Aim Rule 26

Aim Rule 26

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Aim Rule 26

This page contains links to core management and financial information and has been designed to comply with the requirements of Rule 26 of the AIM Rules for Companies – ‘Company Disclosure’.

Company Information

Since flotation in December 2006, the Group has established itself as a major player in the United Kingdom automotive retail sector. The Group is the 6th largest motor retailer by turnover and operates in over 120 locations.

The Group is UK registered and so is subject to the UK city code on takeovers and mergers.

Company Overview & Directors and responsibilities


Corporate Governance

The Directors acknowledge the importance of the principles set out in the UK Corporate Governance Code. Although compliance with the UK Corporate Governance Code is not compulsory for AIM companies, the Directors apply the principles as far as practicable and appropriate for a public company of this nature and size. Details of its compliance are set out in its accounts each year. The Board also follows, as far as practicable, the recommendations on corporate governance of the Quoted Companies Alliance for companies with shares traded on AIM.

Documentation and Announcements

Public documents

Shareholder communications


Vertu Motors Securities are currently only traded on AIM. Please refer to the table below for significant shareholders information.


This information is up to date as at 19/10/17

Issued Share Capital

393,136,808 ordinary 10p shares

Significant Shareholders (3% or Over)
NotifierOrdinary Shares%
Artemis Investment Management 29943170 7.62
Cazenove Capital Management 18600000 4.73
Octopus Investments Nominees Limited 19678381 5.01
BlackRock Inc. 24610381 6.26
FIL Limited 17640958 4.49
F&C Asset Management 19574091 4.98
Invesco Asset Management 12594310 3.20
Ruffer 13925000 3.54
Majedie Asset Management Limited 14512492 3.69
Miton Group plc 19816677 5.04
Denver Investment Advisors LLC 12451914 3.17
Tweedy Browne Company LLC 20200937 5.14

Shares not in public hands

13,687,961 ordinary 10p shares (3.46%)

Restrictions on transfer

There are currently no restrictions on the transfer of securities.