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RNS Number : 5980S

WH Smith PLC

16 November 2021

Date 16 November 2021

WH Smith PLC

The notification set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name                                 Carl Cowling 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status                      Group Chief Executive 
     -----------------------------------  ---------------------------------- 
 b)   Initial notification/Amendment       Initial notification 
     -----------------------------------  ---------------------------------- 
 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                                 WH Smith PLC 
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 b)   LEI                                  2138001KJNGUJ34G7X91 
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 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         Ordinary shares of 22(6) /(67) 
       instrument, type of instrument       pence 
       Identification code                  ISIN: GB00B2PDGW16 
     -----------------------------------  ---------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction            Exercise of 17,626 shares under 
                                            the WH Smith LTIP (2016 Award) 
     -----------------------------------  ---------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)                 Price(s)   Volume(s) 
                                              0.00       17,626 
                                                        ---------- 
     -----------------------------------  ---------------------------------- 
 d)        Aggregated information          n/a (single transaction) 
 
             *    Aggregated volume 
 
 
 
             *    Price 
     -----------------------------------  ---------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction              2021-11-16 
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 f)   Place of the transaction             Outside a trading venue 
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 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name                                  Carl Cowling 
     ------------------------------------  --------------------------------- 
 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status                       Group Chief Executive 
     ------------------------------------  --------------------------------- 
 b)   Initial notification/Amendment        Initial notification 
     ------------------------------------  --------------------------------- 
 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                                  WH Smith PLC 
     ------------------------------------  --------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                                   2138001KJNGUJ34G7X91 
     ------------------------------------  --------------------------------- 
 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          Ordinary shares of 22(6) /(67) 
       instrument, type of instrument        pence 
       Identification code                   ISIN: GB00B2PDGW16 
     ------------------------------------  --------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction             Exercise of 1,351 shares under 
                                             the WH Smith DBP (2019 Award) 
     ------------------------------------  --------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)                  Price(s)   Volume(s) 
                                               0.00       1,351 
                                                         ---------- 
     ------------------------------------  --------------------------------- 
 d)        Aggregated information           n/a (single transaction) 
 
             *    Aggregated volume 
 
 
 
             *    Price 
     ------------------------------------  --------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction               2021-11-16 
     ------------------------------------  --------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction              Outside a trading venue 
     ------------------------------------  --------------------------------- 
 

Sale of 8,920 shares by Carl Cowling to cover tax and NI following the exercise of 17,626 shares under the WH Smith LTIP and 1,351 shares under the WH Smith DBP. Carl Cowling will retain the balance of 10,057 shares.

 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name                               Carl Cowling 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 2    Reason for the notification 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Position/status                    Group Chief Executive 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 b)   Initial notification/Amendment     Initial notification 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                               WH Smith PLC 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 b)   LEI                                2138001KJNGUJ34G7X91 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 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       Ordinary shares of 22(6) /(67) 
       instrument, type of instrument     pence 
       Identification code                ISIN: GB00B2PDGW16 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 b)   Nature of the transaction          Sale of 8,920 shares to cover 
                                          tax and NI following the exercise 
                                          of 17,626 shares under the WH 
                                          Smith LTIP (2016 Award) and 1,351 
                                          shares under the WH Smith DBP 
                                          (2019 Award) 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)               Price(s)        Volume(s) 
                                            GBP16.218698    8,920 
                                                           ---------- 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 d)        Aggregated information        n/a (single transaction) 
 
             *    Aggregated volume 
 
 
 
             *    Price 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 e)   Date of the transaction            2021-11-16 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 f)   Place of the transaction           Outside a trading venue 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 
 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name                                Ian Houghton 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status                     Company Secretary/Legal Director 
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 b)   Initial notification/Amendment      Initial notification 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                                WH Smith PLC 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                                 2138001KJNGUJ34G7X91 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 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        Ordinary shares of 22(6) /(67) 
       instrument, type of instrument      pence 
       Identification code                 ISIN: GB00B2PDGW16 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction           Exercise of 13,638 shares under 
                                           the WH Smith LTIP (2016 Award) 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)                Price(s)   Volume(s) 
                                             0.00       13,638 
                                                       ---------- 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 d)        Aggregated information         n/a (single transaction) 
 
             *    Aggregated volume 
 
 
 
             *    Price 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction             2021-11-16 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction            Outside a trading venue 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 

Sale of 6,410 shares by Ian Houghton to cover tax and NI following the exercise of 13,638 shares under the WH Smith LTIP. Ian Houghton will retain the balance of 7,228 shares.

 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name                               Ian Houghton 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 2    Reason for the notification 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Position/status                    Company Secretary/Legal Director 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 b)   Initial notification/Amendment     Initial notification 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                               WH Smith PLC 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 b)   LEI                                2138001KJNGUJ34G7X91 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 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       Ordinary shares of 22(6) /(67) 
       instrument, type of instrument     pence 
       Identification code                ISIN: GB00B2PDGW16 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 b)   Nature of the transaction          Sale of 6,410 shares to cover 
                                          tax and NI following the exercise 
                                          of 13,638 shares under the WH 
                                          Smith LTIP (2016 Award) 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)               Price(s)        Volume(s) 
                                            GBP16.218698    6,410 
                                                           ---------- 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 d)        Aggregated information        n/a (single transaction) 
 
             *    Aggregated volume 
 
 
 
             *    Price 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 e)   Date of the transaction            2021-11-16 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 f)   Place of the transaction           Outside a trading venue 
     ---------------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 

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