RNS Number : 6000F
M. P. Evans Group PLC
18 June 2012
M.P. Evans Group PLC
Scrip dividend and total voting rights
In connection with the proposal to enable shareholders to elect to receive shares in the Company in lieu of cash in respect of the interim dividend of 5.75p per share for the year ending 31 December 2012, a total of 218 shareholders have elected to receive shares in lieu of cash resulting in the issue of 65,980 new shares of 10p each ("New Shares").
Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the New Shares to be admitted to AIM. The New Shares rank pari passu with the Company's existing issued shares and dealings are expected to commence on 21 June 2012.
In conformity with the Financial Services Authority's ("FSA") Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Company would like to notify the market of the following:
Following the allotment of 65,980 New Shares referred to above, the Company's issued share capital consists of 54,097,881 shares of 10p each with voting rights. The Company holds no shares in Treasury.
The above figure of 54,097,881 may be used by shareholders 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 FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rule 5.6.1.
18 June 2012
M.P. Evans Group PLC Telephone: 01892 516333
P E Hadsley-Chaplin
P A Fletcher
T R J Price
Peel Hunt LLP Telephone: 020 7418 8900
Hudson Sandler Telephone: 020 7796 4133
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