Securities Information and Shareholders Rights
Note: all information that follows was applicable prior to the shares' cancellation from trading on the AIM on 10 October 2017.
The rights of shareholders may be different from the rights of shareholders in a UK incorporated company.
VNI was traded on the AIM of the London Stock Exchange (AIM:VNI). There were no other exchanges or trading platforms on which the Company applied or agreed to have its shares admitted or traded.
Issued Shares: 350,221,094 with full voting rights
The table below lists VNI's significant shareholders as of 31 May 2017:
|Investor Name||Number of shares||% holding|
|Weiss Asset Management LP||101,227,381||28.90%|
The Company informs shareholders that under the Amended and Restated Memorandum and Articles of Association adopted on 19 June 2015 and effective on 21 July 2015, every shareholder shall comply with the notification and disclosure requirements set out in Chapter 5 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules Sourcebook of the UK Financial Services Authority Handbook as if the Company were classed as an ‘issuer’ whose ‘home state’ is the United Kingdom. If it comes to the attention of the Directors that a shareholder has not within the requisite period disclosed their holding in the Company, the Company may, inter alia, at the discretion of the Directors, notify the shareholder that their shares in relation to the holding shall not be entitled to a vote, either in person or in proxy, at any general meeting of the Company.
Please note the Company has established a share buyback facility and the Company may tender to buy back shares using realised profits as part of the Company’s dividend distribution policy.
Insofar as the Company is aware, the percentage of AIM securities not held in public hands is 53.51%.
1Non-executive Director Paul Garnett is a portfolio manager at Ironsides Partners