Regulatory announcements

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

29 November 2013

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1. Name of the issuer 2. State whether the notification relates to
(i) atransaction notified in accordance with DTR 3.1.2 R,
(ii) a disclosure made in accordanceLR 9.8.6R(1) or
(iii) a disclosure made in accordance with section 793 of the Companies Act (2006).

BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
(i) DISCLOSURE FOR AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
3. Name of person discharging managerialresponsibilities/director 4. State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify the connected person

NIGEL NEWTON

5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a nonbeneficial interest 6. Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or financial instruments relating to shares


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

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GRANT OF PERFORMANCE SHARE PLAN AWARDS (SEE BELOW)
9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares acquired 10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)


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

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13. Price per share or value of transaction 14. Date and place of transaction

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15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage) 16. Date issuer informed of transaction


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

29 NOVEMBER 2013
EXERCISABLE UPON VESTING APPROVED BY THE REMUNERATION COMMITTEE FOLLOWING THE THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF GRANT DATE.
19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option 20. Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)

NONE
GRANT UNDER THE 2005 BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC PERFORMANCE SHARE PLAN OF A CONDITIONAL SHARE AWARD OVER173,519ORDINARY SHARES 1.25 PENCE.
21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be fixed at the time of exercise 22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following notification

£NIL


OUTSTANDING OPTIONS AND AWARDS:

292,077 SHARES (PSP AWARD GRANTED 2011)
256,711 SHARES (PSP AWARD GRANTED 2012)
173,519 SHARES (PSP AWARD GRANTED 2013)

TOTAL SHARES OVER WHICH OPTIONS AND AWARDS HELD: 722,307

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



MICHAEL DAYKIN
GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY
BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
0207 631 5627

Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification
MICHAEL DAYKIN

Date of notification
29 NOVEMBER 2013

Notes: This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required by DR 3.3.

(1) An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16, 23 and 24.
(2) An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating the shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.
(3) An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24.
(4) An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.

 

 

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