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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

Certificate of Incorporation.pdf (307KB)

Articles of Association.pdf (737KB)

Details of other exchanges or trading platforms

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

Securities in issue

Last updated: 1 May 2024

The Company’s issued and voting share capital is 53,043,485 shares of 10p each.

As far as the Company is aware 37.85% of shares are not 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.

Significant shareholders

Last updated: 1 May 2024

As far as the Company is aware, the significant shareholders in the Company are:

Direct interest Share %
Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad 12,685,357 23.92
Nokia Bell Pensioenfonds ofp 5,639,809 10.63
Estate of M M Hadsley-Chaplin 1,928,254 3.64


Indirect interest Share %
Abrdn plc 3,333,625 6.28
Schroder Investment Management 2,327,120 4.39


Directors’ shareholdings

Last updated: 5 April 2024

Beneficial interest Shares %
P E Hadsley-Chaplin 1,561,717
K Chandra Sekaran 145,181
M H Coulson 25,400
M Sherwin 4,750
Total 1,737,048 3.27


Share options Shares
K Chandra Sekaran 35,000
M H Coulson 91,884
L A Shaw 18,215
Total 145,099


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

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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.

Admission Document.pdf (807KB)

Nominated adviser

Cavendish Capital Markets Limited, One Bartholomew Close, London EC1A 7BL

Company broker

Cavendish Capital Markets Limited, One Bartholomew Close, London EC1A 7BL

Corporate governance

Please visit the Corporate governance section of this website.
Review of compliance with QCA code last undertaken September 2023.

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