Published: 17 January 2020



Idox plc (LSE:IDOX, "Company" or "Idox") received notification on 15 January 2020 from Kestrel Partners LLP ("Kestrel") that on 14 January 2020 it transferred, on behalf of a discretionary client, 105,720 ordinary shares of 1p each ("Shares") in the Company from accounts managed by Kestrel to the client's broker accounts. This transfer by Kestrel was made at the request of the client and there is no change in ultimate beneficial ownership. The notification also included the matters set out below.

Mr Scott, a non-executive director of Idox, is a partner of, and holds a beneficial interest in Kestrel. Mr Scott is also a shareholder in one of Kestrel's clients ("Kestrel Opportunities") and is therefore deemed to have a beneficial interest in Kestrel Opportunities' entire legal holding in Idox.

Following this transaction, Kestrel Opportunities holds (and consequently Mr Scott is deemed to have a beneficial interest in) 33,537,916 shares in the Company, and other clients of Kestrel, in which Mr Scott has no beneficial interest hold 12,338,642 Shares in the Company.

On a combined basis, Kestrel indirectly holds voting rights over 45,876,558 shares in the Company, which represents 10.35% per cent of the Company's issued share capital.

Kestrel's interest in the Shares in the Company is held through the following nominees: 

Holding type

Nominee

 

No. of shares

% of issued share capital

Indirect

Bank of New York Nominees Ltd

 

33,537,916

7.57%

Indirect

JIM Nominees Limited

 

2,351,509

0.53%

Indirect

Bank of New York Nominees Ltd

 

9,752,823

2.20%

Indirect

Bank of New York Nominees Ltd

 

234,310

0.05%


For further information contact:

Idox plc                                           +44 (0) 870 333 7101
Chris Stone, Non-Executive Chairman
David Meaden, Chief Executive
Rob Grubb, Chief Financial Officer

N+1 Singer (NOMAD and Broker)   +44 (0) 20 7496 3000
Shaun Dobson / Ben Farrow (Corporate Finance)
Tom Salvesen (Corporate Broking)

 
ANNEX

Template for notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name 

Kestrel Partners LLP ('Kestrel')

2

 

Reason for the notification

a)

 

Position/status 

PCA - Oliver Rupert Andrew Scott (non-executive director of Idox plc and Partner in Kestrel)

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial

3

 

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

a)

 

Name 

IDOX Plc

b)

 

LEI 

213800Z3FE6PWVSUGE70

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 

1p Ordinary Shares

 

 
ISIN: GB0002998192

b)

 

Nature of the transaction 

Transfer for a client account managed by Kestrel to client account held at separate broker. No change of beneficial ownership.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

N/A

105,720 Shares 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

- Aggregated volume

 

 

- Price

 

 Transfer of 105,720 shares at zero cost.

 

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

2020-01-14

f)

 

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 



Rule 26
Updated: 17 January 2020

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