Director and Management share purchases and Orderly Market Agreements

Published on May 23, 2017

Director and Management share purchases and Orderly Market Agreements

The Marketing Group plc (“TMG” or the “Company” or the “Group”) is pleased to announce that it has been notified of the director and management share purchases detailed below.  Additionally, TMG is pleased to provide an update on the number of shareholders who have entered into the Orderly Market Agreement with the Company.

Share Purchases

Adam Graham, the Group’s CEO, has acquired 300,000 ordinary shares in the Company (“Shares”) at €0.75 per Share for a total value of €225,000 in an off market transaction with another shareholder.  Following this acquisition Adam Graham’s total shareholding in the Company is 383,480 Shares, representing 1.2% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Additionally, the following people who discharge managerial responsibilities in the Company (PDMR) have recently purchased shares in the Company:

Name of Insider Position Previous shareholding (Inc. PCA) Shares acquired Resultant Shareholding
Pietro Ranieri PR and Social Media 153,526 33,796 187,322
Edward Sedgley Digital Lead Generation Agency 829,385 2,350 831,735
Laurent Verrier Social Media Marketing 851,673 34,500 886,173

Orderly Market Agreement

Shareholders holding 14,704,233 Shares in the Company, representing 46.76% of the Company’s issued share capital have now entered into the Orderly Market Agreement with the Company.

The Shares subject to the Orderly Market Agreement include those issued to the original four founding agencies and Shares issued by the Company since IPO in consideration for subsequent acquisitions.  The Orderly Market Agreement commits the relevant shareholders to not dispose of any of their (and their PCAs) restricted Shares other than through the Orderly Market Agreement via the Company’s brokers for a period of three years from the date of signing.

This information is information that The Marketing Group plc is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 08.00am (CET) on 23 of May 2017.

For more information, please contact

The Marketing Group plc

Phone: +44 207 652 9789


Tim Metcalfe / Miles Nolan

Phone: +44 203 053 8671



Claes Delin / Mikael Widell

Phone: +46 703 11 9960


The Marketing Group plc (“TMG”) in brief  

TMG is building a global full service marketing network that respects the individual cultures of each agency that joins. By providing a supportive platform for growth, and an agile management approach, TMG aims to provide a fresh alternative to the big holding companies: Independent Spirit – Global scale. Each company within the group provides specialist marketing or advertising services and together form a global network of companies offering clients a full suite of services. The central operating platform supports its subsidiary companies with management and coordinating activities as well as a common publicly-listed investment vehicle. The Marketing Group is listed on Nasdaq First North .

Mangold Fondkommission AB, +46 8-5030 15 50, is the company’s Certified Adviser and liquidity provider.