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Shares in Issue


The whole of the Company’s issued Ordinary Share capital as at 30th April, comprising 20,137,949 shares of 25 pence each, are traded only on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.

All shares have equal voting rights and there are no restrictions on the transfer of the Company’s Ordinary Shares.  The Company is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.

There are no shares held in treasury and 1.09% of the total shares are deemed not to be held in public hands, defined as held by directors, company secretary and the company's employee share ownership trusts which hold shares.

Shares held by directors as at 30th April 2021:

Director Number of Shares % of Issued Share Capital
J J McCarthy 51,074 0.25%
P M Kirkham 11,167 0.06%
S J Ellwood 4,700 0.02%
H J Richards  2,810 0.01%
G W Davies 32,465 0.16%
B P Roberts and person closely associated B P Roberts 98,998 0.49%

Other substantial shareholders are as follows (interests as at 31 May 2021):

Beneficial Holder

Registered Holder

 Number of Shares

% of Issued Share Capital

Close Brothers Asset Management

Lion Nominees Limited



Charles Stanley Private Clients Rock Nominees Limited