TIDMSGE

RNS Number : 0969W

Sage Group PLC

07 December 2023

DIRECTOR/PDMR SHAREHOLDING

7 December 2023

The Sage Group plc. ("Sage")

Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ("PDMRs") and Persons Closely Associated with them

This notification relates to transactions notified in accordance with Article 19 of the UK Market Abuse Regulation. Upon the vesting of The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus Plan ("DSBP 2016"), The Sage Group plc 2019 Restricted Share Plan ("RSP 2019") awards on 2 December 2023 and The Sage Group plc 2015 Performance Share Plan ("PSP 2015") on 4 December 2023, the undernoted PDMRs became beneficially entitled to the number of ordinary shares of 1(4/77) pence each in Sage ("Shares") noted below.

On 5 December 2023, Sage was notified that each PDMR sold a number of the Shares in respect of which they had become beneficially entitled at the price noted below, to cover tax obligations arising from the vesting. The resultant total shareholding of the PDMRs is also included.

In accordance with the terms and performance conditions of the awards granted to the Executive Directors on 28 February 2019 under the PSP 2015, the undernoted Shares vested on 4 December 2021. The Shares were subject to a two-year holding period from vesting until 4 December 2023, when they became eligible for release. On 4 December 2023, the awards were settled in Shares. Sage was notified that on 5 December 2023, the Executive Directors sold a number of Shares in respect of which they had become entitled, to cover the tax obligations arising from the release and settlement of the award in Shares.

 
 PDMR             Award        Number             Number             Sale price    Resultant 
                                of ordinary        of ordinary        per share     total shareholding 
                                shares acquired    shares sold 
                                                   to cover 
                                                   tax obligations 
 Steve Hare       DSBP 2016    15,381             7,206              GBP11.3597    519,443 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Steve Hare       PSP 2015     99,126             46,438             GBP 11.3597 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Jonathan 
  Howell          DSBP 2016    11,027             5,166              GBP11.3597    231,885 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Jonathan 
  Howell          PSP 2015     68,874             32,266             GBP 11.3597 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Aziz Benmalek    RSP 2019     25,196             6,116              GBP 11.3597   77,778 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Derk Bleeker     RSP 2019     55,041             26,883             GBP 11.3597   157,996 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Derk Bleeker     DSBP 2016    7,334              3,582              GBP 11.3597 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Vicki Bradin     DSBP 2016    6,759              3,167              GBP 11.3597   141,897 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Vicki Bradin     RSP 2019     55,041             25,785             GBP 11.3597 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Amanda Cusdin    DSBP 2016    7,794              3,652              GBP 11.3597   169,809 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Amanda Cusdin    RSP 2019     59,629             27,935             GBP 11.3597 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Aaron Harris     RSP 2019     59,472             14,435             GBP 11.3597   375,503 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Cath Keers       RSP 2019     71,558             33,523             GBP 11.3597   56,948 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 Amy Lawson       RSP 2019     28,179             13,201             GBP 11.3597   67,362 
                 -----------  -----------------  -----------------  ------------  -------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Steve Hare 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                                Chief Executive Officer 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                             Ordinary Shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Delivery of ordinary shares following 
                                                       a vesting of an award under The Sage 
                                                       Group plc 2016 Deferred Share Bonus 
                                                       Plan, granted on 2 December 2020 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      --------------------  ------------------- 
                                                       Price                 Volume 
                                                      --------------------  ------------------- 
    Nil                                                                      15,381 
   -----------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        2 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Steve Hare 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
 a)    Position/status                                Chief Executive Officer 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                             Ordinary Shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Acquisition of ordinary shares by 
                                                       PDMR following release and settlement 
                                                       of Shares granted subject to an award 
                                                       under The Sage Group plc 2015 Performance 
                                                       Share Plan on 28 February 2019 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      ----------------------  ---------------------- 
                                                       Price                   Volume 
                                                      ----------------------  ---------------------- 
    Nil                                                                        99,126 
   -------------------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        4 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                     Steve Hare 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                          Chief Executive Officer 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                     Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                     The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                      2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                       Ordinary Shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                      ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                Sale of ordinary shares to cover 
                                                 tax obligations arising from the 
                                                 vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                 The Sage Group plc 2016 Deferred 
                                                 Share Bonus Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                 2020 and the release and settlement 
                                                 of ordinary shares granted subject 
                                                 to an award under The Sage Group 
                                                 plc 2015 Performance Share Plan on 
                                                 28 February 2019 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                ---------------------------  --------------- 
                                                 Price                        Volume 
                                                ---------------------------  --------------- 
    GBP 11.3597                                                               53,644 
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------  --------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                   N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                  5 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                 London Stock Exchange 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Jonathan Howell 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                                Chief Finance Officer 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                             Ordinary Shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Delivery of ordinary shares following 
                                                       a vesting of an award under The Sage 
                                                       Group plc 2016 Deferred Share Bonus 
                                                       Plan, granted on 2 December 2020 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      --------------------  ------------------- 
                                                       Price                 Volume 
                                                      --------------------  ------------------- 
    Nil                                                                      11,027 
   -----------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        2 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Jonathan Howell 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
 a)    Position/status                                Chief Finance Officer 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                             Ordinary Shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Acquisition of ordinary shares by 
                                                       PDMR following release and settlement 
                                                       of Shares granted subject to an award 
                                                       under The Sage Group plc 2015 Performance 
                                                       Share Plan on 28 February 2019 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      ----------------------  ---------------------- 
                                                       Price                   Volume 
                                                      ----------------------  ---------------------- 
    Nil                                                                        68,874 
   -------------------------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        4 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                     Jonathan Howell 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                          Chief Finance Officer 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                     Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                     The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                      2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                       Ordinary Shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                      ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                Sale of ordinary shares to cover 
                                                 tax obligations arising from the 
                                                 vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                 The Sage Group plc 2016 Deferred 
                                                 Share Bonus Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                 2020 and the release and settlement 
                                                 of ordinary shares granted subject 
                                                 to an award under The Sage Group 
                                                 plc 2015 Performance Share Plan on 
                                                 28 February 2019 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                ---------------------------  --------------- 
                                                 Price                        Volume 
                                                ---------------------------  --------------- 
    GBP 11.3597                                                               37,432 
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------  --------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                   N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                  5 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                 London Stock Exchange 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Aziz Benmalek 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                                President - North America 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                             Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                       The Sage Group plc 2019 Restricted 
                                                       Share Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                       2021 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      -------------------  ------------------ 
                                                       Price                Volume 
                                                      -------------------  ------------------ 
    Nil                                                                     25,196 
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------------ 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        2 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                     Aziz Benmalek 
      ---------------------------------------  --------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                          President - North America 
      ---------------------------------------  --------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                     Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------  --------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                     The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------  --------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                      2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------  --------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                       Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                      ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                Sale of ordinary shares to cover 
                                                 tax obligations arising from the 
                                                 vesting of Shares under The Sage 
                                                 Group plc 2019 Restricted Share Plan, 
                                                 granted on 2 December 2021 
      ---------------------------------------  --------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                --------------------------  -------------- 
                                                 Price                       Volume 
                                                --------------------------  -------------- 
    GBP 11.3597                                                              6,116 
   -----------------------------------------------------------------------  -------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                   N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                  5 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------  --------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                 London Stock Exchange 
      ---------------------------------------  --------------------------------------------- 
 
