The following information is disclosed in accordance with Rule 26 of the AIM Rules for Companies:
All information was last updated as at 31 March 2022, unless otherwise stated
Details of any restrictions on the transfer of securities
There are no restrictions on the transfer of securities.
Institutional and Director Holdings
|Rank||Shareholder||Shareholding||% Total Shareholding|
|1||Lord Ashcroft, KCMG PC||10,061,771||42.00%|
|2||Gresham House Asset Management Limited||2,441,578||10.19%|
|3||Schroder Investment Management Limited||1,788,481||7.47%|
|4||Sasqua Fields Management LLC||1,626,611||6.79%|
The Directors hold interests in 7.88% of the Company’s shares; as follows:
|Richard Boon (and immediate family)||38,460||0.16%|
The percentage of holdings not in public hands is 60.08%.
Number of securities in issue / Total voting rights
The issued share capital of the Company is 23,956,124 ordinary shares of £0.28 each.
Directors’ names, biographies and responsibilities:
Details of any other exchanges or trading
The Company’s ordinary shares are listed on AIM (EPIC code: MRIT.L) and not on any other exchanges or trading platforms.
Please click on the link below for the Articles of Association.
Articles of Association (412KB PDF)
Country of incorporation and main country of operation
Country of Incorporation: England
Main Country of Operation: UK
Description of the business
Merit are experts in data, business and political intelligence, providing essential information and connections to clients in more than 50 countries across 6 continents.
Everyday, clients rely on Merit to provide the relevant information, topical knowledge, actionable insights and critical connections vital for informed decision-making in rapidly developing commercial, public policy and political environments across the United Kingdom and European Union.
Please click on the link below for a description (by title) of Directors’ responsibilities.
Directors’ responsibilities (29KB PDF)
Please click on the link below for information on the Audit and Remuneration Committees together with the membership of those committees.
Please click on the link below for access to the Company’s annual and interim reports.
Please click on the link below to access notifications made by the Company in the past 12 months.
Results, Reports & Presentations
Admission document and circulars
Admission Document (271KB PDF)
Notice of EGM (659KB PDF)
Merit Circular (596KB PDF)
Merit Group plc is subject to the UK City Code on Takeover and Mergers.