RNS Number : 6325S
Begbies Traynor Group PLC
18 March 2021

18 March 2021



Begbies Traynor Group plc


(the "Company" or the "Group")



Exercise of Options, Directors Dealing and Total Voting Rights


Begbies Traynor Group plc, the business recovery, financial advisory and property services consultancy, announces that following the exercise of options by certain employees, including a Director, it has issued 200,758 fully paid up ordinary 5 pence shares in the Group ("Ordinary Shares").


Nick Taylor, Group Finance Director, exercised options over 23,700 Ordinary Shares by subscription at an option price of 63.12 pence.


Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the admission of the 200,758 new Ordinary Shares to trading on AIM. Admission of these new Ordinary Shares is expected to occur on 23 March 2021 following which the total number of shares in issue and total voting rights will be 150,838,644. The Group does not hold any shares in treasury and, therefore, the above figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculation by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company.  


The notifications set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.


Enquiries please contact:


Begbies Traynor Group plc                                                      0161 837 1700

Ric Traynor - Executive Chairman

Nick Taylor - Group Finance Director


Canaccord Genuity Limited                                                     020 7523 8000

(Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker)

Emma Gabriel / Angelos Vlatakis


Shore Capital                                                                            020 7408 4090

(Joint Broker)

Mark Percy / Anita Ghanekar


MHP Communications                                                             020 3128 8168

Reg Hoare / Katie Hunt / Florence Mayo                                   begbies@mhpc.com 



Information on Begbies Traynor Group can be accessed via the Group's website at


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



Details of PDMR / person closely associated with them ("PCA")



Nick Taylor


Reason for the notification


Position / status

Group Finance Director


Initial notification / amendment

Initial notification


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



Begbies Traynor Group 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

Company approved share options granted at an option price of 63.12 pence over 23,700 Ordinary Shares


Nature of the transactions

The exercise of options over 23,700 Ordinary Shares at an exercise price of 63.12 pence.  The Options have been exercised by subscription and this has resulted in the issue and allotment of 23,700 fully paid Ordinary Shares for which the Company has applied to AIM for listing and which upon admission will rank pari passu with the Company's other Ordinary Shares.


Price(s) and volume(s)



63.12 pence




Date of the transaction

17 March 2021


Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue




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