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Digitalbox PLC (DBOX)


Monday 14 March, 2022

Digitalbox PLC

PDMR Dealing Notification

RNS Number : 7100E
Digitalbox PLC
14 March 2022

Digitalbox plc

("Digitalbox" or the "Company")


PDMR Dealing Notification


Digitalbox plc (AIM: DBOX), the mobile-first digital media business, announces that it has received notification that Martin Higginson, a Non-Executive Director of the Company, has sold and transferred in aggregate, 1,590,936 ordinary shares of £0.01 each ("Ordinary Shares"), following the exercise of his warrants announced on 18 February 2022 (the "Transaction").


Following the Transaction, Mr Higginson does not hold any Ordinary Shares in the Company.


The following notifications, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, give further detail on the transfer.


Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them


Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated



Martin Higginson



Reason for the notification



Non-Executive Director




Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification



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



Digitalbox Plc






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



Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each





Nature of the transaction

a)  Sale of 750,000 Ordinary Shares in the Company

b)  Transfer of 840,936 Ordinary Shares in the Company as a gift


Price(s) and volume(s)


No. of shares



500,000 sold

£0.13 sale price


250,000 sold

£0.14 sale price

840,936 transferred

£0.13 transfer price


Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price




As above



Date of the transaction

21 February 2022


Place of the transaction

a)  London Stock Exchange

b)  Off Exchange


This announcement contains information which, prior to its disclosure, was considered inside information for the purposes of the UK Market Abuse Regulation and the Directors of the Company are responsible for the release of this announcement.






c/o SEC Newgate

James Carter, CEO

Panmure Gordon

(Nominated Adviser, Financial Adviser & Joint Broker )

Tel: 020 7886 2500

Alina Vaskina / James Sinclair-Ford (Corporate Advisory)

Rupert Dearden (Corporate Broking)

Alvarium Capital Partners (Joint Broker)

Tel: 020 7195 1400

Alex Davies / Hugh Kingsmill Moore

SEC Newgate (Financial PR)

Tel: 020 3757 6880

Robin Tozer / Isabelle Smurfit

[email protected]


About Digitalbox plc


Based in Bath, UK, Digitalbox is a 'pure-play' digital media business with the aim of profitable publishing at scale on mobile platforms.


Digitalbox operates three trading brands, "Entertainment Daily", "The Tab" and "The Daily Mash". Entertainment Daily produces and publishes online UK entertainment news covering TV, showbiz and celebrity news. The Daily Mash produces and publishes satirical news content. The Tab is the UK's biggest youth culture site fuelled by students.


Digitalbox generates revenue from the sale of advertising in and around the content it publishes. The Group's optimisation for mobile enables it to achieve revenues per session significantly ahead of market norms for publishers on mobile.



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