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Learning Technologies Group PLC
26 June 2017
 

 

26 June 2017

 

Learning Technologies Group Plc

 

Exercise of options, Directors' dealings and Total Voting Rights

 

The Company hereby confirms that the following share dealings and exercise of options took place on 23 June 2017:

 

Dale Solomon (Chief Operating Officer) exercised 18,388,607 share options at an exercise price of 5.88 pence per share. 12,388,607 shares were subsequently sold at a price of 41.50 pence per share to satisfy ensuing tax liabilities and costs. Following this transaction Dale Solomon's beneficial interest in the Company is 6,000,000 shares.  He has undertaken not to sell any of these shares for a period of at least one year.

 

Furthermore, the Company announces that Jonathan Satchell (Chief Executive) and Annabel Lea, the wife of Piers Lea (Chief Strategy Officer), each sold 1,000,000 shares also at 41.50 pence per share in order to satisfy institutional buying demand.

 

Leslie-Ann Reed (Non-executive Director) acquired 240,408 shares at 41.58 pence per share.

 

A further 487,500 share options were exercised by employees of the Group at an average exercise price of 2.40 pence per share.  These shares were subsequently sold at a price of 41.50 pence per share.

 

LTG confirms that an application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the admission of 18,876,107 new ordinary shares to trading on AIM.  Admission of the new shares is expected to take place at 8.00am on 30 June 2017.

 

Following the anticipated admission of these shares, the total number of ordinary shares of 0.375p each in the capital of the Company in issue will be 568,783,136 with each share carrying the right to one vote.

 

LTG holds 404,340 shares in treasury.  The figure of 568,378,796 may be used by shareholders in the Company 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 share capital of the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

  

Following the above transactions the beneficial interests of all Directors in the share capital of the Company are as follows:

 

Director

No of shares

% of Issued

No of options

Andrew Brode (Chairman)

115,881,671

20.37%

-

Harry Hill (Deputy Chairman)*

2,211,000

0.39%

-

Jonathan Satchell (Chief Executive)

103,039,995

18.12%

-

Neil Elton (Group Finance Director)

206,666

0.04%

3,000,000

Piers Lea (Chief Strategy Officer)*

16,023,383

2.82%

-

Dale Solomon (Chief Operating Officer)

6,000,000

1.05%

1,006,491

Leslie-Ann Reed (Non-executive Director)

4,875,074

0.85%

-

 

*Including spouse

 

 

Enquiries

 

Learning Technologies Group plc

+44 (0)1273 468 889

Jonathan Satchell, Chief Executive

Neil Elton, Group Finance Director

 

 

 

Numis Securities Limited

+44 (0)20 7260 1000

Stuart Skinner / Michael Wharton (Nominated Adviser)

 

Ben Stoop (Corporate Broker)

 

 

 

Hudson Sandler LLP

+44 (0)20 7796 4133

Andrew Hayes / Bertie Berger

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.        

Details of the person(s) discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated with them

a)  

Name

Dale Solomon

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

Learning Technologies Group plc

b)  

LEI

21380039DW5LJ4FIC214

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

Ordinary shares of 0.375p each
 

 

ISIN

GB00B4T7HX10

b)  

Nature of transaction

Exercise of Options

c)  

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

£0.0588

18,388,607

 

d)  

Aggregated information
        -   Aggregated volume
        -   Price


N/A

e)  

Date of transaction

23 June 2017

f)   

Place of transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

 

1.        

Details of the person(s) discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated with them

a)

Name

Dale Solomon

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

Learning Technologies Group plc

b)

LEI

21380039DW5LJ4FIC214

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

Ordinary shares of 0.375p each
 

 

ISIN

GB00B4T7HX10

b)

Nature of transaction

Sale of shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

£0.4150

12,388,607

 

d)

Aggregated information
        -   Aggregated volume
        -   Price


N/A

e)

Date of transaction

23 June 2017

f)

Place of transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

1.        

Details of the person(s) discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated with them

a)

Name

Jonathan Satchell

2.        

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3.        

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

a)

Name

Learning Technologies Group plc

b)

LEI

21380039DW5LJ4FIC214

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

Ordinary shares of 0.375p each
 

 

ISIN

GB00B4T7HX10

b)

Nature of transaction

Sale of shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

£0.4150

1,000,000

 

d)

Aggregated information
        -   Aggregated volume
        -   Price


N/A

e)

Date of transaction

23 June 2017

f)

Place of transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1.        

Details of the person(s) discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated with them

a)

Name

Piers Lea

2.        

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Strategy Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3.        

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

a)

Name

Learning Technologies Group plc

b)

LEI

21380039DW5LJ4FIC214

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

Ordinary shares of 0.375p each
 

 

ISIN

GB00B4T7HX10

b)

Nature of transaction

Sale of shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

£0.4150

1,000,000

 

d)

Aggregated information
        -   Aggregated volume
        -   Price


N/A

e)

Date of transaction

23 June 2017

f)

Place of transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

1.        

Details of the person(s) discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated with them

a)

Name

Leslie-Ann Reed

2.        

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Non-Executive Director

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3.        

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

a)

Name

Learning Technologies Group plc

b)

LEI

21380039DW5LJ4FIC214

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

Ordinary shares of 0.375p each
 

 

ISIN

GB00B4T7HX10

b)

Nature of transaction

Purchase of shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

£0.41583

240,408

 

d)

Aggregated information
        -   Aggregated volume
        -   Price


N/A

e)

Date of transaction

23 June 2017

f)

Place of transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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