RNS Number : 9486H

First Derivatives PLC

08 December 2020

 8 December 2020 
                            First Derivatives plc 
                           ("FD" or the "Company") 
                               Issue of Equity 
 FD (AIM: FDP.L, Euronext Growth: FDP.I) announces that on 8 December 
  2020 the Company allotted 15,250 new ordinary shares of 0.5p each 
  in the Company (the "Ordinary Shares") pursuant to the exercise 
  of share options by certain employees. 
 Application has been made for the new Ordinary Shares to be admitted 
  to trading on AIM and Euronext Growth and it is expected that admission 
  will take place on 14 December 2020. The new Ordinary Shares will 
  rank pari passu with the existing shares of the Company. Following 
  these allotments, the total issued share capital of the Company 
  will increase to 27,628,757 ordinary shares. 
 For further information please contact: 
 First Derivatives plc                                     +44(0)28 3025 2242 
 Seamus Keating, Chief Executive Officer             www.firstderivatives.com 
 Graham Ferguson, Chief Financial Officer 
 Ian Mitchell, Head of Investor Relations 
 Investec Bank plc (Nominated Adviser and Broker)         +44 (0)20 7597 5970 
 Andrew Pinder 
 Carlton Nelson 
 Sebastian Lawrence 
 Goodbody (Euronext Growth Adviser and Broker)                +353 1 667 0420 
 David Kearney 
 Don Harrington 
 Finbarr Griffin 
 About FD 
 FD is a global technology provider with more than 20 years of experience 
  working with some of the 
 world's largest finance, technology, automotive, manufacturing and 
  energy institutions. The Group's 
 Kx technology, incorporating the kdb+ time-series database, is a 
  leader in high-performance, in- 
 memory computing, streaming analytics and operational intelligence. 
  Kx delivers the best possible 
 performance and flexibility for high-volume, data-intensive analytics 
  and applications across multiple 
 industries. FD operates from 15 offices across Europe, North America 
  and Asia Pacific, including its 
 headquarters in Newry, and employs more than 2,400 people worldwide. 
 For further information, please visit www.firstderivatives.com and 

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December 08, 2020 07:46 ET (12:46 GMT)