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Cohort PLC
31 August 2016

31 August 2016

COHORT PLC (the "Company")

Director Share Options

Cohort plc (the "Company") wishes to notify the following changes in the interests of directors of the Company in ordinary shares of 10 pence in relation to share options.

On 29 August 2016 share options pursuant to the Cohort plc 2016 Savings Related Share Option Scheme (the "Scheme") were granted to directors of the Company as follows:


Number of shares under this option

Exercise Price (pence)

Total number of shares under option following grant

AS Thomis




SR Walther




The options are made pursuant to three year savings contracts.


For further information, please contact:

Cohort plc

0118 909 0390

Andrew Thomis, Chief Executive
Simon Walther, Finance Director

Investec Bank plc

020 7597 5970

Keith Anderson / Daniel Adams

MHP Communications Limited

020 3128 8100

Reg Hoare / Jamie Ricketts / Ollie Hoare



Cohort plc

Cohort is an independent technology group working primarily for defence (air, land and sea), wider government and industry clients, through five market-facing subsidiary companies:

MASS - a specialist systems house with a focus on electronic warfare operational support, cyber defence and secure information systems. Based in Cambridgeshire, MASS was acquired by Cohort in August 2006;

MCL - an expert in sourcing, design and integration of surveillance and other electronic systems, as well as field support and training for the UK MOD and other government agencies. Based in Surrey, MCL has been part of the Group since July 2014;

SCS - a defence technical advisory business, providing a range of services, including independent technical evaluation of military aircraft safety, and design and delivery of large and small scale military training exercises. Owned by Cohort since flotation in March 2006;

SEA - an advanced systems and software business operating in the defence (naval systems, simulation, training and technology research), transport and offshore energy market sectors. Acquired by Cohort in October 2007.

EID - a Portugal based supplier of advanced electronics, communications and command and control products and systems for the global defence market, in which Cohort acquired a majority stake in June 2016.

Cohort was admitted to London's Alternative Investment Market in March 2006. It has its headquarters in Berkshire and employs in total around 800 core staff there and at its other operating company sites in Bristol, Cambridgeshire, Devon, Lincolnshire, Somerset, Surrey, Scotland and Portugal.


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