1 October 2018
Sound Energy plc
("Sound Energy" or the "Company")
Total Voting Rights and Block Admission Interim Review
Sound Energy, the Moroccan focused upstream company, announces, in accordance with the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, the following information as at 30 September 2018.
As at 30 September 2018 the Company had 1,052,913,182* Ordinary Shares in issue with no shares are held in treasury. This is the total number of voting rights in Sound Energy and may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or change to their interest in, the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.
*including 1,250,000 Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM on 2 October 2018 - the issue of which was announced by the Company on 26 September 2018.
Block Admission Interim Review
The Company also makes the following notification pursuant to Schedule Six of the AIM Rules for Companies regarding its existing block admission arrangements:
Name of the company:
Sound Energy plc
Name of scheme:
1. Block admission to satisfy the issue of Ordinary Shares from time to time pursuant to the exercise of warrants issued by the Company in 2015 to subscribe for new Ordinary Shares at a price of 24.0p per new Ordinary Share ("2015 Warrants").
2. Block admission to satisfy the issue of Ordinary Shares from time to time pursuant to the exercise of warrants issued by the Company in 2016 to subscribe for new Ordinary Shares at a price of 30.0p per new Ordinary Share ("2016 Warrants").
3. Block admission to satisfy the issue of Ordinary Shares from time to time pursuant to the exercise of share options issued by the Company to certain of the Company's employees to subscribe for new Ordinary Shares ("Share Options").
Period of return:
1 March 2018
30 September 2018
Number of unallotted securities not issued under the scheme(s) at the start of the period:
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period:
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:
Number and class of securities originally admitted and the date of admission:
28,025,915 Ordinary Shares - 21 August 2015
12,189,119 Ordinary Shares - 22 September 2016
38,531,590 Ordinary shares - 22 December 2016
25,000,000 Ordinary Shares - 22 September 2016
30,642,337 Ordinary Shares - 22 December 2016
7,079,999 Ordinary Shares - 22 December 2016
141,468,960 Ordinary Shares
Name of contact:
Amanda Bateman, AMBA Secretaries Limited, Company Secretary
Telephone number of contact:
44 (0)1732 606030
For further information please contact:
Vigo Communications - PR Adviser
Tel: 44 (0)20 7390 0230
James Parsons, Chief Executive Officer
JJ Traynor, Chief Financial Officer
Smith & Williamson - Nominated Adviser
Tel: 44 (0)20 7131 4000
RBC - Joint Broker
Tel: 44 (0)20 7653 4000
Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited - Joint Broker
Tel: 44 (0)20 3037 2000