As of 31st March 2019, 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||42,118,141||16.60|
|Kestrel Partners LLP||37,397,644||14.74|
|Herald Investment Trust Limited||17,314,890||6.85|
|Cavendish Asset Management||11,239,061||4.43|
|Chelverton Asset Management||10,500,000||4.14|
|BlackRock Investment Management||10,336,068||4.07|
|Close Brothers Group||10,184,234||4.01|
|AXA Investment Managers UK||8,025,613||3.16|
|Hargreaves Lansdowne Asset Management||7,906,986||3.12|
|River + Mercantile Asset Management||7,678,284||3.03|
|Director||31 March 2019||31 October 2018||31 March 2018|
|N B Philpot||6,976,285||6,926,285||6,926,285|
|C J Humphrey||400,000||400,000||400,000|
|C G Herbert||20,000||20,000||20,000|
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 2019 the number of Ordinary Shares in issue is 254,121,768. 362,022 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 86,912,070 or 34.26% of current issued share capital. This information is disclosed for the purpose of AIM Rule 26.
ECKOH PLC Meetings
Eckoh plc regularly holds meetings with its major institutional investors where general presentations are given covering the interim and preliminary results. All Directors have access to the Company's nominated advisers who give feedback from shareholders and receive copies of broker update documents.
In addition to regular financial reporting, significant matters relating to the trading or development of the business are disseminated to the market by way of Stock Exchange announcements. Eckoh plc is listed on the Alternative Investment Market ("AIM") under the ticker symbol "ECK". Eckoh is not listed on any other exchange or trading platforms. The RNS announcements released by the Company to the Stock Exchange are provided.
Eckoh is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers. As an AIM listed company Eckoh is not required to comply with the principles and provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code published by the Financial Reporting Council in September 2012, however the Board of Eckoh is committed to the principles of good corporate governance and follows, so far as is practicable and appropriate in view of the Enlarged Group's size, stage of development and the nature of the Company the provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code and complies with the provisions of the QCA Guidelines.