Director/PDMR Shareholding

NOTIFICATION AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF TRANSACTIONS BY PDMR AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM

Anpario plc (“Anpario”) announces that on 5 July 2016, 89,871 Ordinary shares of 23 pence each (“Ordinary Shares”) (the “SAYE Shares”) were issued as a result of the exercise of employee share options, in connection with the Company’s 2013 Save As You Earn Scheme.

The SAYE Shares rank pari passu with all existing Ordinary Shares.  The issue of the SAYE Shares has been satisfied via the Company’s existing block listing.

Following issue of the SAYE Shares today, the Company’s total issued share capital is 22,241,035 Ordinary Shares. The Company holds 143,042 Ordinary Shares in Treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 22,097,993. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

On 5 July 2016 the Company was notified by the following directors of the Company of the exercise of options of ordinary shares of 23 pence each in the Company (“Ordinary Shares”), exercised on that day, being Ordinary Shares granted under the Company’s SAYE at an option price of 117.60 pence.

Director

Status

Holding pre options exercised

SAYE Options exercised

Holding post exercise

% holding post exercise

Richard Edwards

Chief Executive Officer

195,070

7,653

202,723

0.92%

Karen Prior

Group Finance Director

195,183

7,653

202,836

0.92%

For further information please contact:

Anpario plc

Karen Prior, Group Finance Director +44 (0)1909 537 380

Peel Hunt +44 (0)207 418 8900

Dan Webster

Adrian Trimmings

George Sellar

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Richard Edwards

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

PDMR, CEO

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Anpario plc

b)

LEI

213800BZHUIUCH3MCC06

4

Details 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

Exercise of options of ordinary shares of 23 pence each in the Company

ISIN GB00B3NWT178

ANP

b)

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of options of ordinary shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

117.60p

7,653

d)

Aggregated information

Price(s)

Volume(s)

117.60p

7,653

e)

Date of the transaction

2016-07-05

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON), Main Market

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Karen Prior

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

PDMR, CFO

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Anpario plc

b)

LEI

213800BZHUIUCH3MCC06

4

Details 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

Exercise of options of ordinary shares of 23 pence each in the Company

ISIN GB00B3NWT178

ANP

b)

Nature of the transaction

Exercise of options of ordinary shares

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

117.60p

7,653

d)

Aggregated information

Price(s)

Volume(s)

117.60p

7,653

e)

Date of the transaction

2016-07-05

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON), Main Market