Regulatory News

2024

Director/PDMR Shareholding

14 December 2022

Equals (AIM:EQLS), the fast-growing payments group focused on the SME marketplace, announces that two of its Directors have today purchased ordinary shares of 1 pence each (“Ordinary Shares”) in the Company.  Ian Strafford-Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, purchased 22,500 Ordinary Shares at a price of 88.0 pence per Ordinary Share on 14 December 2022. Following this purchase of shares, he now holds 2,200,250 Ordinary Shares, representing 1.22% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Alan Hughes, Non-Executive Chairman, purchased 12,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 88.0 pence per Ordinary Share on 14 December 2022. Following this purchase of shares, he now holds 46,000 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.03% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Ian Strafford-Taylor
 
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Chief Executive Officer
 
b)
 
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
 
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
 
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
Identification code
Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each
 
ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25
b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
88.0p 22,500
 
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
 
 
n/a single transaction
 
e) Date of the transaction 14 December 2022
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Alan Hughes
 
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Non-Executive Chairman
 
b)
 
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
 
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
 
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
Identification code
Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each
 
 ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25
b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
88.0p 12,000
 
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
 
 
n/a single transaction
 
e) Date of the transaction 14 December 2022
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Equals Group plc  
Ian Strafford-Taylor, CEO
Richard Cooper, CFO
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7778 9308
www.equalsplc.com
 
Canaccord Genuity (Nominated Adviser / Broker) 
Max Hartley / Harry Rees Tel: +44 (0) 20 7523 8150
 
Buchanan (Financial Communications)  
Henry Harrison-Topham / Toto Berger
[email protected]
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000
www.buchanan.uk.com
 

 

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 285 staff across sites in London and Chester.  For more information, please visit www.equalsplc.com.

2023

Director/PDMR Shareholding

14 December 2022

Equals (AIM:EQLS), the fast-growing payments group focused on the SME marketplace, announces that two of its Directors have today purchased ordinary shares of 1 pence each (“Ordinary Shares”) in the Company.  Ian Strafford-Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, purchased 22,500 Ordinary Shares at a price of 88.0 pence per Ordinary Share on 14 December 2022. Following this purchase of shares, he now holds 2,200,250 Ordinary Shares, representing 1.22% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Alan Hughes, Non-Executive Chairman, purchased 12,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 88.0 pence per Ordinary Share on 14 December 2022. Following this purchase of shares, he now holds 46,000 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.03% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Ian Strafford-Taylor
 
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Chief Executive Officer
 
b)
 
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
 
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
 
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
Identification code
Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each
 
ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25
b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
88.0p 22,500
 
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
 
 
n/a single transaction
 
e) Date of the transaction 14 December 2022
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Alan Hughes
 
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Non-Executive Chairman
 
b)
 
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
 
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
 
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
Identification code
Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each
 
 ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25
b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
88.0p 12,000
 
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
 
 
n/a single transaction
 
e) Date of the transaction 14 December 2022
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Equals Group plc  
Ian Strafford-Taylor, CEO
Richard Cooper, CFO
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7778 9308
www.equalsplc.com
 
Canaccord Genuity (Nominated Adviser / Broker) 
Max Hartley / Harry Rees Tel: +44 (0) 20 7523 8150
 
Buchanan (Financial Communications)  
Henry Harrison-Topham / Toto Berger
[email protected]
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000
www.buchanan.uk.com
 

 

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 285 staff across sites in London and Chester.  For more information, please visit www.equalsplc.com.

2022

Director/PDMR Shareholding

14 December 2022

Equals (AIM:EQLS), the fast-growing payments group focused on the SME marketplace, announces that two of its Directors have today purchased ordinary shares of 1 pence each (“Ordinary Shares”) in the Company.  Ian Strafford-Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, purchased 22,500 Ordinary Shares at a price of 88.0 pence per Ordinary Share on 14 December 2022. Following this purchase of shares, he now holds 2,200,250 Ordinary Shares, representing 1.22% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Alan Hughes, Non-Executive Chairman, purchased 12,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 88.0 pence per Ordinary Share on 14 December 2022. Following this purchase of shares, he now holds 46,000 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.03% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Ian Strafford-Taylor
 
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Chief Executive Officer
 
b)
 
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
 
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
 
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
Identification code
Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each
 
ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25
b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
88.0p 22,500
 
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
 
 
n/a single transaction
 
e) Date of the transaction 14 December 2022
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Alan Hughes
 
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Non-Executive Chairman
 
b)
 
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
 
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
 
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
Identification code
Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each
 
 ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25
b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
88.0p 12,000
 
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
 
 
n/a single transaction
 
e) Date of the transaction 14 December 2022
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Equals Group plc  
Ian Strafford-Taylor, CEO
Richard Cooper, CFO
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7778 9308
www.equalsplc.com
 
Canaccord Genuity (Nominated Adviser / Broker) 
Max Hartley / Harry Rees Tel: +44 (0) 20 7523 8150
 
Buchanan (Financial Communications)  
Henry Harrison-Topham / Toto Berger
[email protected]
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000
www.buchanan.uk.com
 

 

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 285 staff across sites in London and Chester.  For more information, please visit www.equalsplc.com.

