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Friday 01 November, 2019

Science Group PLC

Treasury shares issued & PDMR dealing

RNS Number : 8518R
Science Group PLC
01 November 2019
 

 

 

1 November 2019

 

Science Group plc

(the "Company" or "Science Group")

 

Treasury shares issued and PDMR dealing

 

Science Group plc (AIM:SAG) announces that on 31 October 2019 the Company issued 395,724 treasury shares at an average price of 5.31 pence per share in settlement of the exercise of share options.  As part of this transaction:

 

·     Rebecca Archer, Director, acquired 50,000 ordinary shares in the Company at a price of 1 pence per share.  On the same day, Rebecca Archer subsequently disposed of 45,000 ordinary shares in the Company at a price of 195 pence per share.

·     Sarah Cole, PDMR, acquired 50,000 ordinary shares in the Company at a price of 1 pence per share.  On the same day, Sarah Cole subsequently disposed of 45,000 ordinary shares in the Company at a price of 195 pence per share.

 

The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares) immediately following this announcement is 41,616,040.  The Company holds 445,995 shares in treasury.

 

As a result of these transactions, the following directors' shareholdings as a percentage of the total issued share capital of the Company (excluding those shares held in treasury) have changed as follows:

 


No. of shares held

% holding of ISC (exc treasury)

Martyn Ratcliffe

13,412,906

32.23%

David Courtley

375,000

0.90%

Rebecca Archer

65,000

0.16%

Daniel Edwards

74,000

0.18%

 

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: Rebecca Archer

1.      

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status: Finance Director

b)

Initial notification/Amendment:  Initial notification

2.      

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

a)

Name: Science Group plc

b)

LEI: 2138009OJQT79BDB3E93

3.      

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: Ordinary shares of 1p each.

Identification code: GB00B39GTJ17

b)

Nature of the transaction: Acquisition of shares following exercise of share options

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

1p

50,000

d)

Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume: 50,000

·      Price: £500

e)

Date of the transaction:  2019-10-31

f)

Place of the transaction: AIMX

 

1.      

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name: Rebecca Archer

2.      

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status: Finance Director

b)

Initial notification/Amendment:  Initial notification

3.      

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

a)

Name: Science Group plc

b)

LEI: 2138009OJQT79BDB3E93

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: Ordinary shares of 1p each.

Identification code: GB00B39GTJ17

b)

Nature of the transaction: Disposal of shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

195p

45,000

d)

Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume: 45,000

·      Price: £87,750

e)

Date of the transaction:  2019-10-31

f)

Place of the transaction: AIMX

 

1.      

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name: Sarah Cole

2.      

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status: Group Legal Counsel & 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: Science Group plc

b)

LEI: 2138009OJQT79BDB3E93

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: Ordinary shares of 1p each.

Identification code: GB00B39GTJ17

b)

Nature of the transaction: Acquisition of shares following exercise of share options

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

1p

50,000

d)

Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume: 50,000

·      Price: £500

e)

Date of the transaction:  2019-10-31

f)

Place of the transaction: AIMX

 

1.      

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name: Sarah Cole

2.      

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status: Group Legal Counsel & 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: Science Group plc

b)

LEI: 2138009OJQT79BDB3E93

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: Ordinary shares of 1p each.

Identification code: GB00B39GTJ17

b)

Nature of the transaction: Disposal of shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s)

Volume(s)

195p

45,000

d)

Aggregated information:

·      Aggregated volume: 45,000

·      Price: £87,750

e)

Date of the transaction:  2019-10-31

f)

Place of the transaction: AIMX

 

- Ends -

 

For further information:

 

Science Group plc


Sarah Cole, Company Secretary

Tel: +44 (0) 1223 875 200

 

Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited


Nominated Adviser: Dominic Morley/Alina Vaskina

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7886 2500

Corporate Broking: Erik Anderson


 


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