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RNS Number : 6076I

Aquila Services Group PLC

14 December 2020

For immediate release

14 December 2020

Aquila Services Group plc

("Aquila" or the "Company")

Directors' Dealings and Director/PDMR Shareholding

Aquila, the quoted parent company of three main trading subsidiaries which provide professional consultancy and support services to organisations and businesses involved in the affordable housing, education, sports and community services sectors announces that it had been informed on 11 December 2020 of the following dealings by PDMR's.

On 10 December a total of 360,000 shares were purchased at 20p per share by the following PDMR's and/or persons closely associated with them:

   -     Mr Derek Joseph, the Company's Chair acquired 120,000 shares. 

- Mr Richard Wollenberg, the Company's Non-Executive Director along with certain family members, acquired in total 120,000 shares.

- A person closely associated with Dr Fiona Underwood, the Company's Executive Director, acquired 120,000 shares.

Director/PDMR Shareholdings

As a result of the dealings set out above, Mr Joseph is now interested in 3,545,408 ordinary shares representing 8.89% of the Company's Existing Share Capital.

Mr Wollenberg is now interested in 2,544,682 ordinary shares representing 6.38% of the Company's Existing Share Capital. It is also noted that the wider family group of Mr Wollenberg is now interested in 4,563,406 ordinary shares representing 11.45% of the Company's Existing Share Capital.

Dr Underwood remains interested in 3,279,440 ordinary shares representing 8.23% of the Company's Existing Share Capital. Combined interested is 3,399,440 ordinary shares representing 8.53% of the Company's Existing Share Capital.

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of EU Regulation 596/2014.The information contained in Appendix 1 below is disclosed in accordance with Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

For further information please visit www.aquilaservicesgroup.co.uk . or contact:

Aquila Services Group plc

Claire Banks, Group Finance Directors

Tel: 020 7934 0175

Beaumont Cornish Limited, Financial Adviser

Roland Cornish

Tel: 020 7628 3396

Appendix 1

 
 1    Details of t he p erson disc harging managerial responsib 
       ilities / p erson closely associated 
 a)   Name                        Derek Joseph 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 2    Reason for notification 
     ---------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Position / status           Chair 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 b)   I nitial notification       Initial 
       /Amendment 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 3    Details of t he issu er, e mission allow a n ce m a 
       r k et participan t, au ct ion plat for m, au ction 
       eer or auc tion monitor 
     ---------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                        Aquila Services Group plc 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 b)   LEI                         213800YHTDDQX5MZZW83 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 4    Details of t he t ransact ion (s): section to be re 
       p eated for ( i) e a ch type of instr u m e n t; (ii) 
       each type of transac tion; (iii) each date; and ( iv) 
       each place w h ere transactions have b een condu cted 
     ---------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Description of the          Ordinary Shares of GBP0.05 each 
       financial instrument, 
       t ype of instrument 
       I d e ntification           ISIN GB00BPYP3Q26 
       code 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
      Nature of the transaction   Purchase of 120,000 ordinary shares 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
      Price(s) and volumes(s)       Price(s)   Volumes(s) 
                                     20p        120,000 
                                               ----------- 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 d)   Aggregated information      120,000 ordinary shares 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 e)   Date of the transaction     2020 December 10 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 f)   Place of the transaction    London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------ 
 
 
 1    Details of t he p erson disc harging managerial responsib 
       ilities / p erson closely associated 
 a)   Name                        Richard Wollenberg 
     --------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 2    Reason for notification 
     -------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Position / status           Non-Executive Director 
     --------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 b)   I nitial notification       Initial 
       /Amendment 
     --------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 3    Details of t he issu er, e mission allow a n ce m a 
       r k et participan t, au ct ion plat for m, au ction 
       eer or auc tion monitor 
     -------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                        Aquila Services Group plc 
     --------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                         213800YHTDDQX5MZZW83 
     --------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 4    Details of t he t ransact ion (s): section to be re 
       p eated for ( i) e a ch type of instr u m e n t; (ii) 
       each type of transac tion; (iii) each date; and ( iv) 
       each place w h ere transactions have b een condu cted 
     -------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Description of the          Ordinary Shares of GBP0.05 each 
       financial instrument, 
       t ype of instrument 
       I d e ntification           ISIN GB00BPYP3Q26 
       code 
     --------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
      Nature of the transaction   Purchase of 60,000 ordinary shares 
                                   in the name of Richard Wollenberg 
                                   and 60,000 shares purchased by persons 
                                   closely associated with him. 
     --------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
      Price(s) and volumes(s)       Price(s)   Volumes(s) 
                                     20p        60,000 
                                               ----------- 
                                     20p        60,000 
                                               ----------- 
     --------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information      120,000 ordinary shares 
     --------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction     2020 December 10 
     --------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction    London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
     --------------------------  ---------------------------------------- 
 
 
 1    Details of t he p erson disc harging managerial responsib 
       ilities / p erson closely associated 
 a)   Name                        Fiona Underwood 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 2    Reason for notification 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Position / status           Executive Director 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 b)   I nitial notification       Initial 
       /Amendment 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 3    Details of t he issu er, e mission allow a n ce m a 
       r k et participan t, au ct ion plat for m, au ction 
       eer or auc tion monitor 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Name                        Aquila Services Group plc 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                         213800YHTDDQX5MZZW83 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 4    Details of t he t ransact ion (s): section to be re 
       p eated for ( i) e a ch type of instr u m e n t; (ii) 
       each type of transac tion; (iii) each date; and ( iv) 
       each place w h ere transactions have b een condu cted 
     ----------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)   Description of the          Ordinary Shares of GBP0.05 each 
       financial instrument, 
       t ype of instrument 
       I d e ntification           ISIN GB00BPYP3Q26 
       code 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
      Nature of the transaction   Purchase of 120,000 ordinary shares 
                                   by a person closely associated with 
                                   Fiona Underwood. 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
      Price(s) and volumes(s)       Price(s)   Volumes(s) 
                                     20p        120,000 
                                               ----------- 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information      120,000 ordinary shares 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction     2020 December 10 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction    London Stock Exchange (XLON) 
     --------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 

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