Shareholder Analysis

The information contained within this shareholder information section was last updated on 25 October 2017.

Financial summary: Index AIM ALL

Market: AIM

EPIC: WSBN

Sector: Natural Resources

Financial year end: 31 December

Total issued share capital: 1,305,256,635 Ordinary Shares (no Ordinary Shares are held in treasury by the Company)

Percentage of issued share capital not in public hands: 56.6%.

Significant shareholders as of 25 October 2017 which hold more than 3% of the Company's Ordinary Shares

Directors
Name Number of Ordinary Shares held Percentage of enlarged issued share capital
Richard Poulden (1) 428,691,771 32.9%
Jonathan Harrison (2) 23,076,200 1.8%
Michael Mainelli (3) 15,091,783 1.2%
Alan Gravett 11,196,721 0.9%

1. Richard Poulden is deemed to be interested in 428,691,771 Ordinary Shares referred to above as follows (and all such Ordinary Shares, other than those of Black Swan Plc) are registered in the name of Ashton Nominees Inc.):

a) 2,000,000 Ordinary Shares held by Richard Poulden’s infant children;

b) 22,642,857 Ordinary Shares held through the Collins Settlement, a trust for the benefit of Richard Poulden and his family;

c) 32,505,062 Ordinary Shares held be Black Swan Plc, a Company of which Richard Poulden is the chairman; and

d) 371,543,852 Ordinary Shares held by Black Swan FZE, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Black Swan Plc.

2. Jonathan Harrison is deemed to be interested in 23,076,200 Ordinary Shares referred to above as follows:

a) 5,092,824 Ordinary Shares held in his own name; and

b) 17,983,376 Ordinary Shares held by Easy Business Consulting Ltd, a company controlled by Jonathan Harrison and owned by Jonathan Harrison and his wife.

3. 15,091,783 Ordinary Shares are held by Hawksford Jersey Limited. These shares are held for The Z/ Yen Employee Benefits Trust. Michael Mainelli is a director of Z/Yen Group Limited and a potential beneficiary of The Z/Yen Group Employee Benefits Trust.

Major Shareholders
Name Number of Ordinary Shares held Percentage of enlarged issued share capital
Ashton Nominees Inc 350,507,143 26.9%
Beaufort Nominees Limited 76,851,292 5.9%
Harewood Nominees Limited 39,042,171 3.0%
Hargreaves Lansdown Limited 60,677,333 4.6%
JIM Nominees Limited 173,468,964 13.3%
Lynchwood Nominees Limited 83,780,270 6.4%
SVS Nominees Limited 54,086,091 4.1%
Solent Nominees Limited 239,000,000 18.3%