RNS Number : 0062C
Sky PLC
26 September 2018
 

 

Sky plc 

(the 'Company')

 

The Company announces that following the announcement of the terms of the mandatory superior cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of the Company by Comcast Bidco Limited on 24 and 25 September 2018, it received notification from the following Independent Non-Executive Directors of the Company that they have terminated the trading plans, pursuant to which a portion of their monthly fees are used to purchase shares, detailed below:

 

Name of Director

Date of entry into trading plan

Date of termination of trading plan

Martin Gilbert

06 December 2011

 

25 September 2018

Matthieu Pigasse

08 December 2011

 

25 September 2018

Tracy Clarke

 

19 June 2012

25 September 2018

Andrew Sukawaty

 

01 June 2013

25 September 2018

 

The notifications below are made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

Martin Gilbert

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Deputy Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

 

Name

 

Sky plc

b)

 

LEI

 

2138003TS48MQKF4BZ29

4

 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

 

Ordinary Shares of 50 pence each in Sky plc

 

 

ISIN: GB0001411924

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Termination of trading plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

0

0

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

n/a

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

2018-09-25

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

Off market

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

Matthieu Pigasse

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Independent Non-Executive Director

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

 

Name

 

Sky plc

b)

 

LEI

 

2138003TS48MQKF4BZ29

4

 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

 

Ordinary Shares of 50 pence each in Sky plc

 

 

ISIN: GB0001411924

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Termination of trading plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

0

0

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

n/a

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

2018-09-25

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

Off market

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

Tracy Clarke

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Independent Non-Executive Director

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

 

Name

 

Sky plc

b)

 

LEI

 

2138003TS48MQKF4BZ29

4

 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

 

Ordinary Shares of 50 pence each in Sky plc

 

 

ISIN: GB0001411924

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Termination of trading plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

0

0

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

n/a

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

2018-09-25

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

Off market

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

Andrew Sukawaty

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

 

Name

 

Sky plc

b)

 

LEI

 

2138003TS48MQKF4BZ29

4

 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

 

Ordinary Shares of 50 pence each in Sky plc

 

 

ISIN: GB0001411924

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Termination of trading plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

0

0

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

n/a

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

2018-09-25

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

Off market

 


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