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Wednesday 04 July, 2018

Hotel Chocolat Group

Block listing Application

RNS Number : 5562T
Hotel Chocolat Group PLC
04 July 2018

4th July 2018


Hotel Chocolat Group plc


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



Hotel Chocolat Group plc, a premium British chocolatier and omni-channel retailer, provides notification that a block listing application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the admission to trading on AIM of up to 4,328,212 ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in the Company (the "New Ordinary Shares").


The New Ordinary Shares will be issued from time to time in order to satisfy the potential requirement to allot shares under the Company's Long Term Incentive Plan and Save as You Earn Plan. It is expected that admission will become effective on 6 July 2018.


When issued, the New Ordinary Shares will be credited as fully paid and will rank pari passu in all respects with the existing ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in the capital of the Company.



For further information:


Hotel Chocolat Group Limited

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

Simon Rigby

Angharad Couch

Ellen Wilton


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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