UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

Form 6-K

 

Report of Foreign Private Issuer

 

Pursuant to Rules 13a-16 or 15d-16 under

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

For the month of July 2023

 

Commission File Number: 001-10086

 

VODAFONE GROUP

PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

VODAFONE HOUSE, THE CONNECTION, NEWBURY, BERKSHIRE, RG14 2FN, ENGLAND

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

 

Form 20-F þ          Form 40-F ¨

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ¨

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): ¨

 

 

This Report on Form 6-K contains the following:

 

1.A Stock Exchange Announcement dated 3 July 2023 entitled ‘TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS AND CAPITAL’.

 

2.A Stock Exchange Announcement dated 7 July 2023 entitled ‘NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OR PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED’.

 

3.A Stock Exchange Announcement dated 14 July 2023 entitled ‘MAJOR SHAREHOLDING NOTIFICATION’.

 

4.A Stock Exchange Announcement dated 27 July 2023 entitled ‘MAJOR SHAREHOLDING NOTIFICATION’.

 

5.A Stock Exchange Announcement dated 28 July 2023 entitled ‘NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OR PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED’.

 

RNS Number: 5818E

Vodafone Group Plc

3 July 2023

 

VODAFONE GROUP PLC

 

TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS AND CAPITAL

 

In conformity with Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rule (“DTR”) 5.6.1R, Vodafone Group Plc (“Vodafone”) hereby notifies the market that, as at 30 June 2023: 

 

Vodafone’s issued share capital consists of 28,818,587,308 ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 of which 1,765,605,241 ordinary shares are held in Treasury. 

 

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in Vodafone is 27,052,982,067. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Vodafone under the FCA’s DTRs. 

 

This announcement does not constitute, or form part of, an offer or any solicitation of an offer for securities in any jurisdiction.

 

END  

 

RNS Number: 3491F

Vodafone Group Plc

7 July 2023

 

VODAFONE GROUP PLC

(the "Company")

 

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OR PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED

 

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
a) Name Maaike de Bie
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Vodafone Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
b) Initial notification/ Amendment Initial notification
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Vodafone Group Plc
b) LEI 213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61
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 and identification code Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)   
b) Nature of the transaction

Option to purchase shares granted on 7 July 2023 under the Vodafone Sharesave scheme at an option price of £0.5844 per share, exercisable 3 years from the savings contract start date provided that the required monthly savings are made.

 

c) Price(s) and volume(s)

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.5844 23,100  
           

d) Aggregated information:  volume, Price

Aggregated volume: 23,100 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 13,500 

e) Date of the transaction 2023-07-07
f) Place of the transaction Outside a trading venue

 

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
a) Name Leanne Wood
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Vodafone Group Chief Human Resources Officer
b) Initial notification/ Amendment Initial notification
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Vodafone Group Plc
b) LEI 213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61
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 and identification code Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)   
b) Nature of the transaction

Option to purchase shares granted on 7 July 2023 under the Vodafone Sharesave scheme at an option price of £0.5844 per share, exercisable 3 years from the savings contract start date provided that the required monthly savings are made.

 

c) Price(s) and volume(s)

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.5844 23,100  
           

d) Aggregated information:  volume, Price

Aggregated volume: 23,100 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 13,500 

e) Date of the transaction 2023-07-07
f) Place of the transaction Outside a trading venue

 

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
a) Name Leanne Wood
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Vodafone Group Chief Human Resources Officer
b) Initial notification/ Amendment Initial notification
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Vodafone Group Plc
b) LEI 213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61
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 and identification code Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)   
b) Nature of the transaction

Withdrawal of cash contributions made in accordance with the savings contract under the Spring 2023 Vodafone Sharesave scheme.

 

c) Price(s) and volume(s)

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7760 17,396  
           

d) Aggregated information:  volume, Price

Aggregated volume: 17,396 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 13,500 

e) Date of the transaction 2023-07-07
f) Place of the transaction Outside a trading venue

 

END

 

 

RNS Number: 1168G

Vodafone Group Plc

14 July 2023

 

14 July 2023

 

VODAFONE GROUP PLC ('the Company')

 

Major Shareholding Notification

 

1. Issuer Details

 

ISIN

 

  GB00BH4HKS39

 

Issuer Name

 

  VODAFONE GROUP PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY

 

UK or Non-UK Issuer

 

  UK

 

2. Reason for Notification

 

  An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

 

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

 

Name

 

  BlackRock, Inc.

 

City of registered office (if applicable)

 

  Wilmington

 

Country of registered office (if applicable)

 

  USA

 

4. Details of the shareholder

 

Full name of shareholder(s) if different from the person(s) subject to the notification obligation, above

 

   

 

City of registered office (if applicable)

 

   

 

Country of registered office (if applicable)

 

   

 

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached

 

  13-Jul-2023

 

6. Date on which Issuer notified

 

  14-Jul-2023

 

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation

 

  % of voting
rights attached
to shares (total
of 8.A)
% of voting
rights through
financial
instruments
(total of 8.B 1 +
8.B 2)
Total of both
in % (8.A +
8.B)
Total number of
voting rights held
in issuer
Resulting situation on the date on 4.160000 2.120000 6.280000 1706927946

 

which threshold was crossed or reached        
Position of previous notification (if applicable) 5.100000 1.960000 7.060000  

 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached

 

8A. Voting rights attached to shares

 

Class/Type of
shares ISIN code(if
possible)
Number of
direct voting
rights (DTR5.1)
Number of indirect
voting rights
(DTR5.2.1)
% of direct
voting rights
(DTR5.1)
% of indirect
voting rights
(DTR5.2.1)
GB00BH4HKS39   1127753370   4.160000
Sub Total 8.A 1127753370 4.160000%

 

8B1. Financial Instruments according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (a))

 

Type of financial
instrument
Expiration
date
Exercise/conversion
period
Number of voting rights
that may be acquired if
the instrument is
exercised/converted
% of voting
rights
American Depository Receipt     18021249 0.060000
Securities Lending     503443573 1.860000
Sub Total 8.B1   521464822 1.920000%

 

8B2. Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (b))

 

Type of
financial
instrument
Expiration date Exercise/conversion
period
Physical or
cash
settlement
Number of
voting rights
% of voting
rights
CFD     Cash 41639254 0.150000
ELN 27-Jul-2023   Cash 16070500 0.050000
Sub Total 8.B2   57709754 0.200000%

 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

 

  2. Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entities (please add additional rows as necessary)

 

Ultimate
controlling person
Name of
controlled
undertaking
% of voting
rights if it equals
or is higher than
the notifiable
threshold
% of voting rights
through financial
instruments if it equals
or is higher than the
notifiable threshold
Total of both if
it equals or is
higher than the
notifiable
threshold
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock HK Holdco Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock Lux Finco S.a.r.l.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock Japan Holdings GK      

 

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2) Trident Merger, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2) BlackRock Investment Management, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Cayman 1 LP      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Cayman West Bay Finco Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Cayman West Bay IV Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Finance Europe Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 4) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 4) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 4) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 4) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 4) BlackRock Australia Holdco Pty. Ltd.      

 

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 4) BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 5) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 5) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 5) BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 5) BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 5) BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 5) BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 6) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 6) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 6) BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 6) BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 6) BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 6) BlackRock Fund Advisors      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 7) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 7) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 8) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 8) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 8) BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 8) BlackRock Advisors, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 8) BlackRock Capital Management, Inc.      

 

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock HK Holdco Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Cayman 1 LP      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Cayman West Bay Finco Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Cayman West Bay IV Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Finance Europe Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG      

 

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 11) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 11) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 11) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 11) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 11) BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 11) BlackRock Canada Holdings LP      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 11) BlackRock Canada Holdings ULC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 11) BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Advisors, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock Cayman 1 LP      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock Cayman West Bay Finco Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock Cayman West Bay IV Limited      

 

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock Finance Europe Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 14) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 14) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 14) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 14) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 14) BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 14) BlackRock (Singapore) Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 15) Trident Merger, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 15) BlackRock Investment Management, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 15) Amethyst Intermediate, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 15) Aperio Holdings, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 15) Aperio Group, LLC      

 

10. In case of proxy voting

 

Name of the proxy holder

   

 

The number and % of voting rights held

   

 

The date until which the voting rights will be held

   

 

11. Additional Information

 

 

BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting Team

 

Jana Blumenstein

 

020 7743 3650

 

12. Date of Completion

 

  14th July 2023

 

13. Place Of Completion

 

 

12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL, U.K.

