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Dillistone Group PLC
11 February 2021
 

 

Dillistone Group Plc

("Dillistone", the "Company" or the "Group")

Issue of Options

Dillistone Group Plc, the AIM quoted supplier of software and services to recruiters, announces the grant on 10 February 2021 of options over 500,000 Ordinary Shares of 5p each in Dillistone (the "Options") to certain of its Directors and other members of staff.

Options over 450,000 Ordinary Shares were granted, exercisable within 3 to 10 years but subject to performance conditions, to six Directors and other senior managers under the Company's LTIP scheme with an exercise price of 22p per share. Details of the grants to Directors are set out below.  The remuneration committee has approved the grant of options and the thresholds which are challenging.

 

Status

LTIP option grant at 22p

No. Options held post Grant including Savings Related Share Options

Current Shareholding in Company

Jason Starr

Director

50,000

70,000

3,577,591

Julie Pomeroy

Director

50,000

93,146

63,733

Alex James

Director

50,000

86,250

112,744

Simon Warburton

Director

50,000

150,646

77,290

Paul Mather

Director

50,000

206,292*

32,177

Steve Hammond

Director

50,000

136,250

0

Total

 

300,000

742,584

3,863,535

* Paul Mather's interest includes options over 58,146 shares granted to his spouse as an employee.

In addition, options over 50,000 Ordinary Shares with an exercise price of 22p per share were granted, exercisable within 3 to 10 years but without performance conditions, to other members of staff.

Following this grant, the Company has 1,806,337 Ordinary Shares under option, representing 9.18% of the current issued share capital of the Company.

Commenting on the grant, Giles Fearnley, Non Executive Chairman at Dillistone said:

"This grant of options is to incentivise staff as the Group focuses on returning to profitability with its new products, the benefits of recent restructuring and as we emerge from the pandemic."

 

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of EU Regulation 596/2014.

 

Enquiries:

Dillistone Group Plc

 

 Via Walbrook PR

Jason Starr

Chief Executive

 

Julie Pomeroy

Finance Director

 

 

 

 

WH Ireland Limited (Nominated adviser)

 

 

Chris Fielding

Managing Director,

Corporate Finance

020 7220 1650

 

 

 

Walbrook PR

 

 

Tom Cooper / Nick Rome

 

020 7933 8780

 

 

dillistone@walbrookpr.com

 

Notes to Editors:

Dillistone Group Plc is a leader in the supply and support of software and services to recruiters. Dillistone operates through the Ikiru People brand.

The Group develops, markets and supports the Talentis, FileFinder, Infinity, Midoffice, ISV and GatedTalent products.

Dillistone was admitted to AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange plc, in June 2006.  The Group employs around 90 people globally with offices in Basingstoke, Southampton, New Jersey and Sydney.

 

How Talentis can be used in Executive Search: https://www.talentis.global/recruitment-software/executive-search-software/

How Talentis is a transformational recruiting software: https://www.talentis.global/recruitment-software/next-generation-recruitment-software/

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