Director/PDMR Shareholding

 28th May 2019

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EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc (AIM: EKF) announces that on 24 May 2019, the Company was notified by  Adam Reynolds, Non-executive Director, that he has today sold 400,000 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares").

EKF also announces that on the same date, it was notified by Christopher Mills, Non-executive Chairman, that he has today purchased 150,000 Ordinary Shares.

Following the above transactions, further details of which are provided below, Adam Reynolds is now interested in 1,668,613 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.37% of the Company's issued share capital and Christopher Mills is now interested in 136,113,591 Ordinary Shares in aggregate, representing 29.97% of the Company's issued share capital.  

Christopher Mills is a partner and Chief Investment Officer of Harwood Capital LLP, which acts as an investment manager to Oryx International Growth Fund Limited (“Oryx”) and as an investment adviser to the North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC ("NASCIT"), an investment trust.  Oryx (of which Mr. Mills is also a director and shareholder) holds 37,963,591 Ordinary Shares, NASCIT holds 98,000,000 Ordinary Shares and 150,000 Ordinary Shares are held directly by Mr. Mills.

Enquiries:

EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc
Christopher Mills, Non-Executive Chairman
Julian Baines, CEO
Richard Evans, Finance Director and COO

www.ekfdiagnostics.com
Tel: 00 44 29 2071 0570
N+1 Singer (Nomad & Broker)

Aubrey Powell / Lauren Kettle / George Tzimas (Corporate Finance)

Tom Salvesen (Corporate Broking)
Tel: 020 7496 3000

Walbrook PR Limited
Paul McManus
Lianne Cawthorne

Tel: 020 7933 8780 or
Mob: 07980 541 893 / 07584 391 303

 

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

Adam Reynolds

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

 

Non-executive Director

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name

EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc

b)

LEI

213800DXTF3EAUK1AR05

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 of 1p each (“Ordinary Shares”)

 

 

ISIN Code: GB0031509804

b)

Nature of the transaction

Sale of shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

33. 0p

400,000

 

d)

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

 

- Price

 

n/a

e)

Date of the transaction

24 May 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Christopher Mills

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Non-executive Chairman

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial Notification

3

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

a)

Name

EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc

b)

LEI

 

213800DXTF3EAUK1AR05

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 of 1p each (“Ordinary Shares”)

 

 

ISIN Code: GB0031509804

 

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Purchase of shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

33.1p

150,000

 

d)

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

 

- Price

n/a

e)

Date of the transaction

 

24 May 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange