Director/PDMR Shareholding

25 November 2016

The Company has been notified that today Chris Holmes, Chairman of the Group and Sue Holmes, wife of Chris Holmes, each transferred 216,000 ordinary shares of 2.5 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") into a family trust. The beneficiaries of the trust are not defined as persons closely associated with Chris Holmes under the EU Market Abuse Regulations. Following the transfer Chris Holmes' interest in Ordinary Shares, is 798,000 equating to 0.87% of the Company's issued share capital.


1. Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
(a) Name Chris Holmes
2. Reason for the notification
(a) Position/status Non-Executive Chairman
(b) Initial notification/ Amendment Initial notification
3. Details of the issuer
(a) Name Carr's Group plc
(b) LEI 213800HTIKPQV98RA653
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 Ordinary shares of £0.025 each
(b) Identification code of the Financial Instrument GB00BRK01058
(c) Nature of the transaction Transfer of shares to a family trust
(d) Price(s) and volume(s) Price(s) Volume(s)
Nil consideration 432,000
(e) Aggregated information
- Aggregated volume
- Price
(f) Date of the transaction 2016-11-25
(g) Place of the transaction Outside trading venue



Carr's Group plc
Katie Wood (Company Secretary)
01228 554 600
Nick Dibden
020 7250 1446
[email protected]