Long Term Incentive Plan and 31,442 options, issue of securities under ordinary shares in BHP Billiton Limited dividend reinvestment plan, following the exercise of 2010 Deferred participation in buy-back Shares under the Group Incentive Scheme. In addition, an on-market sale of 80,350 ordinary shares on the Australian Securities Exchange, made in order to meet expected tax obligations. Any additional information In addition, Mr Yeager has elected to cease contributions to Shareplus. Part 2 - Change of interests in contracts other than as described in Part 3 Included in this Part are: · only details of a contract in relation to which the interest has changed; and · details and estimated valuation if the consideration is non-cash. Detail of contract - Nature of interest - Name of registered holder - (if issued securities) No. and class of securities to which interest related prior to change - Interest acquired - Interest disposed - Value/Consideration - Interest after change - Part 3 - Change of interests in options or other rights granted by the entities Included in this Part are only details of options or other rights granted which have changed, save for the total number of securities over which options or other rights are held following this notification. Date of grant - Period during which or date on which exercisable - Total amount paid (if any) for the grant - Description of securities involved: - class; number Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be - fixed at time of exercise Part 3 - Change of interests in options or other rights granted by the entities (cont'd) Total number of securities 569,603 - maximum number of Performance Shares over which options or other (ordinary shares of BHP Billiton Limited) under rights held at the date of the LTIP this notice 37,779 - maximum number Deferred Shares (ordinary shares of BHP Billiton Limited) under the GIS 292 - maximum number of Matched Shares (ordinary shares of BHP Billiton Limited, held as 146 Limited ADRs) under Shareplus _________ 607,674 - Total Any additional information This notification is in respect of an exercise of vested 2007 Performance Shares (187,702) under the BHP Billiton Limited Long Term Incentive Plan and the exercise of vested 2010 Deferred Shares (31,442) under the BHP Billiton Limited Group Incentive Scheme. Part 4 - Contact details Name of authorised officers Nicola Evans - BHP Billiton Limited responsible for making this notification on behalf of the entities Geof Stapledon - BHP Billiton Plc Contact details Nicola Evans Tel: +61 3 9609 4326 Fax: +61 3 9609 4372 Geof Stapledon Tel: +44 20 7802 4176 Fax: +44 20 7802 3054 BHP Billiton Limited ABN 49 004 028 077 BHP Billiton Plc Registration number 3196209 Registered in Australia Registered in England and Wales Registered Office:180 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000 AustraliaRegistered Office: Neathouse Place, London SW1V 1BH UK Members of the BHP Billiton Group which is headquartered in Australia This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END RDSUGGBCUUPPUCW -0- Oct/03/2012 06:00 GMT
BHP Billiton PLC BLT Notice of Change of Interests - J M Yeager
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