Aim Rule 26

Hotel Chocolat AIM Rule 26


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Business Description

Hotel Chocolat manufactures premium chocolate and cocoa-related products, and sells these direct to customers. The Group sells its products online and through a network of 96 stores in the UK and abroad, with 97% of sales occurring in the UK. The Directors believe that Hotel Chocolat is the UK’s favourite premium chocolate brand, providing a differentiated, cocoa-rich taste at an accessible price.

The business was founded in 1993 by Angus Thirlwell and Peter Harris and has traded under the Hotel Chocolat brand since 2003. Hotel Chocolat has a strong and distinct brand that is at the core of its offering and is built on values of originality, authenticity and ethics.

Company Directors

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Corporate Governance

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UK Takeover Code Applicability

The UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers applies to the Company.

Country of Incorporation and Operations

Country of incorporation : England and Wales
Company registration number : 08612206
Main country of operation : United Kingdom

Company Documents

Articles of Association
Admission Document

Details of Restrictions on the Transfer of Securities

There are no restrictions on the transfer of ordinary shares.

Details of any other Exchanges

The securities of the Company are traded on the AIM market operated by the London Stock Exchange plc. It's shares have not been admitted, nor have any applications been made, for any of its shares to be admitted or traded on any other exchanges or trading platform.

Securities Information

AIM securities in issue : 137,537,673
The percentage of AIM securities not in public hands: 69.62%
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Adviser Information

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This information was last updated on 30th September 2023.