Companies Act and Aim Rules Compliance

COMPANIES ACT AND AIM RULES COMPLIANCE

 

YOUNG & CO.’S BREWERY, P.L.C.

The following information relates to Young & Co.’s Brewery, P.L.C. (the “company”), a public limited company. It was last updated on 15th November 2018. Apart from those sections marked with an asterisk, the following information is being disclosed for the purposes of rule 26 of the AIM Rules.

 

REGISTERED OFFICE AND COMPANY NUMBER

Registered office*
Riverside House
26 Osiers Road
Wandsworth
London SW18 1NH
Registered number*: 32762

GENERAL

Country of incorporation: England
Place of registration*: England and Wales
Main country of operation: England

BUSINESS DESCRIPTION

The group’s principal activities are the management and operation of its pub estate (including its hotel division) and the selling of food and drink through it. As at 1st October 2018, it had 182 managed pubs and 70 tenanted ones, principally located in London and the South East.

 

CURRENT CONSTITUTIONAL DOCUMENTS

MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION

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Articles of association and copies of resolutions required to accompany them

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SHAREHOLDER REPORTS

Most recently published annual report

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Most recently published half-yearly report

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REGULATORY NEWS AND CIRCULARS

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BOARD MEMBERS: NAMES, BRIEF BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The company’s board comprises the following – please click here for brief biographical details and areas of responsibility:

Stephen Goodyear
(Chairman – non-executive)

Patrick Dardis
(Chief Executive)

Steven Robinson, FCA
(Chief Financial Officer)

Torquil Sligo-Young
(Information Resources)

Tracy Dodd
(People)

Roger Lambert
(Senior Independent Director – non-executive)

Trish Corzine
(Non-executive)

Nick Miller
(Non-executive)

Ian McHoul
(Non-executive)

SHARES

UK CITY CODE ON TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS (THE “CODE”)

The company is subject to the Code.

Exchanges or trading platforms on which the company has applied or agreed to have any of its securities admitted or traded

The company’s shares are traded on AIM. There are no other exchanges or trading platforms on which the company has applied or agreed to have its shares admitted or traded.

 

NUMBER OF SHARES IN ISSUE (INC. TREASURY SHARES)

As at 31 October 2018: 29,801,629 A ordinary shares of 12.5p each and 19,160,000 non-voting ordinary shares of 12.5p each. All of the shares are fully-paid. No shares are held as treasury shares.

 

PERCENTAGE OF SHARES NOT IN PUBLIC HANDS (AS DEFINED IN THE AIM RULES)

So far as the company was aware:

  • As at 25 September 2018, 27.70% of the company’s A shares were not in public hands; and
  • As at 25 September 2018, 38.94% of the company’s non-voting shares were not in public hands.

Identity and percentage holdings of significant shareholders
As at 25 September 2018, the company had been notified of the following holdings of 3% or more of the voting rights in the company:

  • Torquil Sligo-Young – 14.82%
  • James Young – 12.99%
  • Caroline Chelton – 11.7%
  • Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. – 5.5521%
  • Lindsell Train Limited – 5.28%
  • Octopus Investments Nominees Limited – 8.99%
  • BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd – <5.00%
  • Helena Young – 3.12%

So far as the company was aware, as at 25 September 2018 the following held 3% or more of the company’s non-voting shares:

  • Invesco Asset Management – 18.13%
  • Lindsell Train Limited – 16.35%
  • James Sharp & Co – 9.02%
  • Schroder Investment Management Ltd – 3.80%
  • BlackRock Investment Management Ltd – 8.15%
  • NFU Mutual – 5.17%
  • Merian Global Investors Ltd – 4.46%
  • Torquil Sligo-Young – 3.13%
ADVISERS, BROKERS, BANKS AND OTHERS

STOCKBROKERS

J.P. Morgan Securities plc of 25 Bank Street, London E14 5JP

Panmure Gordon (UK) Ltd of One New Change, London EC4M 9AF

 

NOMINATED ADVISER

J.P. Morgan Securities plc of 25 Bank Street, London E14 5JP

 

REGISTRARS

Computershare Investor Services PLC of The Pavilions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol BS99 6ZZ

 

AUDITORS

Ernst & Young LLP of 1 More London Place, London SE1 2AF

 

BANKS

Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc of Corporate Banking London, 280 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4RBB

Barclays Bank plc of 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP

HSBC Bank Plc of 8 Canada Square, London E14 5HQ

 

SOLICITORS

Slaughter and May of One Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8YY

Gowling WLG (UK) LLP of Two Snowhill, Birmingham B4 6WR

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

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AUDIT COMMITTEE

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REMUNERATION COMMITTEE

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DISCLOSURE COMMITTEE

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