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Draper Esprit PLC
14 June 2018
 

14 June 2018      

                                                                                                                                               

DRAPER ESPRIT PLC

("Draper Esprit" or the "Company")


Director/PDMR Shareholding

 

 

Draper Esprit (AIM: GROW, ESM: GRW), a leading venture capital firm involved in the creation, funding and development of high-growth digital technology businesses across Europe, announces that on 13 June 2018, Simon Cook (Chief Executive Officer) and Stuart Chapman (Chief Operating Officer) sold 500,000 ordinary shares each in the capital of the Company ("Shares") at a price of £4.76 per Share.

 

The Company advises that, following the sale of Shares, Mr Cook remains interested in 1,619,306 shares, representing 1.6% of the Company's issued share capital and Mr Chapman remains interested in 1,619,306 shares, representing 1.6% of the Company's issued share capital.

 

The notification set out in the Annex below, which was made in accordance with the requirements of Article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation, provides further details of such sale.

 

ANNEX

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Simon Cook 

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

Draper Esprit PLC

 

b)

LEI

 

213800IPCR3SAYJWSW10

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

Description of financial instrument,

type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each

 

Identification Code

 

GB00BY7QYJ50

b)

Nature of the transaction

Sale of shares

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

500,000 shares at 476 pence per share

d)

Aggregated information

-      Aggregated volume

-      Price

 

n/a

e)

Date of the transaction

 

13 June 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Stuart Chapman

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

Draper Esprit PLC

 

b)

LEI

 

213800IPCR3SAYJWSW10

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

Description of financial instrument,

type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each

 

Identification Code

 

GB00BY7QYJ50

b)

Nature of the transaction

Sale of shares

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

500,000 shares at 476 pence per share

d)

Aggregated information

-      Aggregated volume

-      Price

 

n/a

e)

Date of the transaction

 

13 June 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange

 

 

Draper Esprit plc

Simon Cook (Chief Executive Officer)

Ben Wilkinson (Chief Financial Officer)

+44 (0)20 7931 8800

Numis Securities

Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker

Alex Ham 

Richard Thomas

Jamie Loughborough

+44 (0)20 7260 1000

Goodbody Stockbrokers

ESM Adviser & Joint Broker

Corporate Finance: Don Harrington / Richard Tunney

Corporate Broking: Linda Hickey / Charlotte Craigie

+353 1 667 0420

MHP Communications (PR)

James White

Vera Prokhorenko

Pete Lambie

+44 (0)20 3128 8570

 



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