Croda International CRDA Director/PDMR Shareholding

  Croda International (CRDA) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 5406O
Croda International PLC
11 October 2012




                           Croda International Plc



11 October 2012



NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS



In accordance with Disclosure Rule 3.1.4R(1), I hereby inform you that Croda
International Plc ("the Company") was notified on 11 October 2012, that the
following transactions took place in relation to the Croda International Plc
Share Incentive Plan ("SIP") on 10 October 2012. The SIP is an all-employee
trust arrangement approved by HM Revenue and Customs, under which employees
are able to buy ordinary shares in the Company of 10p each, using deductions
from salary in each monthly pay period, and receive allocations of matching
free ordinary shares ("matching shares").



1. The SIP trustee (Capita IRG Trustees Limited) acquired 2,911 ordinary
   shares by purchase in the market on 10 October 2012 at a total cost of
   £65,555.655 and allocated them to employees participating in the SIP as
   partnership shares.

   
2. The SIP trustee (Capita IRG Trustees Limited) also acquired 2,911 ordinary
   shares by purchase in the market on 10 October 2012 at a total cost of
   £65,555.655 and allocated them to employees participating in the SIP as
   matching shares.

   
3. The following directors and persons discharging managerial responsibilities
   purchased the number of ordinary shares of 10p set out against their names
   below, at a price of 2233p per ordinary share, and were allocated for no
   consideration the number of matching shares set out against their names
   below.

   
4. In addition, some of the persons named in the table below opted to reinvest
   their dividend payment in the SIP. The SIP trustee (Capita IRG Trustees
   Limited) therefore also acquired 55 ordinary shares by purchase in the
   market at a price of 2233p on 10 October 2012 at a total cost of £1,238.66
   on their behalf:



Name            Role      Number of Number of Number of ordinary shares
                          ordinary  matching  purchased via dividend
                                             reinvestment
                          shares    shares
                         purchased allocated
S E Foots       Executive 6         6         N/A
                Director
M S Christie    Executive 6         6         N/A
                Director
K Layden        Executive 6         6         N/A
                Director
S Arnott        PDMR      6         6         N/A
D E Barraclough PDMR      6         6         N/A
S E Breene      PDMR      6         6         N/A
N I Challoner   PDMR      6         6         29
M W Heijbroek   PDMR      6         6         N/A
G L Myers       PDMR      6         6         N/A
A L Scott       PDMR      6         6         26



This notification is made in order to satisfy both section 793 of the
Companies Act 2006 and Disclosure and Transparency Rule 3.1.2.







Louise Scott

Company Secretary and Legal Counsel

Croda International Plc





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