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Audioboom Group PLC

31 May 2019

31 May 2019

Audioboom Group plc

("Audioboom" or the "Company")

Total Voting Rights and Director Interests

Audioboom (AIM:BOOM), the leading spoken word audio on-demand platform, announces that the issued ordinary share capital of the Company as at the date of this announcement comprises 1,400,675,619 ordinary shares with one voting right per share ("Ordinary Shares"). This follows the admission of 112,000,000 new Ordinary Shares to trading on AIM on 22 May 2019 ("Admission"), issued pursuant to a placing and subscription to raise c. GBP2.8 million ("the Fundraise").

The Company does not hold any Ordinary Shares in treasury. Therefore, the total number of Ordinary Shares and voting rights in the Company is 1,400,675,619. This figure 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 share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

Michael Tobin, Non-Executive Chairman, subscribed for 3,600,000 Ordinary Shares in the Fundraise. Following Admission, Michael Tobin now holds 13,354,388 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 0.95 per cent. of the Company's issued ordinary share capital.

Roger Maddock, a Non-Executive Director of the Company, subscribed for 2,000,000 Ordinary Shares in the Fundraise. The Preston Trust (being a trust for the benefit of the family of Roger Maddock) subscribed for 4,000,000 Ordinary Shares in the Fundraise. Following Admission, Roger Maddock is now directly and indirectly interest in a total of 33,846,160 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 2.42 per cent. of the Company's issued ordinary share capital, which includes the 4,000,000 Ordinary Shares held via the Preston Trust.


 Audioboom Group plc 
 Rob Proctor, Chief Executive Officer         Tel: +44(0)20 7403 
 Allenby Capital Limited (Nominated adviser   Tel: +44(0)20 3328 
  and Joint Broker)                            5656 
 David Hart /Alex Brearley/Asha Chotai 
 Walbrook PR Limited (PR & IR Advisers)       Tel: +44(0)20 7933 
 Paul Cornelius / Sam Allen                   or audioboom@walbrookpr.com 

About Audioboom

Audioboom is the leading global podcast company, consolidating the business of on-demand audio, making content accessible, wide-reaching and profitable for podcasters, advertisers and brands. Audioboom operates internationally, with operations and global partnerships across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and addresses the issue of disparate podcast services by putting all of the pieces of the puzzle together under one umbrella, creating a user-friendly, economical experience.

Audioboom hosts over 13,000 content channels, with key partners including A+E Networks (US), Associated Press (US), 'Astonishing Legends' (US), 'Casefile True Crime' (AUS), Edith Bowman (UK), 'Felon True Crime Podcast' (AUS), Jonathan Ross (UK), 'Moneycontrol Podcast' (India), 'No Such Thing As A Fish' (UK), Red FM (India), Starburns Audio (US), 'The Cycling Podcast' (UK), 'The Totally Football Show' (UK), 'The True Geordie Podcast' (UK) and 'Undisclosed' (US).

Original content produced by Audioboom includes 'The 45th' (US), 'Covert' (US), 'I Almost Knew That' (India), 'The Psychology Behind with Dr Linda Papadopoulos' (UK), 'Ctrl Alt Win Podcast' (India), 'Deliberations' (US), 'It's Happening with Snooki & Joey' (US), 'Mafia' (US), 'Mission To Zyxx' (US),' Night Call' (US) and 'The Russell Brand Podcast' (UK).

The platform receives over 60 million listens per month and allows partners to share their content via Apple Podcasts, BookMyShow, Deezer, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, RadioPublic, Saavn, Spotify, Stitcher, Facebook and Twitter as well as their own websites and mobile apps.

For more information, visit audioboom.com.

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