2021

Director/PDMR Shareholding

14 December 2022

Equals (AIM:EQLS), the fast-growing payments group focused on the SME marketplace, announces that two of its Directors have today purchased ordinary shares of 1 pence each (“Ordinary Shares”) in the Company.  Ian Strafford-Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, purchased 22,500 Ordinary Shares at a price of 88.0 pence per Ordinary Share on 14 December 2022. Following this purchase of shares, he now holds 2,200,250 Ordinary Shares, representing 1.22% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Alan Hughes, Non-Executive Chairman, purchased 12,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 88.0 pence per Ordinary Share on 14 December 2022. Following this purchase of shares, he now holds 46,000 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.03% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Ian Strafford-Taylor
 
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Chief Executive Officer
 
b)
 
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
 
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
 
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
Identification code
Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each
 
ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25
b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
88.0p 22,500
 
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
 
 
n/a single transaction
 
e) Date of the transaction 14 December 2022
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Alan Hughes
 
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Non-Executive Chairman
 
b)
 
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
 
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
 
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
Identification code
Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each
 
 ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25
b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
88.0p 12,000
 
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
 
 
n/a single transaction
 
e) Date of the transaction 14 December 2022
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Equals Group plc  
Ian Strafford-Taylor, CEO
Richard Cooper, CFO
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7778 9308
www.equalsplc.com
 
Canaccord Genuity (Nominated Adviser / Broker) 
Max Hartley / Harry Rees Tel: +44 (0) 20 7523 8150
 
Buchanan (Financial Communications)  
Henry Harrison-Topham / Toto Berger
[email protected]
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000
www.buchanan.uk.com
 

 

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 285 staff across sites in London and Chester.  For more information, please visit www.equalsplc.com.

2020

Director/PDMR Shareholding

14 December 2022

Equals (AIM:EQLS), the fast-growing payments group focused on the SME marketplace, announces that two of its Directors have today purchased ordinary shares of 1 pence each (“Ordinary Shares”) in the Company.  Ian Strafford-Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, purchased 22,500 Ordinary Shares at a price of 88.0 pence per Ordinary Share on 14 December 2022. Following this purchase of shares, he now holds 2,200,250 Ordinary Shares, representing 1.22% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Alan Hughes, Non-Executive Chairman, purchased 12,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 88.0 pence per Ordinary Share on 14 December 2022. Following this purchase of shares, he now holds 46,000 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.03% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Ian Strafford-Taylor
 
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Chief Executive Officer
 
b)
 
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
 
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
 
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
Identification code
Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each
 
ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25
b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
88.0p 22,500
 
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
 
 
n/a single transaction
 
e) Date of the transaction 14 December 2022
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Alan Hughes
 
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Non-Executive Chairman
 
b)
 
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
 
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
 
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
Identification code
Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each
 
 ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25
b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
88.0p 12,000
 
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
 
 
n/a single transaction
 
e) Date of the transaction 14 December 2022
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Equals Group plc  
Ian Strafford-Taylor, CEO
Richard Cooper, CFO
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7778 9308
www.equalsplc.com
 
Canaccord Genuity (Nominated Adviser / Broker) 
Max Hartley / Harry Rees Tel: +44 (0) 20 7523 8150
 
Buchanan (Financial Communications)  
Henry Harrison-Topham / Toto Berger
[email protected]
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000
www.buchanan.uk.com
 

 

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 285 staff across sites in London and Chester.  For more information, please visit www.equalsplc.com.

2019

Director/PDMR Shareholding

14 December 2022

Equals (AIM:EQLS), the fast-growing payments group focused on the SME marketplace, announces that two of its Directors have today purchased ordinary shares of 1 pence each (“Ordinary Shares”) in the Company.  Ian Strafford-Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, purchased 22,500 Ordinary Shares at a price of 88.0 pence per Ordinary Share on 14 December 2022. Following this purchase of shares, he now holds 2,200,250 Ordinary Shares, representing 1.22% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Alan Hughes, Non-Executive Chairman, purchased 12,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 88.0 pence per Ordinary Share on 14 December 2022. Following this purchase of shares, he now holds 46,000 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.03% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Ian Strafford-Taylor
 
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Chief Executive Officer
 
b)
 
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
 
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
 
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
Identification code
Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each
 
ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25
b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
88.0p 22,500
 
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
 
 
n/a single transaction
 
e) Date of the transaction 14 December 2022
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Alan Hughes
 
2Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Non-Executive Chairman
 
b)
 
Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3
 
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Equals Group plc
 
b) LEI 213800CPI5S2GYB3RI27
 
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
Identification code
Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each
 
 ISIN: GB00BLS0XX25
b) Nature of the transaction Purchase of ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s)
Price No. of shares
88.0p 12,000
 
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated  volume
- Price
 
 
n/a single transaction
 
e) Date of the transaction 14 December 2022
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange, AIM

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Equals Group plc  
Ian Strafford-Taylor, CEO
Richard Cooper, CFO
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7778 9308
www.equalsplc.com
 
Canaccord Genuity (Nominated Adviser / Broker) 
Max Hartley / Harry Rees Tel: +44 (0) 20 7523 8150
 
Buchanan (Financial Communications)  
Henry Harrison-Topham / Toto Berger
[email protected]
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000
www.buchanan.uk.com
 

 

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 285 staff across sites in London and Chester.  For more information, please visit www.equalsplc.com.

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