- Polar Capital Holdings said application has been made to AIM for the admission of 34,500 new shares of 2.5 pence each in the Company to trading.

The New Shares, which will rank pari passu in all respects with the Company's existing shares in issue, have been allotted pursuant to the exercise of options by employees of the Company. Admission of the New Shares is expected to become effective on 12 February 2016.

Following the issue of the New Shares the total number of ordinary shares of 2.5p each (the "Ordinary Shares") in the Company with voting rights will be 90,556,247. The Company does not hold any Ordinary Shares in Treasury.

The above figure of 90,556,247 Ordinary Shares may be used by shareholders in the Company 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 share capital of the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

At 10:34am: [LON:POLR] Polar Capital Holdings PLC share price was -7.62p at 389.13p

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