Regency Mines PLC

Investor presentation, Directors' Dealings and TVR

RNS Number : 4991B
Regency Mines PLC
31 January 2020
 

 

Regency Mines PLC

("Regency" or the "Company")

 

New Investor Presentation,

Company Secretary Appointment,

Directors Dealings & TVR

 

31 January 2020

Regency Mines Plc (LON: RGM) the battery metals and energy storage company announces the release of a new investor presentation, which is immediately available at the Company's website. 

 

The Company also announces the appointment of a new Company Secretary and the issue of 481,662 ordinary shares, 3,040,567 options and 438,596 warrants further to commitments made prior to the recent restructuring as announced on 5 December 2019, but only executed now due to the Company being out of a close period.

 

Investor Presentation

 

The Company has released a revised investor presentation, which sets out its strategy across the battery metals and flexible energy space.  A full corporate rebranding is expected to occur during the course of 2020, likely timed to coincide with the Company's first material asset transaction.

 

Company Secretary Appointment

 

The Company also announces the appointment, with immediate effect, of AMBA Secretaries Limited, as Company Secretary. 

 

Director Legacy Remuneration Shares and Issue of Warrants

 

Nigel Burton and Ewen Ainsworth joined Regency Mines as a Director on 24 June 2019 under an arrangement where 42.5% and 48.6% of their respective annual Directors' fee was to be paid in shares.  Accordingly, to clear historic balances the Company has issued 122,312 new ordinary shares to Mr. Burton and 190,929 new ordinary shares to Mr Ainsworth for the period from June 2019 to December 2019 (of the 190,929 shares awarded to Mr Ainsworth, 141,901 new ordinary shares have been issued to Discovery Energy Limited a  company controlled by Mr Ainsworth).   This deals with all outstanding legacy issues and the Non-Executive Directors of the Company are now being remunerated on normal market terms.

 

Consistent with the Company's strategy of preserving its cash balances, a further 168,421 shares and 438,596 warrants (at yesterday's closing price of £0.0285 have been awarded to consultants and advisors for services to be provided during 2020.

 

CEO Option Awards

 

The Company has awarded Scott Kaintz, Chief Executive Officer, 3,040,567 three-year vest, five-year expiry options under the Company's Enterprise Management Scheme, to purchase new ordinary shares of the Company at yesterday's closing price of £0.0285. These options carry performance criteria under which vesting can be accelerated.  These options were unable to be awarded as part of the recent restructuring due to the Company being in a close period. 

 

 

Director Shareholdings

 

The Fee Shares and options issued to Directors have been included in the table below, which sets out the total shareholding and interests of three of the Company's Directors in the enlarged share capital of the Company.

 

 

 

Director

Direct

Indirect

Total

%

Warrants

Options

 

Nigel Burton

122,312

-

122,312

0.14%

-

-

 

Ewen Ainsworth

190,929*

-

190,929

0.21%

-

-

 

Scott Kaintz

125,967

132,144

258,111

0.29%

125,758

3,164,767

 

                 

 

*141,901 shares have been issued to Discovery Energy Ltd, a company controlled by Mr. Ainsworth

 

Admission to trading on AIM and Total Voting Rights

 

Application is being made to AIM for new Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM. Admission of the 481,662 new Ordinary Shares is expected on or around 6 February 2020.

 

Following the issue of the 481,662 new Ordinary Shares, the issued share capital of the Company consists of 89,816,552 ordinary shares of £0.0001 each with voting rights. No Ordinary Shares are held in Treasury.

 

The above figure of 89,816,552 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

For further information, please contact:                                              

Scott Kaintz 020 7747 9960                                                        Director Regency Mines Plc

Roland Cornish/ Rosalind Hill Abrahams 020 7628 3396        NOMAD Beaumont Cornish Limited

Jason Robertson 020 7374 2212                                                Broker First Equity Limited

 

This announcement contains inside information under Article 7 of Regulation (EU) 596/2014.

 

 

1

Details of the person discharginmanagerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

1.    Nigel Burton

2.    Ewen Ainsworth

3.    Scott Kaintz

2

Reason for notification

a)

Position / status

1.    Non-Executive Director

2.    Non-Executive Director

3.    Executive Director

 

b)

Initial notification

/Amendment

Initial Notification

3

Details of the issueremission allowance market participant, auctionplatform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Regency Mines plc

 

b)

LEI

LEI: 2138009ECXQQ3EGKVY57

 

 

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type ofinstrument(ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each placwhere transactionhave been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

 Identification code

313,241 ordinary shares of £0.0001 each in Regency Mines Plc.

 

 

ISIN GB00BKM69866

 

3,040,567 three-year vest, five-year expiry options under the Company's Enterprise Management Scheme, to purchase new ordinary shares of Regency Mines Plc at £0.0285 per share.

 

 

Nature of the transaction

Directors' fees

 

c)

Price(s) and volumes(s)

 

  Name(s)

Price(s)

Volumes(s)

 Nigel Burton

£0.043186

122,312

 Ewen Ainsworth

£0.044271

190,929

 Scott Kaintz

Option exercise price £0.0285 per share

3,040,567

 

d)

Aggregated information

-     Aggregated Volume

 

-     Price

 

-     Aggregated Volume

 

-     Price

 

313,241 ordinary shares

 

£0.043610

 

N/A for options

 

 

 

N/A for options

 

 

e)

Date of the transaction

31 January 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of trading venue

 


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