Shareholder Analysis | 1 September 2020

    The information contained within this shareholder information section was last updated on 1 September 2020.

    Financial summary: Index AIM ALL

    Market: AIM, AQUIS Exchange

    EPIC: WSBN

    Sector: Natural Resources, Mining

    Financial year end: 31 December

    Total authorised share capital: £8,000,000

    Total issued share capital: 111,918,210 Ordinary Shares of 0.1 pence (no Ordinary Shares are held in treasury by the Company)

    Percentage of issued share capital not in public hands: 34.28%

     

    Directors’ Shareholding in the Company

     

    Name

    Number of Shares Held

    Percentage of enlarged issued share capital

    Richard Poulden (1)

    27,799,471

    24.84%

    Jonathan Harrison (2)

    1,974,782

    1.76%

    Michael Mainelli (3)

    1,855,101

    1.66%

    Alan Gravett

    320,829

    0.29%

    Notes:

    1.) Richard Poulden is deemed to be interested in 7,712,890 Ordinary Shares held in his own name and in trusts for the benefit of his family.

    He is also deemed to be interested in 20,086,581 shares held by the Black Swan Group of which he is Chairman.

    2.) Jonathan Harrison is deemed to be interested in 1,974,782 Ordinary Shares referred to above as follows:

    1. a) 50,928 Ordinary Shares held in his own name; and
    2. b) 1,923,854 Ordinary Shares held by Easy Business Consulting Ltd, a company controlled by Jonathan Harrison and owned by Jonathan Harrison and his wife.

    3.) 1,855,101 Ordinary Shares are held by Fairway Trust 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

    The Company is aware of the following shareholders who hold, directly or indirectly, voting rights representing 3% or more of the issued share capital of the Company:

     

    Name

    Number of Shares Held

    Percentage of enlarged issued share capital

    Ashton Nominees Inc*

    27,310,803

    24.40%

    Goldman Sachs Securities Limited*

    21,949,542

    19.61%

    JIM Nominees Limited*

    11,382,043

    10.17%

    Hargreaves Lansdown Limited*

    9,268,932

    8.28%

    Interactive Investor Services Nominees*

    5,123,325

    4.58%

    Thomas Grant and Company Nominees Limited*

    3,920,741

    3.50%

    Notes:

    *- as per the Company’s share register as at 28 August 2020.

    +- as notified to the Company pursuant to the AIM Rules for Companies.

    The above table may include an element of double counting. This is because shareholdings notified pursuant to the AIM Rules for Companies may be included in the nominee shareholdings in the Company’s share register. The Company is not able to determine in which nominee name those shareholdings notified pursuant to the AIM Rules for Companies are held.