 
 1     Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
        / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Derk Bleeker 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 2     Reason for the notification 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                                President - EMEA 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 3     Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 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                             Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Delivery of ordinary shares following 
                                                       a vesting of an award under The Sage 
                                                       Group plc 2016 Deferred Share Bonus 
                                                       Plan granted on 2 December 2020 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      --------------------  ------------------- 
                                                       Price                 Volume 
                                                      --------------------  ------------------- 
    Nil                                                                      7,334 
   -----------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        2 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Derk Bleeker 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                                President - EMEA 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                             Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                       the 2019 Restricted Share Plan, granted 
                                                       on 2 December 2020 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      ---------------------  --------------------- 
                                                       Price                  Volume 
                                                      ---------------------  --------------------- 
    Nil                                                                       55,041 
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------  --------------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        2 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                     Derk Bleeker 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                          President - EMEA 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                     Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                     The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                      2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                       Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                      ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                Sale of ordinary shares to cover 
                                                 tax obligations arising from the 
                                                 vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                 The Sage Group plc 2016 Deferred 
                                                 Share Bonus Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                 2020 and the 2019 Restricted Share 
                                                 Plan Performance Share Plan, granted 
                                                 on 2 December 2020 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                ---------------------------  --------------- 
                                                 Price                        Volume 
                                                ---------------------------  --------------- 
    GBP 11.3597                                                               30,465 
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------  --------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                   N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                  5 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                 London Stock Exchange 
      ---------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Vicki Bradin 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                                General Counsel and Company Secretary 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                             Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                       The Sage Group plc 2019 Restricted 
                                                       Share Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                       2020 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      --------------------  ------------------- 
                                                       Price                 Volume 
                                                      --------------------  ------------------- 
    Nil                                                                      55,041 
   -----------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        2 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Vicki Bradin 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                                General Counsel and Company Secretary 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                             Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Delivery of ordinary shares following 
                                                       a vesting of an award under The Sage 
                                                       Group plc 2016 Deferred Share Bonus 
                                                       Plan granted on 2 December 2020 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      --------------------  ------------------- 
                                                       Price                 Volume 
                                                      --------------------  ------------------- 
    Nil                                                                      6,759 
   -----------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        2 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                     Vicki Bradin 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                          General Counsel and Company Secretary 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                     Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                     The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                      2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                       Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                      ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                Sale of ordinary shares to cover 
                                                 tax obligations arising from the 
                                                 vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                 The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus 
                                                 Plan, granted on 2 December 2020 
                                                 and The Sage Gorup plc 2019 Restricted 
                                                 Share Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                 2020 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                ---------------------------  -------------- 
                                                 Price                        Volume 
                                                ---------------------------  -------------- 
    GBP 11.3597                                                               28,592 
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------  -------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                   N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                  5 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                 London Stock Exchange 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Amanda Cusdin 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                                Chief People Officer 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                             Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Delivery of ordinary shares following 
                                                       a vesting of an award under The Sage 
                                                       Group plc 2016 Deferred Share Bonus 
                                                       Plan, granted on 2 December 2020 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      --------------------  ------------------- 
                                                       Price                 Volume 
                                                      --------------------  ------------------- 
    Nil                                                                      7,794 
   -----------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        2 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 
 
