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First Derivatives PLC
07 September 2016

7 September 2016

First Derivatives plc

("FD" or the "Company")


Issue of Equity from exercise of Share Options


FD (AIM: FDP.L, ESM: FDP.I) announces the issue and allotment of 111,000 new ordinary shares of 0.5p each in the Company (the "New Ordinary Shares") pursuant to the exercise of share options by certain employees.


Application has been made for the New Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM and ESM and it is expected that admission will take place on 14th September 2016. The New Ordinary Shares will rank pari passu with the existing shares of the Company. Following this allotment, the total issued share capital of the Company will increase to 24,642,639 ordinary shares.



For further information please contact:


First Derivatives plc

Brian Conlon, Chief Executive Officer

Graham Ferguson, Chief Financial Officer

Ian Mitchell, Head of Investor Relations


+44(0)28 3025 2242


Investec Bank plc

(Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Dominic Emery

Carlton Nelson

Sebastian Lawrence


+44 (0)20 7597 4000


Goodbody (ESM Adviser and Broker)

Linda Hickey

Finbarr Griffin


+353 1 667 0420


Walbrook PR

Paul Cornelius

Nick Rome

Helen Cresswell

Sam Allen


+44 (0)20 7933 8780



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