10 January 2022
Kainos Group plc
("Kainos" or the "Company")
Director / PDMR shareholdings
The Company was notified on 10 January 2022 that Malachy Smith, Divisional Director, exercised his 2018 SAYE options over 1,070 ordinary shares in the Company. Mr Smith retained the ordinary shares on exercise.
Following this notification, Mr Smith and his Persons Closely Associated (PCA) have a reportable shareholding of 247,009 ordinary shares in the issued share capital of the Company, constituting 0.199% of the issued share capital of the Company.
Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging
managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them
Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Reason for the notification
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
Kainos Group plc
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
Description of the
type of instrument
Ordinary Shares of £0.005 each
Nature of the transaction
Exercise of SAYE Options
Price(s) and volume(s)
· Aggregated volume
Date of the transaction
Place of the transaction
Outside a Trading venue
Kainos Group plc Legal Entity Identifier: 213800H2PQMIF3OVZY47
For further information, please contact:
Kainos via FTI Consulting LLP
Brendan Mooney, Chief Executive Officer
Richard McCann, Chief Financial Officer
Investec Bank plc +44 20 7597 5970
Patrick Robb / Ben Griffiths
Canaccord Genuity +44 20 7523 4606
Simon Bridges/ Andrew Potts
FTI Consulting LLP +44 20 3727 1000
Matt Dixon / Dwight Burden / Kwaku Aning
Kainos Group plc is a UK-headquartered IT provider, across two specialist business areas, Digital Services and the Workday Practice.
The Group's Digital Services include full lifecycle development and support of customised Digital Services for public sector, healthcare and commercial customers. These transformative solutions encompass a range of services from experience design to artificial intelligence and cloud to deliver truly intelligent solutions that are secure, accessible and cost-effective.
The Group's Workday Practice is one of Workday's most respected partners. As a full-service partner, we are experienced in complex deployment and integrations, and the leader in Workday test automation.
We're trusted by our customers to launch, test, expand and safeguard their Workday systems. Kainos has over 2,500 people across 17 offices in Europe, North America, and South America.
Kainos is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: KNOS).