Thorntons PLC THT Director/PDMR Shareholding

  Thorntons PLC (THT) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 5045P
Thorntons PLC
25 October 2012




  DTR3

  Notification of Transactions of Directors/Persons Discharging Managerial
  Responsibility and Connected Persons

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1.  Name of the issuer                 2.  State  whether   the   notification 
                                           relates  to   (i)   a   transaction 
                                          notified  in  accordance  with  DTR 
                                           3.1.2 R, (ii) a disclosure made  in 
                                          accordance  with  LR  9.8.6R(1)  or 
                                           (iii)   a   disclosure   made    in 
    THORNTONS PLC                          accordance with section 793 of  the 
                                           Companies Act (2006).

                                           

                                           (i) DTR 3.1.2, R

                                           
3.  Name   of    person    discharging 4.  State whether notification  relates 
    managerial                             to a person connected with a person
    responsibilities/director              discharging              managerial 
                                           responsibilities/director named  in 
    J. Hart - Chief Executive              3 and identify the connected person

    B. Bloomer, MD, Sales & Operations     

    M. Killick - Finance Director          

    
5.  Indicate whether the  notification 6.  Description  of  shares  (including 
    is in respect of a holding of  the     class), debentures  or  derivatives 
    person referred to in 3 or 4 above     or financial  instruments  relating 
    or in respect of a  non-beneficial     to shares
    interest
                                           
    DIRECTOR IN 3. ABOVE
                                           ORDINARY SHARES OF 10p EACH
    
                                           
7.  Name of registered shareholders(s) 8   State the nature of the transaction
    and, if more than one, the  number 
    of shares held by each of them         

                                          

    
9.  Number of  shares,  debentures  or 10. Percentage of issued class acquired
    financial instruments relating  to     (treasury  shares  of  that   class 
    shares acquired                        should not  be taken  into  account 
                                           when calculating percentage)
    
                                           
    
11. Number of  shares,  debentures  or 12. Percentage of issued class disposed
    financial instruments relating  to     (treasury  shares  of  that   class 
    shares disposed                        should not  be taken  into  account 
                                           when calculating percentage)
    
                                           
    
                                           
13. Price  per  share   or  value   of 14. Date and place of transaction
    transaction
                                           
    
                                           
    

    
15. Total      holding       following 16. Date issuer informed of transaction
    notification and total  percentage 
    holding   following   notification     
    (any treasury shares should not be
    taken    into     account     when     
    calculating percentage)
                                           
    
                                           
    

    



If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options
by the issuer complete the following boxes



17  Date of grant                           18. Period during which or date on
                                                which exercisable
    24 October 2012
                                                24 October 2015 - 24 October
                                                2022
19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of 20. Description   of   shares   or 
    the option                                  debentures involved (class and
                                                number)
    nil
                                                

                                                J. Hart - 562,500 Ordinary
                                                shares of 10p each

                                                

                                                B. Bloomer - 293,478 Ordinary
                                                shares of 10p each

                                                

                                                M. Killick - 309,783 Ordinary
                                                shares of 10p each
21. Exercise price  (if  fixed at  time  of 22. Total  number  of  shares   or 
    grant) or indication  that price is  to     debentures over which  options 
    be fixed at the time of exercise            held following notification

    31.75p per share                           

                                               J. Hart - 1,821,969

                                                B. Bloomer - 920,289

                                                M. Killick - 567,067



23. Any additional information                    24. Name  of   contact   and 
                                                      telephone   number   for 
    Annual grant of performance-related options       queries
    under LTIP approved by shareholders in 2007
                                                      
    
                                                      Mark R. Henson - Company
                                                      Secretary

                                                      01773 542384



Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification

Mark R. Henson - Company Secretary



Date of notification : 25 October 2012



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