For immediate release 15 December 2021
RWS Holdings plc
Option exercise and increase in share capital
RWS Holdings plc ("RWS" or "the Company"), a world leading provider of technology-enabled language, content management and intellectual property support services, announces that 3,086 new ordinary shares of 1 pence each in RWS ("RWS Shares") were issued today in order to satisfy the exercise of options by a number of employees under the SDL plc 2018 Sharesave Scheme (which was rolled over into an RWS scheme at the time of RWS's acquisition of SDL plc in November 2020) and the RWS 2019 and 2021 Sharesave Schemes. Of these shares 2,370 had an exercise price of 258.04 pence per share, 653 had an exercise price of 413 pence per share and 63 had an exercise price of 472 pence per share. Admission is expected to take place at 8.00am on 21 December 2021.
Following this exercise, the Company's issued share capital comprises 389,421,824 RWS Shares. RWS has no RWS Shares held in treasury. The above figure includes 55,896 RWS Shares that are held by the RWS Holdings plc Employee Benefit Trust in order to satisfy awards under the Company's employee share schemes. Therefore shareholders may use the figure of 389,365,928 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, RWS under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
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RWS Holdings plc 01753 480796
Andrew Brode, Chairman
Ian El-Mokadem, Chief Executive Officer
Des Glass, Chief Financial Officer
MHP (Financial PR advisor) email@example.com
Katie Hunt / Simon Hockridge 0203 128 8100
Numis (Nomad & Joint Broker) 0207 260 1000
Stuart Skinner / Kevin Cruickshank / Will Baunton
Berenberg (Joint Broker) 0203 207 7800
Ben Wright / Toby Flaux / Alix Mecklenburg-Solodkoff