RNS Number : 5839C
16 November 2009
('Vantis' or the 'Company')
Vantis was notified on 13 November 2009 that on 6 November 2009 Equiniti, the independent trustee ("Trustee") of the Company's share incentive plan ("SIP"), purchased, in accordance with the SIP's rules and on behalf of all SIP participants, ordinary shares of 10 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares"). Under the terms of the SIP, participating members, including employees and directors of the Company, contribute a fixed amount to the Trustee on a monthly basis. The Trustee acquires shares in the Company every three months at the prevailing share price.
Following the purchases, the following directors of the Company became interested in an additional 767 Ordinary Shares at a price of 55 pence per share and will have the following interests in the Company's issued share capital:
Name Ordinary Shares acquired Holding after purchase Percentage holding
P F Jackson 767 7,894,354 13.42%
P Ashton 767 3,271,211 5.56%
T Applin 767 2,463,785 4.19%
N J Hamilton-Smith 767 1,677,331 2.85%
R W Thornton 767 1,671,849 2.84%
P F Jackson, P K Ashton and T Applin are, in addition to their individual
holdings detailed above, together interested in 1,259,319 shares held jointly by them on behalf of he former equity partners of Morgan Brown & Spofforth."
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