Shareholder Analysis | 11 December 2019

    The information contained within this shareholder information section was last updated on 11 December 2019.

    Financial summary: Index AIM ALL

    Market: AIM, NEX Exchange

    EPIC: WSBN

    Sector: Natural Resources, Mining

    Financial year end: 31 December

    Total authorised share capital: £8,000,000 divided into 8,000,000,000 Ordinary Shares of £0.001 each

    Total issued share capital: 2,845,878,980 Ordinary Shares (no Ordinary Shares are held in treasury by the Company)

    Percentage of issued share capital not in public hands: 24.3%

    Significant shareholders as of 29 November 2019 which hold more than 3% of the Company's Ordinary Shares

     

    Directors

      

    Name

    Number of Shares Held

    Percentage of enlarged issued share capital

    Richard Poulden (1)

    584,993,089

    20.6%

    Jonathan Harrison (2)

    43,000,782

    1.5%

    Michael Mainelli (3)

    31,190,192

    1.1%

    Alan Gravett

    32,082,957

    1.1%

     

    Notes:

    1.) Richard Poulden is deemed to be interested in 584,993,089 Ordinary Shares referred to above as follows (and all such Ordinary Shares, other than those of the Black Swan Group 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 43,000,782 Ordinary Shares referred to above as follows:

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

    b) 37,907,958 Ordinary Shares held by Easy Business Consulting Ltd, a company controlled by Jonathan Harrison and owned by Jonathan Harrison and his wife.

    3.) 31,190,192 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 Share Holders

      

    Name

    Number of Shares Held

    Percentage of enlarged issued share capital

    Ashton Nominees Inc*

    350,507,143

    12.3%

    ABN Amro Bank*

    203,137,693

    7.1%

    Hargreaves Lansdown Limited*

    331,954,144

    11.7%

    HSDL Nominees Limited*

    120,365,584

    4.2%

    Interactive Investor Services Nominees*

    147,104,595

    5.2%

    JIM Nominees Limited*

    561,261,258

    19.7%

    Peel Hunt Holdings Limited*

    110,238,576

    3.9%

    Solent Nominees Limited*

    239,000,000

    8.4%

     Align Research and Related Party - R S & C A Jennings+ 113,000,000 4.0%

     

    Notes

    *- as per the Company’s share register as at 29 November 2019

    +- as notified to the Company pursuant to the AIM Rules fo 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.