The following information is disclosed in accordance with Rule 26 of the AIM Rules:


Description of the business

Cronin Group Plc is focused on the discovery, development and manufacture of small molecules and nano-materials utilizing innovative proprietary chemistry developed at Glasgow University and enabled through the application of 3D printing and related technologies.

The names of the directors and biographical details

See Board

Directors' responsibilities & Committees

See Governance

Country of incorporation and main country of operation

Cronin Group Plc is incorporated in England & Wales (Registration Number 05845469) with England its main country of operation.

Current constitutional documents

Please click on the links below for the Articles of Association

Articles adopted pursuant to a Special Resolution passed on 21 December 2007

New Articles adopted pursuant to a Special Resolution passed on 25 May 2010

Details of any other exchanges or trading platforms

The Company is not listed on any other exchanges or trading platforms.

Number of securities in issue

As at 8 November 2017 the number of New Ordinary Shares of 0.01p in issue was 550,739,933. No shares are held in treasury.

Major Shareholders

As at 17 November 2017, shareholders holding more than 3% of the share capital of Cronin Group Plc were

Name Ordinary
£0.0001 shares
Percentage of
share capital
IP Group 152,517,014 27.69%*
Richard Griffiths 150,319,870 27.29%**
IP2IPO 118,766,618 21.56%
Prof. Lee Cronin 54,175,520 9.84%
G U Holdings 39,373,994 7.15%
IP Venture Fund II LP 33,750,396 6.13%
Robert Quested 26,285,369 4.77%
ETX Capital 19,761,241 3.59%
Oxford Uni 17,264,429 3.13%
     

* including IP2IPO and IP Venture Fund II LP
** including ORA Limited

Director Shareholdings (other than major shareholders)

As at 8 November 2017, Directors shareholdings of Cronin Group Plc were

Name Ordinary
£0.0001 shares
Percentage of
share capital
Prof. Lee Cronin 54,175,520 9.84%
James Ede-Golightly 2,080,249* 0.38%
Michael Bretherton 3,673,824* 0.67%
David Cleevely 15,692,993 2.85%
Mark Warne 96,742 0.02%
     

* In addition, James Ede-Golightly and Michael Bretherton each have an indirect beneficial interest through their shareholding in ORA Limited.

Shares not in Public hands

In the terms of the AIM Rules published July 2016 and insofar as it is aware, at 17 November 2017, 68.74% of the Company's AIM securities were not held in public hands.

Restrictions on Transfer of Shares

The following parties have undertaken that, subject to certain customary exceptions, they will not dispose of any interest in the Consideration Shares in relation to the Company's acquisition of Cronin 3D Limited held by him or it for a period of twelve months from completion of the Acquisition on 15th September 2015 and then only dispose of shares through the Company's broker, with certain exceptions, for a further 12 month period. In aggregate 195,999,292 Consideration shares were issued to IP2IPO Ltd; IP2IPO Nominees; IP Venture fund 2; Prof. Lee Cronin; University Glasgow Holdings and ORA Limited.

UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers

As an AIM traded UK registered company, Cronin Group Plc is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers legislation.

Financial information

See Annual and Interim Reports

Company announcements

See Share Price & RNS

Admission document

Please click on the link below to access the Company's Admission Document dated 10 October 2006.

Admission document

Reverse takeover

Please click on the link below to access the Company's Admission Document dated 13 December 2007.

Admission document

Shareholder Circulars

13 April 2016 Notice of AGM held on 12 May 2016
  Form of Proxy for AGM held on 12 May 2016
   
25 August 2015 Oxaco Circular & Articles
   
04 June 2015 Notice of AGM held on 30 June 2015
   
17 June 2014 Notice of AGM held on 14 July 2014
   
08 May 2013 Notice of AGM held on 13 June 2013
   
25 April 2012 Notice of AGM held on 29 May 2012

 

Advisers

Nominated Adviser
& Broker
Stockdale Securities Limited
Beaufort House, 15 St. Botolph Street
London, EC3A 7BB
Auditors and Reporting
Accountants
Smith & Williamson
Portwall Place
Portwall Lane
Bristol BS1 6NA
Solicitors to the Company
Bristows LLP
100 Victoria Embankment
London EC4Y 0DH

DWF LLP
Bridgewater Place
Water Lane
Leeds LS11 5DY
Registrars
Neville Registrars
Neville House
18 Laurel Lane
Halesowen B63 3DA
Page last updated: 17 November 2017

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