Grants of incentive subscription rights in IDEX

The board of directors of IDEX ASA resolved on 4 December 2015 to issue 170,000 incentive subscription rights (“SRs”) to new employees in the company. The grant was made under the company’s 2015 incentive subscription rights plan as resolved at the annual general meeting on 12 May 2015. The exercise price of the SRs is NOK 9.23 per share. 25% of the SRs vest on each anniversary from the date of the grant. The SRs expire on 12 May 2020. Following the grant there will be 22,920,000 incentive subscription rights outstanding.

7 December 2015




Hemant Mardia, CEO, +44 7788 922 171, hm(at)
Henrik Knudtzon, CFO, +47 9302 2827, hk(at)

About IDEX

IDEX ASA specialises in fingerprint imaging and recognition technology. The company has a strong patent portfolio consisting of 25 patent families including more than 225 granted patents, as well as cross licenses with Apple. IDEX has a highly competitive product road map including swipe sensors, touch sensors with disruptive cost positions, and a unique in-glass solution. The company is currently in the process of commercialising the products.

IDEX’s addressable market represents a multi-billion unit opportunity, centred on three core markets: Mobile, ID & smart cards and the Internet of Things. IDEX has seen a substantial increase in interest from global OEMs in the last quarters, and is positioned as of three independent players with the relevant IP to capture market share.

IDEX ASA (ticker IDEX) is a Norwegian public company listed at the Oslo Børs (Oslo stock exchange). For more information, please visit or contact IDEX at


This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.