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

deepmatter® Group Plc is incorporated in England and Wales (Registration Number 058454469) with England its main country of operation.

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.

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

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.

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

Name

Ordinary £0.0001 shares

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.

As at 31 May 2022, Directors’ shareholdings of deepmatter® Group Plc were:

Name

Ordinary £0.0001 shares

Percentage of share capital

Alan Aubrey

207,311,393

5.14%

Mark Warne

14,829,505

0.37%

Fraser Benson

3,250,000

0.08%

Laurence Ede

1,601,586

0.04%

Bryn Roberts

4,000,000

0.10%

 

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.

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 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 four 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.

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

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

All relevant documents can be found on our Results, reports and presentations and AGM pages.

See our Advisors page