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First Derivatives PLC
15 February 2021


15 February 2021

First Derivatives plc

("FD" or the "Company")

Issue of Equity

FD (AIM: FDP.L, Euronext Growth: FDP.I) announces that on 15 February 2021 the Company allotted 54,000 new ordinary shares of 0.5p each in the Company (the "Ordinary Shares") pursuant to the exercise of share options by certain employees.

Application has been made for the new Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM and Euronext Growth and it is expected that admission will take place on 19 February 2021. The new Ordinary Shares will rank pari passu with the existing shares of the Company. Following these allotments, the total issued share capital of the Company will increase to 27,710,757 ordinary shares.


For further information please contact:

First Derivatives plc

+44(0)28 3025 2242

Seamus Keating, Chief Executive Officer

Ryan Preston, Chief Financial Officer

Ian Mitchell, Head of Investor Relations

Investec Bank plc (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

+44 (0)20 7597 5970

Andrew Pinder

Carlton Nelson

Sebastian Lawrence

Goodbody (Euronext Growth Adviser and Broker)

+353 1 667 0420

David Kearney

Don Harrington

Finbarr Griffin

About FD

FD is a global technology provider with more than 20 years of experience working with some of the

world's largest finance, technology, automotive, manufacturing and energy institutions. The Group's

Kx technology, incorporating the kdb+ time-series database, is a leader in high-performance, in-

memory computing, streaming analytics and operational intelligence. Kx delivers the best possible

performance and flexibility for high-volume, data-intensive analytics and applications across multiple

industries. FD operates from 15 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, including its

headquarters in Newry, and employs more than 2,400 people worldwide.

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