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Argo Blockchain PLC - Exercise of Options

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Argo Blockchain PLC
22 February 2021

Press Release

22 February


Argo Blockchain PLC

('Argo' or 'The Company') 


Exercise of Options


Argo, the leading cryptocurrency miner based in the UK (LSE: ARB), announces that it has received notices of exercise of certain options ("Options") over ordinary shares of £0.001 each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares"). The exercise notices relate to Options granted in connection with the Company's admission to the Official List and to trading on the Main Market.

As a result of the exercise of the Options, the Company has issued in aggregate 625,000 new Ordinary Shares to the holders of the Options at the exercise price of £0.16 per share. The aggregate gross proceeds to the Company from this warrant exercise is £100,000.


Application will be made for the new Ordinary Shares to be admitted to the standard segment of the Official List and to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. Admission is expected to occur at 8:00 a.m. on 23 February 2021. The new Ordinary Shares will rank pari passu with the existing Ordinary Shares of the Company.

Following Admission, the total number of Ordinary Shares in issue will be 359,969,958 and the total number of voting rights will therefore be 359,969,958. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

The information communicated in this announcement is inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation 596/2014.



 For further information please contact:


Argo Blockchain

Peter WallChief Executive

Ian MacLeodExecutive Chairman

via Tancredi Tel: +44 203 434 2334


Corporate Broker - finnCap Ltd

Jonny Franklin-Adams / Kate Washington 

(Corporate Finance)

Sunila de Silva (Corporate Broking)



 Tel: +44 20 7220 0500


OTC Markets

Jonathan Dickson




Tel: +44 20 4526 4581


Tel: +44 7731815896


Media Relations - Tancredi Intelligent Communications

Salamander Davoudi


Emma Valgimigli



Tel: +44 7957 549 906


Tel: +44 7727 180 873


About Argo:

Argo Blockchain plc is a global leader in cryptocurrency mining with one of the largest and most efficient operations powered by clean energy. The Company is headquartered in London, UK and its shares are listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker: ARB.




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