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EVR Holdings PLC
13 October 2016

For immediate release

 13 October 2016


EVR Holdings plc

('EVR' or the 'Company')


Issue of Equity and Grant of Options


The Board of EVR Holdings plc (AIM: EVRH) announces that the Company has today allotted and issued 10,740,512 new ordinary shares of 1p each ("Ordinary Shares"), following the exercise of 10,740,512 of the warrants that were issued in July 2015 ("Warrants"). The exercise price is 1.4p per Ordinary Share and the gross proceeds of exercise amounted in aggregate to £150,367.16, which provides additional working capital for the Company.


Following the warrant exercise, the number of warrants outstanding is as follows:

Number                               Exercise Price                    Expiry Date

28,409,478                           1.4p                                       31 July 2018

59,777,856                           1.1p                                       16 May 2019

33,333,324                           1.85p                                     16 October 2019

  9,230,180                           1.2p                                       31 July 2020       


The Company has made application for the 10,740,512 new Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM.  Admission is expected to occur on or about 19 October 2016. The new ordinary shares rank pari passu with the existing ordinary shares.


In addition, options over 13,828,472 Ordinary Shares have been granted under the Company's EMI Scheme to employees of the Company. This includes the award of options over 3,591,811 Ordinary Shares to a PDMR, Sebastian Theron, the Company's Chief Financial Officer. The exercise price of all options granted is £0.011, with an expiry date of the 10th anniversary of the date of grant (subject to vesting conditions).




Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated







 Sebastian Theron



Reason for the notification







Chief Financial Officer



Initial notification /Amendment






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







EVR Holdings plc









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





Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code



Ordinary shares of £0.01 each








Nature of the transaction



Grant of options over ordinary shares



Price(s) and volume(s)







Exercise price of 1.1p per share







Aggregated information



- Aggregated volume



- Price














Date of the transaction



13 October 2016



Place of the transaction



Off market


For the purpose of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Company's total issued ordinary share capital at the date of this announcement consists of 936,418,832 ordinary shares of 1p each. This figure 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 Disclosure and Transparency Rules.


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For further information:

EVR Holdings plc


Sean Nicolson, Chairman

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000

Anthony Matchett, Chief Executive Officer



SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (Nominated Adviser)


Neil Baldwin / Sean Wyndham-Quin

Tel: +44 (0) 203 368 3550



Peterhouse Corporate Finance Limited (Broker)

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7469 0930

Eran Zucker / Lucy Williams



Media enquiries:



Henry Harrison-Topham / Jamie Hooper

Stephanie Watson / Catriona Flint

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000

[email protected]


Notes to Editors:



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