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01 May 2020

The Company confirms that at the close of business on 30 April 2020, its issued share capital consisted of 30,548,599 ordinary shares of 15p each (the "Ordinary Shares").

The Company does not hold any Ordinary Shares in Treasury.

Therefore, at the close of business on 30 April 2020, the total number of voting rights in the Company was 30,548,599. Shareholders may use this figure (30,548,599) as the denominator for calculations by which they will determine whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure & Transparency Rules ("DTR").

This announcement is made in conformity with Disclosure & Transparency Rule 5.6.1.

Date of notification: 1 May 2020


Hertsford Capital PLC (to be renamed OTAQ plc) Via Walbrook
Alex Hambro, Non-Executive Chairman  
Phil Newby, Chief Executive Officer  
Dowgate Capital Ltd (Broker & Adviser) 020 3903 7715
James Serjeant  
Walbrook PR Ltd Tel: 020 7933 8780 or O[email protected]
Tom Cooper/Nick Rome/Nicholas Johnson  07971 221972 or
07748 325236 or 07884 664 686


About Hertsford Capital PLC (to be renamed OTAQ PLC):

OTAQ is a highly innovative marine technology company focused on the marine aquaculture, offshore energy, renewables and oceanographic research sectors. It has 36 employees in four worldwide locations: Lancaster, Aberdeen and Ulverston in the UK; and Puerto Montt in Chile. OTAQ's marine technology portfolio includes a market-leading intelligent acoustic deterrent system, designed to protect marine-based aquaculture sites from predation, with multiple systems deployed in Scotland, Chile, Finland and Russia.

The Oceansense leak detection systems have a global reputation as the industry standard solution and have been deployed successfully on hundreds of jobs. The Dragonfish laser measurement system is fast becoming recognised as one of the most accurate underwater precision laser measurement systems available. OTAQ also has significant experience in the design & manufacture of underwater connectors, penetrators & communication systems.

It seeks to develop and continuously improve its products using its specialist mechanical, electronic and software engineers with decades of experience in bringing underwater technology products to market.

OTAQ is proud to be fully ISO 9001;2015 accredited through DNV-GL. ISO 9001 is an internationally recognised quality management system and demonstrates OTAQ's commitment to consistency, continual improvement and customer satisfaction. The certification also demonstrates its ability to consistently deliver products and services to market whilst meeting statutory and regulatory requirements by applying an effective quality management system.