GW Pharmaceuticals Plc
GW PHARMACEUTICALS PLC (Form: 6-K, Received: 10/19/2017 16:06:34)

 

United States

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

Form 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the Month of October, 2017

 

Commission File Number: 001-35892

 

 

GW PHARMACEUTICALS PLC

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

Sovereign House

Vision Park

Histon

Cambridge CB24 9BZ

United Kingdom

(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.

 

Form 20-F   x   Form 40-F   ¨

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):

 

Yes   ¨   No   ¨

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):

 

Yes   ¨   No   ¨

 

 

 

 

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

 

On October 19, 2017, GW Pharmaceuticals plc (the “Company”) announced details of the sale of American Depositary Shares representing ordinary shares of the Company by a personal pension whose beneficiaries are Dr Geoffrey Guy (the Company’s Chairman) and his wife. Details of the sale are set forth in Exhibit 99.1 hereto and are incorporated by reference herein. The information contained in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, unless expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

 

Exhibits

 

99.1       Notification and public disclosure dated October 19, 2017

 

 

 

 

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.

 

  GW Pharmaceuticals plc
     
  By: /s/ Adam George
  Name:   Adam George
  Title:   Company Secretary
     
Date: October 19, 2017    

 

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging

 

managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them 

 

1.          Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a.          Name Dr Geoffrey Guy
2.          Reason for the notification
a.          Position/status Chairman
b.         

Initial notification

 

/Amendment

 

Initial notification
3.          Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a.          Name GW Pharmaceuticals PLC
b.          LEI  
4.          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
a.         

Description of the

 

Financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

 

 

American Depositary Shares

  

ISIN: 36197T1034

 

b.          Nature of the transaction Sale of American Depositary shares by personal pension scheme of which Dr Geoffrey Guy and his wife are beneficiaries
c.          Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

 

 $111.36

Volume(s)

 

30,607

 

 


ADS’s sold

 
d.         

Aggregated information

 

· Aggregated volume

 

· Price

 

 

 

 

n/a

 

e.          Date of the transaction 13 October 2017
f.          Place of the transaction Nasdaq, New York
4.          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
a.         

Description of the

 

Financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

 

 

American Depositary Shares

  

ISIN: 36197T1034

 

b.          Nature of the transaction Sale of American Depositary Shares by personal pension scheme of which Dr Geoffrey Guy and his wife are beneficiaries
c.          Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

 

 $111.91

Volume(s)

 

1,246

 

 


ADS’s sold

 
d.         

Aggregated information

 

· Aggregated volume

 

· Price

 

 

 

 

n/a

 

e.          Date of the transaction 16 October 2017
f.          Place of the transaction Nasdaq, New York