Kofax director earns over a million shares

A round-up of the biggest director deals today so far.

William Comfort, a Non-Executive Director of Kofax, a provider of capture driven process automation solutions, has received over a million shares in the company in exchange for the redemption of his interest in Conversion Capital Master.

Comfort received a consideration of just over 1.1m shares, valued at 264.775p each and at a total of £2.9m.

He now holds 16.1m ordinary shares, equal to 18.13% of the issued shared capital.

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Serco Group's Chief Executive, Christopher Hyman, has ditched £186,904-worth of shares in the outsourcing firm, selling just over half of those earned through a deferred bonus plan.

Hyman, who has been in the role since 2002, received 67,770 shares and sold 35,365 at 528.50p a pop.

In a similar sale, Andrew Jenner, Serco's Finance Director since for the past decade, sold 20,618 of the 39,511 shares he received, earning £108,966 after offloading them at the same price as Hyman.

Top Director Buys

Kofax (KFX)

Director name: Mr William T Comfort III

Amount purchased: 1,106,864 @ 264.88p

Value: £2,931,861

Valiant Petroleum (VPP)

Director name: Mr Kevin Lyon

Amount purchased: 20,000 @ 360.00p

Value: £72,000

Patagonia Gold (PGD)

Director name: Mr William (Bill) Humphries

Amount purchased: 300,000 @ 23.33p

Value: £69,990

Genel Energy (GENL)

Director name: Mr Mark Parris

Amount purchased: 10,368 @ 615.00p

Value: £63,763

Elektron Technology (EKT)

Director name: Mr Keith Anthony Daley

Amount purchased: 250,000 @ 17.00p

Value: £42,500

Ocado Group (OCDO)

Director name: Mrs Wendy Becker

Amount purchased: 23,668 @ 84.50p

Value: £19,999

Baltic Oil Terminals (BTC)

Director name: Mr Simon L Escott

Amount purchased: 90,000 @ 13.25p

Value: £11,925

Daisy Group (DAY)

Director name: Mr Matthew Riley

Amount purchased: 12,500 @ 90.00p

Value: £11,250

Henderson Group (HGG)

Director name: Mr Rupert L Pennant-Rea

Amount purchased: 11,018 @ 95.66p

Value: £10,540

Top Director Sells

Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings (RQIH)

Director name: Mr Ken Randall

Amount sold: 500,000 @ 100.00p

Value: £500,000

Serco Group (SRP)

Director name: Mr Christopher R Hyman

Amount sold: 35,365 @ 528.50p

Value: £186,904

Solid State (SSP)

Director name: Mr William Marsh

Amount sold: 50,000 @ 240.00p

Value: £120,000

Serco Group (SRP)

Director name: Mr Andrew Jenner

Amount sold: 20,618 @ 528.50p

Value: £108,966

Invensys (ISYS)

Director name: Ms Victoria Hull

Amount sold: 40,699 @ 213.81p

Value: £87,019

Invensys (ISYS)

Director name: Mr David Thomas

Amount sold: 13,424 @ 213.81p

Value: £28,702