Cupid PLC CUP Director/PDMR Shareholding

  Cupid PLC (CUP) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 3729P
Cupid PLC
24 October 2012

Date:            24 October 2012
On behalf of:    Cupid plc ('Cupid', the 'Company' or the 'Group')
Embargoed until: 0700hrs





                                  Cupid plc


                               (the "Company")


                     Notification of Director's interest

Cupid plc received notification on 23 October 2012 that Mark Doughty,  Finance 
Director of the  Company, exercised on  that date share  options over  600,000 
ordinary shares of 2.5p each ("Ordinary Shares") and sold 610,228 shares at an
average selling price of 202.08p per share.

The exercise  prices of  the  share options  were  as follows:  181,334  share 
options at an exercise price of 16.25p per share, 131,666 share options at  an 
exercise price of 94p per share and 287,000 share options at an exercise price
of 109p per  share. The options  exercised relate to  options granted  between 
June and December 2010.

Mark Doughty retains  a shareholding  of 24,650  Ordinary Shares  representing 
0.03% of the issued share capital of  the Company and holds a further  777,667 
share options in the Company.

For further information please contact:

Cupid plc                                    Tel: +44 (0)131 220 1313
Mark Doughty, CFO

Peel Hunt LLP (Nominated Adviser and Broker) Tel: +44 (0)207 418 8900
Richard Kauffer

Daniel Harris

Notes to Editors

· Cupid plc listed on AIM in  June 2010 and is a leading global  provider 
of online dating services.

· Cupid plc generates  significant and growing  revenues in 15  countries 
within the markets of North and South America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

· Cupid plc  offers a  wide variety  of online  dating services  allowing 
members to interact with  each other and access  the content available on  the 
Group's websites. These  websites are intended  to appeal to  dating users  of 
diverse ages, cultures and  social interest groups.  The Group's most  heavily 
visited websites include,,  and  The  Group  also  promotes  niche  brands  such  as, and

· Cupid plc  products are available  across the web  and also via  mobile 
application stores.

· Further information on the Company can be found at

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