Director/PDMR Shareholding

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
Owen Killian
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, derivatives (cfds), awards under LTIP – matching plan + option equivalent plan. 
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
Awards under LTIP & Sale
9
Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares acquired
100,000 Qualifying investment shares under matching plan
400,000 units under option equivalent plan {see 17 et seq below]
10
Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)
N/A
11
Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares disposed
100,000 shares
37,500 CFDs
12
Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)
Shares – 0.127%
CFDs – 0.048%
13
Price per share or value of transaction
€28.81
14
Date and place of transaction
30th September 2008, Dublin 
15
Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)
523,676 shares or 0.664%
16
Date issuer informed of transaction
30th September 2008
 
 
If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by the issuer, complete the following boxes:
 
17
Date of grant  
30th September 2008
18
Period during which or date on which it can be exercised  
Not earlier than 31/7/11
19
Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option 
N/A
20
Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)  
Shares
21
Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise 
30.03 re option equivalent plan
22
Total number of shares or debentures over which options are held following notification  
100,000 qualifying investment shares under matching plan & 400,000 units under the option equivalent plan
23
Any additional information 
The shares were disposed of in order to repay borrowings and pay tax in connection with ARYZTA shares.
24
Name of contact and telephone number for queries
Pat Morrissey, General Counsel and Group Secretary, ARYZTA AG, 353 1 6121379
 
 
 
 
Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification
Pat Morrissey
 
Date of notification
 1st October 2008
 
 
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
Patrick McEniff
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
Derivatives (cfds) and awards under LTIP – matching plan & option equivalent plan. 
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
Awards under LTIP & Sale
9
Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares acquired
60,000 Qualifying investment shares under matching plan
240,000 units under option equivalent plan {see 17 et seq below]
10
Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)
N/A
11
Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares disposed
62,500 CFDs
12
Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)
0.079%
13
Price per share or value of transaction
€31.21
14
Date and place of transaction
30th September 2008, Dublin 
15
Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)
312,723 shares or 0.396%
16
Date issuer informed of transaction
30th September 2008
 
 
If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by the issuer, complete the following boxes:
 
17
Date of grant  
30th September 2008
18
Period during which or date on which it can be exercised  
Not earlier than 31/7/11
19
Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option 
N/A
20
Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)  
Shares
21
Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise 
30.03 re option equivalent plan
22
Total number of shares or debentures over which options are held following notification  
60,000 qualifying investment shares under matching plan & 240,000 units under the option equivalent plan
23
Any additional information 
The shares were disposed of in order to repay borrowings and pay tax in connection with ARYZTA shares.
24
Name of contact and telephone number for queries
Pat Morrissey, General Counsel and Group Secretary, ARYZTA AG, 353 1 6121379
Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification
Pat Morrissey
 
Date of notification
 1st October 2008
 
 
 
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 and awards under LTIP – matching plan & option equivalent plan. 
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
Awards under LTIP & Sale
9
Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares acquired
60,000 Qualifying investment shares under matching plan
240,000 units under option equivalent plan {see 17 et seq below]
10
Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)
N/A
11
Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares disposed
80,000 shares
12
Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)
Shares – 0.101%
13
Price per share or value of transaction
€31.19
14
Date and place of transaction
30th September 2008, Dublin 
15
Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)
280,978 shares or 0.356%
16
Date issuer informed of transaction
30th September 2008
 
 
If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by the issuer, complete the following boxes:
 
17
Date of grant  
30th September 2008
18
Period during which or date on which it can be exercised  
Not earlier than 31/7/11
19
Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option 
N/A
20
Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)  
Shares
21
Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise 
30.03 re option equivalent plan
22
Total number of shares or debentures over which options are held following notification  
60,000 qualifying investment shares under matching plan & 240,000 units under the option equivalent plan
23
Any additional information 
The shares were disposed of in order to repay borrowings and pay tax in connection with ARYZTA shares.
24
Name of contact and telephone number for queries
Pat Morrissey, General Counsel and Group Secretary, ARYZTA AG, 353 1 6121379
Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification
Pat Morrissey
 
Date of notification
 1st October 2008