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01 October 2019
Liquidity Agreement Monthly Update and
Total Voting Rights
Paris, France and Camberley, UK - 1 October 2019 - Novacyt (EURONEXT GROWTH: ALNOV; AIM: NCYT), an international specialist in clinical diagnostics, today announces its monthly update in relation to ordinary shares traded under its ongoing liquidity agreement with Invest Securities SA (the "Liquidity Agreement"). The Liquidity Agreement is governed by French law and is further summarised in the 'notes for editors' section below.
During the period from 1 September to 30 September 2019, Invest Securities purchased 2,509 ordinary shares at a maximum price of EUR0.08 and a minimum price of EUR0.07 and sold 4,009 ordinary shares at a maximum price of EUR0.09 and a minimum price of EUR0.07 under the Liquidity Agreement. The total number of ordinary shares in the Company, which are held in treasury as at close of business on 30 September 2019, is 81,016.
Total Voting Rights
The total number of ordinary shares in the Company is 57,794,754. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company pursuant to Article L. 223-7 of the French Commercial Code and the Company's Articles. The Company is not subject to the disclosure guidance and transparency rules made by the Financial Conduct Authority under Part VI of FSMA.
For further information, please refer to www.novacyt.com or contact:
Graham Mullis, Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Dyer, Chief Financial Officer
+44 (0)1223 395472
SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP (Nominated Adviser and Broker)
Matthew Johnson / Jamie Spotswood (Corporate Finance)
Vadim Alexandre / Rob Rees (Corporate Broking)
+44 (0)20 3470 0470
FTI Consulting (International)
Brett Pollard / Victoria Foster Mitchell
+44 (0)20 3727 1000
email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
FTI Consulting (France)
Arnaud de Cheffontaines / Astrid Villette
+33 (0)147 03 69 47 / +33 (0)147 03 69 51
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About Novacyt Group
The Novacyt Group is a rapidly growing, international diagnostics group with a growing portfolio of cancer and infectious disease products and services. Through its proprietary technology platform, NOVAPrep(R), and molecular platform, genesig(R), Novacyt is able to provide an extensive range of oncology and infectious disease diagnostic products across an extensive international distributor network. The Group has diversified sales from diagnostic reagents used in oncology, microbiology, haematology and serology markets, and its global customers and partners include major corporates.
Further information on the Liquidity Agreement
On 12 September 2016, the Company and Invest Securities entered into the Liquidity Agreement pursuant to which Invest Securities provides liquidity services in relation to the ordinary shares to the Company. Invest Securities may purchase ordinary shares on behalf of the Company under the agreement, subject to approval from Shareholders as to price at which ordinary shares can be brought back and the aggregate amount that the Company may provide to Invest Securities to purchase such ordinary shares.
Shareholder approval was granted at the Shareholders' meeting held on 27 June 2017 for the purchase of ordinary shares by Invest Securities under the agreement at a maximum purchase price per ordinary shares of EUR8.10 for an aggregate maximum purchase price of EUR100,000 and for 18 months from the date of the approval. Under the agreement, Invest Securities must act completely independently of the Company and the Company must not communicate with the employees of Invest Securities who are responsible for performing the agreement. Invest Securities is paid EUR10,000 per annum for its services under the liquidity agreement. The agreement has an initial term of two years, with a rolling extension of one year thereafter. The agreement can be terminated by either party at the end of each such period subject to two months' prior notice. The Liquidity Agreement is governed by French law. Ordinary shares purchased by Invest Securities are either cancelled or held as treasury shares (which are non-voting and do not rank for dividends).
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