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Trakm8 Holdings PLC
30 November 2020

For immediate release

30 November 2020


Trakm8 Holdings plc

('Trakm8' or the 'Company')


Award of options


Trakm8 Holdings plc (AIM: TRAK), the global telematics and data insight provider, announces that the Company granted on 27 November 2020 a total of 250,000 ("Options") over ordinary shares of 1 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") to certain directors of the Company under its existing share option plan.    This is a routine grant as part of the Company's compensation policy.  The Options granted to the Directors have an exercise price of 32.5p per Ordinary Share, vest on 27 November 2023 and may only be exercised if the mid-market share price is 50 pence or more at the time of exercise.  


The Company's share option plan allows for the issue of up to 12% of the issued share capital by way of options and following this grant a total of 9.0% of the Company's issued share capital will have been granted as options.


The Options awarded to certain directors of the Company are:



Number of Options granted

Total number of Options held

Tim Cowley

Strategy Director



Matt Cowley

Big Data Director



Mark Watkins

Chief Operating Officer



Keith Evans

Non-Executive Deputy Chairman





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For further information:


Trakm8 Holdings plc

John Watkins, Executive Chairman

Tel: +44 (0) 1675 434 200

Jon Furber, Finance Director



Arden Partners plc (Nominated Adviser & Broker)

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7614 5900

Paul Shackleton, Head of Corporate Finance

Simon Johnson, Head of Sales


Notes to Editors

Trakm8 is a UK based technology leader in fleet management, insurance telematics, connected car, and optimisation. Through IP owned technology, the Group analyses data collected by its installed base of telematics units to fine tune the algorithms that are used to produce its solutions; these monitor driver behaviour, identify crash events and monitor vehicle health to provide actionable insights to continuously improve the security and operational efficiency of both company fleets and private drivers.


The Group's product portfolio includes the latest data analytics and reporting portal (Trakm8 Insight), integrated telematics/cameras, self-installed telematics units and one of the widest ranges of installed telematics devices. Trakm8 has over 253,000 connections.


Headquartered in Coleshill near Birmingham alongside its manufacturing facility, the Group supplies to the Fleet, Optimisation, Insurance and Automotive sectors to many well-known customers in the UK and internationally including the AA, Saint Gobain, EON, Iceland Foods, Scottish Power, Direct Line Group, LexisNexis and Ingenie.


Trakm8 has been listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange since 2005. / @Trakm8


Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them. 


Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated



1.    Tim Cowley                     Strategy Director

2.    Matt Cowley                   Big Data Director

3.    Mark Watkins                 Chief Operating Officer

4.    Keith Evans                     Non-Executive Deputy Chairman



Reason for the notification



All Directors of the Company



Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification



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



Trakm8 Holdings plc






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



Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument


Identification code

Ordinary shares of 1p each in Trakm8 Holdings plc



Identification code (ISIN) for Trakm8 Holdings plc ordinary shares: GB00B0P1RP10


Nature of the transaction

Issue of Options over Ordinary Shares


Price(s) and volume(s)

1.    Tim Cowley: 100,000 options to acquire Ordinary Shares at an exercise price of 32.50p per share.

2.    Matt Cowley: 100,000 options to acquire Ordinary Shares at an exercise price of 32.50p per share.

3.    Mark Watkins: 25,000 options to acquire Ordinary Shares at an exercise price of 32.50p per share.

4.    Keith Evans: 25,000 options to acquire Ordinary Shares at an exercise price of 32.50p per share.


Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A, see 4 (c) above


Date of the transaction

27 November 2020


Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue



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