AIM Rule 26

Description of the business

M.P. Evans Group PLC (incorporated in England & Wales; is traded on AIM. The Group's assets consist of oil-palm plantations (both majority and minority held) in Indonesia and Malaysia, the latter with real-estate development value. Find out more about M.P. Evans Group PLC

Details of directors

Please visit the Board and Senior Management page.

Directors’ responsibilities

Please visit the Directors’ responsibilities page.

Board committees

Find out more on the Directors’ responsibilities page and the Board committees page.

Country of incorporation and countries of operation

M.P. Evans Group PLC was incorporated on 6 April 1981 in England and Wales; company number: 1555042. The Company's principal operations of business are conducted in Indonesia & Malaysia.

Constitutional documents
Details of other exchanges or trading platforms

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

Securities in issue

Last updated: 10 December 2018

The Company's issued and voting share capital is 54,685,910 shares of 10p each.

Other than shares held by the directors (5.04%) and Nokia Bell Pensioenfonds ofp (10.51%) all shares are in public hands. The Company does not hold any treasury shares.

The Company's shares are traded on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange and the Company is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.

Substantial shareholders

Last updated: 10 December 2018

Direct interestShare%
KL-Kepong International Ltd 10,237,286 18.72
Nokia Bell Pensioenfonds ofp 5,750,000 10.51
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Limited 2,580,000 4.72
M M Hadsley-Chaplin 1,928,254 3.53
Indirect interest Share %
Standard Life Aberdeen plc 7,620,501 13.94


Directors’ shareholdings

Last updated: 7 December 2018

Beneficial interestShares%
P E Hadsley-Chaplin 1,561,717  
P A Fletcher 1,048,171  
R M Robinow 96,147  
T R J Price 50,000  
M H Coulson    1,500  
Total 2,757,535 5.04%
 Share optionsShares 
 T R J Price 153,406  
 M H Coulson 16,664  
 Total 170,070  


Details on any restrictions on the transfer of securities

There are no restrictions on the transfer of securities, other than no more than four joint holders are permitted.

The Company has adopted and operates a share dealing code for directors and relevant employees and takes steps to ensure compliance with AIM Rule 21.

Financial information

Financial information is available on the Reports & presentations page.

Company announcements

Please visit the News page for the latest Company Announcements. You can also register for email alerts.

Admission document

M.P. Evans Group PLC’s name was changed from Rowe Evans Investments PLC following a merger with two other companies, Bertam Holdings PLC and Lendu Holdings PLC. As the shares of all three of these companies were already traded on AIM, no admission document for M.P. Evans Group PLC was required. The circular to shareholders issued by Rowe Evans Investments PLC regarding this merger can be found here.


The Company’s Nominated Adviser is:
Peel Hunt LLP, Moor House, 120 London Wall, London EC2Y 5ET

The Company's joint brokers are:
Peel Hunt LLP, Moor House, 120 London Wall, London EC2Y 5ET
finnCap Ltd, 60 New Broad Street, London EC2M 1JJ

Corporate governance

Please visit the Corporate governance section of this website.
Review of compliance with QCA code last undertaken October 2018.