Abbey plc: New Homes, Property Developers, Construction, Builders

PCA Shareholding

Abbey plc (‘the Company’)

Transaction notification

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a) Name GALLAGHER HOLDINGS LIMITED

2 Reason for the notification

a) Position/status
NOTIFICATION CONCERNS A PERSON(S) CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH A PDMR (CHARLES GALLAGHER– EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
AND DAVID GALLAGHER – DIRECTOR)

b) Initial Notification Amendment INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction
monitor
a) Name ABBEY PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY

b) LEI N/A

4 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

a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument Identification code
ORDINARY 32 CENT SHARES
ISIN: IE 0000020408

b) Nature of the transaction
PURCHASE OF 60,000 ORDINARY 32 CENT SHARES IN ABBEY PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY

c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price(s) Volume(s)
€12.60 PER ORDINARY 32 CENT SHARE 60,000 ORDINARY 32 CENT SHARES

d) Aggregated information — Aggregated volume — Price
N/A – SINGLE TRANSACTION

e) Date of the transaction 2016-07-20

f) Place of the transaction ENTERPRISE SECURITIES MARKET – DUBLIN

MAR – GHL