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Westminster Group PLC

15 May 2020

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONTAINS INSIDE INFORMATION FOR THE PURPOSES OF ARTICLE 7 OF EU REGULATION 596/2014

Westminster Group Plc

('Westminster' or the 'Company')

Purchase of Shares by Directors

Westminster Group Plc (AIM: WSG), a leading supplier of managed services and technology-based security solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been notified that the following Directors purchased in aggregate 310,000 shares of 10 pence each in the Company ('Ordinary Shares'):

 
    Director            Title            Number of         Aggregate     Total Ordinary    % of issued 
       Name                            Ordinary Shares     price paid     Shares owned     share capital 
                                          purchased       per Ordinary                      of Company 
                                          on 14 May          Share 
                                            2020 
                   Chief Executive 
  Peter Fowler          Officer            40,000           10.26p         6,501,794          4.077% 
                  -----------------  -----------------  --------------  ---------------  --------------- 
     Charles        Non-Executive 
     Cattaneo          Director           120,000           10.40p          250,000           0.157% 
                  -----------------  -----------------  --------------  ---------------  --------------- 
  Lady Patricia 
  Lewis ("Patsy     Non-Executive 
     Baker")           Director           150,000            9.76p          250,000           0.157% 
                  -----------------  -----------------  --------------  ---------------  --------------- 
 

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

 
 1.    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
        / person closely associated 
 a)    Names                                   a) Peter Fowler, Chief Executive 
                                                Officer 
                                                b) Charles Cattaneo, Non-Executive 
                                                Director 
                                                c) Lady Patricia Lewis, Non-Executive 
                                                Director 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 2.    Reason for the Notification 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                    See 1(a) - classified as PDMRs 
                                           of the Company 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification/ Amendment    Initial Notification 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 3.    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                               Westminster Group Plc 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                213800LU5SW6Q8RDVQ64 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 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       Ordinary shares of 10 pence 
        instrument, type of instrument     each 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
       Identification code                GB00B1XLC220 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 b)    Nature of the transaction          Acquisition of Ordinary Shares 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s)                        a) Price: 10.26p 
                                                      Volume: 40,000 
                                                      b) Price: 10.40p 
                                                      Volume: 120,000 
                                                      c) Price: 9.76p 
                                                      Volume: 150,000 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 d)    Aggregated information:             310,000 
   -- Aggregated volume                     10.07p 
   -- Price 
 --------------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 e)    Date of the transaction             14 May 2020 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction            AIM 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------------- 
 

For further information please contact:

 
Westminster Group Plc                    Media enquiries via Walbrook 
                                          PR 
Rt. Hon. Sir Tony Baldry - Chairman 
Peter Fowler - Chief Executive Officer 
Mark Hughes - Chief Financial Officer 
 
S. P. Angel Corporate Finance LLP 
 (NOMAD & Broker) 
Stuart Gledhill                          020 3470 0470 
Caroline Rowe 
 
Walbrook (Investor Relations) 
Tom Cooper                               020 7933 8780 
Paul Vann                                0797 122 1972 
Nick Rome                                Westminster@walbrookpr.com 
 

Notes:

Westminster Group plc is a specialist security and services group operating worldwide via an extensive international network of agents and offices in over 50 countries.

Westminster's principal activity is the design, supply and ongoing support of advanced technology security solutions, encompassing a wide range of surveillance, detection (including Fever Detection), tracking and interception technologies and the provision of long-term managed services contracts such as the management and running of complete security services and solutions in airports, ports and other such facilities together with the provision of manpower, consultancy and training services. The majority of its customer base, by value, comprises governments and government agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGO's) and blue-chip commercial organisations.

The Westminster Group Foundation was formed in 2014 as an initiative of Westminster Group plc. during the West African Ebola Crisis.

The Foundation's goal is to support the communities in which the Group operates by working with local partners and other established charities to provide goods or services for the relief of poverty and the advancement of education and healthcare particularly in the developing world.

The Westminster Group Foundation is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, CIO, registered with the Charities Commission number 1158653.

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