Key Shareholders

The Company’s issued share capital consists of 44,731,000 ordinary shares with a nominal value of 0.25p each ("Ordinary Shares"), each share having equal voting rights.

The Company holds 977,600 Ordinary Shares in treasury and therefore the number of Ordinary Shares with voting rights is 43,753,400.

As at 30 October 2020 the following interests of shareholders in excess of 3% have been notified to the Company.

ShareholderNumber of Ordinary Shares HeldOrdinary Shares as % of Issued Share Capital
Andrew J Grant16,755,576 *38.30%
Florence E Grant6,259,23214.31%
N J W Kerven & Family3,381,0967.73%
Miton Group Plc2,146,6844.91%

* this includes 3,504,956 ordinary shares held by Jane Grant, the wife of Andrew Grant; 1,000,000 Ordinary Shares held by the Andrew Grant 2019 Discretionary Settlement, 1,000,000 Ordinary Shares held by the Jane Grant 2019 Discretionary Settlement and includes 145,000 Ordinary Shares held by the D C Stephens Will Trust. In addition, it is noted that, the Grant Family (which includes Andrew Grant's adult children and the wider Grant family), which is deemed to be a Concert Party pursuant to the City Code on Takeover and Mergers hold an additional interest in 6,903,612 Ordinary Shares such that the total holding held by the Grant Family Concert Party is 23,639,188 Ordinary Shares representing 54.03% of the issued share capital of the Company.

In accordance with the AIM Rule 26 in so far as the Company is aware, the percentage of the Company’s issued share capital that is not in public hands is 40.04%. This percentage comprises the holdings of Directors and their related parties, and shares held in treasury.

There are no restrictions on the transfer of AIM securities. The company has not applied or agreed to have its securities admitted or traded to any other exchange or trading platform.