18 January 2017

Futura Medical plc (AIM: FUM), the innovative healthcare company focused on advanced transdermal technology, announces that it has today received notification that James Barder, the Chief Executive of the Company, has gifted in aggregate 50,000 ordinary shares in the Company to a shareholding account jointly held by his children.

Following the transfer, Mr. Barder's revised aggregate beneficial and non-beneficial holding is 1,478,830 ordinary shares, representing 1.23 per cent. of the Company's issued share capital.

Further details are contained within the notification below, made in accordance with Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014.


For further information please contact:

Futura Medical plc
James Barder, Chief Executive
Angela Hildreth, Finance Director and COO
+44 (0) 1483 685 670

Nominated Adviser:
N+1 Singer
Aubrey Powell / Liz Yong
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7496 3000

For media enquiries please contact:

Mark Court / Sophie Wills /
Stephanie Watson / Tilly Abraham
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000


Notes to editors:

About Futura Medical plc

Futura Medical is a pharmaceutical group that develops innovative products for consumer healthcare. The Company is developing a portfolio of products and its strategy is to license their manufacture and distribution to major pharmaceutical and healthcare groups.

Futura is based in Guildford, Surrey, and its shares trade on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM: FUM).



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

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name James Barder
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Director/ PDMR
b) Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Futura Medical plc
b) LEI 21380053QLT46UNV2303
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

b) Nature of the transaction Transfer of shares to joint account of adult children (not PCAs)
c) Prices and volumes
Price(s) Volume(s)
0 pence 50,000
d) Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Not applicable
e) Date of the transaction 17 January 2017
f) Place of the transaction Outside a trading venue