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Altitude Group PLC
12 October 2016
 

ALTITUDE GROUP PLC

("Altitude" or the "Company")

 

ISSUE OF EQUITY AND DIRECTOR/PDMR SHAREHOLDINGS

 

Altitude was notified on 11 October 2016 of the following transactions in ordinary shares of 0.4p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") by directors of the Company.

 

On 11 October 2016 Richard Sowerby, Non-executive Director exercised options over 250,000 Ordinary Shares at an exercise price of 14.25p per share.  Following the exercise, Mr Sowerby holds 400,000 shares, or 0.91% of the issued share capital.

 

Also on 11 October 2016, Martin Varley, Chief Executive Officer, exercised options over 800,000 Ordinary Shares at an exercise price of 14.25p per share.  Prior to the exercise of options, Mr Varley sold 300,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 93.5p each in order for his holding to remain below 30% of the issued share capital.  Mr Varley holds 13,047,559 Ordinary Shares, or 29.68% of the issued share capital. 

 

Application will be made for the 1,050,000 new Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM, which is expected to take place on 18 October 2016.

 

Following the issue of the new Ordinary Shares, there are 43,958,465 Ordinary Shares in issue with each share carrying the right to one vote.  This is the total voting rights figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine whether they are required to notify their interests in, or a change to their interest in the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

 

The information below, set out in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail on shares acquired.

 

Contact:

 

Altitude Group plc


Peter Hallett (Non-Executive Chairman)

Tel: 07887 987469

WH Ireland Limited (Nominated Adviser and Broker)


Tim Feather

Ed Allsopp

Tel: 0113 394 6600

 

 

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

Richard Sowerby

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Non-Executive Director, Altitude Group plc

b)

Initial notification/ Amendment

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name

Altitude 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 0.4p each

 

 

GB00B0LSFV82

b)

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of share options

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 14.25p

250,000

 

d)

Aggregated information

-     Aggregated volume

-     Price

 

250,000

14.25p

e)

Date of the transaction

11 October 2016

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Martin Varley

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer, Altitude Group plc

b)

Initial notification/ Amendment

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name

Altitude 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 0.4p

 

 

GB00B0LSFV82

 

b)

Nature of the transactions

Sale of Ordinary shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

93.5p

300,000

 

d)

Aggregated information

-     Aggregated volume

-     Price

 

300,000

£280,500

e)

Date of the transaction

11 October 2016

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 0.4p

 

 

GB00B0LSFV82

 

b)

Nature of the transactions

Exercise of share options

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

14.25p

800,000

 

d)

Aggregated information

-     Aggregated volume

-     Price

 

800,000

£114,000

e)

Date of the transaction

11 October 2016

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

ENDS


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