SHIRE PLC: PDMR Share Dealings
PDMR Share Dealings
March 1, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), (the "Company") announces the following dealings by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility ("PDMRs") 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 incrementally
over a three year period.
2 In accordance with the rules of the PSP, the vested PSA awards have been increased
to reflect the dividends paid by the Company in the period from the grant date
to the vesting date.
This notification relates to disclosures made in accordance with 3.1.4(R)(1)(a) of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Tony Guthrie Deputy Company Secretary
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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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