27 September 2022
ECSC Group plc
('ECSC', the 'Company' or the 'Group')
ECSC (AIM: ECSC), the provider of cyber security services, has been informed that on 27 September 2022, Ian Mann, Executive Chairman of the Company, purchased 32,258 ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 31 pence per Ordinary Share and 33,763 Ordinary Shares at a price of 26.65 pence per Ordinary Share. Ian Mann now has a total beneficial interest in 2,388,756 Ordinary Shares, equivalent to approximately 23.87 per cent. of the Company's issued share capital.
The FCA notification in respect of the above purchase, made in accordance with the requirements of the UK Market Abuse Regulation, is appended below.
ECSC Group plc (including press enquiries)
Matthew Briggs, Chief Executive Officer
+44 (0) 1274 736 223
Allenby Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser and Broker)
+44 (0) 203 3285 656
Notes to Editors:
Founded in 2000, ECSC Group plc (AIM: ECSC) is the UK's longest running full-service cyber security service provider. With an extensive range of in-house developed proprietary technologies, including advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems, ECSC provides expert security breach prevention and advisory support to organisations across all sectors.
ECSC operates from two Security Operations Centres (SOCs): one in Yorkshire, UK, and the other in Brisbane, Australia. ECSC offers flexible 24/7/365 cyber security monitoring, detection, and response support to its clients, either as a fully managed service or to enhance an organisation's existing cyber security systems. In addition, ECSC's Assurance division provides guidance, certification to industry standards, and extensive testing services to allow organisations to assess their cyber security protection.
ECSC is led by a highly experienced senior management team with over 80 years' combined experience within the company and has delivered consecutive organic growth for the last 20 years.
The Company's broad client base ranges from e-commerce start-ups to global blue-chip organisations, including 10% of the FTSE 100.
For more information please visit the following: https://investor.ecsc.co.uk/
Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them
Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Reason for the notification
Initial notification /Amendment
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
ECSC Group 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
Ordinary shares of 1p each in ECSC Group plc
Identification code (ISIN) for ECSC Group plc ordinary shares: GB00BYMJ4J99
Nature of the transaction
Purchase of Ordinary Shares
Price(s) and volume(s)
- Aggregated volume
- 66,021 Ordinary Shares
Date of the transaction
27 September 2022
Place of the transaction
London Stock Exchange, XLON