Company Details




Registered Name:              The Stanley Gibbons Group plc

EPIC:                                      SGI

Market                                    The Company’s shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange

Sector:                                   General Retailers

Country of Incorporation:    Jersey. As The Stanley Gibbons Group plc is incorporated in Jersey and not in the UK, the rights of its shareholders may be different from the rights of shareholders in a UK Company. The Company’s AIM Admission Document contains a summary of the rights of its shareholders, which are set out in more detail in the Company’s Articles of Association

The Company is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers

Registered Number:           13177

Financial Year End:             31 March

Principal Activities:              The principal activities of the Group are as follows:

  • trading in stamps and other philatelic items, coins, medals and banknotes;
  • auctioneering, valuing (for sale, auction, purchase, insurance and/or probate) the above;
  • development and operation of collectibles websites, online trading and auctioneering;
  • philatelic and collectibles publishing including catalogues, albums and magazines in hard copy and electronic media;
  • retail and mail order;
  • manufacturing of albums and accessories.


Main Country of Operation: United Kingdom

The information on this website is disclosed pursuant to Rule 26 of the AIM Rules for Companies and was last updated on 27 December 2018.

Registered Office

The Registered Office of The Stanley Gibbons Group plc is:

18 Hill Street,
St Helier,

Tel:   01425 472 363



Directors’ Shareholdings


The interests of the Directors in the ordinary shares of the Company are as follows:


HG Wilson* – 2,000,000 (0.47%)

A Cook – 0

LE Castro – 0

GE Shircore*** – 705,741 (0.17%)

M West – 0

The Directors’ interests are all beneficial. Details of the Directors’ share options are given in the Remuneration Report of the latest Annual Report and Accounts.

*Held in the name of Park Securities Limited in which H Wilson is a director and shareholder.


**Phoenix Asset Management Partners Limited, Mr Shircore’s ultimate employer, is the investment manager to Phoenix S.G. Ltd which holds 248,000,000 Ordinary shares, representing 58.09% of the Company’s issued share capital.



Name Country of incorporation Principal activity
The Stanley Gibbons Group plc Jersey Holding company


Stanley Gibbons Limited England Philatelic dealer, retailer, auctioneer and publisher
Stanley Gibbons (Asia) Limited Hong Kong Philatelic dealer
Stanley Gibbons (SEA) Pte Limited Singapore Philatelic dealer
Murray Payne Limited England Philatelic dealer and auctioneer
AH Baldwin & Sons Limited England Dealer in rare coins, medals and banknotes
Baldwin’s of St James’s Limited* England Auctioneer of rare coins, medals and banknotes
Stanley Gibbons (Guernsey) Limited***

(in Administration)


Guernsey Philatelic dealer and dealer in memorabilia

* Joint venture. 50% owned.



Nick Vermeulen and Zelf Hussain, of PricewaterhouseCoopers CI LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP respectively, were appointed joint administrators of Stanley Gibbons (Guernsey) Limited on 21 November 2017, (the Joint Administrators) to manage its affairs, business and property as agents without personal liability. The Joint Administrators are authorised to act as insolvency practitioners in Guernsey by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
The Joint Administrators are bound by the Insolvency Code of Ethics which can be found at: The Joint Administrators are Data Controllers of personal data as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP will act as Data Processor on their instructions. Personal data will be kept secure and processed only for matters relating to the Administration.



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