04 May 2016

Director/PDMR Shareholdings

The Restricted Share Awards granted to Directors on 1 May 2012 in fulfilment of the share element of the 2011 bonus, as disclosed in the annual report, vested on 30 April 2016. Consequently 29,241 shares were transferred to Mr A Case and 6,235 shares were transferred to Mr J Woyda.

In order to meet their tax liability which was incurred on the day of vesting, Mr Case sold 13,778 shares and Mr Woyda sold 2,938 shares at a price of £23.05 per share. Mr Case retained 15,463 shares and Mr Woyda retained 3,297 shares.

Following the above transactions, the Directors' interest in the Company's share capital is as follows:-

Director Ordinary Shares % of Issued Share Capital Restricted Shares % of Issued Share Capital Performance Related Options % of Issued Share Capital
Mr A Case 593,872 1.96% 53,766 0.18% 378,341 1.25%
Mr J Woyda 82,050 0.27% 11,502 0.04% 105,458 0.35%

The Company was informed of these transactions on 3 May 2016. This notification is made in accordance with DTR 3.1.4R(1)(a).

4 May 2016

For further details please contact:

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