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Arkle Resources PLC
16 November 2023
 

 

 

16 November 2023

 

Arkle Resources PLC

 

("Arkle" or the "Company")

 

Placing to Raise £215,000

 

Arkle Resources PLC (AIM:ARK), the Irish Gold and Zinc resources discovery company, is pleased to announce that it has raised £215,000 (before expenses) through a placing of 61,428,571 new ordinary shares at a price of 0.35p per share (the "Placing Shares") (the "Placing"). Each Placing Share has one warrant attached with the right to subscribe for one new ordinary share at 0.35p for a period of two years.

 

USE OF FUNDS

The net funds received from the Placing will be used for the recently announced Lithium exploration programme as well as for general corporate activities.

 

DIRECTOR PARTICIPATION

John Teeling and James Finn, both directors of the Company, have participated in the Placing on the same terms as described above as follows:

 


No. of Placing

Shares subscribed for

Resultant

shareholding

% of enlarged

share capital

John Teeling

28,571,429

41,947,202

9.18

James Finn

14,285,714

28,349,241

6.21

                       

 

 

RELATED PARTY TRANSACTION

The participation of John Teeling and James Finn in the Placing is a related party transaction for the purposes of AIM Rule 13 of the AIM Rules for Companies. The Director independent of the Placing (being David Cockbill) considers, having consulted with SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP, the Company's Nominated Adviser, that the participation in the Placing by Mr Teeling and Mr Finn is fair and reasonable in so far as Arkle's shareholders are concerned.

 

ADMISSION AND TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS

An application will be made to the London Stock Exchange for the Placing Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM ("Admission"). It is expected that Admission will become effective and that dealings in the Placing Shares on AIM will commence on or around 23 November 2023.

 

In accordance with the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, the Company confirms that on completion of the Placing and following Admission, the Company's enlarged issued ordinary share capital will comprise 456,810,997 Ordinary Shares.

 

The Company does not hold any Ordinary Shares in Treasury.  Therefore, following Admission, the above figure may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations to determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company, under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

 

Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) Disclosure

 

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 ("MAR"), and is disclosed in accordance with the Company's obligations under Article 17 of MAR.

 

 

ENDS

 

Enquiries:

 

Arkle Resources PLC


John Teeling, Chairman

 +353 (0) 1 833 2833

Jim Finn, Finance Director

+353 (0) 1 833 2833



SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP
Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker


Matthew Johnson/ Adam Cowl

  +44 (0) 203 470 0470



First Equity Limited


Joint Broker


Jason Robertson

  +44 (0) 207 374 2212



BlytheRay

  +44 (0) 207 138 3204

Megan Ray




Teneo

 

Luke Hogg

  +353 (0) 1 661 4055



 

Dealings by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities

 

 1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

1)    John Teeling

2)    James Finn

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

1)    Chairman

2)    Finance Director

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 Initial Notification

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 Arkle Resources plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800CTOO8MOLMNEQ44

 

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 €0.0025 each.

 



Identification code

ISIN: IE00B2357X72

 



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Participation in Placing

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

 

Director

Price

Volume

John Teeling               

0.35p

28,571,429

James Finn                

0.35p

14,285,714

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

42,857,139



- Price

0.35 pence



e)

 

Date of the transaction

15 November 2023

f)

 

Place of the transaction

Off-market

 

 1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

3)    John Teeling

4)    James Finn

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

3)    Chairman

4)    Finance Director

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 Initial Notification

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 Arkle Resources plc

b)

 

LEI

 

213800CTOO8MOLMNEQ44

 

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 €0.0025 each.

 



Identification code

ISIN: IE00B2357X72

 



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Granting of warrants

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

 

Director

Price

Volume

John Teeling               

0.35p

28,571,429

James Finn                

0.35p

14,285,714

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information




- Aggregated volume

42,857,139



- Price

0.35 pence



e)

 

Date of the transaction

15 November 2023

f)

 

Place of the transaction

Off-market

 

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