3 May 2021
Issue of Performance Rights
Gentrack Group Limited (NZX/ASX: GTK) (Gentrack) advises that it has issued 227,745 Performance Rights (PRs) to senior managers for nil consideration under its Senior Management Long Term Incentive Scheme (Senior Management LTI Scheme).
Each PR issued for award under the Senior Management LTI Scheme gives the right to receive one Ordinary Share in Gentrack and the total PRs issued will be divided equally between Tranche 1 and Tranche 2 of the Senior Management LTI Scheme.
113, 873 PRs (50%) (Tranche 1) will vest subject to the holder continuing to be employed by Gentrack at the end of the associated vesting period. The associated vesting period for these PRs is the eighteen months to 31 March 2022.
113,872 PRs (50%) (Tranche 2) will vest subject to the holder continuing to be employed by Gentrack at the end of the associated vesting period and achievement of the Performance Hurdle. The associated vesting period for these PRs runs to the date of the release of the audited financial results for the year ending 30 September 2023 (expected to be late November 2023).
The Performance Hurdle for Tranche 2 is that 50% of the PRs will vest if the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in Earnings Per Share (EPS) of Gentrack Group from the Base EPS to the Final EPS, being that for the financial year to 30 September 2023 (adjusted to reverse the impact of intangible asset impairment), is 7%. The number of Performance Rights that vest increases linearly to 100% if EPS CAGR on the same basis is 12% or above. Base EPS is that for the financial year to 30 September 2020 (adjusted to reverse the impact of intangible asset impairment).
In connection with the issue, Gentrack advises the following details:
|(a) Class of security and ISIN:||Performance Rights- ISIN: N/A|
|(b) Number of Performance Rights issued:||227,745|
|(c) Issue Price:||NIL|
|(d) Payment in cash:||NIL|
|(e) Amount paid up:||N/A|
|(f) Principal terms||See text above|
|(g) Percentage of total class of securities:||12.69%|
|(h) Reason for issue:||Issued under the Senior Management LTI Scheme|
|(i) Specific authority for issue:||Directors’ Resolution, Shareholders’ Resolution|
|(j) Terms or details of issue:||Issued under the Senior Management LTI Scheme|
|(k) Total number of securities of the class after issue:||3,170,551|
|(l) Treasury Stock:||Not applicable|
|(m) Date of issue:||30 April 2021 (Grant Date 1 October 2020)|
Contact details regarding this announcement:
Jon Kershaw – Company Secretary
+64 9 966 6090
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