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hVIVO plc
10 August 2018



("hVIVO" or the "Company")


Exercise of Share Options


London, UK, 10 August 2018: hVIVO plc (AIM: HVO), a pioneer of human disease models and an industry leading clinical development and drug discovery services business, announces that, following the exercise of employee share options, application has been made to AIM for the admission of 779,600 new ordinary shares of 5.0p each (the "New Ordinary Shares").


Following admission of the New Ordinary Shares to trading on AIM, the total number of ordinary shares with voting rights in issue will be 79,003,214 and 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 Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.


Admission of the New Ordinary Shares ("Admission"), which will rank pari passu in all respects with the Company's existing shares in issue, is expected to occur on 16 August 2018.


For further information please contact:


hVIVO plc


Trevor Phillips (Executive Chairman)

+44 207 756 1300

Fleur Wood (Director, Investor Relations)



Numis Securities Limited

 +44 207 260 1000

Michael Meade / Freddie Barnfield (Nominated Adviser)


James Black / Michael Burke (Corporate Broking)




FTI Consulting


Simon Conway / Victoria Foster Mitchell

+44 203 727 1000



Notes to Editors:

hVIVO plc ("hVIVO") is pioneering a human-based analytical platform to accelerate drug discovery and development in respiratory and infectious diseases. Leveraging human disease models in flu, RSV and asthma exacerbation, the hVIVO platform captures disease in motion, illuminating the entire disease life cycle from healthy to sick and back to health. Based in the UK, market leader hVIVO has conducted more than 50 clinical studies, inoculated over 2500 volunteers and has three first-in-class therapies currently in development.

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