20 December 2023

Rockhopper Exploration plc

(“Rockhopper” or the “Company”)

  

Exercise of Warrants

Rockhopper Exploration plc (AIM: RKH), the oil and gas company with key interests in the North Falkland Basin, announces that the Company has received notifications of the exercise of warrants over an aggregate 785,713 new Ordinary Shares of £0.01 each (“Ordinary Shares”) in the Company at an exercise price of 9 pence per ordinary share (the “Warrant Shares”) held by the following directors of the Company, providing the Company with proceeds of £70,714:

 

Director

Number of Warrants Exercised

Resultant Shareholding

% of Issued Share Capital as at 20 December 2023

Sam Moody

714,285 

4,713,584

0.79%

Alison Baker

71,428

284,181

0.05%

 

The Warrant Shares will be issued under the Company’s existing block listing entitlement.

 

Enquiries:

Rockhopper Exploration plc
Jan Davies, Company Secretary
Tel. +44 (0)20 7390 0230 (via Vigo Consulting)

Canaccord Genuity Limited (NOMAD and Joint Broker)</p>
Henry Fitzgerald-O’Connor/James Asensio/Ana Ercegovic
Tel. +44 (0) 20 7523 8000

Peel Hunt LLP (Joint Broker)<
Richard Crichton/Georgia Langoulant
Tel. +44 (0) 20 7418 8900

Vigo Consulting</p>
Patrick d’Ancona/Ben Simons/Fiona Hetherington
Tel. +44 (0) 20 7390 0234

Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) Disclosure

The information set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of Article 19(3) of the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 which forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (‘MAR’).

 

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

a)

Name

Sam Moody

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer and Director

 

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Rockhopper Exploration plc

 

b)

 

LEI

213800IPXW6XRLVCL581

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 

 

 

 

GB00B0FVQX23

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Exercise of warrants

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

9.0p

714,285

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

–  Aggregated volume

 

–  Price

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

9.0p

714,285

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

20 December 2023

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a trading venue

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities

a)

Name

Alison Baker

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Senior Independent Director

 

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

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

a)

Name

Rockhopper Exploration plc

 

b)

 

LEI

213800IPXW6XRLVCL581

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 

 

 

 

GB00B0FVQX23

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Exercise of warrants

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

9.0p

71,428

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

–  Aggregated volume

 

–  Price

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

9.0p

71,428

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

20 December 2023

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside of a trading venue