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Aptitude Software Group PLC

09 September 2020

Aptitude Software Group plc (the "Company")

Grant of awards under the Company's Performance Share Plan 2016 ("PSP")

On 7 September 2020 Aptitude Software Group plc granted awards in the form of options over ordinary shares in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") under the PSP to the following Directors and PDMRs. Each option has an exercise price per Ordinary Share equal to the nominal value of an Ordinary Share.

 
  Director/ PDMR                   Role                   Number of Ordinary 
                                                           Shares over which 
                                                             award granted 
                    Executive Director /PDMR (Chief 
 JEREMY SUDDARDS     Executive Officer)                               69,321 
                   ------------------------------------  ------------------- 
                    Executive Director/PDMR (Deputy 
                     Chief Executive Officer and Chief 
 PHILIP WOOD         Financial Officer)                               54,348 
                   ------------------------------------  ------------------- 
                    PDMR (Executive Vice President, 
 ALEX CURRAN         North America)                                   31,318 
                   ------------------------------------  ------------------- 
 CHRIS WADE         PDMR (Chief Product Officer)                      31,145 
                   ------------------------------------  ------------------- 
 CLARE GROOM        PDMR (Chief People Officer)                       27,758 
                   ------------------------------------  ------------------- 
 KELVIN LYNCH       PDMR (Chief Delivery Officer)                     24,956 
                   ------------------------------------  ------------------- 
                    PDMR (Executive Vice President, 
 NICK NESBITT        International)                                   46,584 
                   ------------------------------------  ------------------- 
 TRISTAN ATKINS     PDMR (Chief Technology Officer)                   25,787 
                   ------------------------------------  ------------------- 
 

Each award has been granted subject to performance conditions which will be assessed over a three year period, details of which will be included in the Company's Directors' Remuneration Report for the year ending 31 December 2020.

The awards granted to Jeremy Suddards and Philip Wood will, ordinarily, vest on the second anniversary of the date on which the Company's Remuneration Committee determines the extent to which the performance conditions have been satisfied. The other awards will, ordinarily, vest on the date on which the Company's Remuneration Committee determines the extent to which the performance conditions have been satisfied.

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by PDMRs and persons closely associated with them:

 
 1.   Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
       closely associated 
 a)   Name                                   1) JEREMY SUDDARDS 
                                              2) PHILIP WOOD 
                                              3) ALEX CURRAN 
                                              4) CHRIS WADE 
                                              5) CLARE GROOM 
                                              6) KELVIN LYNCH 
                                              7) NICK NESBITT 
                                              8) TRISTAN ATKINS 
     --------------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 2.   Reason for the notification 
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 a)   Position/status                        1) Executive Director/PDMR 
                                              (Chief Executive Officer) 
                                              2) Executive Director/PDMR 
                                              (Deputy Chief Executive Officer 
                                              and Chief Financial Officer) 
                                              3) PDMR (Executive Vice President, 
                                              North America) 
                                              4) PDMR (Chief Product Officer) 
                                              5) PDMR (Chief People Officer) 
                                              6) PDMR (Chief Delivery Officer) 
                                              7) PDMR (Executive Vice President, 
                                              International) 
                                              8) PDMR (Chief Technology Officer) 
     --------------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 b)   Initial notification/Amendment    Initial notification 
     --------------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 3.   Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
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 a)   Name                              Aptitude Software Group plc 
     --------------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                               2138009VHA1WI2VKMA28 
     --------------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 4.   Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for 
       (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; 
       (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have 
       been conducted 
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 a)   Description of the financial      Ordinary Shares of 7 1/3 pence 
       instrument, type of instrument    each 
     --------------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 b)   Identification code               ISIN: GB00BJV2F804 
     --------------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 c)   Nature of the transaction         Grant of options under Performance 
                                         Share Plan 2016 
     --------------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 d)   Price(s) and volume(s)             Price          Number of Ordinary 
                                                          Shares over which 
                                                          Options have been 
                                                          granted 
                                               1) n/a               1. 69,321 
                                                2) n/a               2. 54,348 
                                                3) n/a               3. 31,318 
                                                4) n/a               4. 31,145 
                                                5) n/a               5. 27,758 
                                                6) n/a               6. 24,956 
                                                7) n/a               7. 46,584 
                                                8) n/a               8. 25,787 
     --------------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 e)        Aggregated information       n/a 
             *    Aggregate volume 
 
 
             *    Price 
     --------------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 f)   Date of the transaction           7 September 2020 
     --------------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 g)   Place of the transaction          Outside a trading venue 
     --------------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 Name of authorised official of         Georgina Sharley, Company Secretary, 
  issuer responsible for making          Aptitude Software Group plc 
  notification: 
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