SHIRE PLC: Director/PDMR Share Dealings

Director/PDMR Share Dealings 
March 4, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), (the `Company') announces
that on February 28, 2013 the following Persons Discharging Managerial
Responsibility (`PDMRs') were granted awards under the Shire Portfolio Share
Plan (`PSP'). 
Stock Appreciation Right Awards (`SAR Awards') under Part A of the PSP 
SAR Awards will normally vest after three years, subject to any performance
conditions being satisfied. No consideration is payable for these awards. 
                         Type of Security(1)  No of Ordinary  Exercise 
price 
                                              Shares/ADSs                   
                                                                           
Flemming Ornskov(2)         ADSs                     45,601          $95.04     
                                                                           
Graham Hetherington(2)      Ordinary Shares          66,708          £20.88     
                                                                           
Jeffrey Jonas               ADSs                     6,291           $95.04     
                                                                           
Tatjana May                 Ordinary Shares          22,489          £20.88     
Performance Share Awards (`PSA Awards') under Part B of the PSP 
PSA Awards will normally vest after three years, subject to any performance
conditions being satisfied. No consideration is payable for these awards. 


                            Type of Security(1)   No of Ordinary 
                                                  Shares/ADSs   


                                                            
Flemming Ornskov(2)         ADSs                     34,201      
                                                            
Graham Hetherington(2)      Ordinary Shares          48,919      
                                                            
Jeffrey Jonas               ADSs                     4,529       
                                                            
Tatjana May                 Ordinary Shares          16,192      
(1). One ADS is equal to three Shire plc ordinary shares of 5 pence each. 
(2). Vesting of awards granted to Executive Directors is subject to performance
conditions. 
Release of PSA Awards 
The Company also announces that on March 1, 2013 the following ordinary shares
and ADSs were released in connection with PSA Awards granted on 1 March 2010
under Part B of the PSP. The Company was notified today that sufficient
ordinary shares and ADSs were sold on March 1, 2013 to satisfy the relevant
personal tax liabilities of each PDMR. 


                           Number of ADSs     Number of ADSs 
                             released(4)          sold(5)     


                                                         
Angus Russell(3)               75,033             30,342      
                                                         
Sylvie Gregoire                15,220             5,339       
                                                         
Jeffrey Jonas                  2,115               633        


                              Number of         Number of    
                           Ordinary Shares   Ordinary Shares 
                              released(4)        sold(6)      


                                                         
Graham Hetherington(3)         100,314           52,594       
                                                         
Tatjana May                    28,410            14,896       
(3). The PSA Awards granted in 2010 to Angus Russell and Graham Hetherington 
were
subject to performance conditions measured over the performance period 2010 to
2012.  Based on the performance conditions, 100% of the PSA Awards vested.  
(4). 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. 
(5). ADSs were sold on the NASDAQ at an average sale price of $94.28028 each. 
(6). Ordinary shares were sold on the London Stock Exchange at an average sale
price of £20.76842 each. 
This notification is made to satisfy the Company's obligations under 3.1.4(R)
(1)(a) of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules. 
Tony Guthrie
Deputy Company Secretary 
For further information please contact: 
Investor Relations                                                              
                                                                           
Eric Rojas                              erojas@shire.com     +1 781 482 0999    
                                                                           
Sarah Elton-Farr                        seltonfarr@shire.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.
                                                                              

Registered in Jersey, No. 99854, 22 Grenville Street, St Helier, Jersey JE4 8PX

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