RNS – Grant of Options

22 October 2018

Intercede Group plc

(“Intercede” or the “Company”)

Grant of Options

Intercede, the leading specialist in digital identity, credential management and secure mobility, announces that on 19 October 2018 it granted options (“Options”) over ordinary shares of 1p in the Company (“Ordinary Shares”) under the existing Intercede Group plc Long Term Incentive Plan to Klaas van der Leest, Chief Executive and Andrew Walker, Finance Director.

The Options have been granted at a price of 27.0 pence per Ordinary Share, being the closing mid-market price of an Ordinary Share on 18 October 2018. They will be exercisable from 19 October 2021 to 18 October 2028, dependent on the price of an Ordinary Share reaching the following prices for a period of 30 consecutive trading days in the period up to and ending 19 October 2021, being three years from the date of the grant (the “Performance Criteria”):

  • 69 pence per Ordinary Share (“Tranche 1”);
  • 119 pence per Ordinary Share (“Tranche 2”); and
  • 169 pence per Ordinary Share (“Tranche 3”).

Dependent on the Performance Criteria above being achieved, the number of Options that will vest and become exercisable is as follows:

Director Tranche 1 Tranche 2 Tranche 3
Klaas van der Leest 500,000 Options 250,000 Options 250,000 Options
Andrew Walker 350,000 Options 150,000 Options 150,000 Options


Following this grant, there are a total of 2,062,500 Options outstanding, representing approximately 4.1 per cent. of the current issued share capital of the Company.

Further detail is set out in the PDMR disclosure tables below.


Intercede Group plc Tel.      +44 (0)1455 558111
Klaas van der Leest, Chief Executive

Andrew Walker, Finance Director

finnCap Tel.      + 44 (0)20 7220 0500
Stuart Andrews, Corporate Finance  
Simon Hicks, Corporate Finance  


About Intercede

Intercede is a cybersecurity company specialising in digital identities, derived credentials and access control, enabling digital trust in a mobile world.

Headquartered in the UK, with offices in the US, we believe in a connected world in which people and technology are free to exchange information securely, and complex insecure passwords become a thing of the past.

Our vision is to make the highest levels of cybersecurity available to organizations and consumers alike, solving complexity and scalability issues by managing high volumes of digital credentials.

We have been delivering trusted solutions to high profile customers for over 20 years. Our team of experts has deployed millions of identities to governments, most of the largest aerospace and defence corporations, and major financial services and healthcare organizations, as well as leading telecommunications, cloud services and information technology firms, providing industry-leading employee and customer credential management systems.

For more information visit: www.intercede.com

The information communicated in this announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014.


Trusted by Governments and Enterprises Worldwide

Where protecting systems and information really matters, you will find Intercede.  Whether its citizen data, aerospace and defence systems, high-value financial transactions, intellectual property or air traffic control, we are proud that many leading organisations around the world choose Intercede solutions to protect themselves against data breach, comply with regulations and ensure business continuity.