´╗┐RNS Number : 7298T


SOCO International plc  ("SOCO" or the "Company")

Notification of Transactions of Directors/Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and Connected Persons
 
The Company announces that on 9 December 2011, Mr Rui de Sousa, the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, purchased 100,000 SOCO International plc ordinary shares of £0.05 each ("Shares") at a price of £2.9995086 per Share.
 
As a result of this transaction which represents 0.03% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company, Mr de Sousa is interested in a total of 9,008,820 Shares, representing 2.65% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company.  Mr de Sousa holds 300,000 Shares personally, representing 0.09% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company. Palamos Limited, a connected person to Mr de Sousa, continues to hold 8,708,820 Shares, representing 2.56% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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