Total number of shares in issue 150,061,839. The number of shares not in public hands at 6 September 86,206,522 representing 57.45% of the issued share capital at that date.

The identity and percentage holdings of the Company’s significant shareholders are set out in the table below:


Shareholder Shares held Percentage**
Perwyn Bidco (UK) Limited 41,170,961 27.44%
Aghoco 1337 Limited (as trustee of the Sumo Group plc Employee Benefit Trust)* 21,235,933 14.15%
BlackRock, Inc. 14,395,963 9.59%
Liontrust Investment Partners LLP 8,000,000 5.33%
Swedbank Robur Fonder AB 7,807,391 5.20%
Schroder Investment Management 6,500,000 4.33%

* 16,617,198 of these shares are beneficially owned by Carl Cavers (as to 6,601,907), Paul Porter (as to 6,202,091) and Darren Mills (as to 3,813,200) with the balance held by the Trust in respect of awards made under the Company’s Long-Term Incentive Plan.


** Percentages updated to reflect current number of shares in issue.


Directors’ shareholdings: Shares held Percentage***
Carl Cavers*  6,603,477 4.40%
Ian Livingstone 2,153,287 1.43%
Kenneth Beaty 1,463,639 0.98%
David Wilton** 64,070 0.04%
Michael Sherwin 20,000 0.01%
Andrea Dunstan 20,000 0.01%

* The interests of Carl Cavers in Ordinary Shares set out above include his interests in 6,601,907 Ordinary Shares held by Aghoco 1337 Limited (as trustee of the Sumo Group plc Employee Benefit Trust).


** The interests of David Wilton in Ordinary Shares set out above include his interests in 19,000 Ordinary Shares held in the name of his wife, Helen Wilton.


*** Percentages updated to reflect current number of shares in issue.


This information was updated on 23 November 2018.

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