Issue of Equity/PDMR Dealings

RNS Number : 0607L
W.H. Ireland Group PLC
28 September 2016

WH Ireland Group Plc


(“WH Ireland” or the “Company”)


Issue of Equity

PDMR Dealings

The Company announces options over 18,292 ordinary shares of 5p each in the Company (“Ordinary Shares”) have been exercised pursuant to the WH Ireland Group plc Save As You Earn Scheme (“SAYE”), by Richard Killingbeck, Chief Executive Officer of the Company.  

Accordingly, the Company has today issued 18,292 Ordinary Shares (the “New Shares”). Application has been made to admit the New Shares to trading on AIM. Admission is expected to become effective on 5 October 2016 and the New Shares will rank pari passu in all respects with the Company’s existing Ordinary Shares in issues.

At the same time, the Company has received notice that Richard Killingbeck has immediately sold 18,292 ordinary shares at a price of 120p per Ordinary Share.

Mr Killingbeck now holds the following interests in the share capital of the Company:   

Number of Shares

Percentage of Voting Rights

Nature of holding






Held jointly with the ESOT

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 26,137,310 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) 203368 3551/3550



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