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Angling Direct PLC (ANG)


Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Angling Direct PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 8487C
Angling Direct PLC
23 June 2021

23 June 2021

Angling Direct plc


("Angling Direct" or the "Company")


Result of Annual General Meeting


Angling Direct plc (AIM: ANG), the leading omni-channel specialist fishing tackle and equipment retailer, announces that at the Company's Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held earlier today, all resolutions were duly passed.


The Company also confirms, in accordance with its announcement on 11 May 2021, the following changes to its Board which took effect at the conclusion of the AGM:


· Martyn Page, previously Executive Chairman, has been re-appointed to the Board as Non-Executive Chairman; and

· Darren Bailey, previously Non-executive Director, has stepped down from the Board.



For further information please contact:


Angling Direct plc

+44 (0) 1603 258658

Andy Torrance, Chief Executive Officer

Steven Crowe, Chief Financial Officer


N+1 Singer - NOMAD and Broker

+44 (0) 20 7496 3000

Peter Steel, Alex Bond (Corporate Finance)
Tom Salvesen (Corporate Broking)



FTI Consulting - Financial PR

+44 (0) 20 3727 1000

Alex Beagley
James Styles
Alice Newlyn

[email protected]




About Angling Direct

Angling Direct is the leading omni-channel specialist fishing tackle retailer in the UK. The Company sells fishing tackle products and related equipment through its network of retail stores, located strategically throughout the UK as well as through its leading digital platform ( , .de, .fr and .nl) and other third-party websites.


Angling Direct is committed to supporting its active customer base and widening access to the angling community through its passionate colleagues, store-based qualified coaches, social media reach and ADTV YouTube   channel. The Company currently sells over 20,000 fishing tackle products, including capital items, consumables, luggage and clothing. Angling Direct also owns and sells fishing tackle products under its own brand 'Advanta', which was formally launched in March 2016.


From 1986 to 2002, the Company's founders acquired interests in a number of small independent fishing tackle shops in Norfolk and, in 2002, they acquired a significant premise in Norwich, which was branded Angling Direct. Since 2002, the Company has continued to acquire or open new stores, taking the total number up to 38 retail stores. In 2015, the Company opened a 30,000 sq. ft central distribution centre in Rackheath, Norfolk, where the Company's head office is also located. Angling Direct has an established, and rapidly growing, presence in Europe with native language websites set up in key regions to address demand.



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