29 August 2017
Genel Energy plc
2017 Awards - Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ('PDMRs')
Pursuant to the notification obligations under EU Market Abuse Regulations Article 19.1 the Company granted awards over its ordinary shares of 10 pence each under the Performance Share Plan ('PSP') and Restricted Share Plan ('RSP') on 25 August 2017 to PDMRs as set out below.
PSP awards granted to PDMRs in the UK were made in the form of nil-cost options, which become exercisable following the end of a three year performance period, subject to the satisfaction of performance targets. Options are then exercisable until the tenth anniversary of the date of grant.
PSP awards granted to PDMRs in Turkey were made in the form of a nil-cost conditional share award, and the shares comprised in it will be transferred following the end of a three year performance period, subject to the satisfaction of performance targets.
The PSP performance period will run from 25 August 2017 to 24 August 2020.
The award granted under the RSP was made in the form of nil-cost options and becomes exercisable in three tranches; 25% on the first anniversary of the award, 25% on the second anniversary of the award and 50% on the third anniversary of the award.
Following vesting, shares are retained for an additional two years for Executive Directors and Executive Committee members under the Company's Retention Policy.
Please see the associated PDF to view the announcement in full.