 

 

-ends-

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Investor Relations Media Relations
 
Investors.vodafone.com Vodafone.com/media/contact
ir@vodafone.co.uk GroupMedia@vodafone.com

 

Registered Office: Vodafone House, The Connection, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2FN, England. Registered in England No. 1833679

 

RNS Number: 4641H

Vodafone Group Plc

27 July 2023

 

27 July 2023

 

VODAFONE GROUP PLC ('the Company')

 

Major Shareholding Notification

 

1. Issuer Details

 

ISIN

  GB00BH4HKS39

 

Issuer Name

  VODAFONE GROUP PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY

 

UK or Non-UK Issuer

  UK

 

2. Reason for Notification

 

  An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

 

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

 

Name

  BlackRock, Inc.

 

City of registered office (if applicable)

  Wilmington

 

Country of registered office (if applicable)

  USA

 

4. Details of the shareholder

 

Full name of shareholder(s) if different from the person(s) subject to the notification obligation, above 

   

 

City of registered office (if applicable) 

   

 

Country of registered office (if applicable) 

   

 

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached

 

  26-Jul-2023

 

6. Date on which Issuer notified

 

  27-Jul-2023

 

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation

 

  % of voting
rights attached
to shares (total
of 8.A)
% of voting
rights through
financial
instruments
(total of 8.B 1 +
8.B 2)
Total of both
in % (8.A +
8.B)
Total number of
voting rights held
in issuer
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached 5.620000 0.610000 6.230000 1690543089
Position of previous notification (if applicable) 4.160000 2.120000 6.280000  

 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached

8A. Voting rights attached to shares

 

Class/Type of
shares ISIN code(if
possible)
Number of
direct voting
rights
(DTR5.1)
Number of indirect
voting rights
(DTR5.2.1)
% of direct
voting rights
(DTR5.1)
% of indirect
voting rights
(DTR5.2.1)
GB00BH4HKS39   1520449059   5.620000
Sub Total 8.A 1520449059 5.620000%

 

8B1. Financial Instruments according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (a))

 

Type of financial
instrument
Expiration
date
Exercise/conversion
period
Number of voting rights
that may be acquired if
the instrument is
exercised/converted
% of voting
rights
American Depository Receipt     16153959 0.050000
Securities Lending     89573105 0.330000
Sub Total 8.B1   105727064 0.380000%

 

8B2. Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (b))

 

Type of
financial
instrument
Expiration date Exercise/conversion
period
Physical or
cash
settlement
Number of
voting rights
% of voting
rights
CFD     Cash 30878766 0.110000
ELN 03-Oct-2023   Cash 17417700 0.060000
ELN 27-Jul-2023   Cash 16070500 0.060000
Sub Total 8.B2   64366966 0.230000%

 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

 

  2. Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entities (please add additional rows as necessary)

 

Ultimate
controlling person
Name of
controlled
undertaking
% of voting
rights if it equals
or is higher than
the notifiable
threshold
% of voting rights
through financial
instruments if it equals
or is higher than the
notifiable threshold
Total of both if
it equals or is
higher than the
notifiable
threshold
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock HK Holdco Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock Lux Finco S.a.r.l.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock Japan Holdings GK      

 

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1) BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2) Trident Merger, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2) BlackRock Investment Management, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Cayman 1 LP      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Cayman West Bay Finco Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Cayman West Bay IV Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Finance Europe Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 3) BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 4) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 4) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 4) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 4) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 4) BlackRock Australia Holdco Pty. Ltd.      

