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Touchstone Explrtn. - Exercise of Incentive Share Options

RNS Number : 9041W
Touchstone Exploration Inc.
16 December 2019
 

16 December 2019

Touchstone Exploration Inc.

 

("Touchstone" or the "Company")

 

Notification of Transaction by Director / PDMR

 

Exercise of Incentive Share Options

 

Touchstone Exploration Inc. (TSX, LSE: TXP), an oil and gas exploration and production company active in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, announces that on 13 December 2019, Non-Executive Directors Kenneth McKinnon and Harrie Vredenburg each exercised incentive share options over 7,500 common shares of no par value in the Company ("Common Shares") at a price of C$0.10 per Common Share (approximately 5.8 pence per share). These incentive share options were previously granted in 2013 in accordance with the Company's incentive share option plan.

 

Application has been made for the 15,000 new Common Shares, which will rank pari passu with the Company's existing issued share capital, to be admitted to trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange and AIM ("Admission"). These new Common Shares are expected to be admitted to trading on December 18, 2019. Immediately following Admission, the Company's issued share capital will consist of 160,703,095 common shares. The Company does not hold any Common Shares in treasury. This figure may be used by shareholders to determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company.

 

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them in accordance with the Market Abuse Regulations.

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

a)

Name

1.   Kenneth McKinnon

2.   Harrie Vredenburg

 

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

1.   Non-Executive Director

2.   Non-Executive Director

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Touchstone Exploration Inc.

b)

LEI

2138008URBSUC1J24J73

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

 

Identification code

Common Shares of no par value in Touchstone Exploration Inc.

 

CA89156L1085 

b)

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of incentive share options

 

c)

Prices and volumes

 

Effective price

Volumes

1.

5.8p

7,500

2.

5.8p

7,500

 

d)

Aggregated information

  - Aggregated volume

- Price

   

15,000 incentive share options exercised

 5.8p each

e)

Date of the transaction

13 December 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a trading platform

 

Touchstone Exploration Inc.

 

Touchstone Exploration Inc. is a Calgary based company engaged in the business of acquiring interests in petroleum and natural gas rights and the exploration, development, production and sale of petroleum and natural gas. Touchstone is currently active in onshore properties located in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The Company's common shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange under the symbol "TXP".

 

For further information about Touchstone, please visit our website at www.touchstoneexploration.com or contact:

 

Touchstone Exploration Inc.

Mr. Paul Baay, President and Chief Executive Officer                                Tel: +1 (403) 750-4487

Mr. James Shipka, Chief Operating Officer

 

Shore Capital (Nominated Advisor and Broker)

Nominated Advisor: Edward Mansfield / Daniel Bush                                 Tel: +44 (0) 207 408 4090

Corporate Broking: Jerry Keen

 

Camarco (Financial PR)

Nick Hennis / Jane Glover                                                                           Tel: +44 (0) 203 781 8330

 

Advisories

 

For reference purposes in this announcement, one British pound has been translated from Canadian dollars at a rate of 1.00 to 1.74.


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