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Software Circle PLC
22 December 2023

22 December 2023

Software Circle plc

("Software Circle", the "Group" or "Company")

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Software Circle (AIM: GRA) announces the following share dealings by persons discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMRs").


Matthias Riechert, a Non‐Executive Director, has purchased 75,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 13.2 pence per share and 35,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 13.5 pence per share.


Iain Brown, Chief Financial Officer, has purchased 40,879 Ordinary Shares at a price of 13.4 pence per share.


Rothenberg Capital GmbH, an entity controlled by Roman Rothenberg, M&A Director, has purchased 95,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 13.2 pence per share and has purchased 45,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 13.25 pence per share.


Mr Riechert has a total beneficial interest in 2,462,940 Ordinary Shares, equivalent to 0.63% per cent. of the Company's issued share capital and Mr Brown has a total beneficial interest in 124,954 Ordinary Shares, equivalent to 0.03% per cent. of the Company's issued share capital.


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


For further information:


Software Circle plc         

Gavin Cockerill (CEO)                                                                                                      07968 510 662


Allenby Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser and broker)                             0203 328 5656

David Hart / Piers Shimwell (Corporate Finance)               

Stefano Aquilino / Joscelin Pinnington (Sales and Corporate Broking)     


Notes to editors:


Software Circle plc is a UK based acquirer of vertical market software businesses. Our aim is to help founders find the right exit strategy, without fuss or drama. Continuing operations in an independent, decentralised way. Keeping the entrepreneurial spirit and culture that exists in the businesses we acquire. Providing a permanent home for their teams, management talent and culture.


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



1.    Matthias Riechert

2.    Iain Brown

3.    Rothenberg Capital GmbH


Reason for the Notification



1.    PDMR (Non‐Executive Director)

2.    PDMR (Chief Financial Officer)

3.    Person closely associated with Roman Rothenberg (PDMR)


Initial notification/Amendment

Initial Notification


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



Software Circle 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

Ordinary shares of 1p each

Identification code

ISIN: GB0009638130


Nature of the transaction

Purchase of Ordinary shares


Price(s) and volume(s)



1.    13.2p

2.    13.5p

3.    13.4p

4.    13.2p

5.    13.25p

1.    75,000

2.    35,000

3.    40,879

4.    95,000

5.    45,000


Aggregated information:

- Aggregated volume

- Price


n/a - single transactions

n/a - single transactions


Date of the transaction

1.    20 December 2023

2.    20 December 2023

3.    21 December 2023

4.    20 December 2023

5.    21 December 2023


Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM. Identification code - XLON


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