Director/PDMR Shareholding

21 May 2018

VR Education Holdings plc (AIM: VRE; ESM: 6VR), a leading virtual reality ('VR') technology company focused on the education space, announces that on 21 May 2018 Mike Boyce, a Non-Executive Director, bought 499,942 ordinary shares in the Company at a price of 16 pence per share, representing 0.26% of the Company's issued share capital.

Prior to this purchase of shares, Mike Boyce held nil ordinary shares in the Company.

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of EU Regulation 596/2014.


For further information, please contact 

VR Education Holdings plc
David Whelan, CEO
Sandra Whelan, COO
Tel:+353 87 665 6708
[email protected]
Cairn Financial Advisers LLP(Nominated Adviser)
James Caithie / Liam Murray / Richard Nash
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7213 0880
Shard Capital Partners LLP(Joint Broker)
Damon Heath / Erik Woolgar
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7186 9952
Davy(Joint Broker & ESM Adviser)
Fergal Meegan / Ronan Veale / Barry Murphy
Tel: +353 1 679 7788
Buchanan(UK Financial PR)
Henry Harrison-Topham / Chris Lane / Tilly Abraham
Tel: +44 (0)20 7466 5000
[email protected]
Wilson Hartnell(Irish Corporate PR)
Peter O'Brien / Frans Van Cauwelaert
Tel: +353 1 669 0030
peter.o'[email protected]
[email protected]


Notes to Editors

VR Education, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, is an early stage VR software and technology group based in Waterford, Ireland, dedicated to transforming the delivery methods of education and corporate training by utilising VR technologies to deliver fully immersive virtual learning experiences. The Group's core focus is the development and commercialisation of its online virtual social learning and presentation platform called ENGAGE, which provides a platform for creating, sharing and delivering proprietary and third-party VR content for educational and corporate training purposes.

In addition to the ongoing development of the ENGAGE platform, the Group has also built two downloadable showcase VR experiences, being the award-winning Apollo 11 VR experience and an early access version of the Group's Titanic VR experience.

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
a) Name Mike Boyce
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Non-Executive Director
b) Initial notification /Amendment Initial Notification
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name VR Education Holdings plc
b) LEI 213800ESSTWEXIN22767
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
VR Education Holdings plc ordinary shares of EUR0.001 each

b) Nature of the transaction Acquisition of 499,942 ordinary shares at 16.0025p per share
c) Price(s) and volume(s) Price(s) Volume(s)
16.0025p 499,942
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated volume
- Price

e) Date of the transaction 2018-05-21
f) Place of the transaction London Stock Exchange (XLON)
g) Additional Information N/A