Company Announcements

Exercise of Options, PDMR Shareholding and TVR

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Ilika plc
22 September 2022

Ilika plc

("Ilika" or the "Company")


Exercise of Options, PDMR Shareholding and Total Voting Rights

Ilika (AIM: IKA), a pioneer in solid-state battery technology, announces that on 20 September 2022, following the vesting of options under the Company's EMI share option scheme, 172,500 options have been converted into ordinary shares of one penny each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares"). Of the options exercised by employees, John Tinson, VP Sales and Marketing, exercised 100,000 options at an exercise price of 29.5p.  The remaining 72,500 options were exercised at a price of 18.2p. Accordingly, the Company has applied to the London Stock Exchange for 172,500 Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM ("Admission"). It is expected that Admission will occur at 8.00am on 26 September 2022.


Total Voting Rights


Following Admission, the Company's issued share capital will comprise 157,883,617 ordinary shares of one penny each and that number may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change in their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.  The Company does not hold any shares in treasury. 


For more information contact:


Ilika plc

Graeme Purdy, Chief Executive

Via Walbrook PR

Liberum Capital Limited (Nomad and Joint Broker)

Tel: 020 3100 2000

Andrew Godber, Cameron Duncan,

William Hall, Nikhil Varghese

Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG (Joint Broker)

Tel: 020 3207 8700

Matthew Armitt, Mark Whitmore,

Detlir Elezi, Mara Grasso

Walbrook PR Ltd

Tel: 020 7933 8780 /

Tom Cooper

Mob: 0797 122 1972

Lianne Applegarth

Mob: 07584 391 303

Nick Rome

Mob: 07748 325 236



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




John Tinson


Reason for the notification




VP Sales and Marketing


Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification



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




Ilika 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

Ordinary shares of 1 pence each

Identification code



Nature of the transaction 

Exercise of options



Price(s) and volume(s)







Aggregated information

Not Applicable - Single Transaction

- Aggregated volume

- Price


Date of the transaction

20 September 2022


Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue



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