PCI-PAL PLC (AIM: PCIP), the global cloud provider of secure payment solutions for business communications, today announces that it has granted options ("Options") over ordinary shares of 1 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") to a person disclosing managerial responsibilities ("PDMR").
Mufti Monim, who joined the Group on 12 April 2021 as the Chief Technical Officer (CTO), has been granted 250,000 Options (the "PDMR Grant") as follows:
Date of Grant
Earliest Vesting date
Following the PDMR Grant, Mufti Monim holds options over 250,000 Ordinary Shares.
He does not hold any Ordinary Shares.
Further information is set out in the FCA Disclosure table below.
Terms of the Options
The exercise price is 113.50 pence per Ordinary Share, being the closing mid-market price published by the London Stock Exchange on 9 April 2021, and the Options will vest after 12 April 2024 subject to the recipient having remained in continuous employment prior to any exercising of Options and that the following performance criteria have been met.
The terms of vesting are as follows:
Tranche of award
50% of the grant Options
The Option shall be exercisable over 50% of the Option Shares (rounded down to the nearest whole Share) if the price of the Company's shares, as determined by the previous dealing day's closing price (derived from the London Stock Exchange or as published in the Financial Times) ("Company Share Price") is equal to or greater than 113.5 pence per share during any continuous 30 day period falling after the Date of Grant
25% of the grant Options
The Option shall be exercisable over an additional 25% of the Option Shares (rounded down to the nearest whole Share) if the Company Share Price is equal to or greater than 170.25 pence per share during any continuous 30 day period falling after the Date of Grant.
25% of the grant Options
The Option shall be exercisable over an additional 25% of the Option Shares (rounded down to the nearest whole Share) if the Company Share Price is equal to or greater than 227.0 pence per share during any continuous 30 day period falling after the Date of Grant.
Following this announcement, there is a total of 6,056,667 options over Ordinary Shares, representing 10.16% of the current issued share capital of the Company.
This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation 596/2014.
For further information, please contact:
Via Walbrook PR
James Barham - Chief Executive Officer
William Good - Chief Financial Officer
finnCap (Nominated Adviser and Broker)
+44 (0) 20 7227 0500
Marc Milmo/Simon Hicks (Corporate Finance)
Richard Chambers (Corporate Broking)
+44 (0) 20 7933 8780
Tom Cooper/Paul Vann
+44 (0) 797 122 1972
About PCI Pal:
PCI Pal is a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") solutions that empower companies to take payments from their customers securely, adhere to strict industry governance, and remove their business from the significant risks posed by non-compliance and data loss. Our products secure payments and data in any business communications environment including voice, chat, social, email, and contact centre. We are integrated to, and resold by, some of the worlds' leading business communications vendors, as well as major payment service providers.
The entirety of our product-base is available from our global cloud platform hosted in Amazon Web Services ("AWS"), with regional instances across EMEA, North America, and ANZ. PCI Pal products can be used by any size organisation globally, and we are proud to work with some of the largest and most respected brands in the world.
Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
Reason for the notification
Chief Technical Officer / PDMR
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
PCI PAL PLC
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
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument:
Options over Ordinary shares of 1 pence each
ISIN Code: GB0009737155
Nature of the transaction:
Grant of Options
Price(s) and volume(s):
· Aggregated volume:
Date of the transaction:
12 April 2021
Place of the transaction:
Off market transaction