1 August 2017
Sound Energy plc
("Sound Energy" or the "Company")
Issue of Equity and Total Voting Rights
Sound Energy, the European and African focused upstream gas company, announces that as a result of an exercise of share options by a non-PDMR employee of the Company, the Company has issued 2,050,000 new ordinary shares of 1p each in the Company (the "New Ordinary Shares"). Application will be made to the London Stock Exchange plc for the New Ordinary Shares, which will rank pari passu with the Company's existing ordinary shares, to be admitted to trading on AIM. Dealings are expected to commence at 8.00 a.m. on 7 August 2017 ("Admission").
The Company wishes to announce, in accordance with the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, the following information following Admission of the New Ordinary Shares:
Class of share
Total number of shares
Number of voting rights per share
Total number of voting rights per class of share
Ordinary shares of 1p each ("Ordinary Shares")
No Ordinary Shares are held in treasury. The above figure for total number of ordinary shares 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 Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.
Prior to Admission of the New Ordinary Shares to trading on AIM, and as at 31 July 2017, the Company had 732,101,087 ordinary shares of 1p each in issue.
For further information please contact:
Vigo Communications - PR Adviser
Tel: 44 (0)20 7830 9700
James Parsons, Chief Executive Officer
Smith & Williamson - Nominated Adviser
Tel: 44 (0)20 7131 4000
RBC Capital Markets - Broker
Tel: 44 (0)20 7653 4000