Audioboom Group plc
(“Audioboom” or the “Company”)
Rule 2.9 Announcement
In accordance with Rule 2.9 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, Audioboom confirms that as at the date of this announcement its issued ordinary share capital consists of 14,056,504 ordinary shares of no par value (“Ordinary Shares”). This follows the issue of 24,874 new Ordinary Shares which have been issued to satisfy the exercise of existing share options under the Company’s Share Option Scheme 2014 by ex-employees whose options were to lapse shortly. The International Securities Identification Number for Audioboom’s Ordinary Shares is JE00BJYJFG60.
The Company does not hold any Ordinary Shares in treasury. Therefore, the total number of Ordinary Shares and voting rights in the Company is 14,056,504. This figure may be used by shareholders 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 share capital of the Company under the FCA’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.
Audioboom Group plc
Tel: +44(0)20 7403 6688
Stuart Last, Chief Executive Officer
Brad Clarke, Chief Financial Officer
Allenby Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser and Broker)
Tel: +44(0)20 3328 5656
David Hart /Alex Brearley/Asha Chotai
Walbrook PR Limited (PR & IR Advisers)
Tel: +44(0)20 7933 8780
Nick Rome/Tom Cooper
Audioboom is the leading global podcast company, consolidating the business of on-demand audio, making content accessible, wide-reaching and profitable for podcasters, advertisers and brands. Audioboom operates internationally, with operations and global partnerships across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and addresses the issue of disparate podcast services by putting all of the pieces of the puzzle together under one umbrella, creating a user-friendly, economical experience.
Audioboom hosts over 13,000 content channels, with key partners including A+E Networks (US), Associated Press (US), ‘Astonishing Legends’ (US), ‘Casefile True Crime’ (AUS), Edith Bowman (UK), ‘Felon True Crime Podcast’ (AUS), Jonathan Ross (UK), ‘Moneycontrol Podcast’ (India), ‘No Such Thing As A Fish’ (UK), Red FM (India), Starburns Audio (US), ‘The Cycling Podcast’ (UK), ‘The Totally Football Show’ (UK), ‘The True Geordie Podcast’ (UK) and ‘Undisclosed’ (US).
Original content produced by Audioboom includes ‘The 45th’ (US), ‘ Covert ‘ (US), ‘I Almost Knew That’ (India), ‘The Psychology Behind with Dr Linda Papadopoulos’ (UK), ‘ Ctrl Alt Win Podcast ‘ (India), ‘Deliberations’ (US), ‘It’s Happening with Snooki & Joey’ (US), ‘ Mafia ‘ (US), ‘Mission To Zyxx’ (US),’ Night Call’ (US) and ‘ The Russell Brand Podcast ‘ (UK).
The platform receives over 60 million listens per month and allows partners to share their content via Apple Podcasts, BookMyShow, Deezer, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, RadioPublic, Saavn, Spotify, Stitcher, Facebook and Twitter as well as their own websites and mobile apps.
For more information, visit audioboom.com.