Grant of Options

TechFinancials Inc. 

(“TechFinancials” or the “Company”)

Grant of Options

TechFinancials (AIM: TECH), a software developer that supplies simplified trading solutions to online brokers, announces that under the terms of the Company’s 2014 Employee Share Incentive Plan and on the recommendation of the Remuneration Committee, the Board yesterday granted options (“Options”) over 1,120,000 TechFinancials’ ordinary shares of US$0.0005 (“Ordinary Shares”) to employees, directors and consultants to the Company at an exercise price of US$0.0915 (approximately 7 pence) per Ordinary Share.  The Options have an exercise period of ten years from grant date and vesting of the Options is conditional, inter alia, on continued employment with the TechFinancials group.

Options were granted to the following directors:

Name Number of options granted Resultant holding of options
Christopher Bell 40,000 40,000
Asaf Lahav 160,000 160,000
Hillik Nissani 40,000 40,000
Eitan Yanuv 40,000 40,000

The grant of the Options is designed to align the interests of directors, senior managers and key employees and consultants to the group with those of shareholders and to promote the retention of such individuals.

Following this grant of Options, the total number of options now granted over Ordinary Shares under the Company’s 2014 Option Scheme is 2,437,482 (of which 484,142 have been exercised) and the total number of options and warrants in issue including 700,000 options under the Company’s 2013 option scheme and 215,629 broker warrants issued on admission to AIM is therefore 2,868,969, representing 3.95 per cent of the total number of Ordinary Shares in issue.  Following this grant of Options, the total number of options under the Company’s 2014 Option Scheme available to be granted is 23,498.

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For further information:

TechFinancials, Inc. Tel: +972 54 5233 943
Asaf Lahav, Group Chief Executive Officer
Yuval Tovias, Chief Financial Officer
Grant Thornton UK LLP (Nominated Adviser) Tel: +44 (0) 20 7383 5100
Colin Aaronson / Samantha Harrison / Seamus Fricker
Northland Capital Partners Limited (Broker) Tel: +44 (0) 20 3861 6625
David Hignell / Rob Rees
NEX Corporate Adviser and Joint Broker Peterhouse Corporate Finance Tel: +44 (0) 20 7469 0930
Fungai Ndoro / Eran Zucker

Media enquiries:

Yellow Jersey PR Limited (Media Relations) Tel: +44 (0) 7748 843 871
Charles Goodwin / Felicity Winkles

About TechFinancials 

TechFinancials plc (AIM: TECH) is a leading innovator and supplier of financial trading solutions for retail clients. The Group operates a B2B division licensing white label software solutions to online brokers. In addition, the Company operates a B2C division operating trading platforms worldwide and incorporating a strategic joint venture focusing on solutions for traders in the Asia Pacific region.

Further information can be found at http://techfinancials.com.