London, England and San Francisco, CA – 6 January 2014 — blinkx plc (“blinkx” or the “Company”), the Internet Media platform that connects audiences with brands through professionally generated content, announces that on 31st December 2013, the following ordinary shares vested as part of the grant of restricted stock units under the US Share Plan for Senior Executives announced by the Company on 17th September 2013:
• 50,000 in the name of Subhransu Mukherjee; and
• 16,666 in the name of Suranga Chandratillake.
No consideration was paid for the shares by either director.
Following this vesting, Mr. Mukherjee has 550,000 restricted stock units and Mr. Chandratillake has 183,334 restricted stock units in the Company.
For further information please contact:
Analyst and Investor Contact
(US) 415 655 1450
Financial Media Contacts
Edward Bridges/Charles Palmer
(UK) 020 7831 3113
NOMAD for blinkx plc
Charles Lytle/Christopher Wren
Citigroup Global Markets Ltd
(UK) 020 7986 9756
Founded in 2004, blinkx (LSE AIM: BLNX) is an Internet media platform that connects digital consumers with advertisers through professionally generated content. blinkx pioneered Internet video search using its patented COncept Recognition Engine (CORE) technology that leverages speech, text and image analysis to deeply understand the content and context of videos. This results in improved search relevancy for consumers and a brand safe environment for advertisers. With a rapidly growing index of millions of hours of searchable video derived from over 1,100 media partnerships, blinkx powers video search on leading online properties including AOL and Lycos. blinkx continues to develop innovative approaches to distribute and monetize digital video content across personal computers, smartphones, tablets and connected TV through partnerships with leading brands such as Samsung, Sony and Roku. blinkx is headquartered in San Francisco, California with offices worldwide. For more information please visit www.blinkx.com.