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RNS Number : 2744V
Sumo Group PLC
13 April 2021
 

13 April 2021

 

Sumo Group plc

("Sumo Group" or the "Company")

 

Awards under the Sumo Group plc Long Term Incentive Plan to PDMRs

 

The Company announces that it has today made awards to executive directors under the Sumo Group plc Long Term Incentive Plan. 

 

The awards are in the form of nil cost options, with vesting subject to a three-year performance target.

 

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation (as retained in UK law), provides further detail.

 

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

 

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated

a)

Name

(i)           Carl Cavers

(ii)          David Wilton

(iii)         Paul Porter

 

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

(i)           Chief Executive Officer

(ii)          Chief Financial Officer

(iii)         Chief Operating Officer

 

b)

Initial notification /amendment

Initial notification

3.

Details of the issuer

a)

Name

Sumo Group plc

b)

LEI

213800LTZXJCG5QKIM14

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

Ordinary Shares of 1p each

b)

Identification code of the Financial Instrument

ISIN for Sumo Group plc: GB00BD3HV384

c)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of options

 

d)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Prices

Volumes

(i)            Carl Cavers

129,688

(ii)           David Wilton

106,221

(iii)          Paul Porter

111,985

e)

Aggregated information

-     Aggregated volume

-     Price

N/A

 

 

 

 

f)

Date of the transaction

13 April 2021

g)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

Enquiries:

 

 

Sumo Group plc

Via Belvedere Communications

Carl Cavers, Chief Executive Officer

Tel: +44(0) 7715 769 078

David Wilton, Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

Zeus Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser & Broker)

 

Nick Cowles / Andrew Jones

Tel: +44 (0) 161 831 1512

Ben Robertson / John Goold

Tel: +44 (0) 203 829 5000

 

 

 Investec Corporate & Investment Banking (Joint Broker)

 

David Flin/Bruce Garrow

Tel: +44(0)207 597 5970

 

 

Belvedere Communications Limited

                                      

Cat Valentine (cvalentine@belvederepr.com)

Tel: +44 (0) 7715 769 078

Keeley Clarke (kclarke@belvederepr.com)

Tel: +44 (0) 7967 816 525

Llew Angus (langus@belvederepr.com)

Tel: +44 (0) 7407 023 147

 

SumoPR@belvederepr.com

 

About Sumo Group - www.sumogroupplc.com 

 

Sumo Group's businesses provide acclaimed development, design and publishing services to the video games and entertainment industries from studios in the UK, India, Canada, the US, and Poland.

 

Sumo Digital, as the Group's primary business, is one of the UK's largest independent developers of AAA-rated video games, having studios in Sheffield, Newcastle, Nottingham, Leamington Spa, Warrington and Pune, India. The business has acquired three studios since IPO, which operate under their own names, BAFTA award-winning The Chinese Room in Brighton, Red Kite Games in Leeds, Lab42 in Leamington Spa and PixelAnt Games in Wroclaw, Poland. Sumo Digital provides turnkey and co-development solutions to a global blue-chip client base.

 

Pipeworks is an innovative, well-established, and respected US video games developer based in Eugene, Oregon. It provides full development, co-development, and live operations to premier video game publishers and other partners.

 

Atomhawk is a multi-award-winning visual design company, with studios in Newcastle and in Vancouver (Canada), servicing the games, film, and visual effects industries.

 

Secret Mode is a video games publisher, focused on delivering fresh and new gaming experiences to players and building expansive and fulfilling communities around those games. It will publish titles developed within Sumo Group and also by independent developers.

 

 

 

 

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