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Friday 11 August, 2017

Rotala PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 7151N
Rotala PLC
11 August 2017

11 August 2017

Rotala plc


("Rotala" or "the Company" or "the Group")


Directorate Changes



Further to its announcement on 28 July 2017 regarding a subscription, placing and acquisition, the Company announces that Mr. Graham Peacock, one of the participants in the subscription, has been appointed to the board with immediate effect as a non-executive director. Mr. Peacock has significant expertise in the transport services sector and was previously Chief Executive Officer and a substantial shareholder of MRH (GB) Limited, the UK's largest independent owner and operator of petrol stations in the UK, before it was sold to a US private equity firm. 


The Directors welcome Mr. Peacock to the board and believe the experience he brings will be invaluable to the Company in executing its strategy of organic and acquisitive growth.


Mr. Graham Frederick Peacock, aged 67, is currently or has previously been a director or partner of the following companies or partnerships within the past five years:


-Canfield House Limited

-Canfield Hunter Limited

-Anglia Aircraft Restorations Limited

-Newfields Agricultural Holdings Limited

-Lashley Hall Farm Limited

-SGN Limited

-TP Convenience Stores Limited

-Malthurst Retail Limited*

-Malthurst Limited*

-Malthurst (UK) Limited*

-Malthurst Services Limited*

-Malthurst Fuels Limited*

-Kennet Limited*

-Lupo Limited*

-Retro Properties Limited

-Malthurst Properties Limited*

-MRH (GB) Limited

-Refined Estates Trading Limited*

-Refined Petroleum Trading Limited*

-Refined Estates Limited*

-Refined Holdings Limited*

-Refined MP Limited*

-Refined Petroleum Limited*

-BNV Limited*

-Matrix (Highlands) Limited

-RFF Limited*

-Malthurst Anglia Limited*

-Malthurst South East Limited*

-Malthurst Southern Limited*

-The Flitch Partnership LLP*


*Indicates no longer a director or partner


Mr. Peacock was previously a director of Oakstead Holdings Limited, a UK petrol station business, until his resignation in 1997. Following Mr. Peacock's resignation, Oakstead was subsequently placed into administration following pricing pressures imposed by a major oil company.


Mr. Peacock currently holds 2,741,666 ordinary shares in the Company representing approximately 6.02% of its issued share capital.


Furthermore, the Company announces that Mr. Graham Spooner, an existing non- executive director of the Company, has been appointed to the post of Deputy Chairman with immediate effect.


Save as disclosed above, there is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two, paragraph (g) of AIM Rules.



For further information please contact:



Rotala Plc

0121 322 2222

John Gunn, Chairman

Simon Dunn, Chief Executive

Kim Taylor, Group Finance Director

Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker:

Cenkos Securities plc


020 7397 8900

Stephen Keys/Callum Davidson (Corporate Finance)

Michael Johnson/Julian Morse (Corporate Broking)


Joint Broker: Dowgate Capital Stockbrokers Ltd

David Poutney/James Serjeant (Corporate Broking)

0203 903 7715

About the business


Rotala provides a range of transport solutions, from local bus services under contract to local authorities, to commercial bus routes. Rotala has operations at Heathrow airport, in the West Midlands, the North West and the South West of England.



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