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IQE plc

("IQE" or the "Company")

Total Voting Rights and Block Admission Return

31 August 2016

In accordance with DTR 5.6.1 of the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules we would like to notify the market of the following:

The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue as at 31 August 2016 is 673,186,333. All of these Ordinary Shares carry voting rights of one vote per Ordinary Share. There are no Ordinary Shares held in treasury and so the total number of voting rights in the Company is currently 673,186,333.

The  above  figures  may  be  used  by  shareholders  as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

The Ordinary Shares referred to above are the ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company.

The company is also providing an update to its block admission filed on 03 December 2015.

Name of company: IQE plc
Name of scheme: All employee share option scheme
Period of return: From 3 December 2015 to 31 August 2016
Number of ordinary 1 pence shares in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") not issued under scheme at the end of the last period: 8,269,595
Number of Ordinary Shares issued under scheme during period: 2,002,180
Number of Ordinary Shares cancelled under the scheme during period: Nil
Balance of Ordinary Shares under scheme not yet issued at end of period: 6,267,415
Number and class of Ordinary Shares originally admitted under scheme and the date of admission 1,000,000 Ordinary Shares (4 Dec 2009)

2,000,000 Ordinary Shares (11 Oct 2010)

5,000,000 Ordinary Shares (8 Nov 2010)

8,000,000 Ordinary Shares (5 Apr 2011)

6,000,000 Ordinary Shares (16 May 2012)

16,000,000 Ordinary shares (19 Jun 2012)

8,000,000 Ordinary shares (12 Aug 2014)

8,000,000 Ordinary shares (3 Dec 2015)



IQE plc                                                                                                 +44 (0) 29 2083 9400
Phil Rasmussen
Chris Meadows

Canaccord Genuity                                                                              + 44 (0) 20 7523 8000
Simon Bridges
Cameron Duncan

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