Director/PDMR Shareholding

Judges Scientific PLC
16 April 2024
 

Judges Scientific plc

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Judges Scientific plc (AIM: JDG), a group focused on acquiring and developing companies in the scientific instrument sector announces that Brad Ormsby, Chief Financial Officer, on 15 April 2024 exercised options over 21,000 ordinary shares of 5p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares"), and subsequently sold 20,424 Ordinary Shares at a price of 11,200 pence per Ordinary Share.

This results in an increased beneficial holding by 576 to 4,512 Ordinary Shares representing approximately 0.07% of the total issued share capital and voting rights in the Company.

Following this exercise of options, the Company's total issued share capital has increased to 6,639,974 Ordinary Shares. There are no Ordinary Shares held in treasury. Each Ordinary Share carries voting rights on the basis of one vote per Ordinary Share. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in Judges Scientific is 6,639,974 Ordinary Shares. The above figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for calculations to determine if they have a notifiable interest in Judges Scientific under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, or if such interest has changed.

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Bradley Ormsby

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Chief Financial Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Judges Scientific plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

2138004EXWWPTW1JOL31

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

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary shares in Judges Scientific plc

 

 

GB0032398678

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Exercise of options

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

6,580.0p

 

20,000

5,200.0p

1,000

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

 

- Price

 

N/A (single transaction)

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

15/04/2024

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a trading venue

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Bradley Ormsby

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Chief Financial Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial notification

3

 

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

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Judges Scientific plc

b)

 

LEI

 

 

2138004EXWWPTW1JOL31

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

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary shares in Judges Scientific plc

 

 

GB0032398678

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Sale of shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

11,200.0p

 

20,424

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

 

- Price

 

N/A (single transaction)

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

15/04/2024

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

London Stock Exchange, AIM Market (XLON)

 

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 For further information please contact:

 

 

 

Judges Scientific plc

David Cicurel, CEO

Brad Ormsby, CFO

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3829 6970

 

 

Shore Capital (Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker)

Stephane Auton

Harry Davies-Ball

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7408 4090

 


Liberum (Joint Broker)

Edward Mansfield

Nikhil Varghese

Tel : +44 (0) 20 3100 2222

 

 

Investec Bank plc (Joint Broker)

Virginia Bull

Carlton Nelson

Tel: +44 (0) 207 597 4000


Alma Strategic Communications (Financial Public Relations)

Sam Modlin

Rebecca Sanders-Hewett

Joe Pederzolli

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3405 0205

judges@almastrategic.com



 

Notes to editors:

Judges Scientific plc (AIM: JDG), is a group focused on acquiring and developing companies in the scientific instrument sector.  The Group now consists of 23 businesses acquired since 2005.

The acquired companies are primarily UK-based with products sold worldwide to a diverse range of markets including: higher education institutions, scientific research facilities, manufacturers and regulatory authorities.  The UK is a recognised centre of excellence for scientific instruments.  The Group has received 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 reduction of debt, organic growth and dividends.

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

 

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