Chapel Down Group PLC currently has 159,253,885 ordinary shares with a nominal value of £0.05 in issue.

Interest of substantial shareholders in the issued share capital (over 5% of ordinary shares) of the Company – as at 20.09.2022:

Number of Ordinary Shares
% of Issued Share Capital
Number of Ordinary Shares 45,645,250 (Note 1)
% of Issued Share Capital 28.66%
Name Nigel Wray
Number of Ordinary Shares 23,631,970 (Note 2)
% of Issued Share Capital 14.84%
There are additionally 15,799,826 shares held via Seedrs on behalf of investors who participated in Seedrs fundraising campaigns in 2014, 2015 and 2021. Seedrs is the nominee holder.

Directors Shareholding as at 12.12.2022:

Number of Ordinary Shares
% of Issued Share Capital
Name Nigel Wray
Number of Ordinary Shares 23,631,970
% of Issued Share Capital 14.84%
Name Robert Smith
Number of Ordinary Shares 2,000,000 (Note 3)
% of Issued Share Capital 1.3%
Name James Brooke
Number of Ordinary Shares 493,806
% of Issued Share Capital 0.31%
Name Stewart Gilliland
Number of Ordinary Shares 390,891
% of Issued Share Capital 0.25%
Name Andrew Carter
Number of Ordinary Shares 319,669
% of Issued Share Capital 0.20%
Name Martin Glenn
Number of Ordinary Shares 283,472
% of Issued Share Capital 0.18%
Name Selina Emeny
Number of Ordinary Shares 225,079 (Note 4)
% of Issued Share Capital 0.14%
Name Samantha Wren
Number of Ordinary Shares 135,552 (Note 5)
% of Issued Share Capital 0.09%
Note 1: Lord Spencer Of Alresford, beneficial owner of IPGL, holds a further 178,571 ordinary shares in his own name.

Note 2: Of the above total, 21,195,571 Ordinary Shares are held by family trusts whose beneficiaries are Nigel Wray's children. The balance of Ordinary Shares represents Nigel Wray's beneficial holding

Note 3: Of the above total, 215,338 shares are held by the spouse of Robert Smith

Note 4: Of the above total, 208,273 Ordinary Shares are held by the spouse of Selina Emeny

Note 5: Samantha Wren is a director of IPGL

As at 12.12.2022 the number of ordinary share options outstanding is 5,135,559

As at 12.12.2022 the number of A1 and A2 shares are:

• 14,322,158 A1 shares of £0.000100 each

• 3,800,000 A2 shares of £0.000100 each

Corporate Governance 

Chapel Down Group PLC complies with the Quoted Companies Alliance Corporate Governance Code provisions for small and mid-size quoted companies (“QCA Code”) to the extent that the Board considers appropriate having regard to the Company’s size, board structure, stage of development and resources.


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