Below are details of the number of securities in issue, the number of securities held in treasury shares and, insofar as the Company is aware, the percentage of security that is not in public hands, together with the identity and percentage holding of significant shareholders.
The number of ordinary shares in issue: 4,877,902,783 as of 6 December 2017.
There are no shares held in treasury.
Percentage of shares not in public hands: As of 6 December 2017, 12.57% of the Company’s securities were not in the public hands.
as of 3 November 2017
|* These holdings do not include any director’s interest over shares held through contracts with the Company’s Employee Benefit Trust.|
|** Fermain Limited is a company owned by a trust associated with Roy Pitchford but where he has no beneficial or controlling interest. Its current shareholding of 19,011,513 shares (0.39%) is therefore not included in Roy Pitchford’s shareholding.|
The identity and percentage holding of any significant shareholders as of 6 December 2017.
The Company is aware of the following holdings representing in excess of 3% of the Company’s issued share capital.
|Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management||12.9||629,770,422|
|Halifax Share Dealing||8.86||432,022,451|
|TD Direct Investing||7.38||359,806,597|
|Barclays Wealth and Investment Mgt (UK)||6.14||299,252,127|