RNS Number : 6788W

Audioboom Group PLC

24 December 2021

Audioboom Group plc

("Audioboom", the "Group" or the "Company")

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Audioboom (AIM: BOOM), the leading global podcast company, announces that, on 23 December, Stuart Last, CEO of the Company, exercised options over 2,000 ordinary shares of no par value in the Company ("Ordinary Shares").

Following this exercise, Stuart Last's holding of ordinary shares in the Company has increased to 18,417 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 0.12 per cent. of the Company's issued share capital. He also holds options to subscribe for a further 281,000 Ordinary Shares.

The FCA notification in respect of the above, made in accordance with the requirements of the UK Market Abuse Regulation, is appended below.


 Audioboom Group plc                          Tel: +44(0)300 303 
 Stuart Last, Chief Executive Officer 
  Brad Clarke, Chief Financial Officer 
 finnCap Ltd (Nominated Adviser and Broker)   Tel: +44(0)20 7220 
 Jonny Franklin-Adams/Abigail Kelly/Milesh 
  Hindocha (Corporate Finance) 
  Richard Chambers/Harriet Ward (ECM) 

About Audioboom

Audioboom is a global leader in podcasting - our shows are downloaded more than 100 million times each month by 30 million unique listeners around the world. Audioboom is ranked as the fourth largest podcast publisher in the US by Triton Digital.

Audioboom's ad-tech and monetisation platform underpins a scalable content business that provides commercial services for a premium network of 250 top tier podcasts, with key partners including 'Casefile True Crime' (US), 'Morbid' (US), 'True Crime Obsessed' (US), 'The Morning Toast' (US), 'No Such Thing As A Fish' (UK), and 'The Cycling Podcast' (UK).

Audioboom Studios is home to a slate of content developed and produced by Audioboom including 'Dark Air with Terry Carnation', 'F1: Beyond The Grid', 'RELAX!', 'Covert', 'It's Happening with Snooki & Joey', 'Mafia', 'Huddled Masses' and 'What Makes A Killer'.

Audioboom operates internationally, with operations and global partnerships across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The platform allows content to be distributed via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music, Deezer, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, RadioPublic, Saavn, Stitcher, Facebook and Twitter as well as a partner's own websites and mobile apps.

For more information, visit audioboom.com.

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 
 a)   Name                        Stuart Last 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 2    Reason for the notification 
 a)   Position/status             CEO 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)   Initial notification        Initial notification 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
 a)   Name                        Audioboom Group plc 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)   LEI                         213800QO681575J97813 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 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          Ordinary shares of no par value in 
       financial instrument,       Audioboom Group plc 
       type of instrument 
       Identification code         Identification code (ISIN) for Audioboom 
                                   Group plc ordinary shares: JE00BJYJFG60 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 b)   Nature of the transaction   Exercise of Options 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)                      Price(s)   Volume(s) 
                                    Exercise of 
                                     Options       130p       2,000 
                                                  ---------  ---------- 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 d)   Aggregated information 
       - Aggregated volume 
       - Price 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------------ 
 e)   Date of the transaction     23 December 2021 
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 f)   Place of the transaction    London 
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