San Francisco, CA – 6 July 2015 — blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) announces that on 3 July 2015, S. Brian Mukherjee, CEO of blinkx, was granted share options for 7,000,000 blinkx plc Ordinary Shares (‘blinkx Shares’) at an exercise price of £0.2775 per share. These share options were granted in accordance with the US Share Plan for Senior Executives, but are also subject to a minimum stock price threshold of £0.50 per share before the options can be exercised.
Following this grant, Mr. Mukherjee has 250,000 restricted stock units, 9,080,000 unexercised share options and 600,000 ordinary shares, together representing 2.47% 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 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
blinkx (LSE AIM: BLNX) is an Internet media company that connects consumers and brands through premium content online. Founded in the UK in 2004, blinkx pioneered Internet Video Search using its patented COncept Recognition Engine (CORE). This technology leverages speech recognition, text and image analysis to deeply understand the meaning and context of video content to generate improved search relevancy for consumers and a brand safe environment for advertisers. Today, blinkx is a broad digital media technology, distribution and monetization platform that connects consumers, advertisers and content across four screens. Through its partnerships with hundreds of media companies, including NBC, Conde Nast, Reuters and Bloomberg, blinkx has indexed and search enabled millions of hours of video content. blinkx powers video search, discovery or monetization on thousands of online properties including Lycos, Discovery Networks, Hallmark and Fox Sports. blinkx is headquartered in San Francisco, California with offices worldwide. For more information please visit www.blinkx.com.