RNS Number : 2112F

Advance Energy PLC

18 March 2022

18 March 2022

Advance Energy plc

("Advance Energy" or the "Company")

Grant of Share Options

Advance Energy ( AIM:ADV ), the energy company seeking growth through acquisition or farm-in to discovered upstream projects, announces a grant of options over 30,000,000 new ordinary shares ("Ordinary Shares") to the Interim Chief Executive Officer, Larry Bottomley (the "Options").

The Options have an exercise price of 0.3 pence per Ordinary Share, with 50 per cent of the Options vesting 6 months from 17 March 2022 and the remainder vesting one year from 17 March 2022. This award has been made to incentivise the successful delivery of the Company's strategy while managing costs as part of the focus on capital discipline.

Following this grant of Options, Mr Bottomley will be interested in 30,000,000 options over Ordinary Shares in the Company.


  Advance Energy plc 
   L arry Bottomley (I nterim CEO) / Stephen West (CFO)     +44 (0)1624 681 250 
 Strand Hanson Limited (Financial and Nominated Adviser) 
  Rory Murphy / James Harris / James Bellman                +44 (0)20 7409 3494 
 Buchanan (Public Relations) 
  Ben Romney / Jon Krinks                                   +44 (0)20 7466 5000 
 Tennyson Securities Limited (Joint Broker) 
  Peter Krens / Ed Haig-Thomas                              +44 (0)20 7186 9030 
 Optiva Securities Limited (Joint Broker) 
  Christian Dennis                                          +44 (0)20 3411 1881 
     For further information, please visit   www.advanceplc.com   and @advanceplc on Twitter 

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The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 as it forms part of United Kingdom domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (as amended).


 1     Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
        / person closely associated 
 a)    Name                             Larry Bottomley 
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 2     Reason for the notification 
 a)    Position/status                 Interim Chief Executive Officer 
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 b)    Initial notification            Initial notification 
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 3     Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
 a)    Name                            Advance Energy PLC 
      ------------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                             213800TZWOYU7UFZ5V63 
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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 conducted 
 a)    Description of the              Options over Ordinary Shares 
        financial instrument, 
        type of instrument 
       Identification code             IM00BZ7PNY71 
 b)    Nature of the transaction       Grant of options 
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 c)    Price(s) and volume(s) 
                                      ----------  -------------------------- 
                                       Price(s)    Volume(s) 
                                      ----------  -------------------------- 
                                       0.3p        Options over 30,000,000 
                                                    ordinary shares 
                                      ----------  -------------------------- 
 d)    Aggregated information 
       - Aggregated volume 
  - Price                              0.3 p 
 e)    Date of the transaction         17 March 2022 
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 f)    Place of the transaction        Outside a trading venue 
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