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Draper Esprit PLC (GROW)

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Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Draper Esprit PLC

Dealings by PDMR

RNS Number : 5320U
Draper Esprit PLC
29 July 2020
 

DRAPER ESPRIT PLC

("Draper Esprit" or the "Company")

 

Dealings by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility ("PDMR")

 

Draper Esprit PLC (AIM: GROW, ESM: GRW), a leading venture capital firm investing in and developing high growth digital technology businesses, hereby notifies of the acquisition of ordinary shares of £0.01 each ("Ordinary Shares") in the Company on 29th July 2020 by directors Martin Davis, Chief Executive Officer, Ben Wilkinson, Chief Financial Officer and Stuart Chapman, Chief Portfolio Officer.

 

Martin Davis has acquired 2,132 Ordinary Shares at a price of 522 pence per share. Mr Davis's resultant interest following this purchase is now 2,132 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.002 per cent of the Company's issued share capital. Ben Wilkinson has acquired 2,871 Ordinary Shares at a price of 521 pence per share. Mr Wilkinson's resultant interest following this purchase is now 8,475 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.007 per cent of the Company's issued share capital. Stuart Chapman has acquired 2,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 520 pence per share. Mr Chapman's resultant interest following this purchase is now 1,346,306 Ordinary Shares, representing 1.132 per cent of the Company's issued share capital.

 

Following these dealings the PDMRs will have the following Ordinary Shares in the Company:

 

 

 

Ordinary Shares Acquired

Resulting Position (Ordinary Share s)

Resulting Position (% of Issued Share Capital)

Martin Davis

2,132

2,132

0.002%

Ben Wilkinson

2,871

8,475

0.007%

Stuart Chapman

2,000

1,346,306

1.132%

 

The notification set out in the Annex below, which was made in accordance with the requirements of Article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation, provides further details of such acquisition.

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Martin Davis 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Chief Executive Officer

b)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Draper Esprit PLC

b)

LEI

213800IPCR3SAYJWSW10

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of financial instrument,

type of instrument

Ordinary shares of £0.01 each

 

Identification Code

GB00BY7QYJ50

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of Shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

2,132 Shares at 522 pence per Share

d)

Aggregated information

-  Aggregated volume

-  Price

 

 

e)

Date of the transaction

29th July 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Ben Wilkinson 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Draper Esprit PLC

b)

LEI

213800IPCR3SAYJWSW10

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of financial instrument,

type of instrument

Ordinary shares of £0.01 each

 

Identification Code

GB00BY7QYJ50

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of Shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

2,871 Shares at 521 pence per Share

d)

Aggregated information

-  Aggregated volume

-  Price

 

 

e)

Date of the transaction

29th July 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Stuart Chapman 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

Chief Portfolio Officer

b)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Draper Esprit PLC

b)

LEI

213800IPCR3SAYJWSW10

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of financial instrument,

type of instrument

Ordinary shares of £0.01 each

 

Identification Code

GB00BY7QYJ50

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of Shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

2,000 Shares at 520 pence per Share

d)

Aggregated information

-  Aggregated volume

-  Price

 

 

e)

Date of the transaction

29th July 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

 

 

Enquiries

Draper Esprit plc

Martin Davis (Chief Executive Officer)

Ben Wilkinson (Chief Financial Officer)  

+44 (0)20 7931 8800

Numis Securities

Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker

Richard Thomas

Jamie Loughborough

+44 (0)20 7260 1000

Goodbody Stockbrokers

Euronext Growth Adviser & Joint Broker

Don Harrington

Charlotte Craigie

Dearbhla Gallagher

+44 (0) 20 3841 6202

Powerscourt

Public relations

James White

Elly Williamson

Jessica Hodgson

 

 

+44 (0)20 7250 1446

 

 


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