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Yourgene Health PLC
08 January 2021
 

 

Yourgene Health plc

("Yourgene" or the "Group" or the "Company")

 

Issue of Share Options

 

Manchester, UK - 8 January 2021: Yourgene (AIM: YGEN), the international molecular diagnostics group, announces the issuance of 450,000 share options under its existing share option scheme to two employees.

 

The new share options have performance conditions based on EPS growth over the next three years, in line with the Company's share option scheme rules and previously issued share options. The exercise price of these options is 14.25 pence. The total number of share options now in issue is 62,479,232, representing 8.0% of the share capital as enlarged for the exercise of all options issued under the Company's share option scheme.

 

 

 

 

Yourgene Health plc

Lyn Rees, Chief Executive Officer

Tel: +44 (0)161 669 8122

investors@yourgene-health.com

Barry Hextall, Chief Financial Officer

 

Joanne Cross, Director of Marketing

 

 

 

Cairn Financial Advisers LLP (NOMAD)

Tel: +44 (0)20 7213 0880

Liam Murray / James Caithie / Ludovico Lazzaretti

 

 

 

N+1 Singer (Joint Corporate Broker)

Tel: +44 (0)20 7496 3000

Aubrey Powell / Tom Salvesen / George Tzimas

 

 

 

Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited (Joint Corporate Broker)

Tel: +44 (0)20 7710 7600

Nicholas Moore / Matthew Blawat / Ben Maddison

 

 

 

Walbrook PR Ltd (Media and Investor Relations)

Tel: +44 (0)20 7933 8780 or yourgene@walbrookpr.com

 Paul McManus / Lianne Cawthorne

Mob: 07980 541 893 / Mob: 07584 391 303  

 

 

 

 

About Yourgene Health

Yourgene Health is an international molecular diagnostics group which develops and commercialises genetic products and services. The group works in partnership with global leaders in DNA technology to advance diagnostic science.

 

Yourgene primarily develops, manufactures, and commercialises simple and accurate molecular diagnostic solutions, for reproductive health, precision medicine and now infectious diseases. The Group's flagship products include non-invasive prenatal tests (NIPT) for Down's Syndrome and other genetic disorders, Cystic Fibrosis screening tests, invasive rapid aneuploidy tests, and a recent extension into the oncology space with DPYD genotyping.

 

The launch of Yourgene Genomic Services has enabled Yourgene to offer a global laboratory service network equipped to be a full life-cycle partner for clinical, research and pharmaceutical organisations to support partners at the preclinical, clinical, and post-market stages to develop, manufacture, obtain regulatory approval and commercialise new products and services. In addition, Yourgene Genomic Services offers an NIPT and high throughput COVID testing service.

 

In August 2020, Yourgene acquired Coastal Genomics, Inc., a sample preparation technology company based in Vancouver, Canada, enabling the Company to extend its offering and IP portfolio in the DNA sample preparation sector. The acquisition increased Yourgene's geographical penetration into the US and Canada, supplementing existing coverage in the UK, Europe, MEA and Asia.

 

Yourgene Health is headquartered in Manchester, UK with offices in Taipei, Singapore, the US and Canada, and is listed on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market under the ticker "YGEN". For more information visit www.yourgene-health.com and follow us on twitter @Yourgene_Health.

 

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