EPE Special Opps Ltd - Transaction in Own Shares and PDMR Shareholding
RNS Number : 4119D
EPE Special Opportunities Limited
26 June 2019
 

EPE Special Opportunities Limited

 

Transaction in Own Shares and Director / PDMR Shareholding

 

Transaction in Own Shares

 

EPE Special Opportunities Limited ("ESO" or the "Company") announces that, on 24 June 2019, it purchased 107,278 of the Company's shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") at a weighted average price of 200.00 pence per share.

 

Purchased Ordinary Shares will be held by the Company in treasury.

 

The number of Ordinary Shares in issue, not held by the Company in treasury, following the above and the figure to be used as the denominator for calculations of interests in the Company's voting rights is 33,515,533 Ordinary Shares. The number of Ordinary Shares held by the Company in treasury following the above is 1,142,902 Ordinary Shares.

 

The purchase of the Ordinary Shares follows the Company's announcement of 10 June 2019 which stated the Company's intention to buy back shares.

 

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), the schedule below contains detailed information about the purchases of Ordinary Shares made by Numis Securities Limited on behalf of the Company.

 

This announcement does not constitute, or form part of, an offer or any solicitation of an offer for securities in any jurisdiction.

 

Director / PDMR Shareholding

 

ESO announces that it has been notified of the following transactions.

 

Clive Spears, the non-executive chairman of the Company, purchased 1,388 Ordinary Shares. Following the transaction, Mr. Spears has a beneficial interest of 126,493 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.38% of the Company's issued ordinary share capital.

Heather Bestwick, a non-executive director of the Company, purchased 1,388 Ordinary Shares. Following the transaction, Ms. Bestwick has a beneficial interest of 13,888 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.04% of the Company's issued ordinary share capital.

Nicholas Wilson, a non-executive director of the Company, purchased 5,093 Ordinary Shares. Following the transaction, Mr. Wilson has a beneficial interest of 125,987 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.38% of the Company's issued ordinary share capital.

Giles Brand, Managing Partner of EPIC Private Equity LLP, the Investment Advisor to the Company and connected parties, purchased 23,603 Ordinary Shares. Following the transaction, Mr. Brand and his connected parties have a beneficial interest of 10,269,253 Ordinary Shares, representing 30.64% of the Company's issued ordinary share capital.

All of the transactions above were made on 24 June 2019 at a price of 200.00p per Ordinary Share.

The person responsible for releasing this information on behalf of the Company is Hilary Jones of R&H Fund Services (Jersey) Limited.

 

Enquiries:

 

EPIC Private Equity LLP

+44 (0) 207 269 8865

Alex Leslie



R&H Fund Services (Jersey) Limited

+44 (0) 1534 825 323

Hilary Jones



Cardew Group Limited

+44 (0) 207 930 0777

Richard Spiegelberg



Numis Securities Limited

+44 (0) 207 260 1000

Nominated Advisor:

Stuart Skinner / Hugh Jonathan

Corporate Broker:

Charles Farquhar

 

 

 

 

Transaction in Own Shares

 

Schedule of Purchases:

 

Shares purchased:

EPE Special Opportunities Limited

(ISIN: BMG3163K1053)

 

Date of purchases:

24 June 2019

 

Broker / Investment Firm:

Numis Securities Limited

 

Aggregate Information:

 

Venue

Volume Weighted Average Price

(pence per share)

Aggregated Volume


AIM Market

( )

200.00p

107,278

 

Individual Transactions:

 

Number of Shares Purchased

Transaction Price

(pence per Share)

Time of Transaction


107,278

200.00p

16:05

 

 

 

Director / PDMR Shareholding

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Clive Spears

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

PDMR (non-executive chairman)

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial Notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

EPE Special Opportunities Limited

b)

LEI

213800BQKN9C23A7LK98

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 financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of 5p each 


Identification code

BMG3163K1053

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of ordinary shares

c)

Price(s) and volumes(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

200.00p

1,388

d)

Aggregated information


Aggregated volume

N/A - single transaction


Price

N/A - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

24 June 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

(XLON)

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Heather Bestwick

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

PDMR (non-executive director)

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial Notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

EPE Special Opportunities Limited

b)

LEI

213800BQKN9C23A7LK98

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 financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of 5p each 


Identification code

BMG3163K1053

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of ordinary shares

c)

Price(s) and volumes(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

200.00p

1,388

d)

Aggregated information


Aggregated volume

N/A - single transaction


Price

N/A - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

24 June 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

(XLON)

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Nicholas Wilson

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

PDMR (non-executive director)

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial Notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

EPE Special Opportunities Limited

b)

LEI

213800BQKN9C23A7LK98

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 financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of 5p each 


Identification code

BMG3163K1053

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of ordinary shares

c)

Price(s) and volumes(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

200.00p

5,093

d)

Aggregated information


Aggregated volume

N/A - single transaction


Price

N/A - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

24 June 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

(XLON)

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Giles Brand and connected parties

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

PDMR (Managing Partner of EPIC Private Equity LLP, the Investment Advisor to the Company)

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial Notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

EPE Special Opportunities Limited

b)

LEI

213800BQKN9C23A7LK98

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 financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary Shares of 5p each 


Identification code

BMG3163K1053

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of ordinary shares

c)

Price(s) and volumes(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

200.00p

23,603

d)

Aggregated information


Aggregated volume

N/A - single transaction


Price

N/A - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

24 June 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

(XLON)

 


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