see machines announced on Monday that non-executive director Michael Brown has acquired 1.41 million shares of the AIM-listed technology company.

Brown, who bought the shares through his stake in Lombard Odier Asset Management, bought the shares in two separate deals on Friday – snapping up 1.05m at an average price of 6.40p and another 367,000 at 6.60p . In all, Lombard lost £91,422 on the stock.

Following the transactions, Lombard now holds 624.12 million common shares,…