Issue of Equity

RNS Number : 8893F
W.H. Ireland Group PLC
23 May 2017


(“WH Ireland”, “WHI” or the “Company”)

Issue of Equity

The Company announces it has today issued 300,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 5p per share to the WH Ireland Group plc Employee Share Ownership (“ESOT“) for use in a Long Term Incentive Plan. (“LTIP Shares“). Application has been made to admit the LTIP Shares to trading on AIM. Admission is expected to become effective on 26 May 2017 and the LTIP Shares will rank pari passu in all respects with the Company’s existing Ordinary Shares in issues.

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 27,795,996 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) 203 368 3551/3550


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