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Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Empyrean Energy PLC

Grant of Options and PDMR Notification

RNS Number : 3287D
Empyrean Energy PLC
30 January 2018
 

This announcement contains inside information

 

Empyrean Energy PLC / Index: AIM / Epic: EME / Sector: Oil & Gas

30 January 2018

Empyrean Energy PLC

 

Grant of Options and PDMR Notification

 

Empyrean Energy plc (EME: AIM) ("Empyrean" or the "Company"), the oil and gas development company with interests in China, Indonesia and the United States, advises that, on 30 January 2018, the board resolved to issue incentive options in respect of 2,500,000 Ordinary Shares of 0.2 pence in the Company (the "Ordinary Shares") to the Company Secretary, Mr Jonathan Whyte (the "Options").

 

The Options have been granted as part of the Company's strategy to retain and incentivise directors and management of the Company.  The Options will not vest to Mr Whyte for a period of 12 months from their issue date and will expire on 30 January 2021.

 

The exercise price of the Options is £0.17 per Ordinary Share, which represents an approximate 40% premium to the volume weighted average price of the Ordinary Shares for the thirty days prior to the date of grant and an approximate 39% premium to the closing price of the Ordinary Shares at the close of business on 29 January 2018.

**ENDS**

 

For further information:

Empyrean Energy plc


Tom Kelly

Tel: +61 8 9380 9920



Cenkos Securities plc


Neil McDonald

Tel: +44 (0) 131 220 9771

Beth McKiernan

Tel: +44 (0) 131 220 9778



St Brides Partners Ltd


Lottie Wadham

Olivia Vita

 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7236 1177

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7236 1177

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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:

Jonathan Whyte - Keyport Investments Pty Ltd

2

Reason for the Notification

a)

Position/Status:

Company Secretary

b)

Initial notification/ Amendment:

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name:

Empyrean Energy Plc

b)

LEI:

213800ZRH1WBHEWDFA57

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:

Options over ordinary shares of 0.2p each ("Ordinary Shares")

GB00B09G2351

b)

Nature of the transaction:

Grant of 2,500,000 Options over Ordinary Shares with an expiry date of 30 January 2021.

c)

Price(s) and Volume(s):

Exercise Price(s)

Volume(s)

£0.17

2,500,000

d)

Aggregated Information:

- Aggregated Volume

- Price

N/A (Single transaction)

e)

Date of the Transaction:

30 January 2018

f)

Place of the Transaction:

London Stock Exchange, AIM (LON:EME)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                  


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