20 April 2017
StatPro Group PLC
StatPro Group plc, (AIM:SOG, “StatPro”, “the Company”), the AIM listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analysis and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry, announces that following a recommendation of the Remuneration Committee of the Board, the Trustees of the Employee Benefit Trust have made the following nil cost awards (total of 575,000 shares) on 20 April 2017 (“Award Date”) under the Company’s Performance Share Plan (“PSP”). The vesting period of these awards is subject to certain performance criteria over a three year period, at which point 50% of the awards would vest and the remaining 50% would vest on the 4th anniversary of the Award Date.
Awards granted pursuant to the PSP
|Director/PDMR||Options/awards prior to grant||Awards granted||Resultant options/awards|
|Andrew Fabian||Finance Director||365,000||45,000||410,000|
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|
|2||Reason for the notification
Grant of PSP Awards
|b)||Initial notification /Amendment||Initial|
|3||Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor|
|a)||Name||StatPro Group PLC|
|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 the financial instrument, type of instrument
|Ordinary shares of 1p each
|b)||Nature of the transaction||Grant of conditional share awards under PSP Scheme
|c)||Price(s) and volume(s)||
|d)||Aggregated information- Aggregated volume- Price||n/a|
|e)||Date of the transaction||20 April 2017|
|f)||Place of the transaction||XLON|
The above notifications are made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.
|StatPro Group plc|
|Justin Wheatley, Chief Executive||+44 (0) 20 8410 9876|
|Andrew Fabian, Finance Director|
|Panmure Gordon – Nomad and Broker|
|Corporate Finance – Freddy Crossley / Fabien Holler||+44 (0) 20 7886 2500|
|Corporate Broking – Tom Salvesen|
|Adrian Duffield / Kay Larsen / Chris Birt||+44 (0) 20 7457 2020|
StatPro is a global provider of award winning portfolio analytics solutions for the investment community. The Group’s cloud-based platform provides vital analysis of portfolio performance, attribution, risk and compliance. This multi-asset class analytics platform helps StatPro’s clients increase assets under management, improve client service, meet tough regulations and reduce costs.
The Group’s integrated and global data coverage includes over 3.2 million securities such as equities, bonds, mutual funds, FX rates, futures, options, OTCs, sector classifications and much else besides. StatPro also covers most families of benchmarks including MSCI, FTSE, Russell, NASDAQ and the open source Freedom Index.
StatPro has grown its Annualized Recurring Revenue from less than £1 million in 1999 to around £53 million following the acquisition of UBS Delta. The Group has operations in Europe, North America, South Africa, Asia and Australia, with hundreds of clients in 38 countries around the world. Approximately 80% of recurring revenues are generated outside the UK. StatPro Group plc shares are listed on AIM.