Director/PDMR shareholding

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The following share awards were granted 29 May 2019:
- 417,461 conditional nil cost share awards of 50p each to a total of ten employees under the STV Group plc Long-Term Incentive Plan (“LTIP”) which was approved by shareholders on 26 April 2018.
The awards were granted at a price of £3.63 per ordinary share (the closing share price on Tues 28 May 2019) and these ten employees included two executive directors as follows:-
Director Shares awarded 
Simon Pitts, Chief Executive Officer 113,223
Lindsay Dixon, Chief Financial Officer 63,567

This award will vest in three years time subject to the continued employment of the participants and the satisfaction of the undernoted performance conditions and will be released following a further holding period of two years from the vesting date.
Performance conditions      
  Weighting Threshold vesting (25% of max) Max vesting
Annualised growth in adjusted EPS from FY18 to FY21 50% 5% 9%
Non-broadcast operating profit in FY21 30% £8.0m £12.0m
TSR relative to the FTSE Small Cap Index 20% Median Upper quartile
Performance  period for each metric commences on 1/1/19 and ends on 31/12/21

Additionally, as previously announced on 11 December 2018, the final element of the buy-out of remuneration forfeited at his previous employer has been awarded to Simon Pitts.  Mr Pitts was awarded 57,020 shares and has sold 27,425 shares to cover the tax and NIC liability arising on this award.
Further enquiries:
Jane E A Tames
Company Secretary
STV Group plc
Tel: 0141 300 3074