Directors’ Dealings

RNS Number : 1720B
W.H. Ireland Group PLC
12 April 2012


Press release

12 April 2012


WH Ireland Group plc

(the “Company”)


Directors’ Dealings


On 11 April 2012 the Company was informed that, on that date:


1.         Paul Compton acquired 15,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence each (“Shares”) at a price of 85 pence per Share.  Following the acquisition, Mr. Compton holds 1,190,348 Shares representing 5.02% of the Company’s total voting rights.  Additionally, 2,128,000 Shares are held jointly between Mr. Compton and the Company’s Employee Share Ownership Trust as detailed in the announcement of 2 November 2011; and


2.         Richard Lee disposed of 90,000 Shares at a price of 85 pence per Share and transferred a further 10,000 Shares to his SIPP.  Following these transactions, Mr. Lee holds 20,267 Shares representing 0.09% of the Company’s total voting rights.


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For further information please contact:

WH Ireland Group plc

+44 (0) 20 7220 1666

Paul Compton (CEO)

Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited

+44 (0)20 7459 3600

Hugh Morgan (Corporate Finance)

Adam Pollock (Corporate Broking)

Abchurch Communications

+44 (0)20 7398 7714

Joanne Shears / Oliver Hibberd


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