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Franchise Brands PLC - Total Voting Rights

RNS Number : 5627R
Franchise Brands PLC
30 June 2020

30 June 2020


Franchise Brands plc 

("Franchise Brands", the "Company" or the "Group")


Total Voting Rights


In accordance with the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, at 30 June 2020 the issued share capital of the Company comprises 95,654,512 ordinary shares of 0.5 pence ("Ordinary Shares"), each with one voting right. The Company does not hold any Ordinary Shares in treasury and therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company at 30 June 2020 is 95,654,512


On 1 July 2020 a further 65,893 Ordinary Shares will be issued as a result of the exercise of options, as announced on 25 June 2020.  Therefore, from tomorrow the issued share capital of the Company will comprise of 95,720,375 ordinary shares of 0.5 pence ("Ordinary Shares"), each with one voting right. The Company does not hold any Ordinary Shares in treasury and therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company will be 95,720,375. From tomorrow, the figure of 95,720,375 should be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules. 




Franchise Brands plc

+ 44 (0) 1625 813231

Stephen Hemsley, Executive Chairman

Chris Dent, Chief Financial Officer

Julia Choudhury, Corporate Development Director

Allenby Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker)

+44 (0) 203 328 5656

Jeremy Porter / Liz Kirchner / Nicholas Chambers

Dowgate Capital Limited (Joint Broker)

+44 (0) 203 903 7715

James Serjeant / Colin Climie

MHP Communications (Financial PR)

+44 (0) 203 128 8100

Katie Hunt

+44 (0) 7884 494112

[email protected]


About Franchise Brands plc


Franchise Brands is focused on building market-leading businesses in selected customer segments using primarily a franchise model. The Group currently has a combined network of over 450 franchisees across five franchise brands. Our focus is on established brands which can benefit from our shared support services, specialist sector expertise, management experience and group resources.


Franchise Brands' portfolio of market-leading service businesses grew in 2019 with the acquisition of Willow Pumps. The addition of Willow Pumps, a direct labour organisation, represented an important step in expanding Metro Rod and Metro Plumb's range of services to the commercial market.


The Group is organised into a B2B division comprised of Metro Rod, Metro Plumb and Willow Pumps, and a B2C division that incorporates ChipsAway, Ovenclean and Barking Mad. This divisional organisation of our brands is designed to provide a greater focus and structure to support the strategic development of our B2B and B2C brands.


Each of our brands are leaders in their respective markets and each brand has a long trading history. The combined trading history of all the Group's brands is over 125 years.


Franchise Brands plc employs some 290 people across three principal locations in Macclesfield, Kidderminster and Aylesford.


For further information, visit www.franchisebrands.co.uk.


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