Source - RNS
RNS Number : 2282L
FAIRFX Group PLC
29 September 2016
 

 

 

 

FairFX Group plc

("FairFX" or "the Group" or "the Company")

 

Grant of Options and Director/PDMR Dealings

 

 

FairFX, the low cost multi-currency payments service, announces that it has granted options over ordinary shares of £0.01 each in the Company ("New Options") to the following directors of the Company, in accordance with FairFX's existing EMI Share Option Plan:

 

Director

Position

Number of New Options granted

Ian Strafford-Taylor

Chief Executive Officer

750,000

John Pearson

Non-Executive Chairman

250,000

Ajay Chowdhury

Non-Executive Director

50,000

Bob Head

Non-Executive Director

133,333

 

The New Options have an exercise price of 29.75p per share, representing the closing mid-market price as at 28 September 2016 following the publication of the Company's interim results. The New Options will vest in three equal tranches on the first, second and third anniversary of the grant. Once vested, the New Options may be exercised after three years and within ten years from the date of grant. 

 

 

Further detail is provided below in accordance with Article 19.3 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

 

 Ian Strafford-Taylor

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Chief Executive Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

FairFX Group plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

N/A

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 £0.01 each

 

 

ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25

 

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of options over ordinary shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

Exercise price of 29.75p per share

 

750,000

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

28 September 2016

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

London Stock Exchange

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

 

John Pearson

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Non-Executive Chairman

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

FairFX Group plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

N/A

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 £0.01 each

 

 

ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25

 

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of options over ordinary shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

Exercise price of 29.75p per share

 

250,000

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

28 September 2016

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

London Stock Exchange

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

 

Ajay Chowdhury

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Non-Executive Director

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

FairFX Group plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

N/A

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 £0.01 each

 

 

ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25

 

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of options over ordinary shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

Exercise price of 29.75p per share

 

50,000

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

28 September 2016

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

London Stock Exchange

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

 

John Pearson

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Non-Executive Chairman

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

FairFX Group plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

N/A

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 £0.01 each

 

 

ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25

 

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of options over ordinary shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

Exercise price of 29.75p per share

 

250,000

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

28 September 2016

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

London Stock Exchange

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

 

Bob Head

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Non-Executive Director

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

FairFX Group plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

N/A

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 £0.01 each

 

 

ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25

 

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of options over ordinary shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

Exercise price of 29.75p per share

 

133,333

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

28 September 2016

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

London Stock Exchange

 

 

Contact:

 

FairFX Group plc

Ian Strafford-Taylor, CEO

 

+44 (0) 20 7778 9308

Cenkos Securities plc

Max Hartley/Callum Davidson

+44 (0) 20 7397 8925

 

Yellow Jersey PR

Charles Goodwin

Aidan Stanley

 

+44 (0) 7747 788 221

 

 

Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) Disclosure

Certain information contained in this announcement would have been deemed inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 until the release of this announcement.

 

 

About FairFX

 

FairFX is a leading international payment services provider, incorporated in the UK in 2005. The Company has developed a cloud-based peer-to-peer payments platform that enables personal and business customers to make easy, low-cost multi-currency payments in a broad range of currencies and across a range of FX products all via one integrated system. The FairFX platform facilitates payments either direct to Bank Accounts or at 30 million merchants and over 1 million ATM's in a broad range of countries globally via Mobile apps, the Internet, SMS, wire transfer and MasterCard/VISA debit cards.

 

FairFX operates within the rapidly growing online multi-currency payments market and provides transactional services to both personal and business customers through four channels being Currency Cards, Physical Currency, FairPay and Dealing. The Currency Card and Physical Currency offerings facilitate multiple overseas payments at points of sale and ATM's whereas the FairPay and Dealing products support wire transfer foreign exchange transactions direct to Bank Accounts.

 

For Corporates, FairFX has a market-leading business-expenses solution based around its corporate prepaid card allied to a platform allowing the Corporate to better control expenses and improve transparency whilst removing administrative burdens from staff.

 

In addition, FairFX has entered into a number of "white-label" arrangements for the use of its P2P matching platform. Partners include easyjet, ThinkMoney, Pitney Bowes and Quintessentially. FairFX has also partnered with Concur Technologies, Inc. a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions with over 25 million users globally. Such relationships provide strong support for FairFX's customer acquisition strategy.

 

 


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