Shareholders


Shares in Issue

Listed exchanges: London AIM

Types of shares in issue: Ordinary Shares

Number of Ordinary Shares in issue: 105,585,096 (as at 31 December 2018)

Number of Ordinary Shares in treasury: None

Restrictions on transfers of Ordinary Shares: None

Percentage of Ordinary Shares in issue not in public hands: 38.02%

Major Shareholders

As at 31 July 2018, shareholders with more than 3% of stock are as follows:

Shareholder No. Shares Percentage
Liontrust Asset Management 18,565,339 17.60%
BlackRock 11,650,110 11.04%
Aberdeen Standard Investments 9,076,175 8.60%
Directors/PDMRs 8,840,874 8.38%
T Rowe Price Global Investments 8,088,465 7.67%
Octopus Investments 7,511,493 7.12%
Kabouter Management 7,114,653 6.74%
Investec Wealth & Investment 6,553,033 6.21%
Charles Stanley 4,569,325 4.33%
Bailie Gifford 4,459,665 4.23%
Herald Investment Management 3,172,334 3.01%

Results of Shareholder Voting

At the Annual General Meeting held on 12 December 2018 at 8.30am, all resolutions were duly passed.

The resolutions can be read in the Notice of Meeting which is available here.

The votes by proxy received by the Company are as follows:

Resolution Votes
For  Against  Discretionary Withheld   Total  
1 Ordinary Resolution 65,359,067 0 0 34,188 65,393,255
2 Ordinary Resolution 63,153,359 2,238,896 0 1,000 65,393,255
3 Ordinary Resolution 65,203,037 159,968 0 30,250 65,393,255
4 Ordinary Resolution 65,227,537 165,718 0 0 65,393,255
5 Ordinary Resolution 65,379,323 13,932 0 0 65,393,255
6 Ordinary Resolution 65,393,255 0 0 0 65,393,255
7 Ordinary Resolution 65,379,323 13,932 0 0 65,393,255
8 Ordinary Resolution 65,393,255 0 0 0 65,393,255
9 Ordinary Resolution 65,384,745 8,510 0 0 65,393,255
10 Ordinary Resolution 65,393,255 0 0 0 65,393,255
11 Ordinary Resolution 65,393,255 0 0 0 65,393,255
12 Ordinary Resolution 65,347,951 15,054 0 30,250 65,393,255
13 Special Resolution 65,357,255 5,750 0 30,250 65,393,255
14 Special Resolution 64,600,123 793,132 0 0 65,393,255