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Skillcast Group PLC
23 June 2022

23 June 2022


Skillcast Group PLC

("Skillcast", the "Group" or the "Company")


Grant of share options


Skillcast Group plc (AIM: SKL), the provider of content and technology for digital compliance transformation, announces the grant of 360,000 share options (the "EMI Options") over ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") to Richard Steele, Chief Financial Officer, under the Skillcast Group plc EMI Share Option Plan.

The EMI Options have an exercise price of 24 pence per option, being the closing mid-market price of an Ordinary Share on 22 June 2022, the date of grant. 241,200 of the EMI Options will vest equally over four years based on continuing service, with the other 118,800 also vesting over four years subject to the achievement of performance conditions associated with growth in the value of the subscription side of the business.


Following the grant of the EMI Options, Richard Steele holds 360,000 options, equivalent to 0.40% of the Company's current issued share capital.


In total, the Company currently has options outstanding over a total of 5,050,000 Ordinary Shares, representing 5.65% of the Company's current issued share capital.


The FCA notification, made in accordance with the requirements of the UK Market Abuse Regulation is appended further below.




Skillcast Group plc

+44 (0)20 7929 5000

Richard Amos, Chairman

Vivek Dodd, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Steele, Chief Financial Officer

Allenby Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser & Broker)

+44 (0)20 3328 5656

James Reeve, Piers Shimwell (Corporate Finance)

Jos Pinnington (Corporate Broking and Sales)


About Skillcast Group plc

Skillcast helps companies build ethical, inclusive, and resilient workplaces. It provides content and technology to digitise and streamline compliance processes and manage them from a single compliance portal. Its product range includes a Learning management system with comprehensive off-the-shelf compliance course libraries, a Policy hub, Staff declarations, Anonymous surveys, CPD tracking, and compliance registers for gifts, expenses, PA dealing, whistleblowing.


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



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated



Richard Steele


Reason for the notification






Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification



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



Skillcast 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, type of instrument


Identification code

Options over ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in Skillcast Group plc




Identification code (ISIN) for Skillcast Group plc ordinary shares: GB00BNLXS042


Nature of the transaction

Grant of options


Price(s) and volume(s)



24p exercise price



Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price





Date of the transaction

22 June 2022


Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue - grant of options


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