FORM 6-K

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington D.C. 20549

 

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN ISSUER

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16

under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of December 2017

Commission File Number 1-32575

 

 

Royal Dutch Shell plc

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

30, Carel van Bylandtlaan, 2596 HR The Hague

The Netherlands

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

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Indicate by check mark whether by furnishing the information contained in this Form, the registrant is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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If “Yes” is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-            

 

 

 


The following is the text of an announcement released to the London Stock Exchange by Royal Dutch Shell plc on December 27, 2017

NOTIFICATION AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE EU MARKET ABUSE REGULATION OF TRANSACTIONS BY PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

December 27, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell plc (the “Company”) has been notified that following the payment of the interim dividend on December 20, 2017 in respect of the third quarter of 2017, the following Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities (“PDMRs”) acquired dividend shares in respect of shares previously vested under employee share plans and held in a Vested Share Account (“VSA”).

 

PDMR

   Date Acquired    Share
Type
   Number of
dividend shares
acquired
     Purchase price
per Share

Ben van Beurden

   20 December 2017    RDSA      24.49      EUR 27.64

John Abbott

   20 December 2017    RDSB      1,194.36      GBP 24.31

Harry Brekelmans

   20 December 2017    RDSA      726.13      EUR 27.64

Andrew Brown

   20 December 2017    RDSB      1,370.58      GBP 24.31

Ronan Cassidy

   20 December 2017    RDSB      511.44      GBP 24.31

Donny Ching

   20 December 2017    RDSA      596.54      EUR 27.64

The Notification of Dealing Form for each PDMR can be found below.

This notification is made in accordance with Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

Mark Edwards

Deputy Company Secretary

ENQUIRIES

Shell Media Relations

International, UK, European Press: +44 20 7934 5550

Shell Investor Relations

United States: +1 832 337 2034

LEI number of Royal Dutch Shell plc: 21380068P1DRHMJ8KU70

Classification: Additional regulated information required to be disclosed under the laws of a Member State.


1. Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
First Name(s)    Ben
Last Name(s)    van Beurden
2. Reason for the notification   
Position/status    Chief Executive Officer
Initial notification/ amendment    Initial notification
3. Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
Full name of the entity    Royal Dutch Shell plc
Legal Entity Identifier code    21380068P1DRHMJ8KU70
4. Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
Description of the financial instrument    A ordinary shares of €0.07 each
Identification Code    GB00B03MLX29
Nature of the transaction    Dividend shares in respect of shares previously vested under employee share plans and held in a Vested Share Account
Currency    EUR
Price    27.64
Volume    24.49
Total    676.90
Aggregated information   
Volume    24.49
Price    27.64
Total    676.90
Date of transaction    20/12/2017
Place of transaction    Amsterdam


1. Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

First Name(s)

   John

Last Name(s)

   Abbott

2. Reason for the notification

  

Position/status

   Downstream Director

Initial notification/ amendment

   Initial notification
3. Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
Full name of the entity    Royal Dutch Shell plc

Legal Entity Identifier code

   21380068P1DRHMJ8KU70
4. Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
Description of the financial instrument    B ordinary shares of €0.07 each

Identification Code

   GB00B03MM408

Nature of the transaction

   Dividend shares in respect of shares previously vested under employee share plans and held in a Vested Share Account

Currency

   GBP

Price

   24.31

Volume

   1,194.36

Total

   29,034.89

Aggregated information

  

Volume

   1,194.36

Price

   24.31

Total

   29,034.89

Date of transaction

   20/12/2017

Place of transaction

   London


1. Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
First Name(s)    Harry
Last Name(s)    Brekelmans
2. Reason for the notification   
Position/status    Projects & Technology Director
Initial notification/ amendment    Initial notification
3. Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
Full name of the entity    Royal Dutch Shell plc
Legal Entity Identifier code    21380068P1DRHMJ8KU70
4. Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
Description of the financial instrument    A ordinary shares of €0.07 each
Identification Code    GB00B03MLX29
Nature of the transaction    Dividend shares in respect of shares previously vested under employee share plans and held in a Vested Share Account
Currency    EUR
Price    27.64
Volume    726.13
Total    20,070.23
Aggregated information   
Volume    726.13
Price    27.64
Total    20,070.23
Date of transaction    20/12/2017
Place of transaction    Amsterdam


1. Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

First Name(s)

   Andrew

Last Name(s)

   Brown

2. Reason for the notification

  

Position/status

   Upstream Director

Initial notification/ amendment

   Initial notification
3. Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

Full name of the entity

   Royal Dutch Shell plc

Legal Entity Identifier code

   21380068P1DRHMJ8KU70
4. Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
Description of the financial instrument    B ordinary shares of €0.07 each

Identification Code

   GB00B03MM408

Nature of the transaction

   Dividend shares in respect of shares previously vested under employee share plans and held in a Vested Share Account

Currency

   GBP

Price

   24.31

Volume

   1,370.58

Total

   33,318.80

Aggregated information

  

Volume

   1,370.58

Price

   24.31

Total

   33,318.80

Date of transaction

   20/12/2017

Place of transaction

   London


1. Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

First Name(s)

  Ronan

Last Name(s)

  Cassidy

2. Reason for the notification

 

Position/status

  Chief Human Resources & Corporate Officer

Initial notification/ amendment

  Initial notification
3. Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

Full name of the entity

  Royal Dutch Shell plc

Legal Entity Identifier code

  21380068P1DRHMJ8KU70
4. Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

Description of the financial

instrument

  B ordinary shares of €0.07 each

Identification Code

  GB00B03MM408

Nature of the transaction

  Dividend shares in respect of shares previously vested under employee share plans and held in a Vested Share Account

Currency

  GBP

Price

  24.31

Volume

  511.44

Total

  12,433.11

Aggregated information

 

Volume

  511.44

Price

  24.31

Total

  12,433.11

Date of transaction

  20/12/2017

Place of transaction

  London


1. Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

First Name(s)

   Donny

Last Name(s)

   Ching

2. Reason for the notification

Position/status

   Legal Director

Initial notification/ amendment

   Initial notification

3. Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

Full name of the entity

   Royal Dutch Shell plc

Legal Entity Identifier code

   21380068P1DRHMJ8KU70

4. Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

Description of the financial

instrument

   A ordinary shares of €0.07 each

Identification Code

   GB00B03MLX29

Nature of the transaction

   Dividend shares in respect of shares previously vested under employee share plans and held in a Vested Share Account

Currency

   EUR

Price

   27.64

Volume

   596.54

Total

   16,488.37

Aggregated information

Volume

Price

Total

  

596.54

27.64

16,488.37

Date of transaction

   20/12/2017

Place of transaction

   Amsterdam


This Report on Form 6-K is incorporated by reference into:

a) the Registration Statement on Form F-3 of Royal Dutch Shell plc and Shell International Finance B.V. (Registration Numbers 333-199736 and 333-199736-01); and

b) the Registration Statements on Forms S-8 of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Registration Numbers 333-126715, 333-141397, 333-171206, 333-192821, 333-200953 and 333-215273).


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

Royal Dutch Shell plc
(Registrant)  
By:  

M Edwards

Name:   M Edwards
Title:   Deputy Company Secretary

Date: December 27, 2017