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Sumo Group PLC
13 January 2021

13 January 2021


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 2020 to 18 December 2020

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

430,039 ordinary shares

Number of securities issued under the scheme during the period

40,000 ordinary shares

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

390,039 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

Carl Cavers, Chief Executive Officer

David Wilton, Chief Financial Officer 


Via Belvedere Communications 

Tel: +44 (0)7715 769 078 


Zeus Capital (Nominated adviser & Joint Broker)

Nick Cowles / Andrew Jones (Corporate Finance)

Benjamin Robertson / John Goold (Corporate Broking)


Tel: +44 (0)161 831 1512

Tel: +44 (0)20 3829 5000

Investec Corporate & Investment Banking (Joint Broker)

David Flin / Bruce Garrow


 Tel: +44 (0)20 7597 5970

Belvedere Communications Limited

Cat Valentine

Keeley Clarke

Llew Angus

Tel: +44 (0)7715 769 078

Tel: +44 (0)7969 816 525

Tel: +44 (0)7407 023 147


About Sumo Group plc


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


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, Leamington Spa, Warrington and Pune, India. The business has acquired three studios since IPO, which operate under their own names, BAFTA award-winning The Chinese Room in Brighton, Red Kite Games in Leeds and Lab42 in Leamington Spa. 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.


Pipeworks is an innovative, well-established, and respected US video games developer based in Eugene, Oregon. It provides full development, co-development, and live operations to premier video game publishers and other partners.


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