Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

Cambridge, UK and Indianapolis, US – 13 October 2020: Acacia Pharma Group plc (“Acacia Pharma”, the “Group” or the “Company”) (EURONEXT: ACPH), a hospital pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new products aimed at improving the care of patients undergoing significant treatments such as surgery, other invasive procedures or cancer chemotherapy, announces that on 12 October 2020, the Company's Employee Benefit Trust ("EBT") transferred 75,000 ordinary shares of 0.2 pence in the Company (the "Ordinary Shares") to Michael Bolinder following the vesting of share awards granted under the Company's Performance Share Plan.

Following the transfer of the Ordinary Shares referred to above. Michael Bolinder holds 75,000 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.08 per cent. of the total issued share capital of the Company.

1Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
a)NameMichael Bolinder
2Reason for the notification
a)Position/status Chief Executive Officer/PDMR
b)Initial notification/ Amendment Initial notification
3Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)NameAcacia Pharma Group plc 
4Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
a)Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument


Identification code 
Ordinary Shares of £0.02 each




b)Nature of the transactionAllotment of Ordinary Shares following vesting of share award under
the Company's Performance Share Plan
c)Price(s) and volume(s)75,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of £0.02 pence per share
d)Aggregated information
- Aggregated volume
- Price

e)Date of the transaction12 October 2020

f)Place of the transactionEuronext Brussels (XBRU)


Acacia Pharma Group plc
Mike Bolinder, CEO
Gary Gemignani, CFO
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