FW Thorpe Plc
("FW Thorpe" or the "Company")
Exercise of Share Options, Transaction in Own Shares and Total Voting Rights
FW Thorpe announces that it was notified on 11 February that under the Save As You Earn Scheme an employee exercised share options ("Share Options") over a total of 5,980 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares").
To satisfy the exercise of the Share Options, 5,980 existing Ordinary Shares were transferred from treasury.
Total voting rights
The issued share capital of the Company comprises 118,935,590 Ordinary Shares. Following the exercise of the Share Options referred to above, the Company holds 2,383,782 Ordinary Shares in treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 116,551,808. This figure of 116,551,808 may be used by the Company's shareholders as the denominator for the calculation by which they will determine whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the share capital of FW Thorpe under the DTRs.
For further information, please contact:
F W Thorpe Plc
Mike Allcock - Chairman and Joint Chief Executive Tel: 01527 583200
Craig Muncaster - Joint Chief Executive and Financial Director
N+1 Singer - Nominated Adviser
Steve Pearce/James Moat Tel: 020 7496 3000