17 July 14
("Tracsis" or the "Company")
Directors Dealing - Exercise of Options
Tracsis announces that it received on 16 July 2014, notice of exercise of options from the following Directors:
John McArthur, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 140,000 options at an exercise price of 52p per share from a share option agreement dated 2009. No shares were sold in order to satisfy exercise costs. As a result of this, Mr McArthur's interests in the company increased to 1,112,474 representing 4.2% of the total voting rights of the Company.
Max Cawthra, Finance Director, exercised 75,000 options at an exercise price of 49.5p per share from a share option agreement dated 2011. In order to satisfy exercise costs 25,000 shares were subsequently disposed at a price of £3.11. As a result of this transaction, Mr Cawthra's interests in the company increased from 4,000 to 54,000 representing 0.2% of the total voting rights of the Company.
Charles Winward, a Non-Executive Director exercised 87,517 options at an exercise price of 40p per share from a share option agreement dated 2007. In order to satisfy exercise costs, income tax, national insurance and other liabilities arising 57,246 shares were subsequently disposed at a price of £3.11. As a result of this transaction Mr Winward's interests in the company will increase from 56,500 to 86,771 representing 0.3% of the total voting rights of the Company.
A summary of these transactions and resulting Directors' holdings in Tracsis can be found in the attachment.
Accordingly, the Company has today issued 302,517 ordinary shares in the Company "new ordinary shares". Application has been made for the new ordinary shares to be admitted to trading on AIM and dealings are expected to commence on 22 July 2014.
Following the issue of the new shares, the number of Ordinary Shares in issue will increase to 26,258,114. For the purposes of the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules ("DTRs"), the issued ordinary share capital of the Company following this allotment consists of 26,258,114 Shares with voting rights attached (one vote per Share). There are no 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, Tracsis under the DTRs.
For more information please contact:
John McArthur/Max Cawthra, Tracsis plc
Tel: 0845 125 9162
Katy Mitchell, WH Ireland Limited
Tel: 0161 832 2174