Director/PDMR Shareholding/ Total Voting Rights
6 May 2021
Funding Circle Holdings plc (the "Company")
Share Incentive Plan
The Company announces that on 5 May 2021 it issued 1,069,386 ordinary shares of nominal value 0.1 pence each in the capital of the Company to Equiniti Share Plan Trustees Limited at a price of 0.1 pence per share. The shares were issued in satisfaction of free share awards made to participants under the Funding Circle Holdings plc Share Incentive Plan (the "SIP"), including those Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility of the Company (each a "PDMR") outlined below. The shares rank equally with the existing issued ordinary shares.
As at the date of this announcement, and including the share issue detailed above, the issued share capital of the Company is 355,318,548 ordinary shares, all with voting rights. 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 Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Details of the free shares allotted to PDMRs under the SIP are set out below:
Name of PDMR
Number of Free Shares
The information set out below is provided in accordance with Article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation.
Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
(i) Samir Desai
(ii) Oliver White
Reason for the notification
(i) Chief Executive Officer
(ii) Chief Financial Officer
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
Funding Circle Holdings 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 0.1 pence each
Nature of the transaction:
Award of free shares under the SIP
Price(s) and volume(s):
Date of the transaction:
5 May 2021
Place of the transaction
The London Stock Exchange (XLON)
[email protected] (020 3667 2245)
Mike Smith (020 3805 4822)
Stephen Malthouse (020 3805 4822)
About Funding Circle:
Funding Circle (LSE: FCH) is a small and medium enterprise ("SME") loans platform. Since launching in 2010, investors and lenders across Funding Circle's geographies - including banks, asset management companies, insurance companies, government-backed entities, retail investors and funds - have lent more than £11.5 billion to 100,000 businesses globally.