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Sumo Group PLC
23 November 2018
 

23 November 2018

 

Sumo Group plc

("Sumo Group" or the "Company")

 

Director's Dealing

 

Sumo Group announces that David Wilton, Chief Financial Officer, has purchased 12,500 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares").

 

The purchase took place on 22 November 2018 at a price of 138 pence per Ordinary Share.

 

Following this purchase, David's interest in Ordinary Shares is 64,070 representing approximately 0.04 per cent. of the Company's issued Ordinary Share capital.

 

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail.

 

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

David Wilton

 

 

 

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Chief Financial Officer

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

 

 

 

3

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

a)

Name

Sumo Group plc

b)

LEI

 213800LTZXJCG5QKIM14

 

 

 

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 £0.01

 

 

Identification code

SUMO

b)

Nature of transaction

Purchase

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price

Volume

 

 

138p

12,500

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

 

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

22 November 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

 

Enquiries:

 

Sumo Group plc

Tel: +44 (0) 114 242 6766

Carl Cavers, Chief Executive Officer

 

David Wilton, Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

Zeus Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser & Broker)

 

Nick Cowles / Andrew Jones

Tel: +44 (0) 161 831 1512

Ben Robertson / John Goold

Tel: +44 (0) 203 829 5000

 

 

Belvedere Communications Limited

                                      

Cat Valentine (cvalentine@belvederepr.com)

Tel: +44 (0) 7715 769 078

Llew Angus (langus@belvederepr.com)

Tel: +44 (0) 7407 023 147

 About Sumo Group - www.sumogroupplc.com 

 

Sumo Group's award-winning businesses provide creative and development services to the video games and entertainment industries, from studios in Sheffield, Newcastle, Nottingham, Brighton, Pune (India) and Vancouver (Canada).

 

The Group's operating businesses include Sumo Digital and Atomhawk.  Sumo Digital, its primary business, is one of the UK's largest independent developers of AAA-rated video games, providing both turnkey and co-development solutions to an international blue-chip client base.  The Sumo Digital studio in Brighton operates under the name of The Chinese Room and was acquired in August 2018.  Atomhawk, a complementary business acquired in June 2017, is a multi-award-winning visual design company, servicing the games, film and visual effects industries. Together, the Group delivers full-service visual and development solutions, which include initial concepts and pre-production, production and development, and post-release support.


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