Transaction by a Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities

Regulatory News Service


16 December 2016 13:00


Transaction by a Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities
Disclosure under Articles 19(3) and 19(6) of the EU Market Abuse Regulation

On 16 December 2016, Pascal Soriot, a Director of the Company, notified us that, on 16 December 2016, he ceased to be beneficially interested in 59,951 AstraZeneca PLC Ordinary Shares of $0.25 each as a result of a gift of those shares to family members for nil consideration.

The attached notification, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, gives further detail.

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


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