Shareholder Information


Registrars

The Registrars of the Company are:

Capita Registrars (Jersey) Limited
PO Box 532
St Helier
Jersey
JE4 5UW

The Registrars maintain the name, address and details of holdings of all shares held in The Stanley Gibbons Group plc. If you have a query concerning your shareholding in the Company please contact the Registrars at:

Capita Registrars (Jersey) Limited

Shareholder Services
The Registry
34 Beckenham Road
Beckenham
Kent
BR3 4TU

Please note that it is essential to keep the Registrar informed of any changes in your name or address so as to ensure that your details are kept up to date and you receive all shareholder mailings and dividend payments.

Please click on Registrar’s Services for full details of all services provided by the Registrar.

Registrar Services

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Recent Statements & Announcements

 

Older Statements & Announcements


Advisers

Nominated Adviser and Broker
finnCap Limited
60 New Broad Street
London
EC2M 1JJ

Auditors

BDO Limited
Windward House
La Route de la Liberation
St Helier
Jersey

JE1 1BG

Legal Advisors

Mourant Ozannes
22 Grenville Street
St Helier
Jersey
JE4 8PX

Gowling WLG (UK) LLP
4 More London Riverside
London
SE1 2AU

Principal Bankers

NatWest
71 Bath Street
St Helier
Jersey
JE4 8PJ

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC
3 Hampshire Corporate Park
Templars Way
Chandlers Ford
Hampshire
SO53 3RY

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Securities Information

Securities Restrictions

The shares of The Stanley Gibbons Group plc are only listed on AIM. Currently there are no restrictions on the transfer of the Company’s securities on AIM.

Securities in Issue (this information is updated every 6 months)

At 1 July 2016 the issued share capital of the Company consisted of 178,916,643 Ordinary shares of 1p each. No shares were held in treasury.

Percentage of AIM Securities in issue not in public hands (this information is updated every 6 months)

At 1 July 2016 nil per cent of the shares were not in public hands.

 

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Substantial Shareholdings 

The Company has been notified of the following interests in 3% or more of its share capital:

Shareholder Shares %
Henderson Group plc

FIL Limited

52,173,987

17,681,661

29.16

9.88

 Richard Griffiths and controlled undertakings 12,000,000 6.71

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Analyst Coverage 

None available at present

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Annual General Meeting

The Company’s Annual General Meeting was held in St Helier, Jersey on 27 October 2016 where the following Resolutions were proposed and carried unanimously:

Resolution 1: To receive and adopt the Report and Accounts for the period ended 31

March 2016

Proxies:       Total proxy votes cast were 69,778,777 of which 69,711,046 (99.9%) were in favour, 7,726 against and 60,005 at discretion. 1,478,450 votes were withheld

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Resolution 2: To re-elect HG Wilson as a Director

Proxies:        Total proxy votes cast were 69,786,764 of which 69,714,987 (99.8%) were in favour, 3,644 against and 68,133 at discretion. 1,470,463 votes were withheld.

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Resolution 3: To re-elect A Cook as a Director

Proxies:        Total proxy votes cast were 69,786,764 of which 69,716,108 (99.8%) were in favour, 2,523 against and 68,133 at discretion. 1,470,463 votes were withheld.

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Resolution 4: To re-elect CP Whiley as a Director

Proxies:        Total proxy votes cast were 69,786,764 of which 69,714,987 (99.8%) were in favour, 3,644 against and 68,133 at discretion. 1,470,463 votes were withheld.

Resolution 5: To re-elect HAJ Turcan as a Director

Proxies:        Total proxy votes cast were 69,786,764 of which 69,711,839 (99.8%) were in favour, 5,403 against and 69,522 at discretion. 1,470,463 votes were withheld.

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Resolution 6: To appoint BDO Limited as auditors

Proxies:        Total proxy votes cast were 69,746,968 of which 69,677,116 (99.9%) were in favour, 6,926 against and 62,926 at discretion. 1,510,256 votes were withheld.

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SPECIAL BUSINESS

Special

Resolution 7: To authorise the Company to make market purchases of its own shares

Proxies:        Total proxy votes cast were 69,778,399 of which 69,706,227 (99.8%) were in favour, 12,512 against and 59,660 at discretion. 1,478,828 votes were withheld.

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Ordinary

Resolution 8: To authorise the Company to allot shares

Proxies:        Total proxy votes cast were 69,725,404 of which 69,643,783 (99.8%) were in favour, 12,512 against and 59,660 at discretion. 1,478,828 votes were withheld.

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Special

Resolution 9: To authorise the Company to disapply pre-emption rights, as limited

Proxies:        Total proxy votes cast were 71,183,575 of which 69,630,006(97.8%) were in favour, 1,543,832 against and 9,737 at discretion. 73,652 votes were withheld.

 

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Extraordinary General Meeting

An Extraordinary General Meeting was held in St Helier, Jersey on 30 March 2016 where the following Resolutions were proposed and carried unanimously:

Special Resolution 1: To increase the Company’s authorised share capital to £2,500,000.

Proxies: Total proxy votes cast were 19,582,232 of which 18,447,412 (94.2%) were in favour, 1,106,296 against and 28,524 at discretion. 4,317 votes were witheld

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Ordinary Resolution 2: To authorise the Directors to allot shares in connection with the fundraising.

Proxies: Total proxy votes cast were 19,580,422 of which 18,445,470 (94.2%) were in favour, 1,104,365 against and 30,587 at discretion. 6,127 votes were withheld.

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Special Resolution 3: To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights in allotting and issuing fundraising shares.

