COMPANY INFORMATION


Company Overview. 

Issuer Name: Chapel Down Group PLC 

Date of Incorporation: 2002 in England (Registered No 04362181) 

Registered Office: Chapel Down Winery, Small Hythe Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 7NG 

Articles of Association: Memorandum and Articles of Association (amended by special resolution on 30 June 2020) 

Company Overview: Learn more here 

  

Directors' Biographical Details 

Martin Glenn - Non-Executive Chairman 

Chapel Down Group Chairman since 2020. Chairman of the Football Foundation. NED Foneri. Formerly CEO of Football Association, CEO United Biscuits, CEO PepsiCo UK/Ire. 

Jamie Brooke - Non Executive Director 

Board member since 2013. Partner at Hanover Investors Management. Formerly Fund Manager at Henderson Global Investors and Lombard Odier Investment managers 

Andrew Carter - Chief Executive Officer 

Chapel Down Group CEO since September 2021. Formerly MD of Chase Distillery, as well as senior management roles at Treasury Wine Estates, Bacardi and Bulmers. 

Selina Emeny - Non Executive Director 

Board member since 2018. International Group Counsel (Live Nation), General Counsel (Ticketmaster) – Live Nation Entertainment. 

Stewart Gilliland - Non Executive Director 

Board Member since 2021. Chairman C&C Group, NED Tesco plc and Natures Way Foods 

Mark Harvey - Chief Marketing Officer 

Chapel Down Group CMO joined 2015. Formerly Business Development Director at Moët Hennessy and other senior positions within the LVMH Group. 

Richard Woodhouse - Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operations Officer

Chapel Down Group CFO joined 2004. Formerly of Price Waterhouse and Head of Decision Support at NatWest Retail Bank. 

Samantha Wren - Non Executive Director 

Board member since 2018. CEO of IPGL Limited, and Audit Chair of the City of London Investment Trust plc. 

Nigel Wray - Non Executive Director 

Board member since 2004. Well known private investor. 
 

Advisors 

Bankers: HSBC PLC - West London Corporate Centre, 2nd Floor, Space One, 1 Beadon Road, London, W6 0EA 

Auditors: Crowe UK LLP - Riverside House, 40-46 High Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1JH 

Registrars: Link Group, Unit 10, Central Square, 29 Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 4DL 

Financial Advisors: finn Cap - One Bartholomew Close, ​London, EC1A 7BL

Solicitors: Cripps LLP - 22 Mount Ephraim Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 8A 

  

Regulatory Announcement & Published Annual Reports 

Securities in Issue

Chapel Down Group PLC currently has in issue 157,521,804ordinary shares with a nominal value of £0.05 (updated 31.12.2021). Ordinary shares have full voting rights with 1 vote per share. The percentage of ordinary shares in public hands is 45.13%. 

The number of ordinary share options outstanding total 8,392,617 (updated 31.12.2021) 

Interest of substantial shareholders in the issued share capital (over 5% of ordinary shares) of the Company (updated 31.12.2021) unless stated otherwise: 

Name 

Number of Ordinary Shares 

% of Issued Share Capital 

IPGL 

44,495,250 

28.25% 

Directors 

25,375,902

16.11% 

Lombard Odier Investment Managers 

15,967,185 

10.14% 

Seedrs Limited

15,854,741

10.07%

BlackRock 

11,681,339 

7.42% 

 

Directors Shareholding (updated 31.12.2021): 

Name 

Number of Ordinary Shares 

% of Issued Share Capital 

Nigel Wray 

23,631,970* 

15.00% 

Richard Woodhouse 

929,951 

0.59% 

Stewart Gilliland

340,891

0.22%

Martin Glenn 

283,472

0.18% 

Andrew Carter

99,699

0.06%

Samantha Wren

33,612

0.02%

Mark Harvey

19,333

0.01%

Selina Emeny

16,806

0.01%

James Brooke

16,806

0.01%

 *Of the above total 20,439,269 Ordinary Shares are held by family trusts whose beneficiaries are Nigel Wray's children. The balance of Ordinary Shares represents Nigel Wray's beneficial holding 

  

Corporate Governance 

Chapel Down Group PLC complies with the Quoted Companies Alliance Corporate Governance Code provisions for small and mid-size quoted companies (“QCA Code”) to the extent that the Board considers appropriate having regard to the Company’s size, board structure, stage of development and resources. The full statement can be viewed here

  

Disclaimer 

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