Shareholder Analysis

Significant Shareholdings

As at 31 December 2021, the Company’s issued share capital consists of 216,071,141 ordinary shares with a nominal value of 5p each (“Ordinary Shares”), each share having equal voting rights.

As at 31 December 2021 the Company’s major shareholders are:

Table: “Significant shareholdings”


ShareholdersPercentage of shares held
Octopus Investments Limited12.26%
Canaccord Genuity Group Inc6.76%
Charles Stanley Group4.87%
Investec Group4.83%
AXA SA4.12%


In accordance with the AIM Rules (Rule 26), insofar as the Company is aware as at 31 December 2021, the percentage of the Company’s issued share capital that is not in public hands is 13.76%. This percentage consists of the holdings of the directors’ beneficial holdings, the holdings of the AMS Trustee Company in respect of the Company’s Deferred Share Bonus Scheme, and the Company’s substantial shareholders. The Company’s free float is 86.24%.

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