RNS Number : 4026T

Blackbird PLC

25 March 2021

25 March 2021

Blackbird plc

(the "Company")

Director / PDMR Shareholding

Blackbird (AIM: BIRD), the developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video editing platform, Blackbird , was informed that, on 24 March 2021, Stephen White, Chief Operating and Financial Officer, bought 28,637 ordinary shares of 0.8 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 25.29 pence per Ordinary Share. Following the above purchase, Stephen White, now has a total beneficial interest in 335,970 Ordinary Shares, equivalent to approximately 0.10 per cent. of the Company's issued share capital.


   Blackbird plc                                  Tel: +44 (0)20 8879 7245 
 Ian McDonough, Chief Executive Officer 
 Stephen White, Chief Operating and Financial 
 Allenby Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser     Tel: +44 (0)20 3328 5656 
  and Broker) 
 Nick Naylor / Asha Chotai (Corporate 
 Amrit Nahal (Sales and Corporate Broking) 

About Blackbird p lc

Blackbird operates in the fast-growing SaaS and cloud video market, and has created the world's most advanced suite of cloud-native computing applications for video, all underpinned by its lightning-fast codec. Blackbird's patented technology allows for frame accurate navigation, playback, viewing and editing in the cloud. Blackbird underpins multiple applications, which are used by rights holders, broadcasters, sports and news video specialists, esports, live events and content owners, post-production houses, other mass market digital video channels and corporations.

Since it is cloud-native, Blackbird removes the need for costly, high end workstations and can be used from almost anywhere on almost any device. It also allows full visibility on multi-location digital content, improves time to market for live content such as video clips and highlights for social media distribution, and ultimately results in much more effective monetisation.

Blackbird(R) is a registered trademark of Blackbird plc.



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Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them.

 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
       / person closely associated 
 a)   Name                               Stephen White 
     --------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 2    Reason for the notification 
 a)   Position/status                   Chief Operating and Financial Officer 
     --------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   Initial notification /Amendment   Initial notification 
     --------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
 a)   Name                              Blackbird plc 
     --------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                               2138006DWRVTIAVW3415 
     --------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 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 
 a)   Description of the financial      Ordinary Shares of 0.8p each 
       instrument, type of instrument 
       Identification code 
     --------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of the transaction         Purchase of ordinary shares 
     --------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volume(s)             Price(s)   Volume(s) 
                                          25.29p     28,637 
     --------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information            n/a 
       - Aggregated volume 
       - Price 
     --------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction           24 March 2021 
     --------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction          London Stock Exchange, XLON 
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