London, England and San Francisco, CA – 7 April 2015 — blinkx plc (“blinkx” or the “Company”) announces that on 20th March 2015, 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
- 16,667 in the name of Suranga Chandratillake.
Each Director exercised his option to fund the tax obligation that arose from the vesting of the shares and now owns the shares indicated above.
Following this vesting:
- Mr. Mukherjee has 300,000 restricted stock units, 2,080,000 unexercised share options and 550,000 ordinary shares, together representing 0.73% of the Total Voting Rights of the Company.
- Mr. Chandratillake has 99,998 restricted stock units, 2,487,179 unexercised share option and 93,102 ordinary shares in the Company, together representing 0.67% of the Total Voting Rights of the Company.
For further information please contact:
Analyst and Investor Contact
(US) 415 655 1450
Financial Media Contacts
Edward Bridges/Charles Palmer
(UK) 020 3727 1000
NOMAD and Joint Broker for blinkx plc
Charles Lytle/Christopher Wren
Citigroup Global Markets Limited
(UK) 020 7986 9756
Joint Broker for blinkx plc
Lorna Tilbian/Mark Lander/Nick Westlake Numis Securities Limited (UK) 020 7260 1000