Hotel Chocolat Group

Total Voting Rights

RNS Number : 1888W
Hotel Chocolat Group PLC
31 July 2018

31 July 2018


Hotel Chocolat Group plc

("Hotel Chocolat", the "Company" or the "Group")

Total Voting Rights


Hotel Chocolat Group plc, a premium British chocolatier and omni-channel retailer, provides notification that as at 31st July 2018 the Company's issued share capital consisted of 112,838,213 ordinary shares of 0.1p each. The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in treasury.


This figure includes 385 ordinary shares issued in July to satisfy shares allotted under the Company's Save as You Earn plan.


The total number of voting rights is therefore 112,838,213. This figure 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 in their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.


For further information:


Hotel Chocolat Group plc                                                          c/o Citigate               

+ 44 (0) 20 7638 9571

Angus Thirlwell, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer


Peter Harris, Co-founder and Development Director


Matt Pritchard, Chief Financial Officer




Citigate Dewe Rogerson - Financial PR                                          

+ 44 (0) 20 7638 9571

Angharad Couch


Ellen Wilton


Elizabeth Kittle                                                                                    




Liberum Capital Limited - Nominated Advisor and Broker                       

+ 44 (0) 20 3100 2222

Clayton Bush


Jill Li




Notes to Editors:

Hotel Chocolat is a premium British chocolatier with a strong and distinctive brand. The business was founded in 1993 by Angus Thirlwell and Peter Harris and has traded under the Hotel Chocolat brand since 2003. The Group sells its products online and through a network of stores in the UK and abroad. The Group has a cocoa plantation and eco-hotel in Saint Lucia, offering complete cocoa immersion thorough tree-to-bar experiences and wellness treatments. The Group also has a flagship restaurant and cocoa roastery in London's Borough Market: Rabot 1745. The Group was admitted to trading on AIM in 2016.  

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