 1     Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
        / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Amanda Cusdin 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 2     Reason for the notification 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                                Chief People Officer 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 3     Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 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                             Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                       The Sage Group plc 2019 Restricted 
                                                       Share Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                       2020 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      -------------------  ------------------ 
                                                       Price                Volume 
                                                      -------------------  ------------------ 
    Nil                                                                     59,629 
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------------ 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        2 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                     Amanda Cusdin 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                          Chief People Officer 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                     Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                     The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                      2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                       Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                      ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                Sale of ordinary shares to cover 
                                                 tax obligations arising from the 
                                                 vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                 The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus 
                                                 Plan, granted on 2 December 2020 
                                                 and The Sage Gorup plc 2019 Restricted 
                                                 Share Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                 2020 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                ---------------------------  -------------- 
                                                 Price                        Volume 
                                                ---------------------------  -------------- 
    GBP 11.3597                                                               31,587 
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------  -------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                   N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                  5 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                 London Stock Exchange 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Aaron Harris 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                                Chief Technology Officer 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                             Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                       The Sage Gorup plc 2019 Restricted 
                                                       Share Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                       2020 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      -------------------  ------------------ 
                                                       Price                Volume 
                                                      -------------------  ------------------ 
    Nil                                                                     59,472 
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------------ 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        2 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                     Aaron Harris 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                          Chief Technology Officer 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification                     Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                     The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                      2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                       Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                      ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                Sale of ordinary shares to cover 
                                                 tax obligations arising from the 
                                                 vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                 The Sage 2016 Deferred Share Bonus 
                                                 Plan, granted on 2 December 2020 
                                                 and The Sage Gorup plc 2019 Restricted 
                                                 Share Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                 2020 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                ---------------------------  -------------- 
                                                 Price                        Volume 
                                                ---------------------------  -------------- 
    GBP 11.3597                                                               14,435 
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------  -------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                   N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                  5 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction                 London Stock Exchange 
      ---------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 
 
 1     Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
        / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Cath Keers 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 2     Reason for the notification 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                                Chief Marketing Officer 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 3     Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 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                             Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                       The Sage Group plc 2019 Restricted 
                                                       Share Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                       2020 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      -------------------  ------------------ 
                                                       Price                Volume 
                                                      -------------------  ------------------ 
    Nil                                                                     71,558 
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------------ 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        2 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                     Cath Keers 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                          Chief Marketing Officer 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    Initial notification                     Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                     The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    LEI                                      2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                       Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                      ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                Sale of ordinary shares to cover 
                                                 tax obligations arising from the 
                                                 vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                 The Sage Group plc 2019 Restricted 
                                                 Share Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                 2020 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                ------------------------  ------------- 
                                                 Price                     Volume 
                                                ------------------------  ------------- 
    GBP 11.3597                                                            33,523 
   ---------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                   N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                  5 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 f)    Place of the transaction                 London Stock Exchange 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 
 
 1     Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
        / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                           Amy Lawson 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 2     Reason for the notification 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                                Chief Corporate Affairs Officer 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    Initial notification                           Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 3     Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                           The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    LEI                                            2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 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                             Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                            ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                      Vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                       The Sage Group plc 2019 Restricted 
                                                       Share Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                       2020 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                      -------------------  ------------------ 
                                                       Price                Volume 
                                                      -------------------  ------------------ 
    Nil                                                                     28,179 
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------------ 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                         N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                        2 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 f)    Place of the transaction                       Outside a trading venue 
      ---------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 
 
       Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
  1     / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                                     Amy Lawson 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
       Reason for the notification 
  2 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                          Chief Corporate Affairs Officer 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    Initial notification                     Initial notification 
        /Amendment 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
       Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
  3     auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                                     The Sage Group plc. 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)    LEI                                      2138005RN5XYLTF8G138 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
       Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
  4     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                       Ordinary shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
 
       Identification code                      ISIN: GB00B8C3BL03 
 
 b)    Nature of the transaction                Sale of ordinary shares to cover 
                                                 tax obligations arising from the 
                                                 vesting of ordinary shares under 
                                                 The Sage Group plc 2019 Restricted 
                                                 Share Plan, granted on 2 December 
                                                 2020 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                                ------------------------  ------------- 
                                                 Price                     Volume 
                                                ------------------------  ------------- 
    GBP 11.3597                                                            13,201 
   ---------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------- 
 
 d)    Aggregated information                   N/A - single transaction 
 
  - Aggregated volume 
 
  - Price 
 
 e)    Date of the transaction                  5 December 2023 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 f)    Place of the transaction                 London Stock Exchange 
      ---------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 
 
 Name of contact:                Mohor Roy 
 Telephone number of contact:    + 44(0) 203 810 7200 
                                --------------------- 
 

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