Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 5334U
Abingdon Health PLC
06 April 2021


Director Dealing


York, U.K. 6th April 2021:  Abingdon Health (AIM:ABDX) ("Abingdon" or "the Company"), a leading international developer and manufacturer of high quality and effective rapid tests, announces that Melanie Ross, Chief Financial Officer, has today purchased 5,338 ordinary shares of 0.025p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 93.45 pence per Ordinary Share. Prior to this, Melanie did not hold an interest in any Ordinary Shares, and therefore has a resultant interest in 0.01% of the Company's issued share capital.


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Abingdon Health plc

Chris Yates

Chief Executive Officer

Via Consilium

Melanie Ross

Chief Financial Officer

Chris Hand

Non-Executive Chairman

N+1 Singer

Sole Broker and Nominated Adviser

Shaun Dobson, Peter Steel,

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7496 3000

Alex Bond (Corporate Finance)

Tom Salvesen (Corporate Broking)


Financial PR

Tel: +44 (0) 203 709 5700

Matthew Neal

Mary-Jane Elliott 

Lindsey Neville


About Abingdon Health

Abingdon Health is a world leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality rapid tests across all industry sectors, including healthcare and COVID-19. Abingdon is the partner of choice for a growing global customer base and takes projects from initial concept through to routine and large-scale manufacturing and has also developed and marketed its own labelled tests.

The Company offers product development, regulatory support, technology transfer and manufacturing services for customers looking to develop new assays or transfer existing laboratory-based assays to a lateral flow format. Abingdon Health aims to support the increase in need for rapid results across many industries and locations and produces lateral flow tests in areas such as infectious disease, clinical testing including companion diagnostics, animal health and environmental testing. Faster access to results allows for rapid decision making, targeted intervention and can support better outcomes. This ability has a significant role to play in improving life across the world. To support this aim Abingdon Health has also developed AppDx®, a customisable image capturing technology that transforms a smartphone into a self-sufficient, standalone lateral-flow reader.

Founded in 2008, Abingdon Health is headquartered in York, England.




Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated





Melanie Ross




Reason for the notification






Chief Financial Officer



Initial notification /Amendment


Initial notification



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






Abingdon Health plc









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Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of 0.025 pence each


Identification code




Nature of the transaction



Purchase of Ordinary Shares




Price(s) and volume(s)



93.45 pence




Aggregated information

N/A single transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price



Date of the transaction



6 April 2021



Place of the transaction


London Stock Exchange



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