Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Finsbury Food Group Plc LSE:FIF London Ordinary Share GB0009186429 ORD 1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +0.50p +0.62% 81.00p 80.00p 82.00p 81.00p 80.50p 80.50p 98,334 14:50:57
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Food Producers 303.6 4.5 1.7 47.6 104

Finsbury Food Group PLC Director/PDMR Shareholding

18/04/2019 4:04pm

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RNS Number : 6876W

Finsbury Food Group PLC

18 April 2019

Finsbury Food Group Plc

("Finsbury" or the "Company")

Director/PDMR Shareholding

The Company announces that on 17 April 2019, Peter Baker, the Company Chairman, purchased 10,817 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 78 pence per Ordinary Share.

Following this purchase, Mr Baker holds 96,817 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 0.1 per cent. of the Company's issued Ordinary Share capital.

- ENDS -

For further information:

 Finsbury Food Group 
  John Duffy (Chief Executive) 
  Steve Boyd (Finance Director)    029 20 357 500 
                                          Cenkos Securities 
                                     Max Hartley (Corporate 
                                                   Finance)   0207 397 8900 
 Alma PR 
  Rebecca Sanders-Hewett 
  Sam Modlin                   020 3405 0205 

Notes to editors:

-- Finsbury Food Group Plc (AIM: FIF) is a leading UK manufacturer of cake and bread bakery goods, supplying a broad range of blue chip customers within both the grocery retail and 'out of home eating' foodservice sectors including major multiples and leading foodservice providers.

-- The Company is one of the largest speciality bakery groups in the UK and, with its Overseas division, has sales in the financial year ending 30 June 2018 exceeding GBP300m.

   --      The Company's bakery product range is comprehensive and includes: 

o Large premium and celebration cakes.

o Small snacking cake formats such as cake slices and bites.

o Artisan, healthy lifestyle and organic breads through to rolls, muffins (sweet and savoury) and morning pastries, all of which are available both fresh and frozen dependent on customer channel requirements.

-- The Company is one of the largest ambient cake manufacturers in the UK, a market valued at over GBP950 million (source: IRI, 52 w/e 8(th) December 2018). The annual retail bread and morning goods market has a value of GBP4.4 billion (source: Kantar Worldpanel 52 weeks to 30(th) December 2018). The UK foodservice bread and savoury morning goods bakery sector is worth approximately GBP743 million per annum (source: derived from MCA data for 52 weeks to 30(th) September 2018). The UK foodservice cake and sweet morning goods bakery sector is worth approximately GBP913 million per annum (UK foodservice data derived from MCA data for 52 weeks to 30(th) September 2018).

   --      The Company comprises a UK Bakery division and an Overseas division: 

o The UK Bakery division has manufacturing sites in Cardiff, East Kilbride, Hamilton, Salisbury, Sheffield, and Manchester.

o The Overseas division comprises the Company's 50% owned company, Lightbody Stretz Ltd, which supplies and distributes the Group's UK-manufactured products and third party products, primarily to Europe.

-- Since the year end date of 30 June 2018, the Company completed the acquisition of Free From baker Ultrapharm, giving the Group a significant opportunity to access an exciting and high growth marketplace and manufacturing facilities in Pontypool in the UK and in ywiec, Poland.

 1     Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
        closely associated 
 a)    Name:                                          Peter Baker 
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 2     Reason for the notification 
 a)    Position/Status:                               Company Chairman 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial Notification/Amendment:                Initial Notification 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 3     Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participation, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
 a)    Name:                                          Finsbury Food Group Plc 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI:                                           213800NP5Y3DYJM1MF44 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 4.    Details of 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                             Ordinary Shares of 1 pence each 
        financial instrument: 
        Identification code:                           GB0009186429 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 b)    Nature of the transaction:                     Purchase of Ordinary Shares of 1 
                                                       pence each 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s):                           Price(s)          Volume(s) 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------  ----------------- 
                                                          78.00p             10,817 
 --------------------------------------------------  ----------------  ----------------- 
 d)    Aggregated volume:                             N/A 
        Price:                                         GBP8,437.26 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 e)    Date of the Transaction:                       17 April 2019 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the Transaction:                      London Stock Exchange AIM 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 

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