 

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 4) BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 5) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 5) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 5) BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 5) BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 5) BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 5) BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 6) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 6) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 6) BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 6) BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 6) BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 6) BlackRock Fund Advisors      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 7) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 7) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 8) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 8) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 8) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 8) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      

 

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 8) BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 8) BlackRock HK Holdco Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 8) BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock Cayman 1 LP      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock Cayman West Bay Finco Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock Cayman West Bay IV Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock Finance Europe Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 9) BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      

 

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Canada Holdings LP      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Canada Holdings ULC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 10) BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 11) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 11) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 11) BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 11) BlackRock Advisors, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Cayman 1 LP      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Cayman West Bay Finco Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Cayman West Bay IV Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Finance Europe Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 12) BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      

 

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 13) BlackRock (Singapore) Limited      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 14) Trident Merger, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 14) BlackRock Investment Management, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 14) Amethyst Intermediate, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 14) Aperio Holdings, LLC      
BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 14) Aperio Group, LLC      

 

10. In case of proxy voting

 

Name of the proxy holder

   

 

The number and % of voting rights held

   

 

The date until which the voting rights will be held

   

 

11. Additional Information

 

 

BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting Team

 

Jana Blumenstein

 

020 7743 3650

 

12. Date of Completion

 

  27th July 2023

 

13. Place Of Completion

 

  12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL, U.K.

 

-ends-

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Investor Relations Media Relations
 
Investors.vodafone.com Vodafone.com/media/contact
ir@vodafone.co.uk GroupMedia@vodafone.com

 

Registered Office: Vodafone House, The Connection, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2FN, England. Registered in England No. 1833679

 

 

RNS Number: 6166H

Vodafone Group Plc

28 July 2023

 

VODAFONE GROUP PLC

(the "Company")

 

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OR PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED

 

Conditional Award of Shares

 

Conditional awards of shares were granted to the below participants on 27 July 2023 by the Company. The awards have been granted in accordance with the Vodafone Global Incentive Plan.  The vesting of these awards is conditional on continued employment with the Vodafone Group and on the satisfaction of performance conditions approved by the Remuneration Committee and will vest on 27 July 2026 unless otherwise stated. The adjusted free cash flow target range for the awards vesting is €9.0bn (threshold) to €11.0bn (maximum) whilst details of the relative total shareholder return and ESG targets can be found in the Company’s 2023 Annual Report available at vodafone.com/ar2023. The below tables set out the maximum number of shares granted and these will be reduced accordingly if the Company achieves less than maximum performance.

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Margherita Della Valle 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Group Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on Group performance. 
c) Price(s) and volume(s)  

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 8,061,395  
           

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 8,061,395 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 6,249,999.54 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Aldo Bisio 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Italy Chief Executive Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on Group performance. 

 

c) Price(s) and volume(s)  

 

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 3,533,703  
           

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 3,533,703 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 2,739,679.94 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Maaike de Bie 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Group General Counsel and Company Secretary 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on Group performance. 

c) Price(s) and volume(s)  
      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 2,579,646  
           

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 2,579,646 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 1,999,999.54 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Ahmed Essam  
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone UK Chief Executive Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on Group performance. 

c) Price(s) and volume(s)  
      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 3,188,443  
           

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 3,188,443 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 2,471,999.86 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Shameel Joosub 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodacom Group Chief Executive Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 

 

a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on Group performance. 
c) Price(s) and volume(s)  
      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 783,046  
           
d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 783,046 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 607,095.56 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Scott Petty 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Group Chief Technology Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    

 

b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on Group performance. 
c) Price(s) and volume(s)  
      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 2,579,646  
           
d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 2,579,646 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 1,999,999.54 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Joakim Reiter 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Group External and Corporate Affairs Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on Group performance. 
c) Price(s) and volume(s)  
    Price(s) Volume(s)  
    GBP 0.7753 2,579,646  
           

 

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 2,579,646 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 1,999,999,54 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Alberto Ripepi 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Group Chief Network Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on Group performance. 
c) Price(s) and volume(s)  
      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 2,429,420  
           
d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 2,429,420 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 1,883,529.33 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Philippe Rogge 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Germany Chief Executive Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on Group performance. 
c) Price(s) and volume(s)

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 3,754,559  
           

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 3,754,559 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 2,910,909.59 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Serpil Timuray 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Chief Executive Officer Europe Cluster 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on Group performance. 
c) Price(s) and volume(s)

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 3,353,540  
           

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 3,353,540 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 2,599,999.56 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Leanne Wood 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Group Chief Human Resources Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on Group performance. 
c) Price(s) and volume(s)

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 2,922,739  
           

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 2,922,739 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 2,265,999.55 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

A conditional award of shares was granted to the below participant on 27 July 2023 by the Company. The award has been granted in accordance with the Vodafone Global Incentive Plan and is subject to the same conditions as the July 2022 award made to other members of the Executive Committee. The below table sets out the maximum number of shares granted and these will be reduced accordingly if the Company achieves less than maximum performance.

