Major Shareholders

As at 3 October 2017 the Company has 148,931,094 ordinary shares of 1p each in issue, and no shares are held in Treasury. 31.62% of the Company’s issued share capital is not in public hands. For up to date information on the number of shares in issue, please see the Investor News RNS feed.

Below is a list of significant shareholders who currently hold in excess of 1% of the issued share capital of the Company:

Institution% Issued share capital
Woodford Investment Mgt 21.12%
Invesco Perpetual 10.50%
General Electric Company 8.77%
Baillie Gifford & Co 7.67%
Horizon Discovery Group Directors & Related Holdings 7.23%
Hargreave Hale 6.97%
Federated Investors 3.93%
Majedie Asset Management 3.09%
Deerfield Partners 2.85%
Aviva Investors 2.75%
Wasatch Advisors 2.04%
Hargreave Hale, stockbrokers (ND) 2.01%
Motley Fool Asset Managers 1.43%
Janus Henderson Investors 1.28%
NFU Mutual 1.27%
Hargreaves Lansdown, stockbrokers (EO) 1.21%
Perceptive Life Sciences 1.17%
Legal & General Investment Management 1.17%
Sandler Capital Management 1.01%

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