Universe Group PLC
("Universe" or the "Company")
Exercise of Options and Total Voting Rights
Universe Group plc (AIM:UNG.L), a leading developer and supplier of point of sale, payment and on-line loyalty systems, announces that it has applied for the admission to trading on AIM ("Admission") of 312,500 new ordinary shares of 1p each ("Ordinary Shares") following an exercise of options. These new Ordinary Shares will rank pari passu with the Company's existing Ordinary Shares and Admission is expected to be effective on 21 October 2016.
Following the Exercise, a total of 25,953,000 options over Ordinary Shares (representing approximately 11.21 per cent. of the Company's enlarged issued share capital) remain outstanding.
The Company advises that, following Admission, the Company's issued share capital is 231,598,935 Ordinary Shares. The above figure of 231,598,935 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 FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Universe Group PLC
Robert Goddard, Chairman
Jeremy Lewis, Chief Executive
Bob Smeeton, Chief Financial Officer
finnCap (Nominated Adviser & Broker)
Stuart Andrews (Corporate Finance)
Tony Quirke (Corporate Broking)
Katie Tzouliadis, Victoria Langley, Emma Pearson
Tel: 02380 689 510
Tel: 020 7220 0500
Tel: +44 20 3178 6378
About Universe Group plc
Universe provides some of the world's leading retailers with point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions. The Group's solutions are based on its own proprietary software and are offered out of the Cloud on a software as a service model with its data centres processing in excess of 5 billion transactions every year. For further information, please see www.universeplc.com.
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