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Destiny Pharma PLC (DEST)


Thursday 10 June, 2021

Destiny Pharma PLC

Director Dealing

RNS Number : 5504B
Destiny Pharma PLC
10 June 2021




Destiny Pharma plc


("Destiny Pharma" or the "Company")


Director Dealing



Destiny Pharma plc (AIM: DEST) a clinical stage innovative biotechnology company focused on the development of novel medicines that can prevent life threatening infections, announces that it was notified on 10 June 2021 that on that same day, Dr William Love, Chief Scientific Officer of the Company, sold 350,000 ordinary shares of 1 pence in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 120 pence.

Following the sale, Dr William Love's beneficial interest in the Company is 6,509,500 Ordinary Shares, representing 10.87 per cent. of the total issued share capital.  Dr Love confirms that he does not intend to sell any further Ordinary Shares for the foreseeable future, that is until 2023 at the earliest.



Destiny Pharma plc

+44 (0) 1273 704 440

Neil Clark, CEO
Shaun Claydon, CFO

finnCap Limited - Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker

+44 (0) 20 7220 0500

Geoff Nash / Kate Bannatyne (Corporate Finance)
Alice Lane (ECM)

WG Partners LLP - Joint Broker

+44 (0) 20 3705 9330

Nigel Barnes / Claes Spång / Nigel Birks

Optimum Strategic Communications

+44 (0) 203 174 1789

Mary Clark / Shabnam Bashir / Manel Mateus





About Destiny Pharma

Destiny Pharma is a clinical stage, innovative biotechnology company focused on the development of novel medicines that can prevent life-threatening infections. Its pipeline has novel microbiome-based biotherapeutics and XF drug clinical assets including NTCD-M3, a Phase 3 ready treatment for the prevention of C. difficile infection (CDI) recurrence which is the leading cause of hospital acquired infection in the US and also XF-73 nasal gel, which is in a Phase 2b clinical trial targeting the prevention of post-surgical Staphylococcal hospital including MRSA. It is also co-developing SPOR-COV, a novel, biotherapeutic product for the prevention of COVID-19 and other viral respiratory infections and has earlier grant funded XF research projects.


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This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 ("MAR"), and is disclosed in accordance with the company's obligations under Article 17 of MAR.


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



Dr William Love


Reason for the Notification



Chief Scientific Officer


Initial notification/Amendment

Initial Notification


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



Destiny Pharma 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

Ordinary shares of 1p each ("Ordinary Shares")

Identification code



Nature of the transaction

Sale of Ordinary Shares


Price(s) and volume(s)




120 pence



Aggregated information:

· Aggregated volume

· Price


See 4c) above


Date of the transaction

10 June 2021


Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM Market (XLON)




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