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Focusrite PLC

05 January 2021

Focusrite plc

(the "Company" or the "Group")

Notification of PDMR Transactions

Focusrite plc (AIM: TUNE), the global music and audio products company, announces that a Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities (PDMR) has today completed the sale of part of their beneficial interest in the Company.

Tim Carroll, Chief Executive Officer, has sold 20,000 ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at 1048 pence per Ordinary Share in line with his long-term financial planning. Following the transaction, Tim will retain a holding of 42,384 Ordinary Shares which represents 0.07% of the current issued share capital.

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Focusrite plc: +44 14 9483 6301

Tim Carroll (CEO)

Jeremy Wilson (CFO)

   Panmure Gordon (Nominated Adviser and Broker)                                  +44 20 7886 2500 

Freddy Crossley / Alina Vaskina

Erik Anderson

Belvedere Communications +44 20 3687 2754

John West

Llew Angus

The information communicated in this announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014.

Notes to Editors

Focusrite plc is a global audio products group that develops and markets proprietary hardware and software products. Used by audio professionals and musicians, its solutions facilitate the high-quality production of recorded and live sound. The Focusrite Group trades under six established brands: Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Novation, Ampify, ADAM Audio and Martin Audio.

With a high-quality reputation and a rich heritage spanning decades, its brands are category leaders in the music-making and audio recording industries. Focusrite and Focusrite Pro offer audio interfaces and other products for recording musicians, producers and professional audio facilities. Novation and Ampify products are used in the creation of electronic music, from synthesisers and grooveboxes to industry-shaping controllers and inspirational music-making apps. ADAM Audio studio monitors have earned a worldwide reputation based on technological innovation in the field of studio loudspeaker technology. Martin Audio designs and manufactures performance-ready systems across the spectrum of sound reinforcement applications.

The Focusrite Group has a global customer base with a distribution network covering approximately 160 territories. Focusrite is headquartered in High Wycombe, UK, with marketing offices in Los Angeles and Hong Kong. ADAM Audio has offices in Berlin, Nashville and Dongguan, China. Martin Audio is also based in High Wycombe with a subsidiary in US.

Focusrite plc is traded on the AIM market, London Stock Exchange.

The information set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of Article 19(3) of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014.

   1   Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
        closely associated 
 a)    Name                             Tim Carroll 
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 2     Reason for the notification 
 a)    Position/status                  Chief Executive Officer and Executive 
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 b)    Initial notification/Amendment   Initial notification 
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 3     Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
 a)    Name                             Focusrite plc 
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 b)    LEI                              213800JJ51KA4LOTF736 
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 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 
 a)    Description of the               Ordinary Shares of 0.1p each in Focusrite 
        financial instrument,            plc 
        type of instrument 
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 b)    Identification Code              GB00BSBMW716 
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 c)    Nature of the transaction        Sale of Ordinary Shares 
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 d)    Price(s) and volume(s)           20 ,000 Ordinary Shares 
                                         1048 pence per Ordinary Share 
      -------------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 e)    Aggregated information 
        - Aggregated volume               N/A (single transaction) 
        - Price 
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 f)    Date of the transaction          5 January 2021 
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 g)    Place of the transaction         London Stock Exchange, AIM 
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