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17 June 2021
Wickes Group plc
Intention to issue and allot securities
Further to a prospectus of the Company dated 24 March 2021, the Company announces that on 17 June 2021 6,557,475 ordinary shares of 10 pence each in the capital of the Company (the "EBT Shares") will be issued and allotted by the Company to the trustee of the Company's employee benefit trust for nominal value, for the purpose of satisfying the vesting of awards under the Company's employee share plans.
In addition, the Company announces that on the same date 936,600 ordinary shares of 10 pence each in the capital of the Company (the "SIP Shares", and together with the EBT Shares, the "New Ordinary Shares") will be issued and allotted by the Company to the trustee of the Company's Share Incentive Plan for nominal value, for the purpose of making awards under the share incentive plan.
Applications have been made for admission of the New Ordinary Shares to the premium listing segment of the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (together "Admission"). Admission is expected to occur at 8.00am on 18 June 2021.
Contact name: Helen O'Keefe
General Counsel and Company Secretary
Telephone number: 07985 274385