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Sumo Group PLC
13 April 2021

13 April 2021


Sumo Group plc

("Sumo Group" or the "Company")


Director's Dealings


Sumo Group announces that David Wilton, Chief Financial Officer, has sold and acquired 10,000 ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares").


The transactions took place on 13 April 2021, as David sold 10,000 Ordinary Shares, at a price of 354 pence per share, previously held in his dealing account and acquired 5,000 Ordinary Shares in an ISA under his name and 5,000 Ordinary Shares in an ISA under the name of his wife, Helen Wilton, each at a price of 354 pence per share.


Following these transactions, David's interest in Ordinary Shares remains unchanged at 696,876, representing 0.4 per cent of the Company's issued Ordinary Share capital.


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 person discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them:




Details of PDMR / person closely associated



(i)            David Wilton

(ii)           Helen Wilton 


Reason for the notification


Position / status

(i)            Chief Financial Officer

(ii)           Person closely associated


Initial notification /amendment

Initial notification


Details of the issuer



Sumo 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

Ordinary Shares of 1p each


Identification code of the Financial Instrument

ISIN for Sumo Group plc: GB00BD3HV384


Nature of the transaction

Sale and purchases



Price(s) and volume(s)

Name of PDMR/PCA

Nature of transaction



David Wilton


354 p


David Wilton

Purchase in ISA

354 p


Helen Wilton

Purchase in ISA

354 p




Aggregated information

-  Aggregated volume

-  Price





Date of the transaction

13 April 2021


Place of the transaction

AIM, London Stock Exchange





Sumo Group plc

Carl Cavers, Chief Executive Officer

David Wilton, Chief Financial Officer



Via Belvedere Communications 

Tel: +44 (0)7715 769 078 


Zeus Capital (Nominated adviser & Joint Broker)

Nick Cowles / Andrew Jones (Corporate Finance)

Benjamin Robertson / John Goold (Corporate Broking)


Tel: +44 (0)161 831 1512

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 (

Keeley Clarke (

Llew Angus (

Tel: +44 (0)7715 769 078

Tel: +44 (0)7969 816 525

Tel: +44 (0)7407 023 147


About Sumo Group - 


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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