The board of directors of Avation PLC (LSE: AVAP), the commercial passenger aircraft leasing company, announces that the Company has allotted 144,000 fully paid new ordinary shares representing 0.23 per cent of the enlarged share capital of the Company pursuant to the exercise of 2015 series staff share warrants at a price of 130 pence per share. The issue is conditional only on admission of the new shares to the Official List and to trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed securities becoming effective ("Admission").
Application will be made for the new ordinary shares to be listed on the standard segment of the Official List and to be admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed securities. It is expected that Admission will become effective and that dealings in the new ordinary shares will commence on or prior to 26 March 2018.
Following Admission, there will be a total of 62,760,246 ordinary shares in issue and shareholders may use the same number for the purposes of calculating Total Voting Rights.