Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Seneca Growth Capital Vct Plc LSE:HYG London Ordinary Share GB0031256109 ORD 1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +0.00p +0.00% 21.00p 19.00p 23.00p 21.00p 21.00p 21.00p 185,185 01:00:00
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Equity Investment Instruments 0.0 -0.1 -0.7 - 1.70

Hygea VCT plc Hygea Vct Plc : Issue Of Equity, Name Change And Board Appointment

23/08/2018 2:39pm

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)

   Hygea vct plc (the "Company") 
   Issue of Equity, Change of Name and Appointment of Director 
   On 9 May 2018 the Company launched an offer for subscription for new "B" 
ordinary shares of 1p each in the Company ("New "B" Shares") to raise, 
in aggregate, up to GBP10 million with an over-allotment facility of up 
to a further GBP10 million (before issue costs) (the "Offer"). The new 
funds are to be managed by North West head-quartered investment firm 
Seneca Partners Limited. 
   The Board of the Company is pleased to announce that valid applications 
have now been received in excess of the minimum subscription threshold. 
   Pursuant to the Offer, and the GBP3,110,250 of valid applications 
received up to and including 22 August 2018, the Company has issued and 
allotted 3,081,892 New "B" Shares on 23 August 2018. In accordance with 
the allotment formula set out in the prospectus for the Offer, the offer 
prices at which the New "B" Share were issued were in the range of 100p 
to 103.1p per share. 
   As a result of this allotment, the number of shares now in issue is 
8,115,376 Ordinary Shares of 1p each and 3,081,892 New "B" Shares. 
Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 
   In respect of this allotment, an application will be made by the Company 
to the UK Listing Authority and to the London Stock Exchange for the new 
New "B" Shares so issued to be admitted to the Official List and to 
trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed 
securities. It is expected that the admission of the New "B" Shares will 
become effective and dealings will commence on or around 7 September 
   The above statement of voting capital may be used by shareholders as the 
denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they 
are required to notify their interest, or a change to their interest, in 
the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules. 
   Following this first allotment of New "B" Shares the investment 
management agreement between the Company and Seneca Partners Limited 
("Seneca") dated 9 May 2018 comes into effect. As envisaged in the 
Prospectus, the board of directors have also resolved to change the name 
of the Company to Seneca Growth Capital VCT plc, and to appoint Richard 
Manley as an additional non-executive director with immediate effect. In 
relation to this appointment, there is no additional information 
required to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13 R . 
   Richard is a director and CEO of Seneca. He qualified as a chartered 
accountant with KPMG in 2004, joined NM Rothschild's leveraged finance 
team in Manchester in 2007 before joining Cenkos Fund Managers in 2008. 
Richard joined Seneca on launch in 2010. Richard has been involved in 
the development of all areas of Seneca's business and played a key role 
in its journey from start up to managing more than GBP100m.  Richard 
became Managing Partner in 2016 and CEO in 2017. 
   Richard Roth, a director of the Company subscribed for GBP15,000 of New 
"B" Shares under the Offer and has been allotted 15,000 New "B" Shares. 
As a director of the Company Richard Roth is a related party of the 
Company under the Listing Rules and this subscription is, therefore, a 
transaction to which Listing Rule 11.1.10R applies. 
   For further information, please contact: 
   John Hustler, Hygea vct plc at 
   Richard Manley, Seneca Partners Limited at 
   Any enquiries in respect of the Offer should be directed to: 
   John Davies 
   Seneca Partners Limited 
   01942 295 981 
   This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf 
of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients. 
   The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely 
responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information 
contained therein. 
   Source: Hygea VCT plc via Globenewswire 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

August 23, 2018 09:39 ET (13:39 GMT)

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