Mandatory notice of trade in IDEX

IDEX ASA (“IDEX”) issues this notice on behalf of CEO Hemant Mardia, who is a primary insider of the company.

The board of directors of IDEX resolved on 10 December 2013 to grant 500,000 incentive subscription rights (“SRs”) to a close relation of Hemant Mardia under the company’s 2013 incentive subscription rights plan as resolved at the annual general meeting on 16 May 2013. Following this transaction, Hemant Mardia and his close relations hold or control 265,625 shares and 5,500,000 incentive subscription rights in IDEX.

The exercise price of the SRs is NOK 5.24 per share. 25 per cent of the SRs vest at grant and additional 25 per cent vest at each anniversary of the grant. The SRs expire on 16 May 2018.

11 December 2013


Erling Svela, CFO,  +47 4062 1040,  erling.svela(at)

About IDEX
IDEX ASA specialises in fingerprint imaging and recognition technology. IDEX’s vision is to ensure individuals a safe, secure, and user-friendly use of personal ID. IDEX has developed the award-winning SmartFinger® technology platform based on the company’s core intellectual property, including the patented fingerprint imaging principle, sensing scheme and chip design. Combined with core software solutions for imaging and authentication, the SmartFinger technology enables on-device enrollment, template storage and verification within the very same module. SmartFinger solutions can be seamlessly integrated into a variety of embedded applications such as mobile phones, one-time password devices, Smartcards, payment and ID cards, payment terminals, access control devices and biometric security and login tokens.

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

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