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Substantial Shareholdings

As of 31st March 2018, the Company had been notified of the material interests shown in the chart below, representing 3% or more of its current issue share capital.

Shareholder Number of Shares % of issued share capital
Hargreave Hale Limited 48,135,636 19.09
Kestrel Partners LLP 36,387,864 14.43
Herald Investment Trust Limited 17,814,890 7.06
Cavendish Asset Management 10,838,000 4.30
Majedie Asset Management 8,760,898 3.47
Hargreaves Lansdowne Asset Management 8,127,728 3.22
River + Mercantile Asset Management 7,601,865 3.01


Director's Interests

Director 31 March 2018 31 December 2017 31 March 2017
N B Philpot 6,926,285 6,876,285 5,854,873
C J Humphrey 400,000 350,000 -
C G Herbert 20,000 20,000 -

Securities Information

The authorised share capital of the Company and the Group is 1,000,000,000 Ordinary Shares of 0.25 pence each ("Ordinary Shares"). As of 31 March 2018 the number of Ordinary Shares in issue is 252,513,520. No Ordinary Shares are currently held as treasury shares and there are currently no restrictions on the transfer of Ordinary Shares.

All of the Company's Ordinary Shares are in public hands, except for those held by the Directors, their related parties and shareholders with a holding exceeding 10%, which amount to a total of 91,869,765 or 36.38% of current issued share capital. This information is disclosed for the purpose of AIM Rule 26.