Shareholder Analysis | 24 February 2020

    The information contained within this shareholder information section was last updated on 24 February 2020.

    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: 28,458,790 Ordinary Shares of £0.001 each (no Ordinary Shares are held in treasury by the Company)

    Percentage of issued share capital not in public hands: 32.7%

     

    Directors' Shareholding in the Company

    Directors

      

    Name

    Number of Shares Held

    Percentage of enlarged issued share capital

    Richard Poulden (1)

    5,849,930

    20.6%

    Jonathan Harrison (2)

    430,007

    1.5%

    Michael Mainelli (3)

    311,901

    1.1%

    Alan Gravett

    320,829

    1.1%

     

    Notes:

    1.) Richard Poulden is deemed to be interested in 5,849,930 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) 20,000 Ordinary Shares held by Richard Poulden’s infant children;

    b) 226,428 Ordinary Shares held through the Collins Settlement, a trust for the benefit of Richard Poulden and his family;

    c) 325,050 Ordinary Shares held be Black Swan Plc, a Company of which Richard Poulden is the chairman; and

    d) 3,715,438 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 430,007 Ordinary Shares referred to above as follows:

    a) 50,928 Ordinary Shares held in his own name; and

    b) 379,079 Ordinary Shares held by Easy Business Consulting Ltd, a company controlled by Jonathan Harrison and owned by Jonathan Harrison and his wife.

    3.) 311,901 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.

     

    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:

    Major Share Holders

      

    Name

    Number of Shares Held

    Percentage of enlarged issued share capital

    JIM Nominees Limited*

    5,602,337

    19.7%

    Ashton Nominees Inc*

    3,505,071

    12.3%

    Hargreaves Lansdown Limited*

    3,037,084

    10.7%

    Solent Nominees Limited*

    2,390,000

    8.4%

    Interactive Investor Services Nominees*

    1,618,300

    5.7%

    Cantor Fitzgerald Chapman ESQ*

    1,613,901

    5.7%

    Lawshare Nominees Limited*

    1,175,746

    4.1%

     Align Research and Related Party - R S & C A Jennings+ 1,130,000 4.0%

    HSDL Nominees Limited*

    1,006,445

    3.5%

    Barclays Direct Investing Nominees*

    866,828

    3.0%

     

    Notes

    *- as per the Company’s share register as at 20 January 2020

    +- 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.