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Ceres Power Holdings plc
11 July 2018
 

11 July 2018

Ceres Power Holdings plc

("Ceres Power" or the "Company")

Directors' Dealings

 

Ceres Power Holdings plc (AIM: CWR) announces that on the 10 July 2017, Richard Preston, Chief Financial Officer, and Mark Selby, Chief Technology Officer, each exercised share options under the Ceres Power Sharesave Scheme, and retained the shares. 

The share options exercised by each person related to 165,441 ordinary shares of 1p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at an exercise price of 5.44p per share, increasing their shareholdings to 388,086 and 190,766 Ordinary Shares respectively. Their overall shareholdings now represent approximately 0.04 per cent and 0.02 per cent respectively of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company. As a result, Mr Preston now holds options over 6,665,238 Ordinary Shares and Mr Selby 5,383,333 Ordinary Shares.

 

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail.

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Richard Preston

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer, Director

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name

Ceres Power Holdings plc

b)

LEI

213800N7AAHSXQUOA733

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

1p ordinary shares                                                            

ISIN GB00B0351429

b)

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of Share Options under the Sharesave Scheme and purchase of shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

5.44 pence

165,441

d)

Aggregated information

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

5.44 pence

165,441

e)

Date of the transaction

 

10 July 2018

 

f)

Place of the transaction 

N/A

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Mark Selby

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Technology Officer, Director

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name

Ceres Power Holdings plc

b)

LEI

213800N7AAHSXQUOA733

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

1p ordinary shares                                                            

ISIN GB00B0351429

b)

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of Share Options under the Sharesave Scheme and purchase of shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

5.44 pence

165,441

d)

Aggregated information

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

5.44 pence

165,441

e)

Date of the transaction

 

10 July 2018

 

f)

Place of the transaction 

N/A

 

 

Total Voting Rights

Following the exercise of employee options over 5,181,464 Ordinary Shares, Ceres Power confirms that as at 11 July 2018, the Company had 1,022,310,657 Ordinary Shares in issue, with one voting right each. The Company does not hold any shares in treasury. The number of Ordinary Shares with voting rights is therefore 1,022,310,657.

Accordingly, these figures may be used by shareholders as a denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or change to their interest in, the Company, under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

 

- Ends -

 

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014. Upon the publication of this announcement via the Regulatory Information Service, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

 

For further information, please contact:

Ceres Power Holdings plc

Dan Caesar


Tel: +44 (0)1403 273 463

 

Zeus Capital (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Giles Balleny / Andrew Jones / Dom King


 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3829 5000

 

Berenberg (Joint Broker)

Ben Wright / Mark Whitmore / Laure Fine

 

 

Tel: +44 (0) 203 207 7800

 

Powerscourt

Peter Ogden/Andy Jones


 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7250 1446




 

Notes to Editor:

About Ceres Power

Ceres Power is a world leader in low cost, next generation fuel cell technology for use in distributed power products that reduce operating costs, lower CO2, SOx and NOx emissions, increase efficiency and improve energy security. The Ceres Power unique patented SteelCell® technology generates power from widely available fuels at high efficiency and is manufactured using standard processing equipment and conventional materials such as steel, meaning that it can be mass produced at an affordable price for domestic and business use. Ceres Power offer its partners the opportunity to develop power systems and products using its unique SteelCell® technology and know-how, combined with the opportunity to supply the SteelCell® in volume through its manufacturing partners. For further information please visit: http://www.cerespower.com/

 

 


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