RNS Number : 8031M
Sound Energy PLC
01 August 2017

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

Patrick d'Ancona

Chris McMahon

Alexandra Roper


Tel: 44 (0)20 7830 9700

Sound Energy

James Parsons, Chief Executive Officer 




Smith & Williamson - Nominated Adviser

Azhic Basirov

David Jones

Ben Jeynes 


Tel: 44 (0)20 7131 4000

RBC Capital Markets - Broker

Matthew Coakes

Martin Copeland

Laura White


Tel: 44 (0)20 7653 4000


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