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AIM Rule 26

The following information is disclosed in accordance with Rule 26 of the AIM Rules for Companies.

Business description
Please click here for a description of the business.
Directors
Please click here for the names of the directors and brief biographical details.
Director and committee responsibilities
Please click here for a description of director and committee responsibilities.
Country of incorporation and main country of operation
HSS Hire Group plc is incorporated under the Companies Act 2006 and registered in England and Wales with company number 09378067. Its main country of operation is the United Kingdom.
Constitutional documents
Please click here to access the Company’s articles of association.
Details of other exchanges or trading platforms
The Company’s ordinary shares (Ordinary Shares) were previously admitted to trading on the Main Market of London Stock Exchange plc and to the premium listing segment of the Official List. At 8.00 a.m. on 14 January 2021, the Ordinary Shares were admitted to trading on AIM, at which time the admission of the Ordinary Shares to trading on the Main Market of London Stock Exchange plc and to the premium listing segment of the Official List was cancelled.
Number of securities in issue

As at 14 January 2021, the Company’s issued share capital consists of 696,477,654 Ordinary Shares of 1p each. The Company does not hold any Ordinary Shares in treasury. Insofar as the Company is aware, the percentage of Ordinary Shares not held in public hands is 82.22%. There are no restrictions on the transfer of securities.

As at 14 January 2021, the Company has been notified of the following shareholders holding 3% or more of the issued share capital of the Company.

Holder Holdings %
Exponent Private Equity LLP 235,681,708 33.8
Toscafund Asset Management LLP 181,018,725 26.0
Ravenscroft (CI) Limited 151,990,000 21.8
Financial information
Please click here for access to the Company’s annual and interim reports.
Notifications in past 12 months
Please click here to access the notifications made by the Company in the past 12 months.
Admission document and circulars
Please click here to access the Company’s combined prospectus and circular published on 16 November 2020.
Corporate Governance

Rule 26 of the AIM Rules for Companies requires that AIM traded companies apply a recognised corporate governance code on a “comply or explain” basis and make appropriate disclosures in satisfaction of this Rule on their website.

The FY19 corporate governance report of the Company can be found here (see pages 48 – 52). This was prepared in accordance with the UK Corporate Governance Code 2016, which the Company previously reported under.

Following the Company’s move to AIM, the Board has adopted the QCA Corporate Governance Code and will report on that basis going forwards.

For further information, please see our Corporate Governance page.

This information was last reviewed on 14 January 2021.

UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers
The Company is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.
Advisers
Nominated Adviser and Broker
Numis Securities Limited
The London Stock Exchange Building
10 Paternoster Square
London EC4M 7LT

Legal Advisers

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
100 Bishopsgate
London
EC2P 2SR

Independent Auditors

BDO LLP
55 Baker St
London
W1U 7EU

Registrars

Equiniti Limited
Aspect House
Spencer Road
Lancing
West Sussex
BN99 6DA
This page was last updated on 14 January 2021.