DeepMatter Group Plc is a big data and analysis company which has built a platform - DigitalGlassware®, focused on enabling reproducibility in chemistry. It continues to develop this software to deliver applications resulting in new optimised chemicals, materials and formulations in such commercially significant areas as pharmaceutical research, fine chemicals, scientific publications and teaching. DeepMatter® is at the forefront of the digitization of chemistry, which will ultimately see the enabling of an autonomous synthesis engine, the Chemputer™.

DeepMatter Group Plc:
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DeepMatter Group Plc

The following information is disclosed in accordance with Rule 26 of the AIM Rules:

The names of the directors and biographical details

See board


Directors' responsibilities & Committees

See Governance

Country of incorporation and main country of operation

DeepMatter Group Plc is incorporated in England & Wales (Registration Number 058454469) with England its main country of operation.

Current constitutional documents

Please click on the links below for the Articles of Association

Articles adopted pursuant to a Special Resolution passed on 21 December 2007

New Articles adopted pursuant to a Special Resolution passed on 25 May 2010

New Articles adopted pursuant to a Special Resolution passed on 10 September 2015

Details of any other exchanges or trading platforms

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

Number of securities in issue

As at 31 May 2022 the number of New Ordinary Shares of 0.01p in issue was 4,033,230,615. No shares are held in treasury

Major Shareholders

As of 31 May 2022, shareholders holding more than 3% of the share capital of DeepMatter Group Plc were

AlName Ordinary
Percentage of
share capital
Richard Griffiths and controlled holdings  1,042,928,550 25.86%
David Norwood 443,880,771 11.01%
IP Group Plc* 260,159,497 6.45%
Trillian Limited  225,000,000 5.58%
Springer Nature 218,400,000 5.42%
Alan Aubrey 207,311,393 5.14%
Robert Quested 155,354,899 3.85%
Downing 136,791,172 3.39%
* including IP2IPO Portfolio LP, IP Venture Fund II LP, IP Venture II (DMG) LP and Touchstone Innovations Businesses LLP

Director Shareholdings (other than major shareholders)

As at 31 May 2022, Directors shareholdings of DeepMatter Group Plc were

Name Ordinary
Percentage of
share capital
Alan Aubrey  207,311,393 5.14%
Mark Warne 14,737,762 0.37%
Fraser Benson 3,250,000 0.08%
Laurence Ede 1,601,586 0.04%
Bryn Roberts 4,000,000 0.10%

Shares not in Public hands

In terms of AIM Rules revised in March 2018 and insofar as it is aware, at 31 May 2022, 59.3% of the Company’s AIM securities were not held in public hands.

Restrictions on Transfer of Shares

David Cleevely and the other vendors of OpenIOlabs Limited ("OpenIOlabs") have undertaken that in relation to the Company's acquisition of OpenIOlabs, subject to certain customary exceptions, they will not dispose of any interest in the Consideration Shares held by them for a period of twelve months from completion of the Acquisition in respect of the Initial Consideration Shares and for a period of twelve months following the issue of the of the Deferred Consideration Shares in respect of the Deferred Consideration Shares.

On the 8 November 2017, the Company completed the acquisition of 100% of the issued share capital of OpenIOLabs Limited for a maximum consideration of 47 million of the Company's ordinary shares, of which 25 million ordinary shares were issued on completion. The balance of 22 million ordinary shares may be conditionally issued within 4 years of completion (the "Deferred Share Contingent Consideration") if (a) at any time before the fourth anniversary of Completion, (i) the middle market quotation for the Company's ordinary shares on AIM is at a price equal to or above 5 pence for a continuous period of 60 business days; or (ii) the whole of the ordinary share capital of the Company is acquired on arm's length terms by a third party purchaser (who is not a connected party to DeepMatter Group or any of its shareholders) at a price equal to or above 5 pence per share; and (b) provided that David Cleevely has not voluntarily resigned from or has not otherwise decided to leave the board of DeepMatter Group within 24 months of the 8 November 2017 acquisition date.

UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers

As an AIM traded UK registered company, DeepMatter Group Plc is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers legislation.

Financial information

See Annual & Interim Reports

Company Announcements

See  RNS


Please click on the link below to access the Company's Admission Document dated 10 October 2006.

Admission Document


Please click on the link below to access the Company's Admission Document dated 13 December 2007.

Admission Document


Nominated Adviser

Canaccord Genuity Limited
88 Wood Street


Canaccord Genuity Limited
88 Wood Street

Auditors and Reporting Accountants

Smith & Williamson
Portwall Place
Portwall Lane
Bristol BS1 6NA

Solicitors to the Company

Bristows LLP
100 Victoria Embankment
London EC4Y 0DH

M Law Group
Leopoldstraße 16
80802 München


Neville Registrars
Neville House
Steelpark Road
Halesowen B62 8HD

Public Relations

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Contact Us

DeepMatter Group Plc
Office 3B
Centrum Building
38 Queen Street
G1 3DX

Tel: 0141 548 8156

Registered office

DeepMatter Group Plc
05845469 - Incorporated on 13 June 2006
St Brandon's House 29 Great George St, Bristol BS1 5QT

Page last updated: 31 May 2022