Shareholders

Kennedy Ventures plc’s ordinary shares are traded on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange, with no other listings. The Company has not applied or agreed to trade on any other platforms.

The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers applies to the Company and governs, inter alia, transactions which may result in a change of control of the Company.

As of 30 June 2016 there are 108,461,539 shares in issue.

As of 30 June 2016 the number of shares not in public hands: 23.6%

There are no ordinary shares held in treasury.

There are no restrictions on the transfer of the Company’s ordinary shares.

Significant Shareholders

As of 30 June 2016, significant shareholders of Kennedy Ventures plc, notified to the company, were:

NameNumber of Ordinary Shares% of Issued Share Capital
W B Nominees Limited 18,903,042 17.43%
Westleigh Investments Holdings Limited 9,504,762 8.76%
Fiske Nominees Limited 7,720,238 7.12%
Giles Clarke 6,399,705 5.9%
Nick Harrison 6,399,705 5.9%
HSBC Global Custody Nominee UK 6,599,163 6.08%
Hargreaves Lansdown Nominees 5,577,900 5.14%
Lynchwood Nominees Limited 4,762,905 4.39%
Tracarta Limited 5,079,762 3.10%
Jim Nominees Limited 3,301,457 3.04%
Warmbad Investment Holdings PTY 3,280,953 3.02%

* Mr Clarke and Mr Harrison hold beneficial interest of 73.28% and 26.72% respectively

Share options: as at 26 March 2014, options are granted to subscribe up to 8,531,760 new ordinary shares (representing 12% of the Company's issued ordinary share capital as at today's date) to certain directors of the company. Such options will be exercisable at 1.25p per share at any time up to 25 March 2018 subject to a condition that no option may be exercised if such exercise would trigger a requirement to make an offer under Rule 9 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers. The options reserved for future grant will be exercisable at the same price of 1.25p and for the same period.

The interests of the directors in the awarded options are as follows:

DirectorNumber of Shares Under Option
Giles Clarke 6,399,705
Nick Harrison 6,399,705