Exercise of Options and Total Voting Rights

2 October 2018

Instem
("Instem" or the "Company")

Exercise of Options and Total Voting Rights

Instem plc (AIM: INS), a leading provider of IT solutions to the global life sciences market, announces that, following the exercise of share options, 5,500 new ordinary shares of 10p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") have been issued.

Application will be made to the London Stock Exchange for the admission of the 5,500 new Ordinary Shares to trading on AIM ("New Ordinary Shares"). Admission is expected to take place at 8.00am on 15 October 2018.

Total Voting Rights

Following the issue and allotment of the above New Ordinary Shares, the Company's issued share capital comprises 15,917,931 Ordinary Shares. The Company does not hold any Ordinary Shares in treasury. Therefore the total number of voting rights in the Company is 15,917,931.

The figure of 15,917,931 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 of their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules. 

For further information, please contact:

Instem plc www.instem.com
Phil Reason, CEO +44 (0) 1785 825600
Nigel Goldsmith, CFO  
N+1 Singer (Nominated Adviser & Broker) +44 (0) 20 7496 3000
Richard Lindley  
James White  
Wallbrook Financial PR Tel: +44 (0) 20 7933 8000
Paul Cornelius or instem@walbrookpr.com
Sam Allen  
Helen Cresswell  

About Instem

Instem is a leading provider of IT solutions & services to the life sciences market delivering compelling solutions for Study Management and Data Collection; Regulatory Solutions for Submissions and Compliance; and Informatics-based Insight Generation.

Instem solutions are in use by over 500 customers worldwide, including all the largest 25 pharmaceutical companies, enabling clients to bring life enhancing products to market faster. Instem's portfolio of software solutions increases client productivity by automating study-related processes while offering the unique ability to generate new knowledge through the extraction and harmonisation of actionable scientific information.

Instem products and services now address aspects of the entire drug development value chain, from discovery through to market launch. Management estimates that over 50% of all drugs on the market have been through some part of Instem’s platform at some stage of their development. To learn more about Instem solutions and its mission please visit instem.com.