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Rockhopper Exploration plc
01 June 2017
 

1 June 2017

Rockhopper Exploration plc

("Rockhopper" or the "Company")

 

Director/PDMR Shareholding and Total Voting Rights

 

Share Incentive Plan

 

Rockhopper Exploration plc (AIM: RKH), the oil and gas exploration and production company with interests in the North Falkland Basin and the Greater Mediterranean region, provides the following update regarding the Rockhopper Share Incentive Plan ("SIP"). The Directors named below have acquired a further interest in Ordinary Shares of 1 pence each in the Company as a result of their participation in the SIP in May 2017. The Partnership Shares were acquired using cash contributed by the Directors.

 

Director

Number of Partnership Shares acquired

Number of Matching Shares acquired

Price per Share

Date of Transaction

Sam Moody

697

1394

£0.215

26 May 2017

Fiona MacAulay

697

1394

£0.215

26 May 2017

Stewart MacDonald

698

1396

£0.215

26 May 2017

 

Set out below is the information required by Article 19(3) of the EU Market Abuse Regulation No 596/2014 in relation to participation in the Company's SIP by Directors in their capacity as persons discharging managerial responsibilities (PDMRs) for the month of May 2017:

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

 Samuel Moody

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Rockhopper Exploration plc

b)

LEI

213800IPXW6XRLVCL581

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 1 pence each

 

 

GB00BOFVQX23

b)

Nature of the transaction

Acquisition of Partnership and Matching Shares through the Company's Share Incentive Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Date of transaction: 26 May 2017

Price: £0.215

Volume:

Partnership Shares: 697

Matching Shares: 1,394

d)

Aggregated information

 

Date of transaction: 26 May 2017

Aggregated volume: 2,091

Price: £0.215

e)

Date of the transaction

26 May 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

 Fiona MacAulay

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Operating Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Rockhopper Exploration plc

b)

LEI

213800IPXW6XRLVCL581

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 1 pence each

 

 

GB00BOFVQX23

b)

Nature of the transaction

Acquisition of Partnership and Matching Shares through the Company's Share Incentive Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Date of transaction: 26 May 2017

Price: £0.215

Volume:

Partnership Shares: 697

Matching Shares: 1,394

d)

Aggregated information

 

Date of transaction: 26 May 2017

Aggregated volume: 2,091

Price: £0.215

e)

Date of the transaction

26 May 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

 Stewart MacDonald

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Rockhopper Exploration plc

b)

LEI

213800IPXW6XRLVCL581

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 1 pence each

 

 

GB00BOFVQX23

b)

Nature of the transactions

Acquisition of Partnership and Matching Shares through the Company's Share Incentive Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Date of transaction: 26 May 2017

Price: £0.215

Volume:

Partnership Shares: 698

Matching Shares: 1,396

d)

Aggregated information

 

Date of transaction: 26 May 2017

Aggregated volume: 2,094

Price: £0.215

e)

Date of the transactions

26 May 2017

f)

Place of the transactions

Outside a trading venue

 

 

Total Voting Rights

 

In respect of the month of May 2017, the Company has on 26 May 2017 issued 27,903 new ordinary shares as part of the Company's Share Incentive Plan ("SIP").

 

In conformity with the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Company confirms that, as at 31 May 2017, the issued ordinary share capital of the Company consisted of 456,934,958 shares with voting rights attached (one vote per ordinary share).

 

The Company does not hold any shares in Treasury at the date of this disclosure. The issued share capital figure can be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which to 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.

 

The issue of shares under the SIP has been made under the Company's existing block listing entitlement.

 

Enquiries:

 

Rockhopper Exploration plc

Jan Davies, Company Secretary

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7830 9700 (via Vigo Communications)

 

Canaccord Genuity Limited

Henry Fitzgerald-O'Connor

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7523 8000

 

Vigo Communications

Patrick d'Ancona

Ben Simons

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7830 9700

 

 

 

 

 


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