Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 8596O
Ilika plc
11 February 2021
 

 

 

Ilika plc

("Ilika" or the "Company")

 

Award of Share Options, Director/ PDMR shareholding, Exercise of Options and Total Voting Rights
 

Ilika (AIM: IKA), a pioneer in solid-state battery technology, announces that on 10 February 2021 in aggregate nominal value options over 179,903 ordinary shares of 1p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") were granted to the Executive Directors under the Company's Long Term Incentive Plan 2018. Each award vests on the achievement of certain performance targets over a three-year period. In addition, on 10 February 2021, the Executive Directors sold 6,500 shares each, in aggregate 19,500 shares, primarily to cover tax liabilities arising from options exercised in 2020, previously awarded under the Company's bonus scheme.

 

Details of grants issued to the Executive Directors' under the Company's Long Term Incentive Plan 2018 and Ordinary Shares sold by each Executive Director are set out in the tables below, together with the total number of Ordinary Shares each Executive Director holds under option and is interested in.

 

Director

Number of options granted

Total number of options held post grant

Options held as per cent. of issued share capital

Graeme Purdy

92,536

2,205,178

1.59

Brian Hayden

44,494

1,232,565

0.89

Steve Boydell

42,873

698,316

0.50

 

Director

Ordinary Shares sold

Number of Ordinary Shares held post sale

Ordinary Shares held as per cent. of issued share capital

Graeme Purdy

6,500

767,927

0.55

Brian Hayden(1)

6,500

33,500

0.02

Steve Boydell

6,500

43,346

0.03

 

(1)Brian Hayden holds 426,300 preference shares in the Company.

 

Exercise of Options

 

Following the vesting of options under the Company's EMI share option schemes, 412,575 options with an exercise price of 21p, together with 28,285 options with an exercise price of 53p, have been converted into Ordinary Shares. Accordingly, the Company has applied to the London Stock Exchange for 440,860 Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM ("Admission"). It is expected that Admission will occur at 8.00am on 16th February 2021.

 

The options represent in aggregate 0.32 per cent of the Company's issued share capital.

 

Total Voting Rights

 

Following Admission, the Company's issued share capital will comprise 139,038,172 Ordinary Shares, this figure may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change in their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.  The Company does not hold any shares in treasury. 

 

The notification below is made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

For more information contact:

 

Ilika plc

 

 

www.ilika.com

Graeme Purdy, Chief Executive

Via Walbrook PR

Steve Boydell, Finance Director

 

 

 

Liberum Capital Limited

Tel: 020 3100 2000

Andrew Godber, Cameron Duncan, William Hall, Nikhil Varghese

 

 

 

Walbrook PR Ltd

Tel: 020 7933 8780 / Ilika@walbrookpr.com

Tom Cooper

Mob: 0797 122 1972

Lianne Cawthorne

Mob: 07584 391 303

Nick Rome

Mob: 07748 325 236

 

 

 

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

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Graeme Purdy

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

Name

Ilika plc

b)

LEI

213800TMDNIE3Z8XXD26

4

 

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

 

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of 1 pence each

 

 

Identification code

GB00B608Z994

 

 

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

a)    Grant of share options

b)    Sale of shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 a)

 

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

1p

92,536

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

b)

 

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

267.8p

6,500

 

 

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

a)    Not Applicable - Single Transaction

b)    Not Applicable - Single Transaction

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

 

- Price

  

 

 

e)

Date of the transaction

a)    10 February 2021

b)    10 February 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

a)    Off market

b)    AIMX

 

  

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Brian Hayden

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Chief Scientific Officer

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

Name

Ilika plc

b)

LEI

213800TMDNIE3Z8XXD26

4

 

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

 

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of 1 pence each

 

 

Identification code

GB00B608Z994

 

 

b)

Nature of the transaction 

a)    Grant of share options

b)    Sale of shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 a)

 

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

1p

44,494

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

b)

 

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

265.25p

6,500

 

 

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

a)    Not Applicable - Single Transaction

b)    Not Applicable - Single Transaction

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

 

- Price

 

 

 

e)

Date of the transaction

a)    10 February 2021

b)    10 February 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

a)    Off market

b)    AIMX

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Steve Boydell

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Finance Director

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

Name

Ilika plc

b)

LEI

213800TMDNIE3Z8XXD26

4

 

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

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of 1 pence each

 

 

Identification code

GB00B608Z994

 

 

b)

Nature of the transaction 

a)    Grant of share options

b)    Sale of shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 a)

 

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

1p

42,873

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

b)

 

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

268.0p

6,500

 

 

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

a)    Not Applicable - Single Transaction

b)    Not Applicable - Single Transaction

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

 

- Price

 

 

 

e)

Date of the transaction

a)    10 February 2021

b)    10 February 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

a)    Off market

b)    AIMX

 

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