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Live Company Group - ISSUE OF SHARES RE COST SAVING INITIATIVES

RNS Number : 9396L
Live Company Group PLC
05 May 2020
 

5 May 2020

 

LIVE COMPANY GROUP PLC

("LVCG", the "Company" or the "Group")

 

ISSUE OF SHARES RE COST SAVING INITIATIVES

 

Live Company Group plc (AIM: LVCG) announces that, further to its announcements on 15 April and 30 April 2020, regarding the cost saving initiatives implemented by the Company as a result of COVID-19 and the Company's intention to make up for the decrease in pay for all staff, including Directors and those who have been furloughed, via the issue of new shares in the Company, it will, as a result, issue 975,806 new ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") ("Salary Shares") at an issue price of 12 pence per share, to certain of the applicable staff. 

 

Further to the above, David Ciclitira, the Executive Chairman, has elected to receive 139,060 Salary Shares at an issue price of 20 pence per share.  In addition, Sarah Dees, the Chief Operating Officer, whose whole fee is satisfied through the issue of Ordinary Shares, has also elected to receive 82,000 new Ordinary Shares at an issue price of 20 pence per share.

 

The Salary Shares and Ordinary Shares that are being issued cover the period from April to June inclusive.

 

The following Directors and PDMRs have been issued Salary Shares and Ordinary Shares:

·        David Ciclitira - 139,060

·        Bryan Lawrie - 75,000

·        Jon Gayton - 48,333

·        Richard Collett - 60,416

·        Ed Diment - 37,766

·        Daniela Diaconu - 18,125

·        Sarah Dees - 82,000

 

The Company's Non-executive Directors have elected to receive their Salary Shares in the second half of the year and further announcements will be made in this regard as appropriate.

 

Application and total voting rights

Application will be made for the 1,114,866 Salary Shares and 82,000 new Ordinary Shares, which will rank pari passu with the Company's existing Ordinary Shares, to be admitted to trading on AIM ("Admission").  Dealings in the Salary Shares and new Ordinary Shares is expected to commence on or around 12 May 2020.

 

On Admission, the Company will have 81,047,285 Ordinary Shares in issue with voting rights.  No Ordinary Shares are held in treasury.  The figure of 81,047,285 may be used by the Company's shareholders as the denominator in the calculations by which they 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 Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

 

 

Following Admission David Ciclitira will be interested in 27,534,871 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 33.97% of the Company's then issued share capital and Bryan Lawrie will be interested in 90,384 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 0.11% of the Company's then issued share capital.

 

Nominated Adviser

The Company announces that the Company's Nominated Adviser has given notice that it is stepping down, effective, 9 July 2020, and the Company confirms that it is in advanced discussions with a number of potential Nominated Advisers.  The Board will be making a decision on their chosen adviser shortly.

 

Enquiries:

 

Live Company Group Plc                                                                            Tel: 020 7225 2000

Sarah Dees, Chief Operating Officer

 

Strand Hanson Limited (Nominated Adviser)                                        Tel: 020 7409 3494

Stuart Faulkner / Richard Tulloch / Georgia Langoulant

 

Shard Capital Partners LLP (Broker)                                                         Tel: 020 7186 9952

Damon Heath

 

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014.

 

LIVE COMPANY GROUP

Live Company Group plc ("LVCG", the "Company" or the "Group") is a live events and entertainment company, founded by David Ciclitira in December 2017.  The Company was admitted to trading on AIM in December 2017, following the reverse acquisition of Brick Live Group and Parallel Live Group by LVCG.

 

The Group is a network of partner-driven fan-based shows using BRICKLIVE created content worldwide.  The Company owns the rights to BRICKLIVE - an interactive experience built around the creative ethos of the world's most popular construction toy bricks.  BRICKLIVE, which is fast becoming a leading children's education and entertainment brand, actively encourages all to learn, build and play, and provides inspirational events and shows where like-minded fans can push the boundaries of their creativity.  Bright Bricks is the Group's production centre for building brick based models.  The Group is an independent producer of BRICKLIVE and is not associated with the LEGO Group.

 

Website: www.livecompanygroup.com.

 

 

 

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

David Ciclitira

2.

Reason for the Notification

a)

Position/status

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

Live Company Group plc

b)

LEI

213800AQWQYC4FH91312

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

Ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the share capital of the Live Company Group plc

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BGSGT481

b)

Nature of the Transaction

Issue of Ordinary shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

20

139,060

 

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

5 May 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Bryan Lawrie

2.

Reason for the Notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification/amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

Live Company Group plc

b)

LEI

213800AQWQYC4FH91312

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

Ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the share capital of the Live Company Group plc

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BGSGT481

b)

Nature of the Transaction

Issue of Ordinary Shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

12

75,000

 

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

5 May 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Jon Gayton

2.

Reason for the Notification

a)

Position/status

Managing Director

b)

Initial notification/amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

Live Company Group plc

b)

LEI

213800AQWQYC4FH91312

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

Ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the share capital of the Live Company Group plc

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BGSGT481

b)

Nature of the Transaction

Issue of Ordinary shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

12

48,333

 

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A - single issuance

e)

Date of the transaction

5 May 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Richard Collett

2.

Reason for the Notification

a)

Position/status

Financial Director of the Company

b)

Initial notification/amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

Live Company Group plc

b)

LEI

213800AQWQYC4FH91312

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

Ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the share capital of the Live Company Group plc

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BGSGT481

b)

Nature of the Transaction

Issue of Ordinary shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

12

60,416

 

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A - single issuance

e)

Date of the transaction

5 May 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Sarah Dees

2.

Reason for the Notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Operating Officer

b)

Initial notification/amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

Live Company Group plc

b)

LEI

213800AQWQYC4FH91312

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

Ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the share capital of the Live Company Group plc

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BGSGT481

b)

Nature of the Transaction

Issue of Ordinary shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

20p

82,000

 

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

5 May 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Ed Diment

2.

Reason for the Notification

a)

Position/status

Manager

b)

Initial notification/amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

Live Company Group plc

b)

LEI

213800AQWQYC4FH91312

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

Ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the share capital of the Live Company Group plc

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BGSGT481

b)

Nature of the Transaction

Issue of Ordinary Shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

12

37,766

 

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

5 May 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Daniela Diaconu

2.

Reason for the Notification

a)

Position/status

Accounts

b)

Initial notification/amendment

Initial notification

3.

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

a)

Name

Live Company Group plc

b)

LEI

213800AQWQYC4FH91312

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

Ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the share capital of the Live Company Group plc

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BGSGT481

b)

Nature of the Transaction

Issue of Ordinary Shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

12

18,125

 

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume Price

N/A - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

5 May 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 


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