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Thursday 30 August, 2018

Rockhopper Exp plc

Director/PDMR Shareholding and Total Voting Rights

RNS Number : 3057Z
Rockhopper Exploration plc
30 August 2018
 

30 August 2018

Rockhopper Exploration plc

("Rockhopper" or the "Company")

 

Director/PDMR Shareholding and Total Voting Rights

 

Share Incentive Plan 

 

Rockhopper Exploration plc (AIM: RKH), the oil and gas exploration and production company with key interests in the North Falkland Basin and the Greater Mediterranean region, provides the following update regarding the Rockhopper Share Incentive Plan ("SIP"). The Directors named below have acquired a further interest in Ordinary Shares of 1 pence each in the Company as a result of their participation in the SIP in August 2018. The Partnership Shares were acquired using cash contributed by the Directors.

 

Director

Number of Partnership Shares acquired

Number of Matching Shares acquired

Price per Share

Date of Transaction

Samuel Moody

383

766

£0.3915

27 August 2018 

Stewart MacDonald

383

766

£0.3915

27 August 2018

 

Set out below is the information required by Article 19(3) of the EU Market Abuse Regulation No 596/2014 in relation to participation in the Company's SIP by Directors in their capacity as persons discharging managerial responsibilities (PDMRs) for the month of August 2018:

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

 Samuel Moody

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

Rockhopper Exploration plc

b)

LEI

213800IPXW6XRLVCL581

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

Ordinary Shares of 1 pence each

 

 

GB00BOFVQX23

b)

Nature of the transaction

Acquisition of Partnership and Matching Shares through the Company's Share Incentive Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Date of transaction: 27 August 2018

Price: £0.3915

Volume:

Partnership Shares: 383

Matching Shares: 766

d)

Aggregated information

 

Date of transaction: 27 August 2018

Aggregated volume: 1149

Price: £0.3915

e)

Date of the transaction

27 August 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

 Stewart MacDonald

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

Rockhopper Exploration plc

b)

LEI

213800IPXW6XRLVCL581

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

Ordinary Shares of 1 pence each

 

 

GB00BOFVQX23

b)

Nature of the transactions

Acquisition of Partnership and Matching Shares through the Company's Share Incentive Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Date of transaction: 27 August 2018

Price: £0.3915

Volume:

Partnership Shares: 383

Matching Shares: 766

d)

Aggregated information

 

Date of transaction: 27 August 2018

Aggregated volume: 1149

Price: £0.3915

e)

Date of the transactions

27 August 2018

f)

Place of the transactions

Outside a trading venue

 

 

Total Voting Rights

 

In respect of the month of August 2018, the Company has on 27 August 2018 issued 13,020 new ordinary shares as part of the Company's Share Incentive Plan ("SIP").

 

In conformity with the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Company confirms that, as at 30 August 2018, the issued ordinary share capital of the Company consisted of 457,419,675 shares with voting rights attached (one vote per ordinary share). 

 

The Company does not hold any shares in Treasury at the date of this disclosure. The issued share capital figure can be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which to determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

 

The issue of shares under the SIP has been made under the Company's existing block listing entitlements.

 

Enquiries:

 

Rockhopper Exploration plc

Jan Davies, Company Secretary

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7390 0230 (via Vigo Communications)

 

Canaccord Genuity Limited (NOMAD and Joint Broker)

Henry Fitzgerald-O'Connor

James Asensio

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7523 8000

 

Peel Hunt LLP (Joint Broker)

Richard Crichton

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7418 8900

 

Vigo Communications

Patrick d'Ancona

Ben Simons

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7390 0231

 

 

 

 


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