Proxies: Total proxy votes cast were 19,574,145 of which 16,593,012 (84.7%) were in favour, 2, 2,975,796 against and 5,337 at discretion. 12,404 votes were withheld.

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Tax Benefits for AIM Company Investors

The London Stock Exchange has published ‘A Guide to AIM tax benefits’. Produced by AIM and accountants Baker Tilly, this guide provides an up to date account of the tax benefits available to AIM investors.

To access the London Stock Exchange publication listing please click the link below.

Tax benefits for AIM investors

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Questions & Answers

Below is a list of questions frequently asked by shareholders and potential investors and the answers.

1. What am I entitled to as a registered shareholder?
2. When are the dividends paid?
3. Is there a Dividend Reinvestment Plan?
4. What do I do if I have lost my share certificate?
5. I have just changed my address, who needs to know?
6. I have recently changed my name, what should I do?
7. How do I inform the Company of the death of a shareholder?
8. How can I buy and sell shares?
9. Is this a good time to buy/sell Stanley Gibbons Group shares?
10. How can I check today’s share price?
11. I have a question about the tax on my shares – who do I speak to?
12. When is the Annual General Meeting (AGM)?
13. When are the next results being announced?
14. How can I obtain a copy of the Annual or Interim Report?

1. What am I entitled to as a registered shareholder?

When you acquire shares in The Stanley Gibbons Group plc you become a part owner of the Company. As a shareholder you are entitled to:

– attend and vote in person or by proxy at the company’s Annual General Meeting
– receive payment of Interim and Final Dividends
– receive the Annual and Interim Report and Accounts and any other circulars to shareholders
– participate in any current shareholder offers and discounts.

2. When are the dividends paid?

The Company implemented a progressive dividend policy by paying Interim and Special Dividends in September 2004. It is intended to pay dividends each year. The amounts per share will be announced when the Final and Interim results are released.
Click here to view the Corporate Calendar.

3. Is there a Dividend Reinvestment Plan?

You can elect to receive future dividends as shares rather than cash by participating in the Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP). This service, provided by Capita IRG Trustees Ltd, allows you to use your cash dividend to buy shares.

For further information about the Dividend Reinvestment Plan, please contact Capita

on 0871 664 0381 (calls to this number cost 10p per minute plus any network extras) or, if calling from overseas, +44 20 8639 3402. Alternatively email shares@capitaregistrars.com

This is not a recommendation to buy shares and this service may not be suitable for all investors. Terms, conditions and risks apply. Capita IRG Trustees Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

4. What do I do if I have lost my share certificate? 

The Company’s Registrars, Capita Registrars (Jersey) Limited, keep a record of your name, address and the number of shares that you own and can arrange to issue a duplicate certificate if necessary.

If you have lost a certificate please report this to the Registrars, as soon as possible on 0871 664 0300 (calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras) or +44 20 8639 3399 from overseas so they can put a “stop” on that certificate.

Before a replacement certificate can be issued, you will be sent a Letter of Indemnity to complete should a dispute arise over ownership at a later stage.

For more information, please click on Registrars.

5. I have just changed my address, who needs to know?

When you change address, it is important that you inform the Registrars as soon as possible to ensure that you receive all shareholder communications.

You can do this by downloading the relevant form. Please click on Registrars. Alternatively you can send a letter to the Registrars, which should include the following details:

– the name of the Company
– your name in full, as shown on your share certificate
– your previous address
– your new address
– your shareholder account number (this can be found on your share certificate)

NB: All correspondence must be signed

For security reasons, the Registrars cannot accept address changes over the telephone or by e-mail.

6. I have recently changed my name, what should I do?

You can do this by downloading the relevant form. Please click on Registrars.

Alternatively you can write to the Registrars giving full details of the following:

– the name of the Company
– your old name, as shown on your share certificate
– your new name

A copy of any legal documentation, such as marriage certificate or deed poll. Where your name has changed as a result of separation or divorce, and you wish to revert to your maiden name, a copy of any supporting documentation must be sent to the Registrars.

NB: All correspondence must be signed.

7. How do I inform the Company of the death of a shareholder?

Arrangements can vary depending on the country of residence of the deceased and whether the shares were held solely or jointly. For further details please click on Registrars or telephone the Registrars’ Shareholder Helpline on 0871 664 0300 (calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras) or +44 20 8639 3399 from overseas.

8. How can I buy and sell shares?

If you want to buy more shares or sell shares you already own, this must be done through a stockbroker. The London Stock Exchange provides a “Guide to Share Investment Services” which gives a number of companies offering share-dealing services. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.londonstockexchange.com/

9. Is this a good time to buy/sell Stanley Gibbons Group shares?

Under the Financial Services Act, we are not authorised to provide investment advice to investors on share dealing. For advice on dealing, please contact your stockbroker or financial adviser.

10. How can I check today’s share price?

Click here to view the current share price.

11. I have a question about the tax on my shares – who do I speak to?

Your financial adviser.

12. When is the Annual General Meeting (AGM)?

The 2016 AGM was held on Thursday 27 October 2016 at Banjo Jersey, 8 Beresford Street, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.

click here to view resolutions and votes cast.

The date for the 2017 AGM has not yet been set.

13. When are the next results being announced?

The Final Results for the 12 months ending 31 March 2016 were announced on Monday 3 October 2016.

click here to view the full Corporate Calendar for 2016/17.
14. How can I obtain a copy of the Annual or Interim Report?

Click here to download a copy of the Report or email rpurkis@stanleygibbons.com to receive a copy by post.

 

 

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