Grant of Share Options

RNS Number : 4612M
Oxford Metrics PLC
28 July 2017
 

28 July 2017

Oxford Metrics plc

("Oxford Metrics" or the "Company")

Grant of Share Options

 

Oxford Metrics plc (LSE: OMG), the international software company servicing government, life sciences, entertainment and engineering markets, announces that it has granted share options ("Options") to certain of its executive directors and PDMRs to subscribe for up to 1,200,000 ordinary shares of 0.25p each in the capital of the Company:

 


Number of Options granted

Total Number of Options held following this grant

Total Number of Options held as % of issued share capital

Catherine Robertson, Group Executive Director

400,000

400,000

0.3%

Rachel Hudson

170,000

170,000

0.2%

Nicholas Smee

230,000

230,000

0.2%

Imogen Moorhouse

400,000

400,000

0.3%

 

Prior to these grants the Company had a total of 3,985,723 share options outstanding representing 3.2% of the existing issued share capital of the Company.

All Options are exercisable at a price of 59.1p, being the 30 day average closing price, with half vesting after a period of two years, a quarter vesting after a period of three years and the final quarter vesting after a period of four years. The options are exercisable over the period of 10 years from the date of grant.

The information set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of Article 19(3) of the EU Market Abuse Regulation No 596/2014.

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Catherine Robertson

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Group Executive Director

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Oxford Metrics plc

b)

LEI

N/A

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

 

Identification code

Share Options over Ordinary Shares of 0.25p each

 


ISIN for Oxford Metrics plc Ordinary Shares GB0030312788

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of share options

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

59.1p

400,000

d)

Aggregated information

-

Aggregated volume

-

Price

n/a

e)

Date of the transaction

28 July 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Rachel Hudson

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

PDMR

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Oxford Metrics plc

b)

LEI

N/A

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

 

Identification code

Share Options over Ordinary Shares of 0.25p each

 


ISIN for Oxford Metrics plc Ordinary Shares GB0030312788

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of share options

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

59.1p

170,000

d)

Aggregated information

-

Aggregated volume

-

Price

n/a

e)

Date of the transaction

28 July 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Nicholas Smee

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

PDMR

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Oxford Metrics plc

b)

LEI

N/A

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

 

Identification code

Share Options over Ordinary Shares of 0.25p each

 


ISIN for Oxford Metrics plc Ordinary Shares GB0030312788

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of share options

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

59.1p

230,000

d)

Aggregated information

-

Aggregated volume

-

Price

n/a

e)

Date of the transaction

28 July 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Imogen Moorhouse

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

PDMR

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Oxford Metrics plc

b)

LEI

N/A

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

 

Identification code

Share Options over Ordinary Shares of 0.25p each

 


ISIN for Oxford Metrics plc Ordinary Shares GB0030312788

b)

Nature of the transaction

Grant of share options

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

59.1p

400,000

d)

Aggregated information

-

Aggregated volume

-

Price

n/a

e)

Date of the transaction

28 July 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

For further information please contact:

Oxford Metrics plc

+44 (0) 1865 261800

Nick Bolton, CEO


David Deacon, CFO




FTI Consulting

+44 (0) 20 3727 1000

Matt Dixon / Charles Palmer / Emma Appleton / Harry Staight




N+1 Singer (NOMAD to Oxford Metrics)

+44 (0) 20 7496 3000

Shaun Dobson / James White


 

About Oxford Metrics plc

 

Oxford Metrics develops and markets analytics software for motion measurement and infrastructure asset management to clients in over 70 countries worldwide. Our list of clients across the globe is as diverse as the markets we operate in; we help highways authorities manage and maintain their road networks, hospitals and clinicians decide therapeutic strategies and Hollywood studios create stunning visual effects. And the diversity of applications is growing all the time.

The group trades through two subsidiaries: Vicon and Yotta. Vicon is the world's leader in high precision motion measurement analysis to thousands of customers worldwide, including Guy's Hospital, EA Sports, MIT and NASA and our software is used in an ever expanding range of applications. Yotta provides cloud-based infrastructure asset management software to central and local government agencies and other infrastructure owners.  Yotta has a large number of high profile clients including Highways England and Amey in the UK and VicRoads in Australia amongst others.

Founded in 1984 our group is headquartered in Oxford with offices in Leamington Spa, Gloucester, California, Colorado and Singapore. Since 2001, Oxford Metrics (LSE: OMG), has been a quoted company listed on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange.

For more information about Oxford Metrics, visit www.oxfordmetrics.com

 


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