Block Listing - Allotment of New Shares
26 January 2023
The Merchants Trust PLC
In accordance with the policy announced on 19 March 2019, the Company has today issued 75,000 new ordinary shares of 25p each from the Company's general corporate purposes block listing facility at the prices below. The issuances each represented a premium of at least 1% to the prevailing current net asset value. These shares are issued under the waiver of pre-emption rights authorised by shareholders at the general meeting and rank pari passu with existing shares in issue.
1. 25,000 at 590.00p per share
2. 25,000 at 590.02p per share
3. 25,000 at 590.30p per share
Following this issue, the Company has the ability to issue 17,034,921 ordinary shares under its block listing facility. As a result of this allotment, the total number of ordinary shares in issue now stands at 140,059,887.
Shareholders may use the figure 141,237,887 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 and Transparency Rules.