Below are details of the number of securities in issue, the number of securities held as treasury shares and, insofar as the Company is aware, the percentage of securities that is not in public hands, together with the identity and percentage holdings of significant shareholders.
The number of shares in issue – 172,822,881
The number of securities held as treasury shares – NIL
Percentage of shares not in public hands – As at 2 March 2018, 59.31% of the Company’s securities were not in public hands.
The identity and percentage holdings of any significant shareholders – As at 2 March 2018, the directors are aware of the following persons who, directly or indirectly, are interested in 3% or more of the Company’s existing Ordinary Share capital:
|Name||Shares Held||Percent of Issued Share Capital*|
|Mr Richard I Griffiths||63,447,432||36.71|
|Boulder River Capital Corporation||12,651,444||7.32|
|Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS)||5,531,558||3.20|
*The percentages shown are based on the most recent share register analysis or notification.
The Company’s ordinary shares are quoted on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange and from 17 February 2010 until 21 May 2014 were also listed on the Official List of the Channel Islands Securities Exchange.
Investors requiring information on the availability of UK or any other tax reliefs, including inheritance tax business property relief, in connection with an investment in the Company’s ordinary shares are recommended to seek appropriate professional advice.
Takeovers and mergers
The Company is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.