Regulatory Release – PDMR Shareholding

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

 

This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required by the Market Abuse Rules and section 53 (as extended by section 64 of the Companies Act 1990) or entered into the issuer’s register in accordance with section 59 of the Companies Act 1990.

 

(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 to 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 the boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.

 

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters

 

 

1 Name of the Issuer

ARYZTA AG
2 State whether the notification relates to:

(i)    a transaction notified in accordance with Market Abuse Rules;

 

(ii)   a disclosure made in accordance with section 53 (as extended by section 64 of the Companies Act 1990) or entered into the issuer’s register in accordance with section 59 of the Companies Act 1990; or

(iii) both (i) and (ii).

 

(i) above
3 Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

Hugo Kane
4 State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify the connected person.   N/A

 
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 non-beneficial interest.       In respect of a holding of person referred to in 3 above 6 Description of shares (including class) debentures or derivatives or financial instruments relating to shares

Registered shares
7 Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares held by each of them.

   Person named in 3 above.
8 State the nature of the transaction

Sale
9 Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares acquired

68,000
10 Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

0.08%
11 Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares disposed

N/A
12 Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

N/A
13 Price per share or value of transaction

CHF43.10 per share
14 Date and place of transaction

14 December, 2010.  Zurich
15 Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

172,978 shares or 0.208%
16 Date issuer informed of transaction

14 December, 2010

 

 

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by the issuer, complete the following boxes:

 

 

17 Date of grant  N/A 18 Period during which or date on which it can be exercised   N/A
19 Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option N/A 20 Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)  N/A
21 Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise N/A 22 Total number of shares or debentures over which options are held following notification   N/A
23 Any additional information

 
24 Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Pat Morrissey, General Counsel and Group Secretary, ARYZTA AG, + 41445834204
Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

_____________Pat Morrissey_______________________________________

Date of notification ___________________15/12/2010________________