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Directa Plus PLC - Exercise of Options and Director / PDMR Dealing

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Directa Plus PLC
15 January 2021
 

15 January 2021

Directa Plus plc

("Directa Plus" or the "Company")

 

Exercise of Options and Director / PDMR Dealing

 

Directa Plus (AIM: DCTA) announces the exercise of options on 14 January 2021 in respect of a total of 190,872 new ordinary shares of 0.25 pence each ("New Ordinary Shares") by the following directors and senior managers of the Company.

 

Name

Position

Number of options exercised

Exercise Price

Giulio Cesareo

Chief Executive Officer

94,639

0.25 pence

Marco Ferrari

Chief Financial Officer

46,078

0.25 pence

Razvan Popescu

Chief Operating Officer

28,356

0.25 pence

Laura Rizzi

Chief Technical Officer

21,799

0.25 pence

 

Disposal of Ordinary shares

On 14 January 2021 the following directors and senior managers also sold the number of shares noted below. The increased number of Ordinary Shares held by each individual following the exercise of options and disposal of shares, along with percentage of share capital held is also detailed.

 

Name

Position

Number of Ordinary Shares sold

Price

Number of Ordinary Shares held (subsequent to options exercise and share disposal)

Percentage of total share capital held (subsequent to options exercise and share disposal)*

Giulio Cesareo**

Chief Executive Officer

40,000

89.8 pence

3,918,228

6.39%

Marco Ferrari

Chief Financial Officer

20,000

89.8 pence

78,624

0.13%

Razvan Popescu

Chief Operating Officer

12,500

89.8 pence

47,738

0.08%

Laura Rizzi

Chief Technical Officer

9,500

89.8 pence

23,250

0.04%

*based on the Company's issued share capital as enlarged by the exercise of options, as detailed in this announcement

** Giulio Cesareo's shareholding in the Company is held by Galbiga Immobiliare S.r.l., and he and his family are the sole beneficiaries of the Ordinary Shares held by Galbiga Immobiliare S.r.l.

 

Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the New Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM ("Admission"). It is expected that Admission will become effective at 8.00 a.m. on 21 January 2021.

 

Following the issue of the new Ordinary Shares, the Company's issued share capital will comprise 61,365,459 Ordinary Shares. The total number of voting rights in the Company will be 61,365,459. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority.

 

For further information please visit http://www.directa-plus.com/ or contact:

 

Directa Plus plc

+39 02 36714458

Giulio Cesareo, CEO

 

Marco Ferrari, CFO

 

 

 

Cenkos Securities plc (Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker)

+44 131 220 6939

Neil McDonald, Pete Lynch (Corporate Finance)

 

 

 

N+1 Singer (Joint Broker)

+44 20 7496 3069

Mark Taylor

 

 

 

Tavistock (Financial PR and IR)

+44 20 7920 3150

Simon Hudson, Edward Lee

 

 

About Directa Plus

Our focus is principally on the two sectors in which we have strong commercial advantage through developed and launched products and a technological lead: environmental (based on our Grafysorber® product) and textiles (based on our G+® products).  In addition, we will continue to pursue opportunities in elastomers and composites (including tyres and asphalt), also using our G+® products.  All our products are hypoallergenic, non-toxic and sustainably produced.

 

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1 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

a)

 

Name

Giulio Cesareo

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

 Chief Executive Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 Initial Notification

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

 Directa Plus plc

 

b)

 

LEI

213800X2DQST3K5ND898

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 0.25p each

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BSM98843

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 Exercise of options 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

0.25 pence

94,639

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

N.A. [single transaction]

- Price

N.A. [single transaction]

e)

 

Date of the transaction 

14 January 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON); AIM

 

 

1 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

a)

 

Name

Giulio Cesareo

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

 Chief Executive Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 Initial Notification

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

 Directa Plus plc

 

b)

 

LEI

213800X2DQST3K5ND898

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 0.25p each

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BSM98843

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 Sale of Ordinary Shares 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

89.8 pence

40,000

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

N.A. [single transaction]

- Price

N.A. [single transaction]

e)

 

Date of the transaction 

14 January 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON); AIM

 

 

1 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

a)

 

Name

Marco Ferrari

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

 Chief Financial Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 Initial Notification

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

 Directa Plus plc

 

b)

 

LEI

213800X2DQST3K5ND898

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 0.25p each

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BSM98843

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 Exercise of options 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

0.25 pence

46,078

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

N.A. [single transaction]

- Price

N.A. [single transaction]

e)

 

Date of the transaction 

14 January 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON); AIM

 

1 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

a)

 

Name

Marco Ferrari

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

 Chief Financial Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 Initial Notification

3

 

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

a)

 

Name

 

 Directa Plus plc

 

b)

 

LEI

213800X2DQST3K5ND898

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 0.25p each

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BSM98843

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Sale of Ordinary Shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

89.8 pence

20,000

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

N.A. [single transaction]

- Price

N.A. [single transaction]

e)

 

Date of the transaction 

14 January 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON); AIM

 

 

1 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

a)

 

Name

Razvan Popescu

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

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

 

 Directa Plus plc

 

b)

 

LEI

213800X2DQST3K5ND898

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 0.25p each

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BSM98843

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 Exercise of options 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

0.25 pence

928,356

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

N.A. [single transaction]

- Price

N.A. [single transaction]

e)

 

Date of the transaction 

14 January 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON); AIM

 

1 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

a)

 

Name

Razvan Popescu

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

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

 

 Directa Plus plc

 

b)

 

LEI

213800X2DQST3K5ND898

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 0.25p each

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BSM98843

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 Sale of Ordinary Shares 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

89.8 pence

9,500

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

N.A. [single transaction]

- Price

N.A. [single transaction]

e)

 

Date of the transaction 

14 January 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON); AIM

 

1 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

a)

 

Name

Laura Rizzi

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

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

 

 Directa Plus plc

 

b)

 

LEI

213800X2DQST3K5ND898

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 0.25p each

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BSM98843

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 Exercise of options 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

0.25 pence

21,799

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

N.A. [single transaction]

- Price

N.A. [single transaction]

e)

 

Date of the transaction 

14 January 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON); AIM

 

1 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

a)

 

Name

Laura Rizzi

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status

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

 

 Directa Plus plc

 

b)

 

LEI

213800X2DQST3K5ND898

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 0.25p each

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BSM98843

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 Sale of Ordinary Shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

89.8 pence

3,299

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

N.A. [single transaction]

- Price

N.A. [single transaction]

e)

 

Date of the transaction 

14 January 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON); AIM

 

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