RNS Number : 8844Q
Manolete Partners PLC
23 October 2019

23 October 2019

Manolete Partners Plc

("Manolete" or the "Company")


Director/PDMR Shareholding



The Company announces that on 23 October 2019, the Chief Executive, Steven Cooklin, who is a significant shareholder of the Company, pledged 3.4 million ordinary shares in the Company as security against a personal loan of £1 million primarily to fund personal tax liabilities and the completion of his home renovation in London.


Peel Hunt, the Company's NOMAD and Sole Broker, has waived Mr Cooklin's IPO lock-in arrangement for this pledge. The lock-in arrangement agreed at IPO continues to remain in force.


Following the pledge, Mr Cooklin's beneficial interest in the Company remains unchanged and he continues to be the beneficial owner of 7,842,199 Ordinary Shares, comprising 18% of the Company's issued share capital.



The notifications below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provide further detail:



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated



Steven Cooklin


Reason for the notification



Chief Executive Officer


Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification


Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor  



Manolete Partners Plc





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



Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code



Ordinary shares of  0.4 pence each





Nature of the transaction

The pledge of 3,400,000 shares as security against a personal loan of £1,000,000


Price(s) and volume(s)

Price: n/a

Volume: n/a


Aggregated information

Price: n/a

Volume: n/a

Date of the transaction

23 October 2019

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON), AIM Market



For further information please contact:

Manolete Partners

Steven Cooklin (Chief Executive Officer)                      via Instinctif Partners


Peel Hunt (NOMAD and Sole Broker)                        +44 (0)20 7418 8900                            

Guy Wiehahn

Rishi Shah


Instinctif Partners                                                         +44 (0)20 7457 2020

Tim Linacre

Katie Bairsto

Lewis Hill


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