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dotDigital Group plc
12 March 2021

12 March 2021

dotdigital Group plc

("dotdigital" or the "Company")

Exercise of Options, PDMR Notification and Total Voting Rights

dotdigital Group Plc (AIM:DOTD), the leading 'SaaS' provider of an omnichannel marketing automation and customer engagement platform, announces that it has today issued and allotted 85,000 ordinary shares of 0.5p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") following an exercise of options over Ordinary Shares ("Options") by employees of the Company.

The Company notifies that George Kasparian, FD, Company Secretary and a PDMR, has exercised options over 65,000 Ordinary Shares at an exercise price of 68.5 pence. Following the exercise, George Kasparian's total shareholding is 65,000 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.02 per cent. of the total share capital of the Company.

Pursuant to the exercise of Options, an application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for 85,000 new Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM ("Admission"). It is expected that Admission will become effective on or around 18 March 2021.

Following Admission, the Company's issued share capital will consist of 298,632,645 Ordinary Shares, of which a total of 660,000 Ordinary Shares are held in treasury. Therefore, the total number of Ordinary Shares with voting rights in the Company will be 297,972,645.


The above figure of 297,972,645 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail.



For further information please contact:


dotdigital Group Plc
Milan Patel, CEO
Paraag Amin, CFO

Tel: 020 3953 3072



Alma PR (Financial PR)

Josh Royston

David Ison

Kieran Breheny

Tel: 020 3405 0210



Canaccord Genuity (Nominated Advisor and Joint Broker)
Bobbie Hilliam

Georgina McCooke

Jonathan Barr, Sales

Tel: 020 7523 8000



finnCap (Joint Broker)
Stuart Andrews, Corporate Finance
Alice Lane, ECM

Rhys Williams, Sales

Tel: 020 7220 0500





N+1 Singer (Joint Broker)
Shaun Dobson, Head of Corporate Finance

Alex Bond, Corporate Finance

Tel: 020 7496 3000



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




Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated




George Kasparian




Reason for the notification




PDMR: Company Secretary



Initial notification /Amendment


Initial Notification



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




dotdigital Group plc







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



Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code


Ordinary shares of 0.5 pence each




Nature of the transaction


Exercise of options over Ordinary Shares




Price(s) and volume(s)











Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price






Date of the transaction


12 March 2021




Place of the transaction


London Stock Exchange (XLON)



Prior to this announcement's release, the statement contained inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) 596/2014 (MAR) (Market Abuse Regulation).


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