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Sumo Group PLC
19 December 2019

19 December 2019


Sumo Group plc

("Sumo Group" the "Group" or the "Company")




Sumo Group, the award-winning provider of creative and development services to the video games and entertainment industries, today makes the following notification pursuant to Schedule Six of the AIM Rules for Companies regarding its existing block admission arrangements in respect of The Sumo Group plc Long Term Incentive Plan (the "Scheme").


Name of Company

Sumo Group plc

Name of Scheme

The Sumo Group plc Long Term Incentive Plan

Period of Return (from / to)

19 June 2019 to 18 December 2019

Number and class of securities not issued at the start of the period under the scheme

950,000 ordinary shares

Number of securities issued under the scheme during the period

519,961 ordinary shares

Balance under the scheme of securities not yet issued at the end of the period

430,039 ordinary shares

Number and class of securities originally admitted and the date of admission

950,000 ordinary shares admitted on 19 June 2019

Name of contact and telephone number

Steven Webb - General Counsel & Company Secretary

Tel: +44 (0) 114 242 6766





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 / Richard Darlington / Andrew Jones

                            Tel: +44 (0) 161 831 1512

Ben Robertson / John Goold

                            Tel: +44 (0) 203 829 5000

Belvedere Communications Limited


Cat Valentine (

Tel: +44 (0) 7715 769 078

Keeley Clarke (

Tel: +44 (0) 7477 967 446

Llew Angus (

Tel: +44 (0) 7407 023 147


About Sumo Group -


Sumo Group's businesses provide acclaimed development and design services to the video games and entertainment industries from studios in the UK, India, and Canada.

Sumo Digital, as the group's primary business, is one of the UK's largest independent developers of AAA-rated video games, having studios in Sheffield, Newcastle, Nottingham, Leeds, Leamington Spa, Warrington and Pune, India. The business has acquired two studios since IPO, which operate under their own names, BAFTA award-winning The Chinese Room and Red Kite Games. Sumo Digital provides turnkey and co-development solutions to a global blue-chip client base.

Atomhawk is a multi-award-winning visual design company, with studios in Newcastle and in Vancouver (Canada), servicing the games, film and visual effects industries.

Together, the Group delivers full-spectrum visual and development solutions, which include initial visual concepts, conceiving new products and game development involving all aspects of pre-production, production & development, as well as supporting games as a service.

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