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RNS Number : 7957Z
First Derivatives PLC
25 May 2021
 

25 May 2021

 

First Derivatives plc

("FD" or the "Company")

 

Issue of Equity

 

FD (AIM: FDP.L, Euronext Growth: FDP.I) announces that on 25 May 2021 the Company allotted 65,250 new ordinary shares of 0.5p each in the Company (the "Ordinary Shares") pursuant to the exercise of share options by certain employees.

 

In addition, the Company allotted 8,912 new Ordinary Shares to certain Non-Executive Directors in line with the terms of their service contracts.

 

Non-Executive Chairman Donna Troy has been allotted 2,336 Ordinary Shares, Non-Executive Director Virginia Gambale has been allotted 1,752 Ordinary Shares, Non-Executive Director Keith MacDonald has been allotted 1,752 Ordinary Shares, Non-Executive Director Ayman Sayed has been allotted 1,166 Ordinary Shares, Non-Executive Director Thomas Seifert has been allotted 1,104 Ordinary Shares, and Non-Executive Director Steve Fisher has been allotted 802 Ordinary Shares each calculated using a share price of 2,855p in accordance with the terms of their engagement.

 

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 1 June 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 27,791,486 ordinary shares.

 

Enquiries

For further information please contact:

 

First Derivatives plc

Seamus Keating, Chief Executive Officer

Ryan Preston, Chief Financial Officer

Ian Mitchell, Head of Investor Relations

+44(0)28 3025 2242

www.firstderivatives.com



Investec Bank plc (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Andrew Pinder

Carlton Nelson

Sebastian Lawrence

+44 (0)20 7597 5970



Goodbody (Euronext Growth Adviser and Broker)

David Kearney

Don Harrington

Finbarr Griffin

 

+353 1 667 0420



About FD

FD is a group of data-driven businesses that unlock the value of insight, hindsight and foresight to drive organisations forward. The Group comprises KX, the leading technology for real-time continuous intelligence; First Derivative, a provider of technology-led services in capital markets; and MRP, the only enterprise-class, predictive Accounts Based Marketing solution. FD operates from 15 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, and employs more than 2,500 people worldwide.

 

For further information, please visit www.firstderivatives.com and www.kx.com

 

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them ("PCA")

a)

 

Name

 

 

 Donna Troy

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

 Non-Executive Director

 

b)

Initial notification / amendment

 Initial Notification

3.

Details of the Issuer

a)

Name

First Derivatives plc

b)

LEI

213800MKQAJ5R7WIU633

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, type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of £0.005

 ISIN: GB0031477770 

b)

Nature of the transaction

Remuneration

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

2,855p

2,336

  

d)

Aggregated information

 -     Aggregated volume

 -     Price

N/a - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

25 May 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them ("PCA")

a)

 

Name

 

 

 Virginia Gambale

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

 Non-Executive Director

 

b)

Initial notification / amendment

 Initial Notification

3.

Details of the Issuer

a)

Name

First Derivatives plc

b)

LEI

213800MKQAJ5R7WIU633

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, type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of £0.005

 ISIN: GB0031477770 

b)

Nature of the transaction

Remuneration

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

2,855p

1,752

  

d)

Aggregated information

 -     Aggregated volume

 -     Price

N/a - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

25 May 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them ("PCA")

a)

 

Name

 

 

 Keith MacDonald

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

 Non-Executive Director

 

b)

Initial notification / amendment

 Initial Notification

3.

Details of the Issuer

a)

Name

First Derivatives plc

b)

LEI

213800MKQAJ5R7WIU633

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, type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of £0.005

 ISIN: GB0031477770 

b)

Nature of the transaction

Remuneration

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

2,855p

1,752

  

d)

Aggregated information

 -     Aggregated volume

 -     Price

N/a - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

25 May 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them ("PCA")

a)

 

Name

 

 

 Ayman Sayed

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

 Non-Executive Director

 

b)

Initial notification / amendment

 Initial Notification

3.

Details of the Issuer

a)

Name

First Derivatives plc

b)

LEI

213800MKQAJ5R7WIU633

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, type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of £0.005

 ISIN: GB0031477770 

b)

Nature of the transaction

Remuneration

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

2,855p

1,166

  

d)

Aggregated information

 -     Aggregated volume

 -     Price

N/a - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

25 May 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them ("PCA")

a)

 

Name

 

 

 Thomas Seifert

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

 Non-Executive Director

 

b)

Initial notification / amendment

 Initial Notification

3.

Details of the Issuer

a)

Name

First Derivatives plc

b)

LEI

213800MKQAJ5R7WIU633

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, type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of £0.005

 ISIN: GB0031477770 

b)

Nature of the transaction

Remuneration

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

2,855p

1,104

  

d)

Aggregated information

 -     Aggregated volume

 -     Price

N/a - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

25 May 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

1.

Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them ("PCA")

a)

 

Name

 

 

 Steve Fisher

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position / status

 Non-Executive Director

 

b)

Initial notification / amendment

 Initial Notification

3.

Details of the Issuer

a)

Name

First Derivatives plc

b)

LEI

213800MKQAJ5R7WIU633

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, type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of £0.005

 ISIN: GB0031477770 

b)

Nature of the transaction

Remuneration

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

2,855p

802

  

d)

Aggregated information

 -     Aggregated volume

 -     Price

N/a - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

25 May 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

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