PDMR Share Dealings
March 1, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), (the "Company") announces
the following dealings by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility
n American Depository Shares ("ADSs"). One ADS is equal to three Shire plc
rdinary shares of 5 pence each.
Release of Performance Share Awards ("PSA Awards")
In accordance with the rules of the Portfolio Share Plan ("PSP"), the following
ADSs were released on February 28, 2013 in connection with PSA Awards granted
under Part B of the PSP. The Company was notified today that on February 28,
2013 sufficient ADSs were sold on the NASDAQ at an average sale price of
$94.1859 to satisfy the related personal tax liabilities of each PDMR.
Number of ADSs Number of
Date of grant released 2 ADSs sold
Ann Judge1 28/02/2012 297 91
28/02/2011 423 149
Jeffrey Jonas1 28/02/2012 386 114
28/02/2011 507 152
1 The PSA Awards were granted prior to Ann Judge and Jeffrey Jonas becoming
PDMRs. In accordance with the rules of the PSP, such awards vest
over a three year period.
2 In accordance with the rules of the PSP, the vested PSA awards have been
to reflect the dividends paid by the Company in the period from the grant
to the vesting date.
This notification relates to disclosures made in accordance with 3.1.4(R)(1)(a)
Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Deputy Company Secretary
For further information please contact:
Eric Rojas firstname.lastname@example.org +1 781 482 0999
Sarah Elton-Farr email@example.com +44 1256 894157
NOTES TO EDITORS
Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives.
Through our deep understanding of patients' needs, we develop and provide
healthcare in the areas of:
- Behavioral Health and Gastro Intestinal conditions
- Rare Diseases
- Regenerative Medicine
as well as other symptomatic conditions treated by specialist physicians.
We aspire to imagine and lead the future of healthcare, creating value for
patients, physicians, policymakers, payors and our shareholders.
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