Grant of Options to Directors/PDMR & Shareholdings

Dillistone Group Plc
("Dillistone", the "Company" or the "Group")
Grant of Options to Directors and PDMRs Director Shareholdings

Dillistone Group Plc, the AIM quoted supplier of software to the recruitment industry, announces that it has granted a total of 23,135 options over the Company's ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Options" and "Ordinary Shares" respectively) representing 0.12 per cent of the issued share capital of the Company to two Directors and two PDMRs under the Company's HMRC approved Savings Related Share Option Scheme ("SRSO") as set out below.

  Status No. New Options Granted No. Options held post Grant Shareholding in Company
Julie Pomeroy Director 4,627 164,761 63,733
Alistair Milne Director 4,627 162,286 59,109
Paul Mather PDMR 9,254* 100,708 32,177
Simon Warburton PDMR 4,627 126,682 77,290
Total   23,135 554,437 232,309

*Includes 4,627 options granted to Paul Mather's spouse.

The Options fall under the Company's three year HMRC approved SRSO scheme.  Exercise of the Options must be made within six months of the expiry of the three year saving period.

Following this issue, the Company has 1,374,351 Ordinary Shares under option representing 6.99% of the issued share capital of the Company.


Mike Love (Chairman) Dillistone Group Plc 020 7749 6100
Jason Starr (Chief Executive) Dillistone Group Plc 020 7749 6100
Julie Pomeroy (Finance Director) Dillistone Group Plc 020 7749 6100
Chris Fielding (Nominated Adviser) WH Ireland Limited 020 7220 1650

Tom Cooper/Paul Vann

Walbrook PR

020 3176 4722
0797 122 1972

Notes to Editors:

Dillistone Group Plc ( is a leader in the supply and support of software and services to the recruitment industry. It has four trading businesses operating through two divisions: Dillistone Systems, which targets the executive search industry (; and Voyager Software, which targets other recruitment markets (

Dillistone has made three acquisitions: Voyager Software in September 2011, FCP Internet in July 2013 and ISV Software in September 2014.  The Group operates under the FileFinder, Infinity, Evolve and ISV brands.

Dillistone was admitted to AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange plc, in June 2006.  The Group employs over 100 people globally with offices in London (head office) Basingstoke and Southampton, Frankfurt, New Jersey and Sydney.