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RNS Number : 6969T

AO World plc

26 March 2021

For immediate release

AO World plc (the "Company")

Director / PDMR Shareholding

AO World plc announces that it received notification on 25 March 2021 that on 23 March 2021 John Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, transferred, at nil cost, 131,200 ordinary shares of 0.25p each ("Ordinary Shares") in the Company to charity. As a result of this transaction, John Roberts' beneficial holding is 108,826,481* Ordinary Shares representing 22.70% of the current issued share capital of the Company.

(*holding includes 882,350 Ordinary Shares held by Sally Roberts, a person with whom John is closely associated, but excludes Ordinary Shares held by Crystalcraft Limited, a company of which he is a director and shareholder)

The Notification of Dealing Forms provided in accordance with the requirements of MAR in relation to the transactions listed above are set out below.

NOTIFICATION AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF TRANSACTIONS BY PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM

 
 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name                             John Roberts 
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 2    Reason for the notification 
 a)   Position/status                  Chief Executive Officer 
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 b)   Initial notification/Amendment   Initial Notification 
 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
 a)   Name                             AO World PLC 
 b)   LEI                              2138005FFOAJIUZY4375 
     =============================== 
 4    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 
 a)   Description of                   Options over Ordinary shares of 0.25p each 
       the financial 
       instrument, type                 GB00BJTNFH41 
       of instrument, 
       identification 
       code 
     =============================== 
 b)   Nature of the                    Gift to charity 
       transaction 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)                1. Exercise Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                                 NIL       131,200 
                                                         ---------- 
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 d)   Aggregated information           As above 
       - Aggregated volume 
       - Price 
 e)   Date of the transaction           23 March 2021 
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 f)   Place of the transaction         London, England 
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Enquiries:

AO World plc

Company Secretary

cosec@ao.com

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