Buy
Sell
Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Versarien Plc LSE:VRS London Ordinary Share GB00B8YZTJ80 ORD 1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +1.00p +0.99% 102.00p 100.00p 104.00p 104.00p 101.00p 101.00p 122,126 09:48:11
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Industrial Engineering 9.0 -1.6 -1.0 - 156.70

Versarien PLC Director/PDMR Shareholding

15/04/2019 6:03pm

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)


Versarien (LSE:VRS)
Historical Stock Chart

2 Months : From Mar 2019 to May 2019

Click Here for more Versarien Charts.

TIDMVRS

RNS Number : 2643W

Versarien PLC

15 April 2019

15 April 2019

Versarien plc

("Versarien" or the "Company")

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Versarien plc (AIM: VRS), the advanced materials engineering group, was notified on 15 April 2019 that Neill Ricketts, the Company's CEO, exercised options over 307,970 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at an exercise price of 29 pence, under the Company's share option schemes.

Application has been made for the new Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM, which is expected to take place on 24 April 2019. The new Ordinary Shares will rank, pari passu, with the existing Ordinary Shares in issue.

Following this exercise of options Mr Ricketts notified the Company that he sold 307,970 Ordinary Shares at a price of 136.1 pence per Ordinary Share on 15 April 2019.

Following the transactions outlined above Mr Ricketts' interest in the share capital of the Company remains at a total of 15,250,000 Ordinary Shares representing 9.91 per cent. of the Company's issued share capital enlarged pursuant to the exercise of options. Mr Ricketts is interested in options over a further 6,039,021 Ordinary Shares.

Total Voting Rights

Following the issue of the new Ordinary Shares, the Company will have 153,932,290 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in issue. No Ordinary Shares are held in treasury. The figure of 153,932,290 may be used by the Company's 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 Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

Enquiries:

 
 Versarien 
  Neill Ricketts, CEO 
  Chris Leigh, CFO               +44 (0)1242 269 122 
 Canaccord Genuity (Nominated 
  Adviser and Broker) 
  Bobbie Hilliam 
  Emma Gabriel                   +44 (0)20 7523 8000 
 IFC Advisory (Financial PR 
  and IR) 
  Tim Metcalfe 
  Graham Herring 
  Heather Armstrong              +44(0)20 3934 6630 
 

About Versarien

Versarien plc (AIM:VRS), is an advanced engineering materials group. Leveraging proprietary technology, the Group creates innovative engineering solutions for its clients in a diverse range of industries. Versarien has six subsidiaries operating under two divisions:

Graphene and Plastics

2-DTech Ltd, which specialises in the supply, characterisation and early stage development of graphene products. www.2-dtech.com

AAC Cyroma Limited, which specialises in the supply of vacuum-formed and injection-moulded products to the automotive, construction, utilities and retail industry sectors. Using Versarien's existing graphene manufacturing capabilities, AAC will have the ability to produce graphene-enhanced plastic products. www.aaccyroma.co.uk

Cambridge Graphene Limited, supplies novel inks based on graphene and related materials, using patented processes to develop graphene materials technology.

www.cambridgegraphene.com

Gnanomat S.L. ("GNA"), based in the Parque Cientifico Madrid, Spain, is a company capable of utilising Versarien's graphene products in an environmentally friendly, scalable production process for energy storage devices that offer high power density, almost instant recharging and very long lifetimes for use in electrical vehicles and portable electronics products.www.gnanomat.com

Hard Wear and Metallic Products

Versarien Technologies Limited has developed an additive process for creating advanced micro-porous metals targeting the thermal management industry and supplies extruded aluminium. www.versarien-technologies.co.uk

Total Carbide Limited, a leading manufacturer in sintered tungsten carbide for applications in arduous environments such as the oil and gas industry. www.totalcarbide.com

The information below, set out 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                                Neill Ricketts 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 2    Reason for the notification 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Position/status                     Chief Executive Officer 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 b)   Initial notification/               Initial Notification 
       Amendment 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                                Versarien plc 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                                 213800D6NZED7V8W2Z34 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 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                  Ordinary shares of 1p each 
       financial instrument, 
       type of instrument                  GB00B8YZTJ80 
       Identification code 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction           Exercise of options 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)                Price(s)   Volume(s) 
                                             29p        307,970 
                                                       ========== 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information 
       - Aggregated volume                  307,970 
       - Price                              GBP89,311 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction             15 April 2019 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction            London Stock Exchange, AIM 
     ----------------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 
 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name                             Neill Ricketts 
     -------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 2    Reason for the notification 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Position/status                  Chief Executive Officer 
     -------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   Initial notification/            Initial Notification 
       Amendment 
     -------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                             Versarien plc 
     -------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                              213800D6NZED7V8W2Z34 
     -------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 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               Ordinary shares of 1p each 
       financial instrument, 
       type of instrument               GB00B8YZTJ80 
       Identification code 
     -------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction        Sale of exercised option shares 
     -------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)             Price(s)   Volume(s) 
                                          136.1p     307,970 
                                                    ========== 
     -------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information           N/A single transaction 
       - Aggregated volume 
       - Price 
     -------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction          15 April 2019 
     -------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction         London Stock Exchange, AIM 
     -------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 

This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact rns@lseg.com or visit www.rns.com.

END

DSHEAKLSFSPNEFF

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

April 15, 2019 13:03 ET (17:03 GMT)

1 Year Versarien Chart

1 Year Versarien Chart

1 Month Versarien Chart

1 Month Versarien Chart
Your Recent History
LSE
VRS
Versarien
Register now to watch these stocks streaming on the ADVFN Monitor.

Monitor lets you view up to 110 of your favourite stocks at once and is completely free to use.

By accessing the services available at ADVFN you are agreeing to be bound by ADVFN's Terms & Conditions

P: V:gb D:20190524 10:00:50