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RNS Number : 1532P

Science Group PLC

15 October 2021

15 October 2021

Science Group plc

(the "Company")

Issue of share options and PDMR dealing

Science Group plc (AIM:SAG) announces that on 14 October 2021 the Company granted options ("Standard Options") over 385,000 ordinary shares in its share capital to 42 employees of the group under the Company's Performance Share Plan as part of the Company's annual option grant. The Standard Options will vest after three years from the date of issue and are exercisable at the nominal value of the share of 1 pence per share for a period of seven years from vesting, provided that certain Earnings per Share growth targets have been met in each of the three financial years 2021-2023.

On the same date the Company granted options ("EEI Options") over 1,050,000 ordinary shares in its share capital to 9 employees of the group under the Enhanced Executive Incentive Addendum to the Company's Performance Share Plan. This grant of EEI Options was approved by shareholders at the Company's General Meeting on 30 September 2021. The EEI Options will vest after five years from the date of issue and are exercisable at the nominal value of the share of 1 pence per share for a period of five years from vesting, provided that certain share price targets have been met.

Details of Director and other PDMR option awards are included in the disclosure notices below. Save for the below, the Directors' beneficial interests in the share capital of the Company remain unchanged and as previously announced.

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: Daniel Edwards 
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 2.   Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status: Group Managing Director 
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 b)   Initial notification/Amendment: Initial notification 
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 3.   Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name: Science Group plc 
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 b)   LEI: 2138009OJQT79BDB3E93 
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 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 
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 a)   Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument: 
       Ordinary shares of 1p each. 
       Identification code: GB00B39GTJ17 
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 b)   Nature of the transaction: Grant of share options 
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 c)   Price(s) and volume(s): Price(s)   Volume(s) 
        1p         20,000 
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 d)   Aggregated information: 
        *    Aggregated volume: 20,000 
 
 
        *    Price: GBP200 
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 e)   Date of the transaction: 2021-10-14 
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 f)   Place of the transaction: AIMX 
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 1.   Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name: Daniel Edwards 
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 2.   Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status: Group Managing Director 
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 b)   Initial notification/Amendment: Initial notification 
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 3.   Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name: Science Group plc 
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 b)   LEI: 2138009OJQT79BDB3E93 
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 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 
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 a)   Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument: 
       Ordinary shares of 1p each. 
       Identification code: GB00B39GTJ17 
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 b)   Nature of the transaction: Grant of EEI share options 
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 c)   Price(s) and volume(s): Price(s)   Volume(s) 
        1p         250,000 
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 d)   Aggregated information: 
        *    Aggregated volume: 250,000 
 
 
        *    Price: GBP2,500 
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 e)   Date of the transaction: 2021-10-14 
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 f)   Place of the transaction: AIMX 
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 1.   Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name: Sarah Cole 
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 2.   Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status: Group Legal Counsel & Company Secretary 
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 b)   Initial notification/Amendment: Initial notification 
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 3.   Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name: Science Group plc 
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 b)   LEI: 2138009OJQT79BDB3E93 
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 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 
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 a)   Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument: 
       Ordinary shares of 1p each. 
       Identification code: GB00B39GTJ17 
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 b)   Nature of the transaction: Grant of share options 
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 c)   Price(s) and volume(s): Price(s)   Volume(s) 
        1p         10,000 
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 d)   Aggregated information: 
        *    Aggregated volume: 10,000 
 
 
        *    Price: GBP100 
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 e)   Date of the transaction: 2021-10-14 
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 f)   Place of the transaction: AIMX 
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 1.   Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name: Sarah Cole 
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 2.   Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status: Group Legal Counsel & Company Secretary 
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 b)   Initial notification/Amendment: Initial notification 
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 3.   Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name: Science Group plc 
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 b)   LEI: 2138009OJQT79BDB3E93 
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 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 
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 a)   Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument: 
       Ordinary shares of 1p each. 
       Identification code: GB00B39GTJ17 
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 b)   Nature of the transaction: Grant of EEI share options 
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 c)   Price(s) and volume(s): Price(s)   Volume(s) 
        1p         150,000 
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 d)   Aggregated information: 
        *    Aggregated volume: 150,000 
 
 
        *    Price: GBP1,500 
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 e)   Date of the transaction: 2021-10-14 
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 f)   Place of the transaction: AIMX 
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 1.   Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name: Jon Brett 
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 2.   Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status: Acting Finance Director 
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 b)   Initial notification/Amendment: Initial notification 
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 3.   Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name: Science Group plc 
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 b)   LEI: 2138009OJQT79BDB3E93 
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 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 
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 a)   Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument: 
       Ordinary shares of 1p each. 
       Identification code: GB00B39GTJ17 
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 b)   Nature of the transaction: Grant of share options 
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 c)   Price(s) and volume(s): Price(s)   Volume(s) 
        1p         25,000 
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 d)   Aggregated information: 
        *    Aggregated volume: 25,000 
 
 
        *    Price: GBP250 
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 e)   Date of the transaction: 2021-10-14 
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 f)   Place of the transaction: AIMX 
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 1.   Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name: Jon Brett 
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 2.   Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status: Acting Finance Director 
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 b)   Initial notification/Amendment: Initial notification 
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 3.   Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name: Science Group plc 
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 b)   LEI: 2138009OJQT79BDB3E93 
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 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 
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 a)   Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument: 
       Ordinary shares of 1p each. 
       Identification code: GB00B39GTJ17 
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 b)   Nature of the transaction: Grant of EEI share options 
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 c)   Price(s) and volume(s): Price(s)   Volume(s) 
        1p         50,000 
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 d)   Aggregated information: 
        *    Aggregated volume: 50,000 
 
 
        *    Price: GBP500 
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 e)   Date of the transaction: 2021-10-14 
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 f)   Place of the transaction: AIMX 
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              For further information: Science Group plc 
   Sarah Cole, Company Secretary               Tel: +44 (0) 1223 875 
                                                                 200 
                                                www.sciencegroup.com 
               Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited (Nominated 
                       Adviser and Joint Broker) 
   Nick Adams, Alex Price, Richard Short        Tel: +44 (0) 20 7710 
                                                                7600 
 
                Liberum Capital Limited (Joint Broker) 
   Neil Patel, Cameron Duncan                   Tel: +44 (0) 20 3100 
                                                                2000 
 

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