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PDMR Share Dealing

December 5, 2012

Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces that it was notified today that on December 4, 2012, Tatjana May exercised options over 80,000 Shire plc ordinary shares of 5p each (“Shares”). These options were granted under the 2000 Executive Share Option Scheme. Ms May chose to use a net settled cashless exercise facility run by the Company.

This notification relates to disclosures made in accordance with 3.1.4(R)(1)(a) of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Number of Shares Exercise price Number of Shares received Number of Shares sold1 Average sale price
20,000 £12.57 6,110 3,614 £18.28351
60,000 £5.585 41,486 24,536 £18.28351


1 Shares sold to satisfy Ms May’s personal tax liabilities.

Tony Guthrie
Deputy Company Secretary


For further information please contact:

Investor Relations 
Eric Rojas
[email protected]
+1 781 482 0999

Sarah Elton-Farr
[email protected]
+44 1256 894157


Notes to editors

Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives.

Through our deep understanding of patients’ needs, we develop and provide healthcare in the areas of:

  • Behavioral Health and Gastro Intestinal conditions
  • Rare Diseases
  • Regenerative Medicine

as well as other symptomatic conditions treated by specialist physicians.

We aspire to imagine and lead the future of healthcare, creating value for patients, physicians, policymakers, payors and our shareholders.