BHP Billiton PLC BLT Notice of Change of Interests - A Mackenzie

  BHP Billiton PLC (BLT) - Notice of Change of Interests - A Mackenzie

RNS Number : 7902N
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 A Mackenzie
managerial responsibilities
                              
Date of last notice           3 April 2012
Date issuer informed of       3 October 2012
transaction
Date and place of transaction 2 October 2012 (London Stock Exchange)

                              
Nature of transaction         The acquisition of 22,700 ordinary shares in BHP
                              Billiton Plc following the exercise of Deferred
                              Shares under the 2010 Group Incentive Scheme. In
                              addition, an on-market sale of 11,818 ordinary
                              shares on the London Stock 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     Indirect
Nature of indirect interest         Mr Mackenzie has an indirect interest in
                                    72,483* ordinary shares in BHP Billiton
(including registered holder)       Plc. 72,136 of these ordinary shares are
                                    held by Pershing Nominees held jointly by
                                    Mr A Mackenzie and Mrs E Mackenzie, of
                                    which Mr Mackenzie is a beneficiary, and
                                    347 ordinary shares of BHP Billiton Plc
                                    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.

                                    

                                    *Note - total above reflects shares
                                    transferred in this transaction following
                                    the exercise of BHP Billiton Plc Deferred
                                    Shares under the 2010 Group Incentive
                                    Scheme.
Date of change                      3 October 2012
No. of securities held prior to     61,601
change
Class                               Ordinary Shares in BHP Billiton Plc
Number acquired                     22,700
Number disposed                     11,818
Value/Consideration                 Exercise of 22,700 at nil cost

                                    Sale of 11,818 at £19.63
No. of securities held after change 72,483
Nature of change                    The acquisition of 22,700 ordinary shares
                                    in BHP Billiton Plc following the exercise
Example: on-market trade,          of Deferred Shares under the 2010 Group
off-market trade, exercise of       Incentive Scheme. In addition, an
options, issue of securities under  on-market sale of 11,818 ordinary shares
dividend reinvestment plan,         on the London Stock Exchange, made in
participation in buy-back           order to meet expected tax obligations.
Any additional information          In addition, Mr Mackenzie 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 over    712,349 - maximum number of Performance
which options or other rights held Shares (ordinary shares of BHP Billiton
at the date of this notice         Plc) under the LTIP

                                  

                                    39,230 - maximum number of Deferred
                                   Shares (ordinary shares of BHP Billiton
                                   Plc) under the GIS

                                   

                                    46,508 - vested GIS Options (ordinary
                                   shares of BHP Billiton Plc)

                                   

                                    347 - maximum number of matched
                                   shares (ordinary shares of BHP Billiton
                                   Plc) under Shareplus

                                   ________

                                   798,434 - Total

                                   

                                   
Any additional information         This notification is in respect of an
                                   exercise of vested 2010 Deferred Shares
                                  (22,700) under the BHP Billiton Plc 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
AustraliaRegistered
in England and Wales

Registered Office:180 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
AustraliaRegistered Office: Neathouse Place, London SW1V
1BH UK

                                      

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