Issue of Equity

RNS Number : 7939H
W.H. Ireland Group PLC
02 December 2015

WH Ireland Group Plc


(“WH Ireland” or the “Company”)


Issue of Equity

The Company announces that options over 25,650 Ordinary Shares were exercised today pursuant to the WH Ireland Group plc Company Share Option Scheme I (“CSOP I”) at a price of 57p each, by current employees of the Company.  

Accordingly, the Company has today issued 25,650 Ordinary Shares (the “New Shares”). Application will be made to admit the New Shares to trading on AIM. Admission is expected to become effective on 8 December 2015 and the New Shares will rank pari passu in all respects with the Company’s existing Ordinary Shares in issue.

For the purposes of the Financial Conduct Authority’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules (“DTRs”), the issued ordinary share capital of the Company following Admission will consist of 24,532,335 Ordinary Shares with voting rights attached (one vote per Ordinary Share). There are no Ordinary Shares held in treasury. This total voting rights figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine whether they are required to notify their interests in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the DTRs.

 For further information please contact:


WH Ireland Group plc                                                            

Richard Killingbeck, Chief Executive Officer                                      +44(0) 20 7220 1666


SPARK Advisory Partners Limited

Mark Brady/Miriam Greenwood

                              +44(0) 20 3368 3551/3550



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