Aim Rule 26
The following information is provided as part of our regulatory requirements including compliance with the Companies Act 2006 and Rule 26 of the AIM Rules
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Description of the business
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Board and Board Committees
The Matters Reserved for the Nichols plc Board can be viewed here.
The Remuneration Committee consists of the three Non-Executive Directors: Helen Keays (Committee Chair), John Nichols and John Gittins. The terms of reference of the Committee include benchmarking and setting remuneration packages for the Executive Directors and senior managers.
The Audit Committee consists of John Gittins (Committee Chair), Helen Keays and John Nichols. The terms of reference of the Committee include keeping under review the scope and results of the external audit, The Committee ensures the independence and objectivity of the external auditors, including the nature and extent of non-audit services supplied.
The Nomination Committee comprises John Nichols (Committee Chair), John Gittins and Helen Keays. The terms of reference of the Committee include regularly reviewing the structure, size and composition of the board, consideration of succession planning for directors and other senior executives and responsibility for identifying and nominating candidates to fill board vacancies.
Country of incorporation and main country of operation
Nichols plc was incorporated in England (registration number 238303) and its main country of operation is the United Kingdom.
Current constitutional documents
Details of any other exchanges or trading platforms
The Company is not listed on any other exchanges or trading platforms.
Number of securities in issue
Number of securities in issue 36,968,772 – 10p ordinary shares (nominal value is £3,696,877).
Percentage of securities not in public hands is 9.06%.
Of the securities not in public hands, 493,150 are held in treasury by the company.
Last Updated: 5th April 2022.
Octopus Investments 8.22%
S J Harper 7.24%
P J Nichols 5.41%
K Irvine 5.38%
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Mgt 4.43%
James Sharp & Co 3.51%
Ms Sarah C Nichols 3.25%
Last Updated: 24th March 2022.
Restrictions on transfer of shares
There are no restrictions on the transfer of shares.
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Takeovers and Mergers
Nichols plc is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.
The Group’s Corporate Governance Statement can be found here.
Last updated 1 March 2022
Admission documents and circulars
No AIM Admission Document was required to be published at the time of the Company’s transfer to AIM from the Official List in June 2004. A copy of the Schedule 1 issued to support the Company’s application to AIM is viewable here.
Last updated 11th February 2021
Nominated adviser and other key advisers
The Company’s nominated adviser is Singer Capital Markets Advisory LLP, 1 Bartholomew Lane, London, EC2N 2AX United Kingdom
The Company’s auditors are BDO, 3 Hardman Street, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3AT
The Company’s solicitors are DLA Piper UK LLP, 1 St. Peter’s Square, Manchester, M2 3DE United Kingdom
3 Hardman Street
DLA Piper UK LLP
1 St. Peter’s Square
The Royal Bank of Scotland plc
1 Spinningfields Square
Newton Le Willows
29 Wellington Street
Stockbrokers and nominated advisor
Singer Capital Markets Advisory LLP
One Bartholomew Lane