Shareholder Information


The Company’s securities are listed and traded AIM but not on any other exchanges or trading platforms.

Equals Group plc is subject to the UK City Code on Takeover and Mergers.

Shares in Issue

As from 6 July 2023, the number of ordinary shares in issue is 185,731,589, and the number of share options excluding the share in the EBT was 14,384,724.

Major Shareholders

As at 26 July 2023, Directors & Major Shareholders (holding 3.0% or more) are set out below:

NameNo. of Ordinary Shares heldPercentage of issued share capital
Pembar Limited24,120,744*12.99%
Threadneedle Asset Management22,439,673*12.08%
Schroders Funds20,587,57811.08%
Hargreaves Lansdown13,555,6537.30%
Chelverton Asset Management9,900,0005.33%
JP Morgan Asset Management9,360,9675.04%
Interactive Investor (EO)8,905,7844.79%
AJ Bell, stockbrokers (EO)6,415,9413.45%

Shares owned by directors at 26 July 2023 were:

NameNo. of Ordinary Shares heldPercentage of issued share capital
Ian Strafford-Taylor2,200,2501.18%
Richard Cooper1,183,3340.64%
Sian Herbert77,8000.04%
Alan Hughes46,0000.02%
Christopher Bones4,5000.003%
Representing issued share capital
Shares held in Employees Benefit Trust
All Other Shareholders62,040,37333.40%


Shares not in Public hands

Insofar as the Company is aware, at 6 July 2023, the percentage of securities that is not in public hands in 21%.


There are no restrictions on the transfer of the Company’s AIM securities.

Shareholder Notices

Page last updated: 26 July 2023