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Benchmark Hlgs PLC (BMK)


Friday 08 November, 2019

Benchmark Hlgs PLC

Investing in a sustainable future for aquaculture

RNS Number : 7217S
Benchmark Holdings PLC
08 November 2019

8 November 2019



Benchmark Holdings plc


("Benchmark" or the "Company")


Investing in a sustainable future for aquaculture

Roundtable discussion on 12th November 2019



Benchmark, the aquaculture health, nutrition and genetics business, will be hosting a roundtable breakfast event on Tuesday 12th November 2019 looking at the challenges and opportunities in developing a sustainable future for aquaculture. The event is aimed at investors and analysts interested in ESG and aquaculture.

The event will explore the risks, challenges and opportunities facing aquaculture, the role of technology in addressing these challenges and the rise of sustainability as a business imperative.

The breakfast will be moderated by Rob Fletcher, Senior Editor of the Fish Site and will feature the following panellists:

·     Faazi Adam, Research Manager, FAIRR Initiative, a Global Network of Investors Addressing ESG Issues

·     Jason Carter, Aquaculture Investment Manager, IDH, the sustainable trade initiative

·     Lucy Holmes, Senior Program Manager, The World Wide Fund for Nature

·     Mike Velings, Founder and Managing Partner at Aqua Spark, a global investment fund that makes investments in sustainable aquaculture

·     Øistein Thorsen, Director, Benchmark Holdings

No new material information will be shared.


If you wish to attend the event, which will be at 8.15am for an 8.30am start, please email [email protected] for the event details.





For further information, please contact:


Benchmark Holdings plc

Tel:  020 3915 1236

Peter George, CEO


Ivonne Cantu, Investor Relations




MHP Communications

Tel:  020 3128 8742

Katie Hunt / Reg Hoare / Alistair de Kare-Silver                                          [email protected]



About Benchmark 
Benchmark's mission is to enable food producers to improve their sustainability and profitability.

We bring together biology and technology, to develop innovative products which improve yield, quality and animal health and welfare for our customers. We do this by improving the genetic make-up, health and nutrition of their stock - from broodstock and hatchery through to nursery and grow out.

Benchmark has a broad portfolio of products and solutions, including salmon eggs, live feed (artemia), sea lice treatments, training and data management tools. Find out more at



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