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Maaike de Bie 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Group General Counsel and Company Secretary 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on Group performance. 
c) Price(s) and volume(s)

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 2,179,130  
           

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 2,179,130 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 1,689,479.49 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

A conditional award of shares was granted to the below participant on 27 July 2023 by the Company. The award has been granted in accordance with the Vodafone Global Incentive Plan.  The vesting of this award is conditional on continued employment with the Vodafone Group and will vest on 27 July 2025. The award also attracts dividend equivalent awards.

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Maaike de Bie 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Group General Counsel and Company Secretary 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, subject to continued employment. 
c) Price(s) and volume(s)

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 386,946  
           

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 386,946 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 299,999.23 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

A conditional award of shares was granted to the below participant on 27 July 2023 by the Company. The award has been granted in accordance with the Vodafone Global Incentive Plan. The vesting of the award is conditional on continued employment with Vodafone Germany and on the satisfaction of local performance conditions approved by the Remuneration Committee and will vest on 27 July 2025. The below table sets out the maximum number of shares granted and these will be reduced accordingly if less than maximum performance is achieved. The award also attracts dividend equivalent awards.

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Philippe Rogge 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Germany Chief Executive Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Grant of nil cost conditional award of shares under the Global Incentive Plan, based on local market performance. 
c) Price(s) and volume(s)

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7753 1,877,279  
           

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 1,877,279 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 1,455,454.41 

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  Outside a trading venue 

 

Acquisition of shares

 

The below individuals acquired shares under the Vodafone Global Incentive Plan. The vesting of the share awards was conditional on continued employment with the Vodafone Group.

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Scott Petty 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Group Chief Technology Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction 

Vesting of retention shares as part of the Global Long Term Retention (GLTR) plan for Senior Leadership Team members.

Sale of shares to satisfy tax withholding obligations.

c) Price(s) and volume(s)

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP nil 115,800  
      GBP 0.765544 54,564  
           

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume of shares acquired: 115,800 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price of shares acquired: GBP nil

 

Aggregated volume of shares sold: 54,564 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price of shares sold: GBP 41,771.14

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  London Stock Exchange (XLON) 

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Alberto Ripepi 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Group Chief Network Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
c)  Price(s) and volume(s) 

Vesting of retention shares as part of the Global Long Term Retention (GLTR) plan for Senior Leadership Team members.

Sale of shares to satisfy tax withholding obligations.

     

d) Aggregated information: volume, Price   Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP nil 132,512  
      GBP 0.765544 54,583  
           

e)  Date of the transaction 

Aggregated volume of shares acquired: 132,512 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price of shares acquired: GBP nil

 

Aggregated volume of shares sold: 54,583 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price of shares sold: GBP 41,785.69

f)  Place of the transaction  2023-07-27 

 

Purchase of Shares

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated 
a)  Name  Philippe Rogge 
Reason for the notification 
a)  Position/status  Vodafone Germany Chief Executive Officer 
b)  Initial notification/ Amendment  Initial notification  
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
a)  Name  Vodafone Group Plc 
b)  LEI  213800TB53ELEUKM7Q61 
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 and identification code  Ordinary shares of US$0.20 20/21 each in Vodafone Group Plc (ISIN: GB00BH4HKS39)    
b)  Nature of the transaction  Purchase of shares.
c) Price(s) and volume(s)

      Price(s) Volume(s)  
      GBP 0.7674 65,823  
           

d)  Aggregated information:  volume, Price 

Aggregated volume: 65,823 Ordinary shares

Aggregated price: GBP 50,512.57

e)  Date of the transaction  2023-07-27 
f)  Place of the transaction  London Stock Exchange (XLON) 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorised.

 

  VODAFONE GROUP 
  PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY 
  (Registrant)
 
Dated: 2 August 2023 By: /s/ M D B 
  Name: Maaike de Bie 
  Title: Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

 


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