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AIM Rule 26

The information listed below is given for the purposes of AIM Rule 26.

Description of the business

Porta Communications Plc is the holding company for an international communications and marketing business with 15 offices in 5 countries.

Through its specialist businesses we enable clients to maximise their communication competitive advantage on a global basis benefiting from our individual and integrated marketing services including public relations, advertising, digital and research. We constantly look to innovate new products and ideas to enhance and expand these services.

With Porta there are currently two divisions which between them provide the synergy to build a successful international business. These divisions are communications (including financial PR, investor relations, consumer PR, corporate communication, public affairs and research) and marketing & advertising (including multi-media and creative communications, digital services and media planning & buying.

Country of incorporation and main country of operation

Registered Office: Sky Light City Tower, 50 Basinghall Street, London, EC2V 5DE.

Porta Communications Plc is incorporated in England and Wales and its registration number is 5353387.

Porta Communications Plc main country of operation is the European Economic Area.

UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers

The Company, as a UK plc listed on the AIM Market, is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.

Stock Information

There are no restrictions on the transfer of any AIM Securities of Porta Communications Plc. Porta Communications Plc is not traded on any platforms or exchanges other than the AIM Market of the LSE.

Number of securities in issue

Ordinary Shares

Issued and Fully paid Ordinary Shares of 1p each £5,065,251.15 divided into 506,525,115 ordinary 1p shares.

Deferred Shares

Issued and Fully Paid Deferred Shares of 0.9p each £25,765,911.45 divided into 2,862,879,050 deferred 0.9p shares.

Significant Shareholders

SEC S.p.A 16.92%
Hawk Investment Holdings Limited 14.79%
Retro Grand Limited 5.97%
Emma Kane 4.48%
Fidelity 3.17%
Gary Wyatt 2.96%
Stephen Byfield 2.94%
Ruffer 1.73%
Hargreave Hale 1.39%
John Foley 1.12%
Brian Tyson 0.90%
Gene Golembiewski 0.28%
Rhydian Bankes 0.02%

Percentage of the Company’s issued share capital that is not in public hands

In accordance with the AIM Rule 26, in so far as the Company is aware, the percentage of the Company’s issued share capital that is not in public hands is 46.08%.

Updated 30 July 2019.

Corporate Governance Statement

Porta Communication Plc is committed to the establishment of a sound framework of corporate governance and the implementation of a culture and processes throughout the Group in order to achieve this. To this end, the Company has adopted the QCA Corporate Governance Code. To read our Corporate Governance Statement: Statement of Compliance with the QCA Corporate Governance Code

Page updated 30 July 2019.

Current Constitutional Documents


  • Date: 21.02.2014

    Proposed Placing of 53,846,153 new Ordinary Shares

    View pdf
  • Date: 28.02.2013

    Proposed Placing of 40,000,000 new Ordinary Shares

    View pdf
  • Date: 28.02.2012

    Share Schemes & Increase in Share Capital

    View pdf
  • Date: 28.03.2011

    Disposal of TSA Consulting SA

    View pdf
  • Date: 23.11.2010

    Renamed Porta Communications & Refocus of Strategy

    View pdf
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Key Advisors

SLC Registrars Limited
Elder House
St Georges Business Park
207 Brooklands Road
KT13 0TS
Tel: +44 (0) 19 0370 6150

N+1 Singer
1 Bartholomew Lane
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7496 3000

Osborne Clarke LLP
One London Wall
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7105 7000

Nominated Advisor
Grant Thornton UK LLP
30 Finsbury Square

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7383 5100

Grant Thornton UK LLP
Victoria House
4th Floor
199 Avebury Boulevard
Milton Keynes

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7383 5100

Financial PR
Newgate Communications
Sky Light City Tower
50 Basinghall Street
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7680 6550