Judges ScientificPLC

Block listing Interim Review

RNS Number : 2526B
Judges Scientific PLC
05 June 2019

Judges Scientific plc (the "Group" or "Judges")

Blocklisting Return


Judges Scientific, a group involved in the buy and build of scientific instrument businesses, gives below the information required by Schedule 6 of the AIM Rules for Companies in connection with the Judges Scientific plc Share Option Schemes.


Name of applicant:

Judges Scientific plc

Name of scheme:

Judges' Approved and Unapproved Share Option Schemes

Period of return:


15 November 2018


5 June 2019

Balance under scheme from previous return:

57,021 Ordinary Shares

The amount by which the block scheme has been increased, if the scheme has been increased since the date of the last return:


Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme during period:

24,913 Ordinary Shares


Balance under scheme not yet issued/allotted at end of period

32,108 Ordinary Shares

Number and class of securities originally listed and the date of admission

100,000 Ordinary Shares on 13 May 2015, a further 100,000 Ordinary Shares on 24 January 2018

Total number of securities in issue at the end of the period

6,220,841 Ordinary Shares

Name of contact:

Brad Ormsby

Telephone number of contact:

Tel:  020 3829 6970


For further information please contact:


Judges Scientific

David Cicurel, CEO

Brad Ormsby, Group FD

Tel: +44 (0) 203 829 6970


Shore Capital (Nominated Adviser & Broker)

Stephane Auton

Edward Mansfield

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7408 4090


Media enquiries:

Alma PR (Financial Public Relations)

Rebecca Sanders-Hewett

Susie Hudson

Sam Modlin


Tel: +44 (0) 20 3865 4219

[email protected]


Notes to editors:

Judges Scientific plc (AIM: JDG), is a group involved in the buy and build of scientific instrument businesses.  The Group currently consists of 16 businesses acquired since it was re-admitted to AIM in 2005.

The acquired companies are primarily UK-based with products sold worldwide to a diverse range of markets including: higher education institutions, the scientific communities, manufacturers and regulatory authorities.  The UK is a recognised centre of excellence for scientific instruments.  The Group companies hold five Queen's Awards for innovation and export. 

The Group's companies predominantly operate in global niche markets, with long term growth fundamentals and resilient margins.

Judges Scientific maintains a policy of selectively acquiring businesses that generate sustainable profits and cash.  Shareholder returns are created through the repayment of debt, organic growth and dividends. 

For further information, please visit www.judges.uk.com




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