Corporate News

Grant of options

29 June 2017

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Group to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 ("MAR"). Upon the publication of this announcement via a Regulatory Information Service ("RIS"), this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

Haydale (AIM: HAYD), the global graphene and nanomaterials group announces that on 27 June 2017, the Board of the Company awarded options ("Options") over an aggregate of 137,327 ordinary shares of 2 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") pursuant to the Company's approved and unapproved share option schemes adopted by the Board on 4 April 2014.

All of the Options granted have an exercise price of 178.5 pence per Ordinary Share (being the closing mid-market price of the Company's Ordinary Shares on 27 June 2017) and will vest on the third anniversary of grant. On vesting, the Options will be exercisable until the tenth anniversary of grant. Following the grant of these Options, the Company’s total number of options outstanding as at the date of this announcement is 1,200,907. None of the Options granted were granted to directors or PDMRs of the Company.


For further information:

Haydale Graphene Industries plc
Ray Gibbs, Chief Executive Officer
Matt Wood, Finance Director
Trevor Phillips, Head of Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 1269 842 946
Cairn Financial Advisers LLP (Nominated Adviser)
Tony Rawlinson / Emma Earl
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7213 0880
Cantor Fitzgerald Europe (Broker)
David Foreman / Will Goode (Corporate Finance)
David Banks / Mark Westcott (Sales)
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7894 7000
Media enquiries:
Henry Harrison-Topham / Jamie Hooper
[email protected]
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000


Notes to Editors

Haydale is a global technologies and materials group that facilitates the integration of nanomaterials into the next generation of commercial technologies and industrial materials. With expertise in graphene, silicon carbide and other nanomaterials, Haydale is able to deliver improvements in electrical, thermal and mechanical properties, as well as toughness. Haydale has granted patents for its technologies in Europe, USA and China and operates from four facilities in the UK, USA and the Far East.

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