REG-Matchtech Group PLC Director/PDMR Shareholding

Released : 26/06/07 08:43

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RNS Number:0144Z 
Matchtech Group PLC 
26 June 2007 
 
MATCHTECH GROUP ("the Company") 
 
26 June 2007 
 
The Matchtech Group plc Share Incentive Plan ("SIP") 
 
The Company announces that further to transactions on 25 June 2007, of 1,008 
ordinary shares of 1p each in the Company ("Shares") to Matchtech Engineering 
Limited ("the Trustee"), at a price of £4.83 pence per Share, for the purpose of 
satisfying the purchase of Shares by eligible employees (including executive 
directors) under the SIP for the current month. The SIP has been approved by the 
Inland Revenue as a share incentive plan under Schedule 8 to the Finance Act 
2000. 
 
Additionally, the Company has allotted a further 466 new Shares to employees 
(including executive directors) as awards under the share matching element of 
the SIP. 
 
The number of Dividend Shares purchased on this date on behalf of the executive 
directors were as follows: 
 
Director            Dividend shares      Total beneficial     % issued 
                          purchased     holding following       Shares 
                          under SIP              purchase 
                           
Paul Raine                        7            1,832,721         8.0% 
Tony Dyer                         7              278,190         1.2% 
Adrian Gunn                       7              398,141         1.8% 
 
Following this transaction the Trustee will hold 69,631 Shares, all of which are 
held on behalf of eligible employees pursuant to the terms of the SIP. 
 
The beneficial ownership of the shares awarded under the matching element of the 
SIP will pass to Paul Raine, Tony Dyer and Adrian Gunn in three years time 
subject to continued employment and the retention of the underlying shares 
purchased on their behalf. 
 
TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS 
 
In accordance with the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Company 
notifies the market that as at the date of this announcement, the Company's 
issued share capital consists of 23,029,298 ordinary shares with a nominal value 
of 1p each, with voting rights ("Ordinary Shares"). The Company does not hold 
any Ordinary Shares in Treasury. 
 
Therefore the total number of Ordinary Shares in the Company with voting rights 
is 23,029,298. 
 
The above figure of 23,029,298 Ordinary Shares may be used by shareholders in 
the Company 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 Financial Service Authority's 
Disclosure and Transparency Rules. 
 
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