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British Sky Broad. BSY Director/PDMR Shareholding

  British Sky Broad. (BSY) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 4779R
British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC
19 November 2012








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





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
    
                                             LR 9.8.6R(1) or
    
                                             (iii) a disclosure made in
                                            accordance with section 793 of
                                             the Companies Act (2006).
    
                                             
    British Sky Broadcasting Group plc
                                             In relation to (i) above
    
3.  Name of person discharging           4.  State whether notification
    managerial                               relates to a person

    responsibilities/director                connected with a person
                                             discharging managerial
                                            responsibilities/director named
                                             in 3 and identify the connected
                                            person

                                            

    Andrew Higginson                         -

                                             
5.  Indicate whether the notification is 6.  Description of shares (including
    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 nonbeneficial         to shares

    interest 1                               

                                            

    Person referred to in 3 above.           

                                            Ordinary shares of 50p each

                                             
7.  Name of registered shareholders(s)   8.  State the nature of the
    and, if more than one, the number of     transaction
    shares held by each of them
                                             
    
                                             
    Person referred to in 3 above.
                                             

                                             Acquisition of ordinary shares
                                             via the company's dividend
                                             re-investment plan

                                             
9.  Number of shares, debentures or      10. Percentage of issued class
    financial                                acquired (treasury shares of that
                                             class should not be taken into
    instruments relating to shares           account when calculating
    acquired                                 percentage)

                                            

                                            0.000003229%

                                            

    53 ordinary shares of 50p each
11. Number of shares, debentures or      12. Percentage of issued class
    financial                                disposed (treasury shares of that
                                             class should not be taken into
    instruments relating to shares           account when calculating
    disposed                                 percentage)

                                            

                                            -

                                            

    -
13. Price per share or value of          14. Date and place of transaction
    transaction
                                             
    
                                             16 November 2012 - London
    £7.4793

    

    
15. Total holding following notification 16. Date issuer informed of
    and total percentage holding             transaction
    following notification (any treasury
    shares should not be taken into          
    account when calculating percentage)
                                             
    
                                             
    5,985 ordinary shares of 50p each
    representing 0.00036% of the issued      
    class
                                             

                                             19 November 2012



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
    
                                         
    
                                         
19. Total amount paid (if any) for   20. Description of shares or debentures
    grant of the option                  involved (class and number)

                                         

                                         
21. Exercise price (if fixed at time 22. Total number of shares or debentures
    of grant) or                         over which options held following
                                         notification
    indication that price is to be
    fixed at the time of exercise        

    

    
23. Any additional information       24. Name of contact and telephone number
                                         for queries
    
                                         





Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification



Chris Taylor



Date of notification

19 November 2012





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