5 February 2013
Quercus Publishing Plc
("Quercus" or the "Company")
Quercus Publishing Plc, the award-winning independent publisher in the digital, trade, contract, paperback
and children's sectors, announces that on 4th February 2013, Directors of the Company acquired ordinary
shares of 0.8p each in the Company as follows: Mark Smith, Chief Executive Officer, acquired 10,000
ordinary shares at a price of 75p per share, Wayne Davies acquired 7,500 ordinary shares at a price of 68p
per share, David North acquired 10,000 ordinary shares at a price of 72p per share and Jane Harris acquired
2,500 ordinary shares at a price of 72p per share.
As a result of these transactions, Mark Smith is now interested in 2,747,606 ordinary shares representing
13.37 per cent of the Company's issued share capital, Wayne Davies is now interested in 785,500 ordinary
shares representing 3.82% of the Company's issued share capital, David North is interested in 10,000
ordinary shares, representing 0.049% of the Company's issued share capital and Jane Harris is interested in
2,500 ordinary shares, representing 0.012% of the Company's issued share capital
In aggregate, the Directors are now interested in 3,913,376 ordinary shares, representing 19.05% per cent
of the Company's issued share capital of 20,545,620 ordinary shares.
The Directors of Quercus Publishing Plc accept responsibility for this announcement.
QUERCUS PUBLISHING PLC
Mark Smith, Chief Executive Tel: 020 7291 7200
PETERHOUSE CORPORATE FINANCE LIMITED
Mark Anwyl and Duncan Vasey Tel: 020 7220 9796
ATTILA CONSULTANTS Tel: 020 7776 8825
Charles Cook Mobile: 07710910563