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Ceres Power Holdings plc
15 December 2008
 



Ceres Power Holdings plc

15 December 08

Grant of Share Options

The Company announces that on 11th December 2008, Executive Directors of the Company were granted 'one-off' options under the Company's 2004 Employees' Share Option Scheme, as approved by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting held on 5th December 2008.

 Peter Bance, Chief Executive Officer and Rex Vevers, Finance Director were granted options to subscribe for a total of 850,000 and 637,500 ordinary shares of £0.05 in the Company respectively at a price of £2.00 per share, being the higher of the average market price of an ordinary share over the twenty trading days ending on 9th December 2008 (£0.92) and £2.00.

The exercise of these share options is subject to the following performance targets based on growth in the Company's share price;

  • 25% of the options will become exercisable if the Company's share price exceeds £4 for a period of twenty consecutive dealing days between the second and tenth anniversary of the grant

  • 37.5% of the options will become exercisable if the Company's share price exceeds £5 for a period of twenty consecutive dealing days between the third and tenth anniversary of the grant

  • 37.5% of the options will become exercisable if the Company's share price exceeds £6 for a period of twenty consecutive dealing days between the fourth and tenth anniversary of the grant

Messrs. Bance and Vevers notified the Company of their interests in respect of the above on 11th December 2008.

For further information contact:


Ceres Power Holdings plc

Tel. +44 (0)1293 400 404

Peter Bance, Chief Executive




Gavin Anderson & Company

Tel. +44 (0)20 7554 1400

Ken Cronin/Deborah Walter/Robert Speed 









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