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DJ Rutherford Health PLC Exercise of options

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RNS Number : 9307Q

Rutherford Health PLC

23 October 2019

23 October 2019

Rutherford Health plc

Exercise of options

Rutherford Health plc ("Rutherford" or "the Company") announces that it has received a notice of exercise of options to acquire 11,873 Rutherford ordinary shares of 0.1p each ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of GBP1.00 per Ordinary Share under Rutherford's Company Share Option Scheme.

Admission and dealings

Application has been made for the admission to trading on NEX of the 11,873 Ordinary Shares with admission expected to take place on 29 October 2019.

Total voting rights

Following Admission, the Company will have 179,712,406 Ordinary Shares in issue. For the purposes of the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules ("DTRs"), the Company has 179,712,406 Ordinary Shares in issue with voting rights attached. The Company holds no shares in treasury.

As disclosed on 17 September 2019, the number of total voting rights differs from the number referred to above because of the 19.50% limit on voting rights held by LF Woodford Equity Income Fund. Accordingly, for the purposes of the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules ("DTRs"), Rutherford has 175,088,472 Ordinary Shares in issue with voting rights attached. Rutherford holds no shares in treasury. This figure of 175,088,472 may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company, under the DTRs.

The directors of Rutherford health plc accept responsibility for this announcement.

Contacts

Rutherford Health plc

Mike Moran, Chief Executive Officer Tel: +44 (0) 16 3381 0661

Grant Thornton UK LLP (Corporate Adviser)

Colin Aaronson/ Jamie Barklem/ Niall McDonald Tel: +44 (0) 20 7383 5100

Media House International

Ramsay Smith 07788 414 856 or Ramsay@mediahouse.co.uk

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