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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
 
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934
 
November 16, 2020 
 
Commission File Number 001-14978
SMITH & NEPHEW plc
(Registrant's name)
 
Building 5, Croxley Park,
Hatters Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 8YE,
England
 
(Address of registrant's principal executive offices)
 
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SMITH & NEPHEW PLC
 
16 November 2020
 
NOTIFICATION AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE EU MARKET ABUSE REGULATION OF TRANSACTIONS BY PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM.
 
Today, Smith+Nephew was notified that on 13 November 2020, the following awards of US$0.20 ordinary shares (the "Shares") in Smith & Nephew plc (the "Company") vested under the Smith & Nephew Global Share Plan 2010.
 
1.       VESTING ON 13 NOVEMBER 2020 OF CONDITIONAL SHARE AWARDS MADE UNDER THE GLOBAL SHARE PLAN 2010: 
 
The awards were granted under the Global Share Plan 2010 on 13 November 2017 to vest on 13 November 2020. A number of Shares were sold to cover taxation obligations arising on the vesting of the awards.
 
The following relates to all individuals included in the below notification:
 
Reason for the notification
 
Initial notification /Amendment
Initial notification
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
 
Name
Smith & Nephew plc
 
LEI
213800ZTMDN8S67S1H61
 
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
 
Smith & Nephew plc ordinary shares of USD 0.20 each
 
Identification code
ISIN: GB0009223206
 
Nature of the transaction
Vesting of a Conditional Share Award granted on 13 November 2017 under the Smith & Nephew Global Share Plan 2010.
 
Date of Transaction
2020 - 11 - 13
 
Place of Transaction
London Stock Exchange (XLON)
 
 
Name
 
Director / PDMR
 
Price (£)
 
Volume
 
Aggregated information
 
Total Ordinary Share Holding following the transaction *
Total Ordinary Share Holding as a % of the Company's ISC following the transaction *
 
Phil Cowdy
 
PDMR
14.7085
 
 
18,673 (of which 8,808 were sold and 9,865 retained)
 
N/A Single Transaction
 
40,913.19975 ordinary shares
 
0.00462%
 
 
Elga Lohler
 
PDMR
14.7085
 
 
21,710 (of which 8,573 were sold and 13,137 retained)
 
N/A Single Transaction
 
89,355.00000 ordinary shares
 
0.01010%
 
 
Vasant Padmanabhan
 
PDMR
14.7085
 
 
25,673 (of which 7,536 were sold and 18,137 retained)
 
N/A Single Transaction
 
45,289.00000 ordinary shares
 
0.00512%
 
 
 
* including those held by Persons Closely Associated with the Director/PDMR. All figures in these columns are stated to 5 decimal places where applicable.
 
 
2.       PARTIAL VESTING ON 13 NOVEMBER 2020 OF A CONDITIONAL SHARE AWARD MADE UNDER THE GLOBAL SHARE PLAN 2010:
 
The award was granted under the Global Share Plan 2010 on 13 November 2018. One third of the shares vested on 13 November 2019, a further third vested on 13 November 2020 and the final third will vest on 13 November 2021. A number of Shares were sold to cover taxation obligations arising on the vesting of the awards.
 
The following relates to individuals included in the below notification:
 
Reason for the notification
 
Initial notification /Amendment
Initial notification
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
 
Name
Smith & Nephew plc
 
LEI
213800ZTMDN8S67S1H61
 
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
 
Smith & Nephew plc ordinary shares of USD 0.20 each
 
Identification code
ISIN: GB0009223206
 
Nature of the transaction
Partial vesting of a Conditional Share Award granted on 13 November 2018 under the Smith & Nephew Global Share Plan 2010.
 
Date of Transaction
2020 - 11 - 13
 
Place of Transaction
London Stock Exchange (XLON)
 
 
Name
 
Director / PDMR
 
Price (£)
 
Volume
 
Aggregated information
 
Total Ordinary Share Holding following the transaction *
Total Ordinary Share Holding as a % of the Company's ISC following the transaction *
 
Skip Kiil
 
PDMR
14.7085
 
 
18,345 (of which 6,251 were sold and 12,094 retained)
 
N/A Single Transaction
 
15,706.53744 ordinary shares
 
0.00178%
 
 
 
* including those held by Persons Closely Associated with the Director/PDMR. All figures in these columns are stated to 5 decimal places where applicable.
 
Vickie Reuben  
Deputy Company Secretary
Smith & Nephew plc
 
Tel:  +44 (0)1923 477410
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
 
 
Smith & Nephew Plc
(Registrant)
 
 
Date: November 16, 2020
 
 
By: /s/ Susan Swabey
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                                                                                                                              Susan Swabey
                                                                                                                      Company Secretary