Major shareholders

The total number of shares in issue is 50,000,000. The number of shares not in public hands at 18 June 2018 was 1,762,930, representing 4.9% of the issued share capital at that date.

The identity and percentage holdings of the Company’s significant shareholders are set out in the table below:

Shareholder Shares held Percentage
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited 5,500,000 11.00%
Miton Group 5,300,000 10.60%
Berenberg Bank 4,950,000 9.90%
Fidelity Worldwide Investment (FIL) 4,000,000 8.00%
Hargreave Hale 3,400,000 6.80%
Legal & General Investment Management 3,000,000 6.00%
Henderson Global Investors Limited 2,800,000 5.60%
Impax Asset Management Ltd 2,800,000 5.60%
Schroders plc 2,680,318 5.36%
River and Mercantile Asset Management LLP 2,300,000 4.60%
Barralina Asset Management GmbH 2,200,000 4.40%
Threadneedle Asset Management 2,000,000 4.00%

Directors’ shareholdings:

Shareholder Shares held Percentage
James Ritchie-Bland 1,013,375  2.03%
Alasdair MacDonald 434,526 0.87%
Susan Hurst 276,569 0.55%
Christopher Gill 19,230 0.04%
Julian Brown 19,230 0.04%