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Molten Ventures PLC
20 January 2022
 

MOLTEN VENTURES PLC

("Molten" or the "Company")

Dealings by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility ("PDMR")

Molten Ventures plc (LSE: GROW, Euronext Dublin: GRW), a leading venture capital firm investing in and developing high growth digital technology businesses, announces that it has been notified of the following acquisitions of ordinary shares on 17 January 2022 and 18 January 2022 by Martin Davis (Chief Executive Officer) and Ben Wilkinson (Chief Financial Officer) and the exercise of options over ordinary shares on 19 January 2022 by Stuart Chapman (Chief Portfolio Officer):

 

Director

Position

Date of transaction

Shares acquired

Resulting Position (ordinary shares)

Martin Davis

Chief Executive Officer

18/01/2022

2,500

17,132

Ben Wilkinson

Chief Financial Officer

17/01/2022 & 18/01/2022

4,698

16,923

Stuart Chapman

Chief Portfolio Officer

19/01/2022

8,450

1,054,756

 

The notifications set out below, which was made in accordance with the requirements of Article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation, provides further details of such dealing.

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Martin Davis

2.

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

a)

Position / status

Chief Executive Officer (and PDMR)

 

b)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

Molten Ventures plc

b)

LEI

213800IPCR3SAYJWSW10

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 £0.01 each

 

ISIN: GB00BY7QYJ50

b)

Nature of the transaction

Acquisition of shares

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£8.58

2,500

d)

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

N/A - Single transaction

 

e)

Date of the transaction

2022-01-18

 

f)

Place of the transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE

 

 

 

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Ben Wilkinson

2.

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

a)

Position / status

Chief Financial Officer (and PDMR)

 

b)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

Molten Ventures plc

b)

LEI

213800IPCR3SAYJWSW10

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 £0.01 each

 

ISIN: GB00BY7QYJ50

b)

Nature of the transaction

Acquisition of shares

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£8.73

2,278

d)

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

N/A - Single transaction

 

e)

Date of the transaction

2022-01-17

 

f)

Place of the transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE

 

 

1.

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

a)

Name

Ben Wilkinson

2.

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

a)

Position / status

Chief Financial Officer (and PDMR)

 

b)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

Molten Ventures plc

b)

LEI

213800IPCR3SAYJWSW10

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 £0.01 each

 

ISIN: GB00BY7QYJ50

b)

Nature of the transaction

Acquisition of shares

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£8.425

1,179

£8.405

1,241

d)

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

Total

 

 

 

2,420

 

£8.415

 

£20,363.68

e)

Date of the transaction

2022-01-18

 

f)

Place of the transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE

 

 

3.

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

a)

Name

Stuart Chapman

4.

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

a)

Position / status

Chief Portfolio Officer (and PDMR)

 

b)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

Molten Ventures plc

b)

LEI

213800IPCR3SAYJWSW10

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

g)

Description of the financial instrument

Ordinary shares of £0.01 each

 

ISIN: GB00BY7QYJ50

h)

Nature of the transaction

The trustee of the Company's Employee Benefit Trust has agreed to transfer 8,450 ordinary shares to the PDMR following the exercise of options by the PDMR under the Molten Ventures plc Company Share Option Plan.

 

i)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Transfer: 8,450 ordinary shares with an exercise price of £3.55 per ordinary share.

j)

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

N/A - Single transaction

 

k)

Date of the transaction

2022-01-19

 

l)

Place of the transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE

 

 

Enquiries:

 

Molten Ventures plc

Martin Davis (Chief Executive Officer)

Ben Wilkinson (Chief Financial Officer)

 

+44 (0)20 7931 8800



Numis Securities

Joint Financial Adviser and Corporate Broker

Simon Willis

Richard Thomas

Jamie Loughborough

 

+44 (0)20 7260 1000



Goodbody Stockbrokers

Joint Financial Adviser and Corporate Broker

Euronext Dublin Sponsor

Don Harrington

Charlotte Craigie

Linda Clarke

+44 (0) 20 3841 6202

 

 


Powerscourt

Public relations

Elly Williamson

Jane Glover

+44 (0)7970 246 725 /

+44 (0)7713 246 126

 

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