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

PCA Shareholding

Abbey plc (‘the Company’)

Transaction notification

Abbey received notification on 20 January 2017 from Gallagher Holdings Limited that it holds an aggregate interest in 17,494,830 ordinary shares of €0.32 each which represents 81.27 %* of the issued share capital of Abbey as at 20 January 2017.

*This percentage shareholding is based on a shares in issue figure of 21,525,578 ordinary shares.

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 985,645 ORDINARY 32 CENT SHARES IN ABBEY PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price(s) Volume(s)
£12.20 PER ORDINARY 32 CENT SHARE 985,645 ORDINARY 32 CENT SHARES

d) Aggregated information
— Aggregated volume
— Price N/A – SINGLE TRANSACTION
e) Date of the transaction 2017-01-20
f) Place of the transaction ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT MARKET – LONDON

MAR – GHL 20.01.2017