Director/PDMR Shareholding
RNS Number : 7144P
20 October 2021

20 October 2021


The PRS REIT plc

("the Company" or "the PRS REIT")


Director/PDMR Shareholding


The PRS REIT, the closed-ended real estate investment trust that invests in high-quality, new build, family homes in the private rented sector ("PRS"), announces that it was notified on 20 October 2021 that Jim Prower, Non-executive Director of the Company, purchased 30,000 ordinary shares of £0.01 each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares").


As a result, Mr Prower's total interest in the Company is now 52,000 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.01 per cent of the total voting rights of the Company.


The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of UK MAR, provides further detail.

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



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated



Jim Prower


Reason for the notification



Non-Executive Director


Initial notification /Amendment

Initial Notification


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



The PRS REIT plc






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 



Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 Identification code

Ordinary shares of £0.01 each




Nature of the transaction

Purchase of Ordinary Shares



Price(s) and volume(s)


 Price(s) - pence






Aggregated information

Aggregated volume








Date of the transaction 

20 October 2021


Place of the transaction

Off Market


For further information, please contact:

The PRS REIT plc
Steve Smith, Non-executive Chairman


Tel: 020 3178 6378 (c/o KTZ Communications)

Sigma PRS Management Limited
Graham Barnet, Mike McGill


Tel: 0333 999 9926

Singer Capital Markets 
James Maxwell, Asha Chotai


Tel: 020 7496 3000


Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited

Chloe Ponsonby (Corporate Broking), Alex Collins (Corporate Finance)


Tel: 020 7886 2500

G10 Capital Limited (part of the IQEQ Group as AIFM)

Paul Turner 


Tel: 020 3745 2826

KTZ Communications

Katie Tzouliadis, Dan Mahoney




About The PRS REIT plc    

The PRS REIT plc is a closed-ended real estate investment trust established to invest in the Private Rented Sector ("PRS") and to provide shareholders with an attractive level of income together with the potential for capital and income growth. The Company is investing over £1bn in a portfolio of high quality homes for private rental across the regions, having raised a total of £0.56bn (gross) through its Initial Public Offering, on 31 May 2017 and subsequent fundraisings in February 2018 and September 2021. The UK Government's Homes England has supported the Company with direct investments. On 2 March 2021, the Company transferred its entire issued share capital to the premium listing segment of the Official List of the FCA and to the London Stock Exchange's premium segment of the Main Market. On 16 July 2021, the Company announced the completion of the 4,000th new rental home for its portfolio, which the Company believes is the largest build-to-rent single family rental portfolio in the UK.

LEI:  21380037Q91HU97WZX58

About Sigma Capital Group Limited (formerly Sigma Capital Group plc)

Sigma Capital Group Limited ("Sigma") is a PRS, residential development, and urban regeneration specialist, with offices in Edinburgh, Manchester and London. Sigma's principal focus is on the delivery of large scale housing schemes for the private rented sector. The Company has a well-established track record in assisting with property related regeneration projects in the public sector, acting as a bridge between the public and private sectors.

Sigma has created an unrivalled property platform, which sources sites and brings together construction resource to develop them, enabling Sigma to deliver an integrated solution to partners. As well as sourcing sites and managing all stages of the planning and development process, Sigma also manages the rental of completed homes through its award winning rental brand 'Simple Life'. The Company's subsidiary, Sigma PRS Management Limited, is Investment Adviser to The PRS REIT plc.

About Sigma PRS Management Limited

Sigma PRS Management Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sigma Capital Group Limited and is Investment Adviser to The PRS REIT plc. It sources investments and operationally manages the assets of The PRS REIT plc and advises the Alternative Investment Fund Manager ("AIFM") and The PRS REIT plc on a day-to-day basis in accordance with The PRS REIT plc's Investment Policy. The AIFM is G10 Capital Limited. Sigma PRS Management Ltd is an appointed representative of G10 Capital Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN:648953).

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