21 April 2015

Director/PDMR Shareholdings

This notification is made in accordance with DTR 3.1.4(1).

On 17 April 2015 in fulfilment of the share element of the 2014 bonus, as disclosed in the 2014 annual report, the following share awards over ordinary shares of 25p each in the Company were granted under the Clarkson PLC 2014 Long Term Incentive Plan (the "Plan") to Executive Directors of the Company. No consideration was paid for the grant of the awards.

The vesting of the share awards is subject to continued employment and they will normally vest on 17 April 2019.

Executive Director Number of shares granted Form of award
Andi Case 15,233 Restricted shares
Jeff Woyda 3,249 Restricted shares
Peter M. Anker 2,667 Conditional award

On 17 April 2015 performance awards were granted under the Plan to the following Executive Directors:

Executive Director Number of shares granted Form of award
Andi Case 36,748 Nil cost option
Jeff Woyda 16,703 Nil cost option

The performance awards will normally vest on 16 April 2018, subject to the Executives' continued employment and the satisfaction of performance conditions set by the Remuneration Committee. To the extent that the performance awards structured as nil cost options vest, they will be exercisable until 16 April 2025. No consideration was paid for the grant of the performance awards.

Following the grant of the above awards, the Executive Directors' interest in the Company's share capital is as follows:

Executive Director Ordinary Shares % of Issued Share Capital Restricted Shares % of Issued Share Capital Conditional award % of issued Share Capital Performance Related Options % of Issued Share Capital
Andi Case 559,085 1.9% 102,472 0.34% - - 357,170 1.19%
Jeff Woyda 73,977 0.2% 21,857 0.07% - - 89,181 0.30%
Peter M. Anker* 508,977 1.7% - - 2,667 0.008% - -

*The interest in these ordinary shares is held by Langebru AS, which is entirely owned by Peter M Anker and Mrs H Anker.

The Company was informed of these transactions on 17 April 2015.

For further details contact:

Penny Watson
Company Secretary
Clarkson PLC Tel: +44(0) 20 7334 0000