Regulatory News

Director/PDMR Shareholding

12 July 2021

Equals (AIM:EQLS) , the technology-led international payments group focused on the SME marketplace, announces that it was today notified that Richard Cooper, Chief Financial Officer, bought 61,000 ordinary shares of £0.01 each in the Company (“Ordinary Shares”) on 9 July 2021 at a price of 46.9 pence per share.

Subsequent to this purchase, Richard Cooper now holds 150,000 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.08% of the Company's issued share capital.

The following disclosures are made in accordance with Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014. 


1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Richard Cooper
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Chief Financial Officer
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
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 £0.01 each
b) Nature of the transaction Acquisition of 61,000 ordinary shares at 1.0p per share
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
46.9p 61,000
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
n/a – single transaction
e) Date of the transaction 9 July 2021
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM



For more information, please contact:

Equals Group plc  
Alan Hughes, Non-Executive Chairman
Ian Strafford-Taylor, CEO
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7778 9308
Canaccord Genuity (Nominated Advisor / Broker)  
Emma Gabriel / Bobbie Hilliam / Georgina McCooke
Alex Aylen (Sales)
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7523 8150
Buchanan (Financial Communications)  
Henry Harrison-Topham / Steph Watson / Toto Berger
[email protected]
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000


Notes to Editors:

Equals Group is a technology-led international payments group augmented by highly personalised service for the payment needs of SME's whether these be FX, card payments or via Faster Payments. Founded in 2007, the Group listed on AIM in 2014 and currently employs around 250 staff across sites in London and Chester.  For more information, please visit .