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Benchmark Hlgs PLC (BMK)


Thursday 31 December, 2015

Benchmark Hlgs PLC

Further admission of shares

RNS Number : 5026K
Benchmark Holdings PLC
31 December 2015

31 December 2015


Benchmark Holdings plc


("Benchmark" or the "Company")


Further admission of shares


Further to the announcement made on 30 December 2015, the Company announces that application has been made for 38,635,671 new ordinary shares in the capital of the Company (the "Consideration Shares and Roll-Over Shares") to be admitted to trading on AIM, in connection with the Acquisition and Placing announced on 11 December 2015. The Consideration Shares and Roll-Over Shares are expected to be admitted to trading at 8.00am on 31 December 2015.


Following admission of the Consideration Shares and Roll-Over Shares, the issued share capital of the Company will be 473,907,337 ordinary shares of 0.1p each with voting rights. The Company holds no shares in Treasury, therefore the above figure (473,907,337) represents the total number of voting rights and may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change in their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.


Defined terms used in this announcement have the meanings set out in the Circular published by the Company on 11 December relating to the Placing and Acquisition. A copy of the Circular is available on the Company's website at



For further information, please contact:


Benchmark Holdings plc

Tel: +44 (0)1142 409939

Malcolm Pye, CEO

Roland Bonney, COO

Rachel Aninakwah, Communications

Tel: +44 (0)1865 790880

Cenkos Securities

Tel: +44 (0)20 7397 8900

Ivonne Cantu

Stephen Keys

Callum Davidson


Arthur van der Goes

Tel: +31 (0) 30 216 0000

Willem Kroner (ECM)

James Cass

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7809 3000


Tel: +44 (0)20 7920 3150

Matt Ridsdale/Niall Walsh


Benchmark Holdings

Founded in 2000, Benchmark represents a new model in sustainable business development. Over the last decade it has built a successful group of companies on the economics of a sustainable food supply chain. The company is growing in response to a rapidly increasing demand for sustainable food production, in particular for aquaculture, from both mature and emerging markets.

Benchmark is an ethical company with an explicit policy based on the "3E's" definition of a sustainable business - ethics, environment and economics - which guides its strategy and operations.

For further information on Benchmark please visit

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